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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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Who Will the Devils Protect? Who Will Vegas Take?

Note: This article is the solely the opinion of its writer and does not reflect the entire Devils Army Blog staff. Author’s Twitter The NHL expansion draft is returning for the first time in 17 years, taking place on June 21, 2017 for the Las Vegas Golden Knights. They’re allowed to select one player from

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Three Mistakes the Devils Must Avoid This Offseason

Author’s TWITTER   With the playoffs winding down, speculation is under way on what Ray Shero will do with his abundance of cap space, draft picks, and the upcoming expansion draft. In what could be the most eventful offseason in Newark since 2010, the current position New Jersey is in has to be a career-first for

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How Many Goals Separated the Devils From the Playoffs?

Author’s TWITTER   In a nutshell, a lot. To accurately answer this question, however, we have to look at the big picture. The Devils missed the playoffs by a whopping 25 points. Going 28-40-14, New Jersey lost 54 games, which was the second-most behind the Colorado Avalanche (60). In retrospect, 25 points equates to 12.5 pointless

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DAB Pregame: Can the Devils Prevent 10 Losses in a Row?

Author’s Twitter New Jersey Devils (25-30-12) vs. Arizona Coyotes (23-35-8) 8:00 P.M. Here are tonight’s starting goaltenders for the game courtesy of Left Wing Lock. Match Overview The slumping New Jersey Devils are hoping to end their winless streak at nine tonight. In order to do that they will have to go through Radim Vrbata

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DAB Pregame: Devils Looking to End Seven-Game Winless Streak

Match Overview The Devils take to the road to finish a home-and-home with the Columbus Blue Jackets as they look to snap a seven-game winless streak. New Jersey was shutout and managed just 20 shots on goal in Sunday’s 3-0 defeat. Columbus is 23-9-1 at home on the year, so the Devils will have their

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DAB Pregame: The Devils Set to Host Their Rivals From Across the River

Match Overview Despite playing one of their best games of the season, the Devils came up short on Tuesday night. They’ll look to rebound as they get set to host the New York Rangers in a rivalry match this evening. The Rangers come into this game with an 8-1-1 record in their last ten games

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Devils Can’t Beat Anderson As They Fall 2-1 to Ottawa

Game Summary  Despite pelting Craig Anderson with a number of shots and quality scoring chances, the Devils weren’t able to get enough past him as they fell 2-1 to the Ottawa Senators to fall to 25-25-10 on the season. Kyle Turris and Erik Karlsson scored for the Ottawa Senators while Travis Zajac scored the lone

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