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Ryan Murray: A Solid Defensive Defenseman When Healthy

Introduction After a quiet draft day in terms of trades, New Jersey Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald made a splash late Thursday evening. The Devils announced they traded a 2021 fifth-round pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for defenseman Ryan Murray. You can learn about the newest Devils’ defenseman below. Profile Ryan Murray

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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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New Jersey Devils Season Recap: The Good and the Bad

Introduction With the recent announcement made by the NHLPA, it seems as if the New Jersey Devils 2019-20 season is over. It started with the utmost potential but ended how almost every year since 2011-12 season, in disappointment. Several things went wrong, but some went right. So let’s take a look at the good and

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What Devils Can Learn From Avalanche in Building Their Roster

The team with the most wide-open window to win a Stanley Cup, by the account of any reasonable NHL onlooker, is the Colorado Avalanche. If your favorite team is in the Central Division, you know this, because the influx of defensive talent on the Avalanche’s roster is seemingly constant.  Colorado’s Defensemen Through the draft came

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Devils Fall in Valentine’s Day Matchup Against Carolina Hurricanes

This Valentine’s Day I spent a nice romantic evening with New Jersey Devils hockey. Just a day after a third-period power boost pushed the Devils passed the Detroit Red Wings, the Devils headed south to face the Carolina Hurricanes. The Devils found themselves victorious in Carolina once this season. But unfortunately, Friday wouldn’t add victory

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Pregame: After Beating League’s Worst, New Jersey Has To Ride Out The Hurricanes

Game Preview Taking a look at the final score of last night’s game, it seems like the New Jersey Devils convincingly won 4-1 over the Detroit Red Wings. Anyone who watched the game saw that the Devils were outplayed by the NHL’s worst team for the game’s first 40 minutes. This, before finally showing up

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Recap: Devils Have Six-Game Point Streak Snapped in Loss to Panthers

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils were unable to extend their six-game point streak and two-game win streak last night, as they fell to the Florida Panthers. The multi-goal deficits were too large to overcome, as the Devils lost by the score of 5-3. The scoring started courtesy of a Jack Hughes’ power play goal

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Devils Look to Bounce Back in Ottawa After Tough Loss Against Toronto

The New Jersey Devils will be facing off against the Ottawa Senators tonight in Ontario for their second matchup of the season. Both teams have had disappointing seasons thus far and are sitting at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. Specifically, the Devils at 12-19-6 (30 pts) and the Senators at 16-18-4 (36 pts).

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