Category Archives: NHL: NJ Devils

What Does the Seguin Extension Mean for Taylor Hall and the Devils?

Ever since Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin were taken with the first two overall picks in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, their careers have been compared side-by-side. This will be apparent now more than ever, as the two enter the final years of their respective deals. Luckily for Seguin, he just signed an 8-year extension

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A picture of the 2002-2003 Cahmpionship Team

The 2003 New Jersey Devils 15th Anniversary

Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey   This past June was the 15th anniversary of the New Jersey Devils 2003 Stanley Cup Championship. This article will be a break from the present Devils and will look back at the dynasty and history of the organization. As well as why they will have a high standard for expectations from it’s

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Devils Top-Five European Prospects

Follow me on Twitter When looking at prospects from across the Atlantic, there are many factors one must consider. The European rink size is one variable that is brought up as a concern about European skaters. NHL scouts sometimes wonder how players will translate to North America, where they will have less room to maneuver

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Devils Twitter Accounts All Fans Should Be Following

My Twitter : @ChrisMottHockey The Dog Days of Summer are in full swing. Hockey cannot come back soon enough! Just because it’s the off-season though, does not mean there are no developments to follow or discuss. The best place for instant information, is the realm of twitter. In this article, we’ll take a look at

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Devils Top-Five North American Prospects

Follow me on Twitter Prospect pools move in cycles. Teams begin with drab unimpressive youth crops, but can have a great NHL team. Then the squad begins to grow old, slip in the standings, and get high draft picks as a result, as high-end prospects begin to come flowing back into the fold. Once the

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Five Examples: Why Patience Is Essential With Zacha

Author’s Twitter Going into August, the New Jersey Devils are surrounded by question marks, namely regarding the development of their young players. Center Pavel Zacha is one of the team’s most peculiar cases in this regard. The 2015 sixth-overall pick just completed his second NHL season, where he tallied eight goals and 25 points. Since being

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Devils Defense: Is Tobias Enstrom Worth A Look?

As we approach August, the New Jersey Devils’ defensive core looks eerily similar to how it did when last season ended. Their blue line corps that struggled mightily for lengthy stretches last year has only seen a subtraction of John Moore and addition of 30-year old defender in Eric Gryba. With the season rapidly approaching,

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Evaluating The “College Factor”

Follow me on Twitter @SammySTL5 There are many aspects an NHL scouting department has to consider when selecting a player, with size, skill level, and production all being key areas. Then there are the off-ice matters that must be considered. One factor that has always been prevalent is the “Russian factor”—fear that Russian-born players will

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Rick Kowalsky coaching the Binghamton Devils

Devils Coaching Hires Big Steps Forward For Themselves And League

Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey Yesterday, The New Jersey Devils announced the appointments of Rick Kowalsky and Mike Grier as assistant coaches for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. Both will be taking over vacant spots caused by the departures of Geoff Ward, who is now an assistant coach with the Calgary Flames, and Ryan Clowe, who was hired as

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