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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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Adam Henrique: Why 2017-2018 Could Be His Most Important Season

Follow me on Twitter There’s a good number of storylines following the New Jersey Devils into the 2017-2018 season. Their trifecta of rookies making the final roster- Hischier, Butcher, Bratt, the revamped offense, and whether Cory Schneider will have a rebound season, headline the subplots most Devils fans will follow closely. While it might not seem

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DAB Pregame: Shuffling Off To Buffalo

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Coming off an encouraging 4-1 victory on Saturday afternoon, the New Jersey Devils are set to play their first road game of the season against the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres have a game in

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Recap: Butcher, Bratt Steal The Show At Devils Home Opener

Game Summary After months of anticipation, the season opener finally arrived in Newark. An afternoon filled with fun and festivities was followed by an encouraging 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. Goals were scored by Adam Henrique, Jimmy Hayes, Jesper Bratt, John Moore, and goaltender Cory Schneider made 40 saves. Adam Henrique scored the Devils

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New Jersey Devils 2017-2018 Season Preview

After months of patience, speculation, and notable roster changes, the 2017-2018 NHL season is set to begin for the New Jersey Devils. The team is coming off a horrid 2016-2017 campaign, but enters the coming season with a young, fast, vastly modified roster than many fans hope will be a product worth watching from now

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Why Jesper Bratt Deserves A Spot On Opening Night Roster

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Coming into camp, there was alot to be excited about for the Devils group of forward prospects. There were former first round picks like Pavel Zacha, Michael McLeod, and of course, first overall pick Nico Hischier. Later round picks such as Blake Speers and Nathan Bastian also came into camp

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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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