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Projecting The Devils Starting Six

Follow me on Twitter. Even a defense unit as questionable as New Jersey’s is seeing a select group of players fight over one or two roster spots. For the most part, New Jersey’s defense isn’t hard to figure out. Andy Greene, Damon Severson, and John Moore are shoe-ins. Bearing some kind of trade between now and

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RECAP: Split Squads Give Devils Split Results

The following piece was composed collaboratively by staff writers Mike Luci and Alex Chauvancy   The Devils had split results with their split squad games that saw half the training camp roster take on the New York Islanders in Brooklyn, while the other half faced the Ottawa Senators in Prince Edward Island. Although it’s only

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DAB Pregame: Devils Prepare For Isles In NY, Sens In Kraft Hockeyville Canada

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for live game and news updates during both of tonight’s games. Editor’s Note: This piece was written collaboratively by writers Mike Luci and Alex Chauvancy Matchup Overview  Versus Ottawa (AC)…The New Jersey Devils will dress a forward group tonight that could closely resemble their opening night

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Three Teams The Devils Could Still Trade With

Follow me on Twitter   As we enter the midst of the pre-season, all 31 NHL teams are trimming their rosters down to the 23-man limit. You can expect a big round of cuts sometime this morning from the majority of teams, as waivers go into effect at noon. Teams are racing to not only trim their

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Recap: Young Guns Shine In Devils Preseason Opener

Last night, the New Jersey Devils played NHL hockey for the first time in five months. They treated a small but enthusiastic crowd at the Prudential Center with a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals. While the game was relatively slow in some parts, the Devils had a commendable showing that was spearheaded by a

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Hobey Baker Award Irrelevant To Predicting Butcher’s NHL Success

Author’s TWITTER After having come up short in several previous NCAA free agent sweepstakes, it came as quite a shock when 2017 Hobey Baker Award recipient Will Butcher agreed to sign with the New Jersey Devils. The 22-year old defenseman was originally drafted 123rd overall by the Colorado Avalanche in 2013, and spent the last

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Was This Offseason A Complete Letdown?

Author’s TWITTER Going into the offseason, the New Jersey Devils were flushed with cap space, draft picks, and other tradable assets. With a glaring need of genuine talent on defense and supplementary offensive depth (yet again), the consensus of Devils fans predicted that drastic changes were inevitable, and the organization would enter the coming season

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Three Teams With Cap Issues The Devils Can Exploit

Author’s Twitter Ray Shero was recently quoted saying improving the Devils defense would remain a priority for the remainder of the summer. The pickings are slim of what’s left in the free agent market, but Shero does have the cap space and assets to improve his team’s defense via trade. Between teams above or at the

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Can This “Magic Number” Return The Devils To The Playoffs?

Author’s Twitter Is there a magic number that an NHL team needs to reach (collectively or among certain players) to ensure making the postseason? The question dawned on me during a discussion I was having with my fellow DAB writers, where we yet again pondered what it would take (and if it was achievable in one

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Devils Rivalry With Flyers Redefined By the 2017 Draft

Author’s TWITTER When it was revealed the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers were respectively selecting first and second overall at the 2017 NHL Draft, the longtime divisional rivalry between the teams was quickly recognized. They’ve faced each other five times in the playoffs between 1995 and 2012, with the Devils winning three of those matchups.

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