Category Archives: NHL: NJ Devils

Free Agent Profile: Robin Lehner, Underrated Vegas Netminder

Introduction Up until a few years ago, Robin Lehner was not thought about much. He was nothing more than a young starting goaltender who did not seem to reach his full potential. Then again, he did end up on the Buffalo Sabres, so we cannot fault him that much for that. After leaving the Sabers,

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Free Agent Profile: Justin Schultz, Veteran Right-Handed Defenseman

Introduction Justin Schultz is a 30-year-old free agent defenseman coming off of the last year of his contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Drafted in the second-round of the 2008 entry draft, Schultz has been in the NHL for nine years. He played nearly four seasons for the Edmonton Oilers before being traded to Pittsburgh in

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Alex Pietrangelo Raises Stanley Cup

Free Agent Profile: Alex Pietrangelo, Elite Right-Handed Defenseman

Introduction Alex Pietrangelo is the name at the top of a very deep free agent pool for defensemen this upcoming off-season. While he is best known for his play on the blue line, Pietrangelo is a former Stanley Cup winning captain on a team that faced some of the greatest adversity to reach the top

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Free Agent Profile: Mikael Granlund, Two-Way Finnish Forward

Introduction The New Jersey Devils were left with a gaping hole on the left side of the team’s top line. This after Taylor Hall was dealt before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline. The hole got deeper after the Devils shipped off Blake Coleman, arguably the team’s best role player the past few seasons. Needless to

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Free Agent Profile: T.J. Brodie

Introduction If we learned anything from the disappointing 2019-20 New Jersey Devils’ season it is that the defense is an area where the team must improve. Although the Devils have more defensive depth in their prospect system than most believe, there is a gaping hole in New Jersey’s top-four. Specifically, on the left side (see

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Free Agent Profile: Evgenii Dadonov

Introduction Although at a different time, free agency is fast approaching. As was explained in my Devils’ offseason guide, expect a plethora of free agency profiles of those individuals the Devils should target. That guide can be found here and my top-20 best unrestricted free agents can be found via this link. This article will

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The Ultimate Guide For The New Jersey Devils’ Impending, Vital Offseason

Introduction The New Jersey Devils have the biggest offseason in franchise history ahead of them. With the presence of the COVID-19 pandemic, things will be even more interesting given the salary cap will remain the same. The Devils and newly named general manager Tom Fitzgerald will certainly have their work cut out for them. Entering

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Martin Brodeur makes a save

Will Martin Brodeur Ever Be A Coach?

Introduction Before becoming an Enterprise Car Rental commercial star, Martin Brodeur was surprisingly a NHL goaltender. He was so good some even refer to him as the best of all-time. Nowadays, he hilariously responds to “did you leave you cup in your car?” With, “which one? I have three!” Let’s just say Marty wants to

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Mackenzie Blackwood stopping a shot en route to shutting out the Vancouver Canucks. (Photo Credit: Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Goaltending Rivalries Within The Metropolitan Division

Introduction With the New York Rangers’ loss in the Stanley Cup qualifier round against the Carolina Hurricanes, the future of Henrik Lundqvist remains in doubt. Even though the most beloved goaltender on the wrong side of the Hudson River has one more year left on his contract, speculation says the star netminder might have played

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What are The Devils Getting in Reilly Walsh?

Introduction The New Jersey Devils made a huge move Monday morning. It was something no one necessarily thought was in the works either. The team announced via their social media networks that an agreement was reached with college defenseman Reilly Walsh. The deal is your typical three-year, entry-level contract. Nonetheless, very exciting to see. Who

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