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Devils Free Agency Report (Part Two): Returning Players and Low Profile Signings

Click HERE to see Part One of our New Jersey Devils Free Agency Report.   Returning Players Devante Smith-Pelly…The play of Devante Smith-Pelly was one of the few things that made the offseason worth watching. Ray Shero acquired DSP at the trade deadline from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Stefan Matteau. It turned out

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Writers Roundtable: The Final Stretch Approaches

Twitter (writer of article): @MiikeLuci   Since our last edition of Writers Roundtable, the New Jersey Devils haven’t left us with a lack of topics to discuss. As of writing this, the Devils are coming off a three-game winning streak and occupy the third spot in the Metropolitan Division. Between injuries and the unprecedented breakout

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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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Writers Roundtable: Offensive Overview

Writers Roundtable’s latest edition will have a particular focus on the state of New Jersey’s offense. Devils Army Blog staff writers Sam Britt, Alex Chauvancy, Brett Minieri, and Nick Papadimas look at the team’s first line, which players can build on the momentum from scoring their first goal, and All-star representatives coming out of Jersey’s

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11/12/15 Devils vs Blackhawks Game Preview

Match Overview After being shutout by the St. Louis Blues Tuesday night, the Devils look to rebound as they head to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks. This is the second matchup between the two teams in less than a week, with New Jersey coming away with an impressive 4-2 victory at The Rock last

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DAB Pre-Game: Peter DeBoer’s Homecoming at the Rock

The New Jersey Devils will drop the puck against the San Jose Sharks at 7:00 PM tonight at Prudential Center as they conclude their three-game homestand against Western Conference teams. Former New Jersey Devils head coach Peter DeBoer, who was relieved of his coaching duties on December 26th, 2014 in favor of Adam Oates and

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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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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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