Tag Archives: Lou Lamoriello

Ray Shero: Winds of Change

Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Coming seemingly out of left field, Ray Shero’s succeeding of Lou Lamoriello as general manager marked the conclusion of one of the most illustrious eras in hockey history. It doesn’t make sense not to start a piece like this without paying tribute to the 28 years Lou Lamoriello spent as

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Lou Lamoriello: Where Does He Stand?

Twitter: @MiikeLuci For a general manager in the latter stages of his career, Lou Lamoriello has recently experienced a lot of first time instances. The most noteworthy, New Jersey missing the playoffs for three consecutive seasons under his watch. Management and coaching, over this stretch, committed to the same general core group of players (particularly from the

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Drafting a Forward: Center or Wing?

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci It’s an utmost certainty the Devils will select a forward if they don’t trade the sixth overall pick. The depletion of New Jersey’s offensive depth reached unprecedented lengths this year, and with little to no assuring talent coming through the pipelines, the need for immediate scoring help is dire if Lou Lamoriello wants to elude

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The Lost Season: Why it was Worth Watching

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci At first glance, it’s hard to find many positives in the Devils  season. It’s a glass half-full/half-empty scenario, and when you dive further into the turbulent course the Devils season took, you may find two things: They gave their fans plenty of reasons to follow the team throughout this

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Devils Offense: Their Own Worst Enemy

The stats and information on this article was compiled as of 3/18/15 You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Going into the season, former head coach Pete DeBoer didn’t believe scoring would be an issue. When training camp was under way, the Devils appeared four lines deep on paper, which looked like it would pay dividends

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Back to the Future: Where could Martin Brodeur could end up in New Jersey?

Follow me on Twitter: @MiikeLuci You can’t start an article like this without paying tribute to everything Martin Brodeur has done as a New Jersey Devil. Thursday, January 29 in St. Louis, the famed goaltender announced his retirement from what was supposed to be his encore season, in which he was supposed to reach one

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Jagr Trade: A Buyer’s Plan B

Twitter: @MiikeLuci Among New Jersey’s prospective trade candidates as the deadline swiftly approaches, Jaromir Jagr stands out as their most worthwhile asset. He tops a list of movable players with expiring contracts that includes forwards Michael Ryder, Martin Havlat, Scott Gomez, Steve Bernier, and defenseman Marek Zidlicky (I suppose you could include Bryce Salvador in

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