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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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Evaluating Damon Severson, Who Took a Positive Step in 2016-17

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23  Going into the season, a lot of uncertainty surrounded the Devils group of defensemen. They lost Adam Larsson and David Schlemko and were replaced by the likes of Ben Lovejoy and Kyle Quincey, both of whom failed to have any significant impact in New Jersey. As a unit, the Devils

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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 Devils Must Improve Their Offense And It Starts with Their Defensemen

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 It’s no surprise to you when I say the Devils have trouble scoring. They have a 44% goals for percentage, 3rd worst in the league, and are only averaging 1.75 goals per 60 minutes at even-strength, which is second worst. They’ve gotten good production from Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri,

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Will We Ever See a “Golden Years” Core In New Jersey Again?

  Author’s Twitter   Fellow New Jersey Devils fans, it looks as if our beloved Patrik Elias, most likely will not see the ice again in his playing career. Have a look at his stats. While some would love to see him never stop playing (myself included) it is time to face the fact that

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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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Recap: The Struggle Continues as Blue Jackets Shut Out Devils

Twitter: Rob DeLuca Game Summary The New Jersey Devils winless streak has now been extended to seven games (0-5-2), following a 3-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday evening. The game started off quiet as most games do in the opening minutes. The Blue Jackets then took two penalties five minutes into the first

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Devils Can’t Beat Anderson As They Fall 2-1 to Ottawa

Game Summary  Despite pelting Craig Anderson with a number of shots and quality scoring chances, the Devils weren’t able to get enough past him as they fell 2-1 to the Ottawa Senators to fall to 25-25-10 on the season. Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson scored for the Ottawa Senators while Travis Zajac scored the lone

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The Numbers Behind Henrique’s Offensive Resurgence

Author’s TWITTER   The last 31 games for the New Jersey Devils have been hit or miss to say the least. Hovering just above .500 in the standings, the Devils have gone 12-14-5 since December 3rd, after going 9-7-7 through the first quarter of the season. I previously wrote about how the Devils need their core

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DAB Pregame: Looking to Continue Their Winning Ways on the Road

Match Overview Coming off a 4-3 overtime loss, the New Jersey Devils travel to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets in a Metropolitan Division battle. Just like the Devils, the Blue Jackets will be in the second half of a back-to-back after they lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in overtime last night. The

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