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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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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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DAB Q&A With Mike

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci One of the newer admins on Devils Army Blog, Mike Michalski, was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions I had for my third Q&A installment. We talked about some of the Devils’ upcoming unrestricted free agents we could see back next year, where key roster

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Drafting a Forward: Center or Wing?

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci It’s an utmost certainty the Devils will select a forward if they don’t trade the sixth overall pick. The depletion of New Jersey’s offensive depth reached unprecedented lengths this year, and with little to no assuring talent coming through the pipelines, the need for immediate scoring help is dire if Lou Lamoriello wants to elude

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Devils Offense: Their Own Worst Enemy

The stats and information on this article was compiled as of 3/18/15 You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Going into the season, former head coach Pete DeBoer didn’t believe scoring would be an issue. When training camp was under way, the Devils appeared four lines deep on paper, which looked like it would pay dividends

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Pre-game Overview: New Jersey Devils (24-26-9) Vs Arizona Coyotes (20-32-7)

Overview…In the midst of a six-game homestand, the Devils are currently on their second three-game winning streak in their last ten games, which are separated by a string of four consecutive losses. Currently ten points out of the playoffs, if Lou Lamoriello wants to justify his recent declaration that New Jersey is still in the race, a win

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