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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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Devils Renew Their Faith in Josefson

Author’s TWITTER   The New Jersey Devils had a flurry of activity yesterday that involved two signings and a player filing for salary arbitration. General manager Ray Shero signed forward Luke Gazdic to a one-year two-way contract, while restricted free agent Kyle Palmieri opted to file for arbitration, which ultimately keeps him from interacting with

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Restricted: Sergey Kalinin

2015-2016 Summary The big Russian forward was one of two notable overseas signings by general manager Ray Shero last summer. After spending five years playing with Omsk Avangard, in the KHL, Kalinin made a solid transition to the North American playing style in his first NHL season. The 25-year old tallied eight goals and 15

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Offseason Outlook: Offense

New Jersey’s offense has been trending downward since their 2012 playoff run. Having bottomed out this year, the Devils scored the fewest goals of any team in the NHL. Lack of proper scoring depth was the obvious key component behind the Devil’s barren scoring output, however injuries, an undersized roster, and lack of shots also

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Three Reasons: Why the Devils Missed the Playoffs

Now that the dust has settled, yet another long offseason has begun in Newark. Like I’ve mentioned in some of my previous articles, there’s plenty of blame to go around for missing the playoffs. Circumstances like all the one-goal losses, injuries to key players, and glaring lack of forward depth all played their parts, but

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DAB Pregame: Will Lightning Strike Twice?

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid New Jersey Devils game and news updates   Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils play their final road game of the season tonight as they prepare to face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first of two upcoming matchups. Last time

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DAB Tidbits: 3/16/16

In the wake of New Jersey’s California road trip, the team and fans are switching gears and preparing for the team’s second retro night of the season. Tomorrow, the Devils will take on the Minnesota Wild, and hope to improve the organization’s dismal record of playing in their original Christmas tree jerseys (2-5-0 since the

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Travis Zajac: What’s the Final Verdict?

TWITTER: @MiikeLuci We all thought Travis Zajac would again produce numbers like he did in his third and fourth years. During the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons, he tallied 45 goals and 129 points, which are totals he hasn’t come close to ever reaching. Stats-wise, Zajac has been nothing short of a disappointment. I’m not saying

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