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Writers Roundtable: Better than Expected?

The 2015-2016 season is in its infant stages and has produced some mixed outcomes for the New Jersey Devils. The writing staff at Devils Army Blog have assembled for their first regular season edition of Writers Roundtable to discuss New Jersey’s early season success and how far this team could truly wind up going. Alex

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DAB Pre-Game: Peter DeBoer’s Homecoming at the Rock

The New Jersey Devils will drop the puck against the San Jose Sharks at 7:00 PM tonight at Prudential Center as they conclude their three-game homestand against Western Conference teams. Former New Jersey Devils head coach Peter DeBoer, who was relieved of his coaching duties on December 26th, 2014 in favor of Adam Oates and

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Devils Season Preview Part Three: Defense & Goaltending

ICYMI: Here are Part One and Part Two of our Devils season preview series.   You typically build a team from the goalie out. This has been a staple of Devils hockey, which has brought them a lot of success over the years. Two of Lou Lamoriello’s most overlooked achievements in the twilight of his

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Devils Season Preview Part One: Six Month Synopsis

Following a third consecutive playoff-less season, the New Jersey Devils have had a transformative past six months. After 27 years at the helm, Lou Lamoriello brought in Ray Shero to succeed him as general manager. A few months later, Lamoriello left the Devils organization entirely to become general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, sending shockwaves

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DAB Pregame: The Final Stretch

  Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog and like our Facebook page for live game updates. Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils make their first trip to the city of brotherly love for their first matchup against one of their most storied rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Since their last game against the Rangers, the

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DAB Pregame: Different Teams, Same Rivalry

Remember to follow us on Twitter @DEVILSARMYBLOG and like our Facebook page for live game updates.   Matchup Overview One thing that will never change about Devils culture is the fan base’s attitude towards their cross-river adversaries. Although the tables have turned over the past few years, you can still sense the anticipation in the air as

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Examining Damon Severson’s Rookie Season

(Editor’s Note: advanced stats were obtained from Puckalytics) There’s no doubt that one of the few bright spots for the Devils last season was rookie defenseman, Damon Severson. He burst onto the scene after an impressive training camp and preseason. He was one of the top rookie defensemen in the NHL before missing significant time

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