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DAB Pregame: Battle on the Island

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates. Matchup Overview After splitting a pair of preseason contests against the New York Rangers, the Devils are getting set to face off against another divisional rival in the New York Islanders. The Isles are currently 1-3-0 this preseason, and

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DAB PREGAME: PRE-SEASON RIVALRY

The 2016 season is officially upon us, as the Devils played their first pre-season (split squad) games in Montreal and Philly respectively on Monday. The Devils won both contests and there were overall good performances by many of the youngsters and vets alike. These games were more about establishing some early chemistry between new teammates

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DAB Pregame: Dual Action

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Devils vs Flyers…In what has to be a first for Devils and Flyers fans alike, both teams will be engaged in split squad games tonight as the NHL preseason gets under way. The Devils will host their

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Devils Goalies: Crowded in the Crease?

Author’s Twitter   With their first preseason game days away, the New Jersey Devils have released their 2016 training camp roster, which features a good mix of young, new, and familiar faces. While the 2016-2017 squad might be easy to predict, there are some grey areas, notably between the pipes that have largely gone unnoticed.

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Prospects Challenge: Standouts and Strugglers

Last weekend, the New Jersey Devils sent their best and brightest prospects to Buffalo, New York for the second annual Prospects Challenge tournament. The Devils had better fortunes this time around, going 1-1-0 against the Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruin squads. New Jersey defeated the Sabres 6-3 on Saturday before falling short to the Bruins

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John Hynes: Olympic Material?

Author’s TWITTER Before beginning his second season as head coach of the New Jersey Devils, John Hynes will serve as an assistant for Team USA in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. Coach Hynes joins a staff led by John Tortorella (head coach), and fellow assistants Mike Sullivan, Phil Housley, Jack Capuano, and Scott Gordon.

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2016-2017 New Jersey Devils: Where’s the Grit?

Without question, the New Jersey Devils have vastly improved with training camp only a few weeks away. General Manager Ray Shero did a tremendous job in retooling the offense, giving the Devils their best look up front in years. The blue line remains a bit of a question mark, and we can take New Jersey’s

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Elias/Zacha Union Appearing Unlikely

Author’s TWITTER   Amidst the speculation on what general manager Ray Shero will do to improve the New Jersey Devils this offseason, two unanswered questions have remained in circulation: “Will the Devils bring Patrik Elias back?” and “Will Pavel Zacha be on next year’s roster?” Both players are in complete opposite states of their careers.

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Devil’s Offense: Playoff-Caliber?

Author’s TWITTER   Let me the first to acknowledge how I may seem hypocritical at first before divulging into this topic. If anyone read my earlier article from this week, I voiced a lot of concern on how the departures of Adam Larsson and David Schlemko set the team back on defense, where there already

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