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Three Reasons: Why the Devils Missed the Playoffs

Now that the dust has settled, yet another long offseason has begun in Newark. Like I’ve mentioned in some of my previous articles, there’s plenty of blame to go around for missing the playoffs. Circumstances like all the one-goal losses, injuries to key players, and glaring lack of forward depth all played their parts, but

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DAB Tidbits: 3/18/16

Those in attendance during last night’s game witnessed an extremely rare spectacle on Devils home ice: 11 goals scored in one contest, seven of which were by New Jersey. Forwards, Devante Smith-Pelley, Adam Henrique, and Mike Sislo scored two goals apiece, while Reid Boucher registered his sixth marker of the season. It was certainly a

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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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10/13/15 Devils vs Predators Preview

Match Overview The Devils return to The Rock to take on the Nashville Predators in search of their first win of the season. The Predators have been stingy on defense through the first two games having given up only 1 goal. Keith Kinkaid will get his 2nd straight start, as Cory Schneider and his wife

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Writers Roundtable: The Dog Days of Summer

With the month of August in full swing, it means two things for the hockey community: the dog days of summer have begun, but on the flipside, we’re another month closer to the start of training camp. Since our first edition of Devils Army Blog’s Writers Roundtable came out, the New Jersey Devils have been

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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 Could the Devils Do at the 2015 Draft?

The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is set to begin this Friday night at 7:00pm EST in Sunrise, Florida, and will then continue with rounds 2-7 on Saturday morning. This year’s draft is widely considered to be one of the most stockpiled drafts in recent memory, with a plethora of young talent available for the taking.

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