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Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid looks up disappointed that he wasn't able to make the save on a 2 on 1. Photo credit to Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP

Recap: Reasons For Frustration, Hope In 7-3 Loss Versus Senators

Writer’s Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey DAB Social:   Game Summary The New Jersey Devils experienced their first back-to-back of the season on the road, with games against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators. The results of each game fell at opposite ends of the spectrum. The Devils were dominant in Pittsburgh as they limited the big guns

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DAB Pregame: Devils Look To Remain Undefeated

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 3-0-0 record in the Metropolitan Division, and the Dallas Stars, who own a 3-2-0 record, which puts them fourth in the Central Division. The New Jersey Devils are the only unbeaten team left in the NHL. After convincing wins over the

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RECAP: Devils Put On The Brink

New Jersey came out aggressive in the first period and created some high quality chances, finally capitalizing with Kyle Palmieri scoring on a five-on-three powerplay. Tampa responded with a shortside goal by JT Miller, created by a quick zone entry and touch passing. The Bolts seemed to take a lead on a Conacher goal that

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Take on Hurricanes with Playoff Implications on the Line

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 39-28-8 record, which positions them fifth in the Metropolitan Division, and the Carolina Hurricanes, who own a 34-31-11 record, which puts them sixth in the Metropolitan Division. The Devils concluded the toughest road trip of the season with a successful 4-2-0

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DAB PREGAME: Devils aim for a Music City Miracle to start off the road Trip

Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils will begin their six-game road trip tonight in the Music City when they take on the red hot Nashville Predators (44-14-9). With just a three-point lead in the last wild card position, the time is now for the Devils to start putting some wins together if they want to

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Hellebuyck Stands Tall as Devils Fall 3-2

In a game the Devils seemingly dominated from start to finish, they’d fall by a score of 3-2 to the Winnipeg Jets. The Devils fired 43 shots but Hellebuyck was consistently up to the challenge, ending Halls 26 game streak in the process. First Period Ehlers came blazing into the offensive zone and created some

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RECAP: Devils Fall Short in First Meeting Against Golden Knights

Game Summary It was made clear in the first period that Fleury was going to be tough to beat last night.  Severson took a tripping penalty just 4 minutes in, but a strong kill along with a huge left to right save by Schneider on a one-timer opportunity kept the game scoreless. The Devils really

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Why Ben Lovejoy Could Be Slipping Through The Cracks

Author’s TWITTER Through the first three months this season, second-year Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy only appeared in 17 of New Jersey’s first 34 games. Since 2018, Lovejoy has played in every game for the Devils, bringing his seasonal total to 41 contests. Since signing in 2016, Lovejoy has become somewhat of a scapegoat for the team’s

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Shero Sends Mixed Message With Grabner Trade

Author’s TWITTER Fresh off a 4-2 home loss to the Minnesota Wild, Devils fans were hastily shifting gears towards getting ready for the Patrik Elias jersey retirement this Saturday, in addition to keeping up with the latest trade deadline rumors. It was a frustrating loss, but the news that followed would make Devils fans forget all

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Sami Vatanen Having Positive Effect on Devils

Follow me on Twitter: @jvillani08 The New Jersey Devils made a splash earlier in the season when they acquired defenseman Sami Vatanen in a trade that sent forwards Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi and a conditional draft pick to Anaheim. Since his acquistion on November 30th, Vatanen has suited up in the red and black for

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