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What Could the Devils Do at the 2015 Draft?

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is set to begin this Friday night at 7:00pm EST in Sunrise, Florida, and will then continue with rounds 2-7 on Saturday morning. This year’s draft is widely considered to be one of the most stockpiled drafts in recent memory, with a plethora of young talent available for the taking.

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Devils 2015-2016 Coaching Staff: Wiping the Slate Clean

Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci It started with the hiring of 40-year old John Hynes, who became the youngest head coach in the NHL upon joining the New Jersey Devils on June 2. It was perceived as an uncharacteristic move to the Devils faithful, who are more accustomed to seeing the same coaches- or at

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The 1st Round: The Key to Future Success

The New Jersey Devil’s are beginning to rebuild; there’s no denying that. There’s most likely going to be more bad times than good in the near future. These should be considered growing pains, as the Devils try to grow into a completely new team. There are very few pieces in place for the future. The

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Patrik Elias: Trade Chip or Career Devil?

Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Much like Martin Brodeur in the latter years of his career, there isn’t much that left wing Patrik Elias hasn’t done over the years he’s played in the NHL. His milestone achievement of reaching 1000 points this season was the latest of countless accomplishments he’s made throughout his professional career. He’s had multiple

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Ray Shero: Winds of Change

Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Coming seemingly out of left field, Ray Shero’s succeeding of Lou Lamoriello as general manager marked the conclusion of one of the most illustrious eras in hockey history. It doesn’t make sense not to start a piece like this without paying tribute to the 28 years Lou Lamoriello spent as

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Lou Lamoriello: Where Does He Stand?

Twitter: @MiikeLuci For a general manager in the latter stages of his career, Lou Lamoriello has recently experienced a lot of first time instances. The most noteworthy, New Jersey missing the playoffs for three consecutive seasons under his watch. Management and coaching, over this stretch, committed to the same general core group of players (particularly from the

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DAB Q&A With Mike

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci One of the newer admins on Devils Army Blog, Mike Michalski, was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions I had for my third Q&A installment. We talked about some of the Devils’ upcoming unrestricted free agents we could see back next year, where key roster

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Drafting a Forward: Center or Wing?

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci It’s an utmost certainty the Devils will select a forward if they don’t trade the sixth overall pick. The depletion of New Jersey’s offensive depth reached unprecedented lengths this year, and with little to no assuring talent coming through the pipelines, the need for immediate scoring help is dire if Lou Lamoriello wants to elude

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