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DAB Q&A With Mike Straw

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci With the Stanley Cup Finals well underway and the offseason right around the corner, we’re in the midst of one of hockey’s busiest times of year. I was fortunate to touch base with Mike Straw, one of my oldest friends and managing editor who writes for the Hockey

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Is Malkin Growing Weary of His Situation in Pittsburgh?

According to a report from Elliotte Friedman, Evgeni Malkin may be unhappy with his situation in Pittsburgh. Friedman cited sources from around the league that Malkin would be open to a trade. If this were to be the case, the Russian superstar would be one of the most coveted players on the market this offseason.

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Paul Martin: Back in Red and Black?

Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Just because Lou Lamoriello relinquished his duties as general manager, doesn’t mean all his old habits and transaction-related tendencies will go with him. One such trend that perpetually echoed through Lamoriello’s extensive player acquisition history has been bringing back players that formerly played for the organization. This tactic hasn’t necessarily worked

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The 1st Round: The Key to Future Success

The New Jersey Devil’s are beginning to rebuild; there’s no denying that. There’s most likely going to be more bad times than good in the near future. These should be considered growing pains, as the Devils try to grow into a completely new team. There are very few pieces in place for the future. The

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DAB Pregame: Sink or Swim

  Matchup Overview It’s old news that the New Jersey Devils have been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs for the third consecutive season. The Devils are two points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets, who are basically in the same situation as the Devils. At this point, the subsequent wins and losses will only impact the Devil’s position in the

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Czech Mates: Where Will They End Up?

Editor’s Note: This piece is the sole opinion of writer Mike Luci, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Devils Army Blog or its Admins. You can follow me on Twitter: @MiikeLuci After Tuesday’s game, the Devils are 12 points out of the last wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. With six games until the

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Offensive Defense: When will Eric Gelinas get his chance?

You can follow me on Twitter: @MiikeLuci Although his defensive play makes him the subject of scrutiny and a popular scapegoat in this (and recent) seasons, defenseman Marek Zidlicky’s days in New Jersey could be numbered as the trade deadline approaches. When the Devils acquired him in 2012, he was the first definitive offensive defenseman the

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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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