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Unrestricted: Patrik Elias

2015-2016 Summary It’s been nothing short of an uphill battle for Patrik Elias to stay healthy over the past few years. His last full season was technically the lockout-shortened 2012-2013 campaign, in which he tallied 14 goals and 36 points in all 48 contests. Since then, Elias has missed 96 games over three seasons due

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Unrestricted: Bobby Farnham

2015-2016 Summary It was a season of firsts for the dynamic Bobby Farnham, popularly known by fans as “Wild Thing”. He played a career-high 53 games this season, 50 with New Jersey after general manager Ray Shero claimed him off waivers from his old stomping grounds in Pittsburgh. Farnham instantly won over the Devil’s faithful

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Unrestricted: Jordin Tootoo

2015-2016 Summary Entering his second season with the New Jersey Devils, hopes were high that right wing Jordin Tootoo would have a strong follow up year to his tremendous second-half in 2014-2015. He earned a second contract with the Devils after making the team as a tryout last year, where he registered ten goals (one

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Three Reasons: Why the Devils Missed the Playoffs

Now that the dust has settled, yet another long offseason has begun in Newark. Like I’ve mentioned in some of my previous articles, there’s plenty of blame to go around for missing the playoffs. Circumstances like all the one-goal losses, injuries to key players, and glaring lack of forward depth all played their parts, but

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Time to Send Blandisi Down

While he hasn’t registered a point in eight games, Devils fans should be pleasantly surprised by the play of rookie forward Joseph Blandisi in his first NHL season. After tallying five goals and 14 points in his first 19 games since his second call-up, his production dropped considerably. He has no goals and three assists

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DAB Pregame: Will Lightning Strike Twice?

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid New Jersey Devils game and news updates   Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils play their final road game of the season tonight as they prepare to face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first of two upcoming matchups. Last time

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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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DAB Tidbits: Devils on Track to Miss 2016 Playoffs

After last night’s thrilling yet crushing overtime loss to the Washington Capitals, the New Jersey Devils lie five points out of the final playoff spot with seven games left. We now have a clearer picture on what New Jersey’s bleak playoff chances look like from a numerical perspective – i.e. what the Devils’ mathematical ceiling

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Interested in Writing for DAB?

Are you interested in writing about the NHL, New Jersey Devils, or Albany Devils? If so, we here at Devils Army Blog are looking to expand our writing staff!   What we’re looking for… Previous writing experience is preferred (but not required) – we are willing to train Willingness to contribute on a volunteer-basis (non-paid)

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DAB Tidbits: 3/21/16

Post-game Summary…The Devils lifted a huge weight off their shoulders in last night’s 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Reid Boucher and Devante Smith-Pelley were New Jersey’s goal-scorers, who helped the team split a weekend home-and-home against their divisional adversaries. In his NHL debut, rookie goaltender Scott Wedgewood made 27 saves in what was

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