Tag Archives: Joseph Blandisi

Elias/Zacha Union Appearing Unlikely

Author’s TWITTER   Amidst the speculation on what general manager Ray Shero will do to improve the New Jersey Devils this offseason, two unanswered questions have remained in circulation: “Will the Devils bring Patrik Elias back?” and “Will Pavel Zacha be on next year’s roster?” Both players are in complete opposite states of their careers.

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Free Agent Profile: Jiri Hudler

Lost in all the talk about Steven Stamkos, Milan Lucic, and Loui Erickson are some real hidden gems in this year’s free agent class. One of those players is right wing Jiri Hudler, who’s coming off another solid season split between playing for the Calgary Flames and Florida Panthers. After posting career numbers of 31

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The Cammalleri Effect: Devils Need a Plan B

Author’s Twitter: @_MikeLuci_ Throughout his career, left wing Mike Cammalleri was always a perennial scoring asset for every team he’s played for. While he’s posted formidable numbers, injuries have plagued the 34-year old forward’s 13-year career. Cammalleri never played a full 82-game schedule, but did fall short by one or two contests in three of

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Offseason Outlook: Offense

New Jersey’s offense has been trending downward since their 2012 playoff run. Having bottomed out this year, the Devils scored the fewest goals of any team in the NHL. Lack of proper scoring depth was the obvious key component behind the Devil’s barren scoring output, however injuries, an undersized roster, and lack of shots also

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Three Reasons: Why the Devils Missed the Playoffs

Now that the dust has settled, yet another long offseason has begun in Newark. Like I’ve mentioned in some of my previous articles, there’s plenty of blame to go around for missing the playoffs. Circumstances like all the one-goal losses, injuries to key players, and glaring lack of forward depth all played their parts, but

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Time to Send Blandisi Down

While he hasn’t registered a point in eight games, Devils fans should be pleasantly surprised by the play of rookie forward Joseph Blandisi in his first NHL season. After tallying five goals and 14 points in his first 19 games since his second call-up, his production dropped considerably. He has no goals and three assists

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DAB Tidbits: 3/21/16

Post-game Summary…The Devils lifted a huge weight off their shoulders in last night’s 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Reid Boucher and Devante Smith-Pelley were New Jersey’s goal-scorers, who helped the team split a weekend home-and-home against their divisional adversaries. In his NHL debut, rookie goaltender Scott Wedgewood made 27 saves in what was

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DAB Pregame: Going RETRO (Night One)

Author’s Twitter: @MiikeLuci   Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Tonight, the New Jersey Devils look to go undefeated (in regulation) against their divisional rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Not only would the Flyers be the sixth team that fails to

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DAB Pregame: Devils Travel to MSG For Important Battle (2/8/16)

Match Overview After two straight shootout losses, the Devils travel to Madison Square Garden for an important battle with their arch rivals from across the river. The Rangers come into tonight having won two in a row and are just four points ahead of the Devils for second place in the Metropolitan Division with a

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