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Do or Die: The Week of the Season

Twitter: @_MikeLuci_   The Devils essentially undid any progress gained from the three-game winning streak they strung together over a week ago. Going into Tuesday’s game against the Rangers, New Jersey is three points out of the second wildcard spot with a quarter of the season left. All teams within five points above or below

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DAB Pregame: The biggest game so far this season.

Devils vs. Islanders Friday, 7:00 PM on MSG+, MS+2 Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey Devils: 29-22-7 (65) Isles: 30-19-6 (66)   The Devils had a nice little run going there as they battled to stay in the playoff race—until Tuesday night when they were clobbered by their rival Flyers 6-3. John Haynes was none too

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DAB Pregame: Going RETRO (Night One)

Author’s Twitter: @MiikeLuci   Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Tonight, the New Jersey Devils look to go undefeated (in regulation) against their divisional rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Not only would the Flyers be the sixth team that fails to

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Writers Roundtable: The Final Stretch Approaches

Twitter (writer of article): @MiikeLuci   Since our last edition of Writers Roundtable, the New Jersey Devils haven’t left us with a lack of topics to discuss. As of writing this, the Devils are coming off a three-game winning streak and occupy the third spot in the Metropolitan Division. Between injuries and the unprecedented breakout

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DAB Pregame: The “Metro-thon” Begins

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and FOLLOW us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview In a rare Saturday afternoon start the New Jersey Devils will play their storied Philadelphia Flyer rivals in the first of two games this weekend. Today’s matchup will be the first of six coming

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Travis Zajac: What’s the Final Verdict?

TWITTER: @MiikeLuci We all thought Travis Zajac would again produce numbers like he did in his third and fourth years. During the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons, he tallied 45 goals and 129 points, which are totals he hasn’t come close to ever reaching. Stats-wise, Zajac has been nothing short of a disappointment. I’m not saying

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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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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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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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