Having recently unveiled their opening night roster, the Devils are entering 2018-2019 with a continued commitment to their youth and confidence in these players taking the next step forward. Our editorial team has composed a detailed season preview that breaks down all aspects that factored into the formation of this team—from acquisitions and departures, to players on the rise, in the hot seat, and a season outlook.
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My Twitter : @ChrisMottHockey The Dog Days of Summer are in full swing. Hockey cannot come back soon enough! Just because it’s the off-season though, does not mean there are no developments to follow or discuss. The best place for instant information, is the realm of twitter. In this article, we’ll take a look at
Author’s Twitter Going into August, the New Jersey Devils are surrounded by question marks, namely regarding the development of their young players. Center Pavel Zacha is one of the team’s most peculiar cases in this regard. The 2015 sixth-overall pick just completed his second NHL season, where he tallied eight goals and 25 points. Since being
Author’s Twitter As arbitration hearings get under way, it’s going to put teams limited on cap space in tighter situations, to the point where salary dumps are an inevitability. According to CapFriendly.com, there are 12 teams with less than $6 million in cap space and of those 12, seven of them have less than $3.3
You don’t have to go very far back to know this writer was one of many Devils fans who coveted former Islanders’ center John Tavares. As we all know, the former first overall pick signed a seven-year, $77 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. While I have my reservations on how much signing Tavares
Development camp is a time for NHL teams to get all their prospects in one place to showcase their skating, stick-handling, and hockey IQs. Most of development camp is just getting players used to doing things at the NHL level like practicing and exercising. The rest is essentially bonding and trying to instill some of
Despite the hype that always comes with the annual opening of the offseason’s unrestricted free agent period, many of this year’s highly coveted players had deals in place well before noon yesterday, while most others followed suit within the first two hours. Despite supposedly being interested in some notable players, the Devils were characteristically quiet.
One of the big stories that broke yesterday didn’t even have anything to do with the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The Los Angeles Kings announced they signed left wing Ilya Kovalchuk to a three-year deal worth over $18 million. As we all know, Kovalchuk left a bitter taste in the mouths of Devils fans after
The NHL Awards took place last night in Las Vegas, and was very interesting to watch. There didn’t seem to be too many surprises, and many finalists were very close (in terms of voting points) for many awards. There were also the many somber and touching moments that showed why the NHL and hockey in
It’s no secret the New Jersey Devils have a glaring need for a strong left-handed defenseman; there’s only so much Andy Greene can provide. Can Calvin De Haan, unrestricted free agent come July 1, be that guy the Devils can start to give more minutes in that regard? Probably not, but he might be good