Author Archives: Alex Chauvancy

Steven Santini in Prime Position for Regular Role This Season

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 One of the biggest issues facing the Devils this preseason will be composing their blue line. While the addition of Will Butcher certainly helps, it’s no guarantee he starts the season in the NHL. At this point in the free agent market, there are limited to no remaining options that

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DAB Pregame: Devils Host Capitals In Preseason Debut

Make sure to follow Devils Army Blog on Facebook and Twitter for live game updates Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 The Devils open their preseason schedule tonight, as they take on the Washington Capitals at the Prudential Center at 7 PM. The Devils will be dressing their fair share of younger players, but there are

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Devils Add Drew Stafford on Short-Term Deal

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 After extending a PTO to Jimmy Hayes on Wednesday, the Devils continued adding to their right wing depth Friday by signing Drew Stafford to a one-year, one-way contract worth $800k. He’s coming off a down year, where he tallied 8 goals and 21 points in 58 games between the Winnipeg

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Devils Smart To Give Jimmy Hayes A PTO

Follow me on TWITTER:@a_chauvancy23 According to multiple reports Wednesday, former Boston Bruins right-winger, Jimmy Hayes, will be attending New Jersey Devils training camp on a PTO. Hayes is coming off a career-worst season, where he tallied just five points in 58 games. Prior to 2016-17, Hayes had a couple of pretty productive seasons tallying 35

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Devils Dealt Significant Blow With Travis Zajac Injury

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 In what was an unexpected (and unpleasant) surprise, the New Jersey Devils announced Travis Zajac will miss 4-6 months after undergoing successful surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle. While his numbers may not catch your eye, Zajac was one of the team’s best two-way forwards and provided the

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A Permanent Move to Wing Appears Likely for John Quenneville

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 As the dog of days of the NHL offseason are upon us, there has been little news with the Devils regarding any further signings or trades. Although activity has been bleak, New Jersey was busy with their development camp featuring the team’s top prospects all of last week. There were

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The Devils Could Use Another Right Winger. What Options do They Have?

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23  By acquiring Marcus Johansson, the New Jersey Devils took care of a major need up front. He puts up points and has previously played any one of the forward positions. That being said, Johansson says he’s most comfortable playing left wing. If that’s where he’ll probably find himself to start

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Devils Add Top-Six Talent in Marcus Johansson

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Other than the signing of Brian Boyle, it was a quiet first day of free agency for the New Jersey Devils. That didn’t mean Ray Shero wasn’t busy looking to make additions. After working out the details on July 1st, Shero sent Florida and Toronto’s previously acquired second and third

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Free Agent Profile: Cody Franson

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Most of the talk surrounding this summer’s free agent frenzy have surrounded Kevin Shattenkirk (and rightfully so). There isn’t a player of his caliber in the rest of the market. The Devils have been mentioned for quite some time and when everything comes to a head, they’re likely to be

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Free Agent Profile: Thomas Vanek

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 It’s no secret that the New Jersey Devils are looking to add extra scoring this offseason. Much like the free agent class for defensemen, there are limited forward options as well. Alex Radulov will headline the class, and that’s even if he makes it to July 1st. After that, it’s

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