Tag Archives: Josh Jacobs

Speers, Lappin Getting Long Looks

Author’s TWITTER   With the preseason set to conclude after this weekend, we’re getting a clearer vision of what the Devils roster will look like to start the season. The initial rounds of cuts saw some of the organization’s top prospects like Mike McLeod, Nathan Bastian, John Quenneville, and Josh Jacobs sent to CHL or down

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Prospects Challenge: Standouts and Strugglers

Last weekend, the New Jersey Devils sent their best and brightest prospects to Buffalo, New York for the second annual Prospects Challenge tournament. The Devils had better fortunes this time around, going 1-1-0 against the Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruin squads. New Jersey defeated the Sabres 6-3 on Saturday before falling short to the Bruins

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Three Devils with Make-or-Break Seasons in 2016-2017

With training camp set to begin next week, speculation will intensify on what the final roster looks like for the New Jersey Devils. While this year’s group is going to be vastly different than last season’s, management brought back a decent number of players from the 2015-2016 squad that they’re still hoping become building blocks

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Offseason Outlook: Defense

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

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The Prospects Challenge: A Chance to Prove Themselves

After an eventful summer of significant roster and personnel changes for the New Jersey Devils, the lengthy offseason is finally drawing to a close. This weekend, we’ll get an early look at the organization’s youth crop. A team comprised of their young up and comers will travel to the Queen City to participate in the first Prospect Challenge tournament, hosted

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Writers Roundtable: Dog Days of Summer Part 2

As the dog days of summer drag on, we continue with our writers roundtable. Devils news has been few and far between since our latest edition. In this week’s edition our staff writers Sam Britt, Mike Luci, and Brett Minieri examine different topics from NHL.com prospects rankings for the Devils to the most important news

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