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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Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Entering the 2016-17 season, there were a lot of unknowns surrounding the New Jersey Devils. They acquired Taylor Hall and in doing so, lost one of their key pieces on the blue line in Adam Larsson. They also lost an underrated puck-moving defenseman in David Schlemko to the San Jose
Author’s TWITTER While they aren’t close to sitting comfortably above the wildcard threshold with more than half the season left to play, the New Jersey Devils are a vastly improved team from last year’s. While their goal totals are pretty much the same as they were at this point last season, the way the Devils
It’s finally here. Tonight, the New Jersey Devils are set to begin their 2016-2017 regular season campaign and are out to prove a lot of doubters wrong. Another transformative offseason has led to the formation of a roster that’s barely recognizable from the team that skated in last year’s regular season finale. New Jersey goes
Author’s Twitter. For most Devils fans, the reality of the New Jersey Devils acquiring all-star left wing Taylor Hall is still setting in. As we emerge from the opening weekend of free agency, the Devils already look like a much different team compared to the roster that played in their final regular season game.
NHL teams spent over $600 million in contracts on July 1st. The Devils were among those to partake on Friday’s festivities when they made six new acquisitions, and brought back two more players. The Devils currently have over $22 million in cap space with 16 players signed going into the 2016-2017 season (per NHL Numbers.com).
With the clock quickly approaching noon, months of speculation will come to an end as this summer’s top free agents decide which teams they’ll want to play for this fall. As is the case leading up to every free agent frenzy, some notable names have already come off the market. Earlier this week, Tampa Bay
Once rendered as a highly-touted prospect, 24-year old defenseman Merrill is coming off a third NHL season that was nothing short of disappointing. Injuries and temporary bans to the press box limited Merrill to just 47 games, where he posted career-low totals of one goal and five points. Hoping he would further advance his development
2015-16 Summary When the Devils signed Schlemko to a one year, $625k deal last summer, not much was expected from him. Most thought he’d be a depth signing coming off a year where he struggled mightily and bounced around from the Coyotes, Stars and Flames. Like much of Ray Shero’s signings last summer, Schlemko was
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