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The 2020-2021 New Jersey Devils’ Fan Wishlist

The calendar has turned to December which means it is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, this year the holiday season does not overlap with hockey season. That doesn’t mean hockey isn’t on our mind as we write our list to Santa Claus. Us New Jersey Devils’ fans have some Christmas wishes of

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Top Remaining Unrestricted Free Agent The New Jersey Devils Should Target

Introduction After a few early moves, general manager Tom Fitzgerald has been eerily quiet. The market as a whole has settled down as well. However, despite this, there still remains quality unrestricted free agents on the market. Additionally, the Devils still have a few glaring holes the team must address. Projected Devils’ Depth Chart Forwards

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NHL’s “Model” Defenseman, Do The Devils Have One?

Introduction Twenty years ago, you wanted a defenseman who could hit hard, was steady in their own end, and were okay offensively. Examples being Scott Stevens, Chris Pronger, and Chris Chelios. While there were some other fantastic defensemen such as Ray Borque and Paul Coffey, they were coming out of a high-scoring 80’s era and

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Free Agent Profile: Tyson Barrie, Two-Way, Scoring Defenseman

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a bizarre situation. The team seems good, but never good enough to win it all for a fan base that has been impatiently waiting since the late 1960s for another Stanley Cup. The team once again failed to win it all while millions upon millions are dished out to

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Free Agent Profile: Radko Gudas, “Tough-Guy” Defenseman

Introduction The early theme of our free agent profile series here at Devils Army Blog is defensemen. This is for a good reason, as it’s an area where the New Jersey Devils need to make it a point to improve. An overview of the Devils’ roster shows two distinct holes in the team’s defensive group.

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Free Agent Profile: T.J. Brodie

Introduction If we learned anything from the disappointing 2019-20 New Jersey Devils’ season it is that the defense is an area where the team must improve. Although the Devils have more defensive depth in their prospect system than most believe, there is a gaping hole in New Jersey’s top-four. Specifically, on the left side (see

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Prospect Update: Part II – NCAA, CHL, USHL, Others. Feat. Smith, Thompson, Gritsyuk

Introduction As was mentioned in the first article of this two-part series, the New Jersey Devils are in the midst of their All-Star break. So we thought it would be a great time to enlighten you on how several of their top prospects have fared so far this season.  Our first article included prospects in

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DAB Pregame: Devils Wrap Up Preseason With Trip to Columbus

Match Overview We are almost there! The regular season is right around the corner, but first, the New Jersey Devils must travel to Columbus and play their last preseason game. They’ll face off against the Blue Jackets, who boast a 2-2-1 preseason record. The Devils bring an interesting roster into tonight’s game. It projects –

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Devils Show Improvement in Game Two of Prospects Challenge

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils rebounded nicely after dropping the first game of the Prospects Challenge in Buffalo 6-4. With Akira Schmid in net, the Devils largely dominated the contest, but ultimately fell 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Unlike Friday, the Devils struck first courtesy of a Graeme Clarke power play goal. Clarke –

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