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Devils Season Preview Part Two: Offense

The New Jersey Devils’ offense has been the team’s Achilles’ heel for a while now, and was the primary focus for management going into the offseason once again. The Devils haven’t finished higher than 27th in scoring since 2012, or have anyone hit the 30-goal mark for that matter. In Part One of our Season Preview, I briefly

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DAB Pre-Game: Preseason Finale

Remember to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates tonight.   Matchup Overview Tonight the Devils play their final game of what has been an encouraging preseason. New Jersey is looking to end things on a high note with a victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, and take both

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Devils Season Preview Part One: Six Month Synopsis

Following a third consecutive playoff-less season, the New Jersey Devils have had a transformative past six months. After 27 years at the helm, Lou Lamoriello brought in Ray Shero to succeed him as general manager. A few months later, Lamoriello left the Devils organization entirely to become general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, sending shockwaves

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Inside the Numbers: Paul Castron’s Draft History

  In a summer full of changes for the New Jersey Devils, one of the biggest moves the organization made was relieving David Conte of his duties as Director of Amateur Scouting and hiring Paul Castron as his successor. Castron held the same position with the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2006 until he was hired

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WRITERS ROUNDTABLE: DOG DAYS OF SUMMER PART IV

With the NHL season quickly approaching here is part 4 of our Writers Roundtable series. In this article Mike Luci, Brett Minieri, Alex Chauvancy, and Brian Bobal discuss such topics as Devil’s history, the addition of a third jersey, and they all play a game of would you rather. Enjoy: 1. Which former Devil (in

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WRITERS ROUNDTABLE: DOG DAYS OF SUMMER PART 3

Only 53 days till hockey. Until then, it’s still the “dog days” of August and little to report. To which, we continue with the 3rd installment of our writers roundtable. In this week’s edition our staff writers Sam Britt, Mike Luci, Alex Chauvancy and Brian Bobal indulge in different Devils topics from marketing, fan expectations

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Jacob Josefson Facing Important Season in 2015-16

  With the New Jersey Devils in the midst of a rebuild, there will be the opportunity for some of the team’s younger players to earn a roster spot and more playing time this coming season. One of those players is Jacob Josefson, who was the Devils’ first round pick in 2009. Josefson has struggled

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Is Adam Larsson Due for a Breakout Season in 2015-16?

  (Editor’s Note: Stats were obtained via Puckalytics) It feels like we’ve asked this question on more than one occasion since his rookie season. The former 4th overall pick had struggled to find his role under former New Jersey Devils Coach Peter DeBoer and his coaching staff. The 2013-14 season and the beginning of the

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Zacha in the NHL: Why It’s a Bad Idea

When the Devils selected Pavel Zacha 6th overall they picked him to fill a need: Scoring. Zacha is an insanely skilled offensive player with both size and speed. He could eventually be comparable to Ryan Getzlaf, which has made fans both anxious and excited to see Zacha in the Prudential Center, scoring goals for the

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