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DAB PREGAME: Devils Begin Pivotal Home-And-Home With Blue Jackets

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature a battle for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division as the New Jersey Devils travel to Columbus to face the first place Blue Jackets. New Jersey is coming off a 5-0 defeat at the hands of one of the worst teams in the league. At such a pivotal

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DAB Conference Quarter-Finals Predictions

While the season might be over for the New Jersey Devils, the playoffs are about to begin. As the quest for the Stanley Cup begins, some of the staff at Devils Army Blog has made their picks on who they think will emerge out of the first round. Compare our picks to yours and see

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Making A Case for John Moore

Author’s TWITTER   I always thought John Moore was a very underrated signing for the New Jersey Devils. Yes, his numbers aren’t that flashy, but I sincerely believe Moore hasn’t come close to reaching his ceiling. Whether it’s to justify protecting Moore at the expansion draft or his security as a Devil going into next season

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DAB Pregame: Reeling Devils Take On Quincey And The Jackets

New Jersey Devils (25-27-12) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (40-17-6) • 5PM ET • Prudential Center • MSG • TOJN/WFAN Another game, another one-goal loss. This has been a particularly rough stretch for the Devils, which doesn’t get any easier tonight in an early Sunday evening tilt against Columbus. What makes it harder is that they’ll

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Devils’ Trade Deadline Day in Summary

    Trades and Explanations   Deal #1: New Jersey trades Defenseman Kyle Quincey to Columbus for Defenseman Dalton Prout. At first glance you may have been thinking why the heck didn’t Shero get a draft pick(s)? With Jordie Benn going for a 4th round pick, it’s possible Quincey would’ve netted a similar return. Before making

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Why the Playoffs Are a Longshot

Author’s TWITTER   Going into tonight’s game against the New York Islanders, the Devils are four points out of the second wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. With 24 games left, the Devils need to put together their best run of the season if they want any shot at playing beyond April. A win tonight could

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DAB Pregame: Recent Momentum Will Be Put to the Test Tonight Versus Wild

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview For the first time in almost a decade, the New Jersey Devils emerged from their Western Canada road trip able to attain points in all three matchups (they went 2-0-1). After having virtually no hope of

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Undisciplined Play Doomed Devils’ 2015-2016 Season

The New Jersey Devils emerge a winless team out of the weekend, but gained nor lost any ground in the standings. Last night’s game was the latest instance of the Devils failing to capitalize on a winnable opportunity against a team they’re neck-in-neck with. Had they won both contests this weekend, the Devils would only

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Why the Devils Couldn’t Beat Columbus

The New Jersey Devils have played the five worst teams in the NHL a total of 13 times as of March 24. Out of those squads – Columbus, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Toronto – the Devils won a mere five times, and attained only 12 out of 26 possible points. Their struggles against the league’s

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DAB Pre-game: Elias Returns

Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog or LIKE us un Facebook for like game updates.   Matchup Overview This was originally going to be focused on the improving Blue Jackets under new bench boss John Tortorella, making their second trip to the Rock this season. After joining the team on their Western Canada trip

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