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Devils Army Blog Mid-Offseason NHL Power Rankings

Stanley Cup Favorites: 1. Colorado Avalanche Somehow Joe Sakic and the Colorado Avalanche got better this offseason. They added a solid middle-six forward in Brandon Saad and a vastly underrated top-four defenseman in Devon Toews. 2. Tampa Bay Lightning The Lightning still have work to do to manage the team’s cap situation and remaining unrestricted

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Free Agent Profile: Robin Lehner, Underrated Vegas Netminder

Introduction Up until a few years ago, Robin Lehner was not thought about much. He was nothing more than a young starting goaltender who did not seem to reach his full potential. Then again, he did end up on the Buffalo Sabres, so we cannot fault him that much for that. After leaving the Sabers,

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Previewing The NHL’s Qualifying Round Playoffs: Western Conference

You can find the Eastern Conference preview, that was posted yesterday, here. (5) Edmonton Oilers (37-25-9) vs. (12) Chicago Blackhawks (32-30-8) Season series: 2-1 Blackhawks As you read this, Gary Bettman is probably salivating at the thought of Connor McDavid taking on a 30-win Chicago Blackhawks team in the ultimate five-game qualifying series. In all

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Devils Give Fans Early Christmas Present

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils played their best hockey of the season last night. Their 7-1 victory – which was the largest of the season – gave fans a much-needed Devils’ Christmas present heading into the mandatory three-day break. With the victory, the Devils improved to 12-19-5. Interestingly enough, the Chicago Blackhawks scored the

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Head Coach Alain Nasreddine Eyes First Career Win

Matchup Overview Despite another third period collapse, the Devils were playing at a better pace with Nasreddine calling the shots behind the bench. Now that he has had time to run a few practices and get his message across, this will be the first true view of how the team will play moving forward. Getting

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DAB Pregame: Devils Continue Homestand Against Blackhawks

Be sure to follow Devils Army Blog on Facebook and Twitter for live game and news updates. Author’s Twitter Tonight’s starting goaltenders courtesy of Left Wing Lock. Match Overview The New Jersey Devils (20-9-5) are back in action tonight as they take on the Chicago Blackhawks (17-12-5). This marks game number four in the Devils’

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RECAP: Wood Hat-Trick Completes Comeback For Devils

Author’s Twitter Summary In a wild game at the United Center, the New Jersey Devils rallied from a 4-1 deficit to win 7-5. That doesn’t even begin to sum up how crazy the game was to watch. Miles Wood picked up his first career hat trick, two of which were power play goals. It was

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DAB Pregame: Devils Look To Get Back On Track

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for like game and news updates.   Matchup Overview After going 1-1-1 in what could only be described as a relatively uninspiring home stand, the New Jersey Devils are returning back on the road as they prepare to face the Chicago Blackhawks. While

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Recap: Devils Winless Streak Hits Four

Last night’s overtime loss at the hands of the Chicago Blackhawks was the fourth game in a row where the New Jersey Devils failed to register a win. To put things in perspective, the Devils haven’t won a regulation game since November 12th, and their last win was on 11/23 versus the Leafs. Remarkably, three

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