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James Neal, Pre-Game Warm-up for the Vegas Golden Knights

Free Agent Profile: James Neal

  It’s only June 17th and already, the wheels of NHL free agency have begun to turn. As we all know, the Devils’ biggest needs are a top-four defenseman, and more depth among their 4th-9th forwards. James Neal of the Vegas Golden Knights is one of the top forwards available this summer, and and could

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Take on Hurricanes with Playoff Implications on the Line

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 39-28-8 record, which positions them fifth in the Metropolitan Division, and the Carolina Hurricanes, who own a 34-31-11 record, which puts them sixth in the Metropolitan Division. The Devils concluded the toughest road trip of the season with a successful 4-2-0

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Hellebuyck Stands Tall as Devils Fall 3-2

In a game the Devils seemingly dominated from start to finish, they’d fall by a score of 3-2 to the Winnipeg Jets. The Devils fired 43 shots but Hellebuyck was consistently up to the challenge, ending Halls 26 game streak in the process. First Period Ehlers came blazing into the offensive zone and created some

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DAB Pregame: Devils Look To Tame Panthers

The sun rose on Thursday in Sunrise, Florida not just to illuminate the natural beauty of the subtropical State, but also the beauty of a hockey game that we are going to witness tonight when the New Jersey Devils and Florida Panthers go horns-to-head in an Eastern Conference playoff race thriller. Both teams are playing

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Why Ben Lovejoy Could Be Slipping Through The Cracks

Author’s TWITTER Through the first three months this season, second-year Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy only appeared in 17 of New Jersey’s first 34 games. Since 2018, Lovejoy has played in every game for the Devils, bringing his seasonal total to 41 contests. Since signing in 2016, Lovejoy has become somewhat of a scapegoat for the team’s

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Shero Sends Mixed Message With Grabner Trade

Author’s TWITTER Fresh off a 4-2 home loss to the Minnesota Wild, Devils fans were hastily shifting gears towards getting ready for the Patrik Elias jersey retirement this Saturday, in addition to keeping up with the latest trade deadline rumors. It was a frustrating loss, but the news that followed would make Devils fans forget all

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DAB Pregame: Can Devils Salvage The Weekend By Ending Hex Against Bruins?

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview It’s hard to get into this evening’s matchup without acknowledging the abysmal display New Jersey put on last night in Columbus. The outcome of what could have been the Devils worst-played game of the

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Pavel Zacha: New Jersey’s Slumping Sophomore

Author’s Twitter At the 27-game mark, the New Jersey Devils are averaging 3.03 goals per game, a mark they didn’t even come close to at this time one year ago. New Jersey’s offensive rejuvenation is primarily due to the contributions from forwards Taylor Hall, rookies Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt, and of course, Brian Gibbons with his

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Brian Gibbons: The Bold Move That’s Paying Off

Author’s Twitter It’s time to talk about a player who took this team by storm through the first 24 games of the season. Team-leading goal scorer Brian Gibbons is having a start to the season that nobody (and I seriously mean nobody) expected. He has 11 goals so far, and exceeded everyone’s expectations, especially since

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Getting Nico Back On Track

Follow me on Twitter First overall pick, Nico Hischier, really set the bar for himself after a head-turning preseason. The 18-year old center co-led the team in scoring with four goals, seven points, and showed some promising chemistry with the likes of Marcus Johansson and Drew Stafford. We’re now five games into the Devils season, who

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