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SMELLS LIKE SUMMER

[Editor’s Note:The following article is solely based on the opinions of the writer (Brett Minieri), and does not reflect the opinions of the entire Devils Army Blog]   Despite missing the playoffs for the 5th time in 6 years, it’s hard to call this season a failure. In fact, it was anything but. Predicted by many

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PART 2: KYLE PALMIERI—KEEPING HIM IN NJ

  He was Ray Shero’s first big acquisition as Devils GM. In desperate need to bolster his offense, he flipped a 2nd and 3rd rounder to Anaheim for Montvale, New Jersey native, Kyle Palmieri. Palmieri has always shown a lot of potential but the Duck’s deep roster and tight cap situation made him expendable. Palmieri’s

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DAB Tidbits: 3/18/16

Those in attendance during last night’s game witnessed an extremely rare spectacle on Devils home ice: 11 goals scored in one contest, seven of which were by New Jersey. Forwards, Devante Smith-Pelley, Adam Henrique, and Mike Sislo scored two goals apiece, while Reid Boucher registered his sixth marker of the season. It was certainly a

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Playoffs or Bust(ed up)?

Funny, the New Jersey Devils were practically left for dead and eulogized before the season started. They had a better shot at winning the Austin Matthews sweepstakes than winning a single game in the playoffs. Yet here we are, a week after the All-Star break, and the Devils find themselves jockeying in and out of

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Writers Roundtable: Offensive Overview

Writers Roundtable’s latest edition will have a particular focus on the state of New Jersey’s offense. Devils Army Blog staff writers Sam Britt, Alex Chauvancy, Brett Minieri, and Nick Papadimas look at the team’s first line, which players can build on the momentum from scoring their first goal, and All-star representatives coming out of Jersey’s

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Devils Quarterly Review: Part Two

NOTE: Article statistics and info as of 11/22/15   You can view Part One of our quarterly review HERE. Part two of our 20-game overview breaks down the Devils’ progress up to this point by the numbers, and how they’ve impacted the way the team’s played. Mike Luci and Alex Chauvancy look at the Devils’

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Devils Quarterly Review: Part One

NOTE: Information displayed as of 11/22/15 We’re already at the quarter-mark of the season, through which the New Jersey Devils have played some impressive hockey. Now is the time when the rift starts to form between the playoff contenders and early recipients of next year’s draft, so the Devils found themselves in a solid position

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DAB Pre-game: Elias Returns

Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog or LIKE us un Facebook for like game updates.   Matchup Overview This was originally going to be focused on the improving Blue Jackets under new bench boss John Tortorella, making their second trip to the Rock this season. After joining the team on their Western Canada trip

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DAB Pre-game: Road Record in Jeopardy

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for the latest Devils news and live game updates. Matchup Overview After what I can only describe as the most annoying loss in this young season for the New Jersey Devils, they enter tonight’s matchup with a 4-3-1 record through the month of

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Patrik Elias: Mending the Rift

Article written collaboratively by Mike Luci and Tommy Zilinski   With the quarter-mark of the season fast approaching, the New Jersey Devils have emerged as one of the season’s most pleasant surprises. While they shouldn’t be considered a powerhouse, they’ve certainly played much better than advertised after starting the season 0-3-1. They’ve since gone 10-3

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