Category Archives: NHL: NJ Devils

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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Five Potential Cap-Strapped Trade Partners For The Devils

Author’s Twitter As arbitration hearings get under way, it’s going to put teams limited on cap space in tighter situations, to the point where salary dumps are an inevitability. According to CapFriendly.com, there are 12 teams with less than $6 million in cap space and of those 12, seven of them have less than $3.3

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Devils Sign Texan Duo Blake Coleman, Stefan Noesen

On Tuesday, the Devils re-signed the Texan duo—Blake Coleman and Stefan Noesen, to three and one-year deals, respectively. Blake Coleman has an AAV of $1.8M, bringing him to UFA status by the end of his deal, while Noesen’s contract has an AAV of $1.725M, after which he will remain an RFA. Both deals are great

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