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Offseason Outlook: Offense

New Jersey’s offense has been trending downward since their 2012 playoff run. Having bottomed out this year, the Devils scored the fewest goals of any team in the NHL. Lack of proper scoring depth was the obvious key component behind the Devil’s barren scoring output, however injuries, an undersized roster, and lack of shots also

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Offseason Outlook: Defense

While goaltending has been the cornerstone of success in the Devils organization, the team has always abided by a defense-first playing philosophy that still lives on in the post-Lamoriello era. This was a big year where defensemen like Adam Larsson and Damon Severson made remarkable progress in their development, while first-year captain Andy Greene showed

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Offseason Outlook: Goaltending

The preservation of quality goaltending was one of Lou Lamoriello’s parting gifts to the Devils organization. It’s been New Jersey’s cornerstone of success for decades, and will continue to be in the years to come. While we won’t see Devils hockey in the postseason, goaltending is the team’s one true strong point they’re aiming to

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Three Reasons: Why the Devils Missed the Playoffs

Now that the dust has settled, yet another long offseason has begun in Newark. Like I’ve mentioned in some of my previous articles, there’s plenty of blame to go around for missing the playoffs. Circumstances like all the one-goal losses, injuries to key players, and glaring lack of forward depth all played their parts, but

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Damon Severson’s Underrated Sophomore Season

The New Jersey Devils would ultimately be fated to miss the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. While the amount of blame can be widely spread out, all we as fans can do now is focus on the positives from this season and speculate on what change general manager Ray Shero will bring this offseason.

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Time to Send Blandisi Down

While he hasn’t registered a point in eight games, Devils fans should be pleasantly surprised by the play of rookie forward Joseph Blandisi in his first NHL season. After tallying five goals and 14 points in his first 19 games since his second call-up, his production dropped considerably. He has no goals and three assists

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DAB Pregame: Will Lightning Strike Twice?

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid New Jersey Devils game and news updates   Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils play their final road game of the season tonight as they prepare to face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first of two upcoming matchups. Last time

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DAB Pregame: Schneider Cleared to Return

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Despite the previous two times these teams played being just before the Panthers took off in the standings (and never looked back), the outcomes in each game were completely lopsided. After winning 4-2 in

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Undisciplined Play Doomed Devils’ 2015-2016 Season

The New Jersey Devils emerge a winless team out of the weekend, but gained nor lost any ground in the standings. Last night’s game was the latest instance of the Devils failing to capitalize on a winnable opportunity against a team they’re neck-in-neck with. Had they won both contests this weekend, the Devils would only

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