Tag Archives: Albany Devils

Devils Need Auvitu Back Now

Author’s TWITTER   These are certainly dark times for the New Jersey Devils, whose blowout loss last night extended their winless streak to seven games (0-6-1). Everyone from management, coaching, and players to the fans are seeking ways to lift this team out of their downward spiral. While the reasons behind New Jersey’s slump are apparent

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Speers, Lappin Getting Long Looks

Author’s TWITTER   With the preseason set to conclude after this weekend, we’re getting a clearer vision of what the Devils roster will look like to start the season. The initial rounds of cuts saw some of the organization’s top prospects like Mike McLeod, Nathan Bastian, John Quenneville, and Josh Jacobs sent to CHL or down

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DAB PREGAME: PRE-SEASON RIVALRY

The 2016 season is officially upon us, as the Devils played their first pre-season (split squad) games in Montreal and Philly respectively on Monday. The Devils won both contests and there were overall good performances by many of the youngsters and vets alike. These games were more about establishing some early chemistry between new teammates

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Devils Goalies: Crowded in the Crease?

Author’s Twitter   With their first preseason game days away, the New Jersey Devils have released their 2016 training camp roster, which features a good mix of young, new, and familiar faces. While the 2016-2017 squad might be easy to predict, there are some grey areas, notably between the pipes that have largely gone unnoticed.

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Things Quiet on Reid Boucher Front

Author’s TWITTER   While I wouldn’t start worrying, it’s worth acknowledging the lack of recent updates on the status of restricted free agent Reid Boucher. The 22-year old left wing seemed to find strong chemistry on a line with Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac after struggling to break into the Devil’s lineup since turning pro.

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Elias/Zacha Union Appearing Unlikely

Author’s TWITTER   Amidst the speculation on what general manager Ray Shero will do to improve the New Jersey Devils this offseason, two unanswered questions have remained in circulation: “Will the Devils bring Patrik Elias back?” and “Will Pavel Zacha be on next year’s roster?” Both players are in complete opposite states of their careers.

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Devils Free Agency Report (Part One): Acquisitions and Departures

NHL teams spent over $600 million in contracts on July 1st. The Devils were among those to partake on Friday’s festivities when they made six new acquisitions, and brought back two more players. The Devils currently have over $22 million in cap space with 16 players signed going into the 2016-2017 season (per NHL Numbers.com).

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