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2016 Draft Outlook Part 4: Trades

Since the draft lottery last Saturday, the rumor mill has been spinning wildly. Questions on whether Edmonton keeps the fourth overall pick, or if Arizona attempts to bring in the hometown star (and top draft prospect) Auston Matthews, at the expense of mortgaging the bulk of their future, filled the blogosphere. The New Jersey Devils

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DAB 2016 Team Awards

We’re well into the first round of the NHL playoffs, and haven’t seen Devils hockey in over a week. It’s given the writers and staff at Devils Army Blog enough time to reflect on an adversarial but hopeful and encouraging season, despite missing a fourth straight postseason. Below are a list of team awards that

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Offseason Outlook: Defense

While goaltending has been the cornerstone of success in the Devils organization, the team has always abided by a defense-first playing philosophy that still lives on in the post-Lamoriello era. This was a big year where defensemen like Adam Larsson and Damon Severson made remarkable progress in their development, while first-year captain Andy Greene showed

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Damon Severson’s Underrated Sophomore Season

The New Jersey Devils would ultimately be fated to miss the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. While the amount of blame can be widely spread out, all we as fans can do now is focus on the positives from this season and speculate on what change general manager Ray Shero will bring this offseason.

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DAB Pregame: The Night is Finally Here

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview If a pregame ceremony like tonight’s doesn’t get the Devils firing out of the gate, they might as well stick a knife in the rest of their season. After months of anticipation, tonight’s matchup

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DAB Pregame: Devils Travel to MSG For Important Battle (2/8/16)

Match Overview After two straight shootout losses, the Devils travel to Madison Square Garden for an important battle with their arch rivals from across the river. The Rangers come into tonight having won two in a row and are just four points ahead of the Devils for second place in the Metropolitan Division with a

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Devils Midseason Review

The Halfway point of the 2015-2016 has passed and I’m sure I can speak for everyone when I say it’s been a season full of bountiful surprises for the Devils faithful. Although the team stumbled into the midpoint of their season with an injury-riddled team that’s lost two straight contests, they occupied the top wildcard

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Jonathan Drouin and the Devils: Can It Happen?

The relationship between Jonathan Drouin and the Tampa Bay Lightning has begun to unravel in recent days, at least publicly. Drouin was sent to Tampa’s AHL affiliate in Syracuse on Saturday.  Soon after, Allan Walsh (Drouin’s agent) reported that he requested a trade for his client back in November. You can read the full statement

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Devils Season Overview Games 21-30: Part Two

Part two of our Devils 30-game overview breaks down notable team stats, the team’s hottest and coldest players, and what the next ten games have in store for New Jersey. You can click HERE to see part one of our 30-game overview. FYI: All stats in article were as of 12/14/15   Stats (AC) On

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Devils Season Overview Games 21-30: Part One

Ten games into the second quarter of the season, the New Jersey Devils still remain one of the two teams occupying the wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. The Devils are four games above .500 at the 30-game mark. Their success is largely attributed to their best players playing like their top players, showing resilience

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