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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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Devils Army Blog Trade Series: Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks are in a weird place. Yes, they are technically rebuilding, but they still enter every season hoping they can push enough to be a playoff team. Rookie sensation Elias Petterson and Brock Boeser kept their shelf life alive long enough that the playoffs were still close enough until the later part of the season when they spiraled out of contention. Obviously, there’s zero chance the Devils can trade for Boeser or Petterson. Everyone in Vancouver is holding onto the Calder favorite as tight as they can. So who can the Devils target instead?