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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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World Junior Championship Recap: From a Devils Fan Persepective

Introduction The World Junior Championships came to a bittersweet end for American New Jersey Devils fans. The United States was defeated by Finland in the gold medal game. However, throughout the tournament most of the Devils prospects shined. Another benefit from the tournament is the prospects whom the Devils may have a shot at drafting

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World Junior Championship Preview

Not only does Christmastime bring joy and cheer, it also brings the World Junior Hockey Championships. This year, 10 different countries will compete in two separate divisions in Vancouver, BC. The preliminary round games will start today, December 26th, and the playoffs will start on January 2nd. You can find the full schedule and TV listings at this link: https://www.nhl.com/info/nhl-network-wjc-schedule. All games listed will be on NHL NETWORK.

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Ty Smith and Sami Vatanen talking on ice

Preseason Game Preview: Devils vs Rangers Round Two

Twitter @ChrisMottHockey The New Jersey Devils will face the New York Rangers once again for another preseason tune-up. However, unlike last time, the game will be played at Madison Square Garden. It will also not involve a split-squad scenario that occurred last week. Tonight represents one of the last opportunities for fringe players looking to

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Devils Top-Five North American Prospects

Follow me on Twitter Prospect pools move in cycles. Teams begin with drab unimpressive youth crops, but can have a great NHL team. Then the squad begins to grow old, slip in the standings, and get high draft picks as a result, as high-end prospects begin to come flowing back into the fold. Once the

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Devils 2018 Development Camp Recap: The Standouts

The Devils’ rise can pretty much be traced through their development camps. Four years ago, New Jersey had one single impressive prospect at camp—John Quenneville. The Devils then started to turn things around, adding the likes of Pavel Zacha and Blake Speers in 2015. The team improved as we saw the additions of Nico Hischier,

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2018 Devils Draft Review: Ty Smith’s Reign Begins

This was the least divisive draft in recent Devils history. The past three years have been full of controversial decisions that have reaped mixed results. Nico vs. Nolan, McLeod vs. Brown, Zacha vs. Provorov are all very real debates Devils fans had in year’s past. Not this year. Finally, a pick was made that united

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