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Can Free Agency Help Improve a Struggling Devils’ Defense?

Introduction Free agency is a cornerstone to every single offseason. Luckily for the New Jersey Devils – thanks to a plethora of cap space – this is something they may finally be able to take advantage of. Every year there are always quality players available. However, in order to get these assets, you may have

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Why Ray Shero Shouldn’t Have Been so Hesitant to Spend

If you’re a Devils fans, I guarantee you’ve heard one phrase often during the last offseason: “Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier need to be paid.” This statement was used by many to rationalize general manager Ray Shero’s decision of not spending significant cash over the offseason. Many may agree with this rationale and many may

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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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