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Five Examples: Why Patience Is Essential With Zacha

Author’s Twitter Going into August, the New Jersey Devils are surrounded by question marks, namely regarding the development of their young players. Center Pavel Zacha is one of the team’s most peculiar cases in this regard. The 2015 sixth-overall pick just completed his second NHL season, where he tallied eight goals and 25 points. Since being

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Breaking Down The Riveters 2018-2019 Schedule

Last week, the 2018-2019 playing schedule for Metropolitan Riveters schedule was officially released, and season tickets are now on sale. I will not waste any time here. We are going to get right into the breakdown of the upcoming season. As usual, games are only on Saturday or Sunday. The Riveters schedule is very heavy

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Riveters Re-sign Pair From Last Season, Add Collegiate Defenseman

Another day, another signing for the Metropolitan Riveters. It is a big one as Miye D’Oench and Rebecca Russo have returned to the team for one more season. The Riveters also inked Harvard defenseman Chelsea Ziadie to a contract. D’Oench, 24, returns for her third season in the NWHL—all with Metropolitan. She posted 30 points

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Riveters Retain Defensive Core

The Metropolitan Riveters 2018-2019 roster is coming into fruition. Earlier this week, they re-signed three key defensemen in Courtney Burke, Jenny Ryan and Michelle Picard. These are three very significant signings if the Riveters want to position themselves for a repeat run. Let’s break each of them down individually. Courtney Burke, 23, led the league

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NWHL: Offseason Grades for Each Team to Date

Another week has passed by in the NWHL offseason. We are now at the five-week mark of free agency and the Metro Riveters have seen six signings and three departures thus far. It has now come time for the offseason grades of all five teams at this point in the summer. The grading is at

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Lessons And Warnings From The John Tavares Saga

You don’t have to go very far back to know this writer was one of many Devils fans who coveted former Islanders’ center John Tavares. As we all know, the former first overall pick signed a seven-year, $77 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. While I have my reservations on how much signing Tavares

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Should Scott Niedermayer’s Number Be Retired In Anaheim?

The Anaheim Ducks have recently announced two numbers the organization will retire this coming season. The most deserving out of the two is Paul Kariya’s No. 9, who spent the first nine seasons of his career, and had his best years in Anaheim. The second number, is someone Devils fans should be familiar with—defenseman Scott

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Can Taylor Hall Have Another 90-Point Season?

Taylor Hall set new career-highs for himself in goals (39), assists (54), and points (93) this season, earning him enough recognition to win the 2018 Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s most valuable player to their team. For the Devils, Hall was the organization’s first player to break the 90-point plateau since Zach Parise had

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