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NWHL: Offseason Grades for Each Team to Date

Another week has passed by in the NWHL offseason. We are now at the five-week mark of free agency and the Metro Riveters have seen six signings and three departures thus far. It has now come time for the offseason grades of all five teams at this point in the summer. The grading is at

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Lessons And Warnings From The John Tavares Saga

You don’t have to go very far back to know this writer was one of many Devils fans who coveted former Islanders’ center John Tavares. As we all know, the former first overall pick signed a seven-year, $77 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. While I have my reservations on how much signing Tavares

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Three Takeaways From Ray Shero’s Interview

Development Camp for the New Jersey Devils has concluded, after which Ray Shero was interviewed by members of the media and gave some pretty interesting insight into the Devils offseason. Below are three main takeaways from that interview about what exactly Shero has been up to and the plans he is willing to share right

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Should Scott Niedermayer’s Number Be Retired In Anaheim?

The Anaheim Ducks have recently announced two numbers the organization will retire this coming season. The most deserving out of the two is Paul Kariya’s No. 9, who spent the first nine seasons of his career, and had his best years in Anaheim. The second number, is someone Devils fans should be familiar with—defenseman Scott

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Who’s In The Spotlight At Devils’ Development Camp?

Development camp is a time for NHL teams to get all their prospects in one place to showcase their skating, stick-handling, and hockey IQs. Most of development camp is just getting players used to doing things at the NHL level like practicing and exercising. The rest is essentially bonding and trying to instill some of

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The Third Team: Potential Return In Erik Karlsson Trade Scenario

Erik Karlsson is one of (if not the) league’s best defenseman, and it looks like he will be traded by the Ottawa Senators, sooner than later. Given how delapidated the Senators organization currently is right now, this news doesn’t come as a surprise. However, when a player of Karlsson’s caliber is on the cusp of

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Can Taylor Hall Have Another 90-Point Season?

Taylor Hall set new career-highs for himself in goals (39), assists (54), and points (93) this season, earning him enough recognition to win the 2018 Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s most valuable player to their team. For the Devils, Hall was the organization’s first player to break the 90-point plateau since Zach Parise had

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Blake Coleman, Stefan Noesen File For Salary Arbitration

Near the end of June, the New Jersey Devils extended qualifying offers to a handful eligible players. Two in particular were forwards Blake Coleman and Stefan Noesen, both of whom elected to file for salary arbitration before yesterday’s 5pm deadline for player. The two forwards will be preparing for arbitration hearings for their contract length

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New Jersey Devils Current Roster Outlook

It’s hard to imagine the man that brought in Kyle Palmieri, Taylor Hall, and Marcus Johansson in three consecutive off-seasons will remain silent and not add to his current roster. If Ray Shero isn’t able to find a deal he believes is beneficial for the team both now and moving forward, he may just roll

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