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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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Devils Season Preview Part Three: Defense & Goaltending

ICYMI: Here are Part One and Part Two of our Devils season preview series.   You typically build a team from the goalie out. This has been a staple of Devils hockey, which has brought them a lot of success over the years. Two of Lou Lamoriello’s most overlooked achievements in the twilight of his

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Devils Season Preview Part One: Six Month Synopsis

Following a third consecutive playoff-less season, the New Jersey Devils have had a transformative past six months. After 27 years at the helm, Lou Lamoriello brought in Ray Shero to succeed him as general manager. A few months later, Lamoriello left the Devils organization entirely to become general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, sending shockwaves

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Writers Roundtable: Hockey on the Horizon

We are less than two weeks away from the beginning of the NHL preseason and the opening of training camps. I think I can speak for everyone when I say it has been an especially long summer for us Devils fans. Ending what has been a relatively eventful and transformative offseason for New Jersey, DAB

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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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Writers Roundtable: Dog Days of Summer Part 2

As the dog days of summer drag on, we continue with our writers roundtable. Devils news has been few and far between since our latest edition. In this week’s edition our staff writers Sam Britt, Mike Luci, and Brett Minieri examine different topics from NHL.com prospects rankings for the Devils to the most important news

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Writers Roundtable: The Dog Days of Summer

With the month of August in full swing, it means two things for the hockey community: the dog days of summer have begun, but on the flipside, we’re another month closer to the start of training camp. Since our first edition of Devils Army Blog’s Writers Roundtable came out, the New Jersey Devils have been

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