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Are the Devils…um, good?

Before this season, most Internet hockey prognosticators had already left the NJ Devils for dead (or at least in purgatory), myself included. Even in this forum, we collectively debated what would be an “acceptable” silver lining to a season filled with change and transition. Playoffs? Ha! Hardly. Selecting this years draft prize Austin Matthews with

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Devils Season Overview Games 1-10: Part One

At the ten-game mark, the New Jersey Devils are off to a much better start than we all thought. Despite being in the infancy of the 2015-2016 season, they’re above .500 and are currently vying for a playoff spot, which are encouraging signs for a team that was widely believed to be one of the

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DAB Q&A With Todd Cordell

If you ask any Devils fan that frequents the hockey blogosphere, you’ll find that most of them have at least heard of (if they haven’t already read any of his work) Todd Cordell. Currently the Devils and Flames writer on Hockey Buzz, and a scout for HockeProspects.com, Todd’s coverage, analysis, and knowledge on the Devils,

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The Goal Song Dispute: A Cultural Uprising

It started with the installment of new ownership in the summer of 2013. After being put on the brink of financial ruin by their predecessor Jeff Vanderbeek, new owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer made it clear the organization would undergo a drastic degree of conformation that would revolutionize the way the team is managed

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DAB Pre-Game: Peter DeBoer’s Homecoming at the Rock

The New Jersey Devils will drop the puck against the San Jose Sharks at 7:00 PM tonight at Prudential Center as they conclude their three-game homestand against Western Conference teams. Former New Jersey Devils head coach Peter DeBoer, who was relieved of his coaching duties on December 26th, 2014 in favor of Adam Oates and

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Patrik Elias: The last hurrah?

To say there’s been change within the New Jersey Devils organization this past summer is an understatement. From management to coaches, staff and players, the team has undergone a complete overhaul from top to bottom. As it happens, the clock may also be ticking on one of the last remnants of this championship franchise.     Patrik

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DAB Pregame: The Final Stretch

  Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog and like our Facebook page for live game updates. Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils make their first trip to the city of brotherly love for their first matchup against one of their most storied rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Since their last game against the Rangers, the

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DAB Pregame: Different Teams, Same Rivalry

Remember to follow us on Twitter @DEVILSARMYBLOG and like our Facebook page for live game updates.   Matchup Overview One thing that will never change about Devils culture is the fan base’s attitude towards their cross-river adversaries. Although the tables have turned over the past few years, you can still sense the anticipation in the air as

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DAB Pregame: The Wait is Finally Over

Remember to follow us on Titter @DEVILSARMYBLOG and on our Facebook page for live game updates.   Matchup Overview The last time we saw Devils hockey was on April 11th, 2014. The Devils ended the regular season with a 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers. The NHL preseason officially begins for the New Jersey Devils

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Putting Things in “Prospect-ive”: Who Stood Out?

Last weekend, I traveled to Buffalo, New York where I was fortunate to catch the New Jersey Devils as they participated in the inaugural Prospects Challenge tournament. Although they wound up going 0-1-1 and got outscored 10-5, there were a good amount of positives that came from the Devils group of rookie hopefuls. The most devastating

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