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Devils Season Preview Part Two: Offense

The New Jersey Devils’ offense has been the team’s Achilles’ heel for a while now, and was the primary focus for management going into the offseason once again. The Devils haven’t finished higher than 27th in scoring since 2012, or have anyone hit the 30-goal mark for that matter. In Part One of our Season Preview, I briefly

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DAB Pregame: The Final Stretch

  Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog and like our Facebook page for live game updates. Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils make their first trip to the city of brotherly love for their first matchup against one of their most storied rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Since their last game against the Rangers, the

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DAB Pregame: The First Glance

We will be offering LIVE coverage, photos, and videos of tonight’s game. Make sure to LIKE our Facebook page and follow on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog   Matchup Overview The wait is finally over! Devils hockey returns tonight when their prospects squad faces off against the Buffalo Sabres youth crop. Tonight’s game will kick off the first

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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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Patrik Elias: Is Less More?

Amidst the changes the New Jersey Devils have made this offseason, Patrik Elias has deservedly slipped through the cracks. The 39-year old career Devil is the oldest player on the roster as he enters the final season of a three-year contract he signed in 2013. While he’ll always be remembered for his prowess with the puck, extraordinary playmaking

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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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Jacob Josefson Facing Important Season in 2015-16

  With the New Jersey Devils in the midst of a rebuild, there will be the opportunity for some of the team’s younger players to earn a roster spot and more playing time this coming season. One of those players is Jacob Josefson, who was the Devils’ first round pick in 2009. Josefson has struggled

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Dainius Zubrus: The Latest Casualty of Change

After eight years with the organization, forward Dainius Zubrus has been placed on unconditional waivers with the purpose of terminating the final year of his contract. The 37-year old Lithuanian had a very counterproductive year that his ice time eventually reflected in the latter half of the season. He had only four goals and ten

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The Sixth Forward: Reid Boucher or Paul Thompson?

General manager Ray Shero made it explicitly clear he wouldn’t dabble in the free agent market for the sake of making a move. He appears committed to letting the youthful players within the organization replace the gapes on the roster that were previously occupied by a barrage of underperforming veterans. One of the biggest annoyances of how prospects (particularly at forward)

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What The Devils Should Be Next Year

Editor’s Note: This piece solely reflects the opinion of the author and does not necessarily reflect upon the views of the Devils Army Blog or any of its writers/admins. Most fans were disappointed with the Devils’ play last year, to say the least. Each game was seemingly played with a lack of fire, lack of

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