As the Devils approach the trade deadline, they remain outside of the playoff picture. With the way things have gone this year, the team will most likely have to look beyond this season for any future playoff hopes (regardless of how tight the standings in the Eastern Conference are). While the most common trade chips
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Author’s TWITTER These are certainly dark times for the New Jersey Devils, whose blowout loss last night extended their winless streak to seven games (0-6-1). Everyone from management, coaching, and players to the fans are seeking ways to lift this team out of their downward spiral. While the reasons behind New Jersey’s slump are apparent
Author’s TWITTER With the preseason set to conclude after this weekend, we’re getting a clearer vision of what the Devils roster will look like to start the season. The initial rounds of cuts saw some of the organization’s top prospects like Mike McLeod, Nathan Bastian, John Quenneville, and Josh Jacobs sent to CHL or down
The 2016 season is officially upon us, as the Devils played their first pre-season (split squad) games in Montreal and Philly respectively on Monday. The Devils won both contests and there were overall good performances by many of the youngsters and vets alike. These games were more about establishing some early chemistry between new teammates
Author’s Twitter With their first preseason game days away, the New Jersey Devils have released their 2016 training camp roster, which features a good mix of young, new, and familiar faces. While the 2016-2017 squad might be easy to predict, there are some grey areas, notably between the pipes that have largely gone unnoticed.
Author’s TWITTER While I wouldn’t start worrying, it’s worth acknowledging the lack of recent updates on the status of restricted free agent Reid Boucher. The 22-year old left wing seemed to find strong chemistry on a line with Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac after struggling to break into the Devil’s lineup since turning pro.
Author’s TWITTER Amidst the speculation on what general manager Ray Shero will do to improve the New Jersey Devils this offseason, two unanswered questions have remained in circulation: “Will the Devils bring Patrik Elias back?” and “Will Pavel Zacha be on next year’s roster?” Both players are in complete opposite states of their careers.
NHL teams spent over $600 million in contracts on July 1st. The Devils were among those to partake on Friday’s festivities when they made six new acquisitions, and brought back two more players. The Devils currently have over $22 million in cap space with 16 players signed going into the 2016-2017 season (per NHL Numbers.com).
2015-16 Summary After a disappointing 2014-15 campaign, Boucher found his game in 2015-16 and took a big step forward in his development. While not all of his time was spent in the NHL, he had productive seasons in both New Jersey and Albany. He began the season in Albany and found immediate success playing in
After a 7 game battle with the Toronto Marlies the Albany Devils season is over. No justice in the fact that the 2nd best team in the AHL had to play the best team in the second round. It was an overall successful season for the Devils though. Finishing with 102 pts and a 46-20-8-2