Tag Archives: Devante Smith-Pelly

Was This Offseason A Complete Letdown?

Author’s TWITTER Going into the offseason, the New Jersey Devils were flushed with cap space, draft picks, and other tradable assets. With a glaring need of genuine talent on defense and supplementary offensive depth (yet again), the consensus of Devils fans predicted that drastic changes were inevitable, and the organization would enter the coming season

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Who Will the Devils Protect? Who Will Vegas Take?

Note: This article is the solely the opinion of its writer and does not reflect the entire Devils Army Blog staff. Author’s Twitter The NHL expansion draft is returning for the first time in 17 years, taking place on June 21, 2017 for the Las Vegas Golden Knights. They’re allowed to select one player from

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Three Mistakes the Devils Must Avoid This Offseason

Author’s TWITTER   With the playoffs winding down, speculation is under way on what Ray Shero will do with his abundance of cap space, draft picks, and the upcoming expansion draft. In what could be the most eventful offseason in Newark since 2010, the current position New Jersey is in has to be a career-first for

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Will We Ever See a “Golden Years” Core In New Jersey Again?

  Author’s Twitter   Fellow New Jersey Devils fans, it looks as if our beloved Patrik Elias, most likely will not see the ice again in his playing career. Have a look at his stats. While some would love to see him never stop playing (myself included) it is time to face the fact that

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Why Devante Smith-Pelly Fits in New Jersey’s Future Plans

Author’s TWITTER The New Jersey Devils have at least one or two scapegoat players every year for the fans to take out their frustrations on. Last year it was pretty much anyone on the third or fourth line. This year players like Jon Merrill, Mike Cammalleri, and Devante Smith-Pelly have been subjected to the most scrutiny.

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Recap: Devils Rally for Third Consecutive Win

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils became the first team to defeat the Minnesota Wild in regulation last night since the Columbus Blue Jackets halted their 12-game winning streak on New Year’s Eve. It was also the first time New Jersey scored more than three goals in a game since December 22nd (4-0 shutout over

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Recap: Devils Blanked by Florida

Game Summary For the third time this season, the Devils were shutout, as they were defeated by the Florida Panthers by a score of 3-0. There weren’t many bright spots for the Devils last night other than Cory Schneider, who made 26 saves on 27 shots against. The Devils had 14 scoring chances at even-strength,

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Recap: Devils Make it Five

Game Summary For the first time since 2013, the New Jersey Devils have won five games in a row after defeating the Dallas Stars 2-1 in overtime last night. This put the Devils at 9-3-3 15 games into the season, and 7-1-2 in their last ten games. The win is also significant because it came

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Weekend Recap: Devils End Home Stand on High Note

The New Jersey Devils come out of this weekend without suffering a regulation loss during their four-game home stand, in which they went 3-0-1. New Jersey played some formidable opponents in the Minnesota Wild, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning, and managed to outscore them 12-8. This weekend, the Devils went 1-0-1 in back-to-back

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Devils Fall in OT in Season Opener: Recap and Notes

The Devils managed to grab a point against a revamped Florida Panthers team that’s considered to be one of the best in the Eastern Conference this season. Florida outshot New Jersey 16-7 and had 14 scoring chances as opposed to 4 from the Devils in the third period. If not for Cory Schneider, New Jersey

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