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Revisiting the 2019 New Jersey Devils’ Draft Class, Part One

Introduction Today we are starting a new series where I examine the Devils’ past draft picks and how they are progressing. We will try to gauge these players’ futures and determine how they will impact the Devils’ down the road. The below article will contain five of the Devils’ 11 draft selections during the 2019

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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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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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New Jersey Devils’ 2020 NHL Free Agency Preview

Introduction We are quickly moving through the 2020 NHL offseason. Just two days after the NHL Draft ended, NHL free agency is slated to begin. This year there will not be any “handshake” agreements in place before the actual signing period. Once noon on Friday, October 9th rolls around, the league signing period is open. At

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New Jersey Devils’ Day Two/Overall Grades and Player Breakdown

Introduction The New Jersey Devils had to wait hours to make the team’s first pick of day. But, general manager Tom Fitzgerald did not disappoint. He started off by selecting a goalie which was highly rated by many. He ended the day by selecting three forwards and one defenseman. Fitzgerald even made a trade as

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Free Agent Profile: Torey Krug, Top Left-Handed Defenseman on the Market

Introduction You guessed it, today we are covering another defenseman in our free agent profile series. Today we profile Torey Krug, a longtime Boston Bruin defenseman and a soon-to-be unrestricted free agent. Our last profile on Craig Smith can be found here. Krug is one of the NHL’s premier offensive-defenseman, tallying at least 49 points

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A Closer Look at General Manager Tom Fitzgerald’s Recent Interview

In case you missed it, New Jersey Devils’ general manager Tom Fitzgerald conducted an interview with NJ.com. During this interview he talked a lot about the upcoming NHL Draft. If you missed it fret not, as you can find a deeper analyses of it below. When talking to the media, general managers have to be

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The New Jersey Devils Should Not Be A Trade Destination For Jack Eichel

Buffalo: The City It is hard to think of a gloomier city in North America than Buffalo, New York. The tundra of upstate New York is cold and snowy a majority of the year. Some even say, the climate forces the residents to live in igloos and hunt for Cariboo. Sleds and snowmobiles are their

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Free Agent Profile: Mike Hoffman, Power Play Specialist

Introduction In 2019-20, the New Jersey Devils were flat out bad. The team held a record of 29 wins, 30 losses, and 12 overtime and shootout losses. Even despite the post-all-star game success of rookie goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood, the team still struggled. One reason they were so terrible was its lack of goal scoring and scoring

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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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