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Scott Gomez: No Need to Retread

Scott Gomez’s misfortunes this season made a lot of Devils fans strive for his services. The opportunities for his availability started when the St. Louis Blues placed Gomez on waivers before eventually releasing him. Gomez recently signed a PTO with the AHL’s Hershey Bears, showing explicit hope of salvaging what has been a very storied

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Devils Midseason Review

The Halfway point of the 2015-2016 has passed and I’m sure I can speak for everyone when I say it’s been a season full of bountiful surprises for the Devils faithful. Although the team stumbled into the midpoint of their season with an injury-riddled team that’s lost two straight contests, they occupied the top wildcard

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Trial and Error: End the Tlusty Experiment

Lee Stempniak and Jiri Tlusty were two late offseason additions by Ray Shero. The way the offense began to take form during training camp, it was clear one of the two would get an early crack as the top line’s right wing. As we all know, Stempniak seized the opportunity and has been an instrumental part of

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DAB Pregame: Showdown in Hockeytown

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates and insights.   Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils will either enter the Christmas break ending their three-game slide or extending it to four. The Devils played Detroit earlier this month, defeating them 3-2 in overtime after rallying from a

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Devils Season Overview Games 21-30: Part Two

Part two of our Devils 30-game overview breaks down notable team stats, the team’s hottest and coldest players, and what the next ten games have in store for New Jersey. You can click HERE to see part one of our 30-game overview. FYI: All stats in article were as of 12/14/15   Stats (AC) On

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Devils Season Overview Games 21-30: Part One

Ten games into the second quarter of the season, the New Jersey Devils still remain one of the two teams occupying the wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. The Devils are four games above .500 at the 30-game mark. Their success is largely attributed to their best players playing like their top players, showing resilience

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Patrik Elias: Mending the Rift

Article written collaboratively by Mike Luci and Tommy Zilinski   With the quarter-mark of the season fast approaching, the New Jersey Devils have emerged as one of the season’s most pleasant surprises. While they shouldn’t be considered a powerhouse, they’ve certainly played much better than advertised after starting the season 0-3-1. They’ve since gone 10-3

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Are the Devils…um, good?

Before this season, most Internet hockey prognosticators had already left the NJ Devils for dead (or at least in purgatory), myself included. Even in this forum, we collectively debated what would be an “acceptable” silver lining to a season filled with change and transition. Playoffs? Ha! Hardly. Selecting this years draft prize Austin Matthews with

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The Josefson Experiment: A Work in Progress

It’s been a long journey for 24-year old center Jacob Josefson to get where he is today. Since he was selected 20th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, his professional career was filled with discouraging and downright frustrating obstacles from injuries, his standing on the team’s depth chart, and concerns he was rushed to the

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DAB Post-Game: Devils Soar Over Hawks 4-2

Friday night in Newark, the New Jersey Devils (7-5-1) proved that they could play with the big boys after downing the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks (7-6-1) by a final score of 4-2. The Devils jumped out to a three goal lead in the first period, including two goals that came just 26 seconds

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