Drafting young players is far from science in any sport. Invariably, despite the most intelligent minds that spend months analyzing, interviewing and projecting, it’s at best an educated guess. Talent doesn’t always translate into success, and as the saying goes, you can’t measure work ethic and desire. With most prospects, it takes some time for
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The NHL released the 2015-16 season schedule on Thursday morning. Below is the full schedule for the New Jersey Devils, as per the team’s website. The Devils start their season with three of their first four games at home, and also end the season with their last three games on home ice. The Devils also
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is set to begin this Friday night at 7:00pm EST in Sunrise, Florida, and will then continue with rounds 2-7 on Saturday morning. This year’s draft is widely considered to be one of the most stockpiled drafts in recent memory, with a plethora of young talent available for the taking.
Editor’s Note: This piece solely reflects the opinion of the author and does not necessarily reflect upon the views of the Devils Army Blog or any of its writers/admins. Most fans were disappointed with the Devils’ play last year, to say the least. Each game was seemingly played with a lack of fire, lack of
As was first reported by Larry Brooks of the New York Post, it is highly unlikely that Martin St. Louis will re-sign with the New York Rangers for the 2015-16 season. Since St. Louis does not want to uproot his family from their current living situation, is it possible that he ends up in
There’s a pretty good chance Patrik Elias will go down as the best forward in the history of the New Jersey Devils. And with that, an equally good chance his jersey will one day be ceremoniously hung from the rafters at the Rock. But at 39, on the last year of a 4-year deal, with
Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci It started with the hiring of 40-year old John Hynes, who became the youngest head coach in the NHL upon joining the New Jersey Devils on June 2. It was perceived as an uncharacteristic move to the Devils faithful, who are more accustomed to seeing the same coaches- or at
On Monday, the Devils signed 22 year old Czech defenseman Vojtech Mozik to a 2 year entry-level contract worth $1.36 million over two years (680,000 per year in the big club) according to GeneralFanager. Mozik has been a pro in the Czech Republic since he was 19 years old playing for the Czech club HC
It’s no surprise the Devils have a dire need for offense going into the offseason. New Jersey finished in the bottom-five of scoring last year, where they especially struggled at even strength. With a relatively weak free agent crop to choose from come July 1st, one name that may gauge the interest of Ray Shero