Tag Archives: Blake Speers

Why Jesper Bratt Deserves A Spot On Opening Night Roster

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Coming into camp, there was alot to be excited about for the Devils group of forward prospects. There were former first round picks like Pavel Zacha, Michael McLeod, and of course, first overall pick Nico Hischier. Later round picks such as Blake Speers and Nathan Bastian also came into camp

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RECAP: Split Squads Give Devils Split Results

The following piece was composed collaboratively by staff writers Mike Luci and Alex Chauvancy   The Devils had split results with their split squad games that saw half the training camp roster take on the New York Islanders in Brooklyn, while the other half faced the Ottawa Senators in Prince Edward Island. Although it’s only

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Early October Break Provides Perfect Trial Period For Younger Players

Follow me on Twitter Hockey is back, and I couldn’t be happier. The New Jersey Devils team kicked off their preseason on Monday against the Washington Capitals with a 4-1 victory. With that said, let’s fast forward to the beginning of the regular season. For some inexplicable reason, the NHL has thrown one of the bye weeks

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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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Top 12 Devils Prospects

@SammySTL5 Follow me on Twitter It’s late-August, and the sun that is New Jersey Devils hockey is beginning it’s slow rise from the eastern horizon. Sure, recently Devils hockey has been less of a sun and more of a black hole that sucks in hours of our free time during the winter. To go with another

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2017 Development Camp Review: Best Camp Ever

Follow me on twitter @Sammystl5 New Jersey Devils development camp took place last week at Barnabas Health Center, which temporarily housed all of the Devils top prospects. As described by many who attended, this was the best development camp the organization has had in years. The ice was full of speed, skill, and hockey sense.

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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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Devils Might Have To Wait For Improvements On Defense

Author’s Twitter We’re two weeks into summer free agency and about a month into the 2017 offseason. With their needs apparent, most of the New Jersey Devils fan base anticipated a busy offseason…and were largely disappointed. While the first overall selection of Nico Hischier along with the acquisitions of Brian Boyle and Marcus Johansson were laudable

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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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Successful World Juniors for Devils Prospects

Joey Anderson: The only Devil’s prospect who was a member of the gold medal winning USA team, Anderson had a very successful tournament. Starting the tournament with a 4th line checking role, Anderson impressed his coaches and was moved up to the top line alongside elite talents Colin White and Clayton Keller. Anderson was tasked

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