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DAB Conference Quarter-Finals Predictions

While the season might be over for the New Jersey Devils, the playoffs are about to begin. As the quest for the Stanley Cup begins, some of the staff at Devils Army Blog has made their picks on who they think will emerge out of the first round. Compare our picks to yours and see

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Why Devante Smith-Pelly Fits in New Jersey’s Future Plans

Author’s TWITTER The New Jersey Devils have at least one or two scapegoat players every year for the fans to take out their frustrations on. Last year it was pretty much anyone on the third or fourth line. This year players like Jon Merrill, Mike Cammalleri, and Devante Smith-Pelly have been subjected to the most scrutiny.

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Why the Playoffs Are a Longshot

Author’s TWITTER   Going into tonight’s game against the New York Islanders, the Devils are four points out of the second wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. With 24 games left, the Devils need to put together their best run of the season if they want any shot at playing beyond April. A win tonight could

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DAB Pregame: The Uphill Battle Begins

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview (by Mike Luci) It’s something we’ve been anticipating for a few weeks now- the spike in difficulty of competition in the Devils December schedule. Riding a two-game win streak, the Devils hope to make it three

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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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WARNING: Forsberg, Shaw Contracts Will Influence Palmieri Negotiations

Author’s Twitter: @_MikeLuci_   Former New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello once said “when time is on your side, you use it,”. While you can justify its meaning, this isn’t always necessarily the case. There always lies the possibility that unprecedented circumstances can throw a monkey wrench into a general manager’s plan if they

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Do or Die: The Week of the Season

Twitter: @_MikeLuci_   The Devils essentially undid any progress gained from the three-game winning streak they strung together over a week ago. Going into Tuesday’s game against the Rangers, New Jersey is three points out of the second wildcard spot with a quarter of the season left. All teams within five points above or below

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Czech Mates: Where Will They End Up?

Editor’s Note: This piece is the sole opinion of writer Mike Luci, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Devils Army Blog or its Admins. You can follow me on Twitter: @MiikeLuci After Tuesday’s game, the Devils are 12 points out of the last wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. With six games until the

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Devils Veterans: Negatively Leading By Example

Twitter: @MiikeLuci The Devils currently have seven players on their roster that are 34 or older – Jaromir Jagr (42), Patrik Elias (38), Bryce Salvador (38), Marek Zidlicky (37), Dainius Zubrus (36), Scott Gomez (35), and Michael Ryder (34) – the most of any team in the league. It’s no secret that New Jersey is the league’s oldest team,

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