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Can This “Magic Number” Return The Devils To The Playoffs?

Author’s Twitter Is there a magic number that an NHL team needs to reach (collectively or among certain players) to ensure making the postseason? The question dawned on me during a discussion I was having with my fellow DAB writers, where we yet again pondered what it would take (and if it was achievable in one

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Devils Might Have To Wait For Improvements On Defense

Author’s Twitter We’re two weeks into summer free agency and about a month into the 2017 offseason. With their needs apparent, most of the New Jersey Devils fan base anticipated a busy offseason…and were largely disappointed. While the first overall selection of Nico Hischier along with the acquisitions of Brian Boyle and Marcus Johansson were laudable

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Devils Add Top-Six Talent in Marcus Johansson

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Other than the signing of Brian Boyle, it was a quiet first day of free agency for the New Jersey Devils. That didn’t mean Ray Shero wasn’t busy looking to make additions. After working out the details on July 1st, Shero sent Florida and Toronto’s previously acquired second and third

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Four Remaining Free Agents the Devils Should Target

On Saturday, July 1, the National Hockey League’s free agent frenzy began at noon. The New Jersey Devils made a subtle splash with the first signing of the day- center Brian Boyle, who signed a two-year deal. The Devils also made three AHL signings by signing forwards Bracken Kearns and Brian Gibbons, and defenseman Brian

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Free Agent Profile: Cody Franson

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Most of the talk surrounding this summer’s free agent frenzy have surrounded Kevin Shattenkirk (and rightfully so). There isn’t a player of his caliber in the rest of the market. The Devils have been mentioned for quite some time and when everything comes to a head, they’re likely to be

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Free Agent Profile: Thomas Vanek

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 It’s no secret that the New Jersey Devils are looking to add extra scoring this offseason. Much like the free agent class for defensemen, there are limited forward options as well. Alex Radulov will headline the class, and that’s even if he makes it to July 1st. After that, it’s

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What Will Damon Severson’s Next Contract Look Like?

Author’s TWITTER There were very few positives that came out of yet another disappointing year for the New Jersey Devils. One of those particular upsides was the season of defenseman Damon Severson. Despite posting a team-worst minus 31, he continued to build on the offensive momentum he generated since breaking into the league with career-highs

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Crowded Down The Middle: New Jersey’s Center Conundrum

Author’s TWITTER After weeks of anticipation, the New Jersey Devils emerged out of the 2017 NHL Draft with the top-ranked prospect- Nico Hischier. The upside is tremendous for the Swiss-born center, who could make the jump straight to the NHL. While I’m sure the Devils roster won’t stay the same between now and the beginning of

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