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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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2015 Free Agency —The Shero Era

Ray Shero and The New Jersey Devils, by all accounts, had a successful draft-weekend. On paper, anyway. They filled some glaring needs by drafting talented Czech center Pavel Zacha along with their top ranked Goalie (Mackenzie Blackwood), a promising D-man (Colton White), and a few more forwards (Blake Speers, Brett Sensy) with a lot of upside to help replenish their system. Time

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New Jersey Devils 2015 Draft Review: Part Two

Day 2 in the Sunshine State. The Devils were at it early, dealing their first selection of the day. Besides that though, the Devils used the rest of their picks to draft prospects. It was a day that utilized to address the lack of forwards in the system while also strengthening the goaltending and defensive

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