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Who Will the Devils Protect? Who Will Vegas Take?

Note: This article is the solely the opinion of its writer and does not reflect the entire Devils Army Blog staff. Author’s Twitter The NHL expansion draft is returning for the first time in 17 years, taking place on June 21, 2017 for the Las Vegas Golden Knights. They’re allowed to select one player from

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How Many Goals Separated the Devils From the Playoffs?

Author’s TWITTER   In a nutshell, a lot. To accurately answer this question, however, we have to look at the big picture. The Devils missed the playoffs by a whopping 25 points. Going 28-40-14, New Jersey lost 54 games, which was the second-most behind the Colorado Avalanche (60). In retrospect, 25 points equates to 12.5 pointless

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The Quiet Consistency of Beau Bennett at Even-Strength.

Author’s Twitter Needless to say, it’s been a rough year for the Devils. They’ve had trouble scoring goals and their defense has been plagued by numerous miscues that have them mired in one of their worst seasons in franchise history. Ray Shero made quite a few acquisitions this offseason; some of which have panned out

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DAB Pregame: Mile-High Showdown

Keys to the game: The Devils need to come into this one ready to go and not underestimate their opponent. Just because the Colorado Avalanche are having an awful season doesn’t mean they will just lay down and die. The Devils also need to make sure they aren’t putting themselves behind the eight-ball by taking

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Why Devante Smith-Pelly Fits in New Jersey’s Future Plans

Author’s TWITTER The New Jersey Devils have at least one or two scapegoat players every year for the fans to take out their frustrations on. Last year it was pretty much anyone on the third or fourth line. This year players like Jon Merrill, Mike Cammalleri, and Devante Smith-Pelly have been subjected to the most scrutiny.

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Recap: Devils Rally for Third Consecutive Win

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils became the first team to defeat the Minnesota Wild in regulation last night since the Columbus Blue Jackets halted their 12-game winning streak on New Year’s Eve. It was also the first time New Jersey scored more than three goals in a game since December 22nd (4-0 shutout over

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DAB Pregame: Echoes of 2012

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game updates   Matchup Overview A visit to the Staples Center has always had new meaning to the Devils faithful ever since the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals. I’m sure none of us will ever forget that fateful game six where the

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