Author’s TWITTER While they aren’t close to sitting comfortably above the wildcard threshold with more than half the season left to play, the New Jersey Devils are a vastly improved team from last year’s. While their goal totals are pretty much the same as they were at this point last season, the way the Devils
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After losing back-to-back games in overtime and a shootout, the only silver lining to take out of both outcomes is that the Devils managed to gain points in each contest. The Devils played back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday against the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins. On Friday, New Jersey and Detroit exchanged leads
Author’s Twitter In the wake of the Adam Larsson/Taylor Hall swap, the new primary concern that materialized on the Devils roster was their defensive depth. Although they acquired a top-tier forward who brought an element that this Devils team hasn’t had in years, the return as we all know was costly, and had to be a
The New Jersey Devils come out of this weekend without suffering a regulation loss during their four-game home stand, in which they went 3-0-1. New Jersey played some formidable opponents in the Minnesota Wild, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning, and managed to outscore them 12-8. This weekend, the Devils went 1-0-1 in back-to-back
Match Overview After suffering a tough 3-2 overtime loss to Chicago, the Devils return to the ice to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning to conclude a 4-game home stand. Despite losing last night, the Devils played a strong game again, specifically in the second period where they dominated Chicago. The Devils outshot Chicago 32-29
Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 It’s been another long offseason in New Jersey. There have been many changes and a number of new faces will take the ice when camp begins in just a few weeks. It’s safe to say the Devils are in much better shape than they were at this time last year.
Once rendered as a highly-touted prospect, 24-year old defenseman Merrill is coming off a third NHL season that was nothing short of disappointing. Injuries and temporary bans to the press box limited Merrill to just 47 games, where he posted career-low totals of one goal and five points. Hoping he would further advance his development
Editor’s Note: The following article is based on pure speculation and the opinions of the author. The following content does not reflect the opinions of the entire Devils Army Blog staff. I’ve never been a big fan of free agent or trade speculation but with the New Jersey Devils having the second-most cap space
While goaltending has been the cornerstone of success in the Devils organization, the team has always abided by a defense-first playing philosophy that still lives on in the post-Lamoriello era. This was a big year where defensemen like Adam Larsson and Damon Severson made remarkable progress in their development, while first-year captain Andy Greene showed
The New Jersey Devils would ultimately be fated to miss the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. While the amount of blame can be widely spread out, all we as fans can do now is focus on the positives from this season and speculate on what change general manager Ray Shero will bring this offseason.