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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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Is Adam Larsson Poised for Another Big Second-Half?

After some initial uncertainty, Adam Larsson has really come a long way. The 23-year old defenseman indisputably established himself as one of the Devils’ long-term core assets after his remarkable turnaround in the first-half of the 2015 calendar year. To put it in perspective, Larsson only had one goal and four points from October to

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DAB Pregame: How Will the Devils Head Into Break?

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Tonight will be the last game for both teams before the all-star break begins. Due to the postponement of Sunday’s contest against the Capitals, the Penguins have had just as much time off as

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Scott Gomez: No Need to Retread

Scott Gomez’s misfortunes this season made a lot of Devils fans strive for his services. The opportunities for his availability started when the St. Louis Blues placed Gomez on waivers before eventually releasing him. Gomez recently signed a PTO with the AHL’s Hershey Bears, showing explicit hope of salvaging what has been a very storied

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Devils Midseason Review

The Halfway point of the 2015-2016 has passed and I’m sure I can speak for everyone when I say it’s been a season full of bountiful surprises for the Devils faithful. Although the team stumbled into the midpoint of their season with an injury-riddled team that’s lost two straight contests, they occupied the top wildcard

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Trial and Error: End the Tlusty Experiment

Lee Stempniak and Jiri Tlusty were two late offseason additions by Ray Shero. The way the offense began to take form during training camp, it was clear one of the two would get an early crack as the top line’s right wing. As we all know, Stempniak seized the opportunity and has been an instrumental part of

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The Josefson Experiment: A Work in Progress

It’s been a long journey for 24-year old center Jacob Josefson to get where he is today. Since he was selected 20th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, his professional career was filled with discouraging and downright frustrating obstacles from injuries, his standing on the team’s depth chart, and concerns he was rushed to the

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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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