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DAB Conference Final Predictions

We’re halfway through the playoffs and down to four teams competing to hoist the Stanley Cup. I think I can safely say not many of our playoff brackets turned out the way any of us expected, but that’s what has been so great about these playoffs. The onslaught of series upsets however, do reflect on

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DAB Conference Quarter-Finals Predictions

While the season might be over for the New Jersey Devils, the playoffs are about to begin. As the quest for the Stanley Cup begins, some of the staff at Devils Army Blog has made their picks on who they think will emerge out of the first round. Compare our picks to yours and see

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DAB Pregame: Kinkaid Will Make His 2nd Consecutive Start Against Crosby and the Pens

    Match Overview The Devils come into this Friday evening matchup fresh off their first win after a 10-game losing skid. With the 6-2 win last night, the Devils improve to 26-31-12 on the season which moved them 3-points ahead of the Coyotes, who reside 29th in the NHL entering tonight. The Penguins on

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Why the Playoffs Are a Longshot

Author’s TWITTER   Going into tonight’s game against the New York Islanders, the Devils are four points out of the second wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. With 24 games left, the Devils need to put together their best run of the season if they want any shot at playing beyond April. A win tonight could

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DAB Pregame: Steel City Challenge

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview In the wake of a valiant 4-0 shutout that pulled the New Jersey Devils out of a seven-game winless streak, their ability to string wins together will be put to the test tonight as they prepare

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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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Devils Season Overview Games 1-10: Part Two

Mike Luci and Alex Chauvancy dissected the Devils’ overall performance up front, on defense, in net, and broke down their record at the ten-game mark in Part One of our ten-game overview. Our second part takes a closer look at correlations amongst the team’s standard and enhanced statistics, their top performers and under-performers, and the

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Devils UFA Day One Review: Staying on Course

As was the case with draft day, the New Jersey Devils weren’t involved in any high-profile transactions, but kept in the right direction with the moves they did make yesterday. As expected forwards Blake Coleman and Paul Thompson were signed to entry-level deals at two years apiece. General Manager Ray Shero signed defenseman John Moore

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Ray Shero: Winds of Change

Follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Coming seemingly out of left field, Ray Shero’s succeeding of Lou Lamoriello as general manager marked the conclusion of one of the most illustrious eras in hockey history. It doesn’t make sense not to start a piece like this without paying tribute to the 28 years Lou Lamoriello spent as

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DAB Playoff Predictions: Round One

The playoffs are finally here, and with it comes the annual onslaught of analysis and projections on which team will come out of what series, and who will eventually hoist hockey’s most cherished prize, the Stanley Cup. From scoring and special teams, to more specific stats like shooting percentages and the season series between two

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