Tag Archives: Ilya Kovalchuk

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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DEVILS: (Trade) Winds of Change

These may be the dog days of the offseason for Devils fans, but the activity will be picking up soon as late June promises to be one of the most exciting times in hockey in recent memory. On June 18, teams’ expansion draft protection lists will be released, which will allow for more speculation, analysis

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The Devils Won: Get Over It

Author’s TWITTER This past Saturday evening was one of the wildest draft lotteries in recent memory. Since moving to this current format in 2016, where every team that misses the playoffs has a chance at drafting first to third overall, this year’s selections were occupied by teams finishing higher than 28th in the league standings (New

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He’s Baaaaack (maybe).

Author’s TWITTER   Seems it just isn’t summer unless we hear rumblings of Ilya Kovalchuck threatening to make a return to the NHL. Well here we are in April and Kovy is trending once again. This may ultimately prove to be more of the same, but this time it seems to have more traction to it

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Is Ilya Kovalchuk Eyeing an NHL Return?

It’s a pain that any New Jersey Devils fan can relate to, and like every Devils fan, I remember the day that former Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk “retired” perfectly. I remember making macaroni and cheese in my kitchen, and hearing my phone vibrate in the living room. I went to go check to see what

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Restricted: Sergey Kalinin

2015-2016 Summary The big Russian forward was one of two notable overseas signings by general manager Ray Shero last summer. After spending five years playing with Omsk Avangard, in the KHL, Kalinin made a solid transition to the North American playing style in his first NHL season. The 25-year old tallied eight goals and 15

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Writers Roundtable: Analyzing Recent Devils Headlines

Since our last edition of WRT, a lot has happened over the past few weeks. Between Mike Cammalleri’s potentially season-ending injury, speculation surrounding Ilya Kovalchuk’s playing future overseas, and the trade deadline fallout, discussion topics have been nothing short of plentiful. Devils Army Blog staff writers Alex Chauvancy, Brett Minieri, and Sam Britt weigh shed

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Inside the Numbers: Paul Castron’s Draft History

  In a summer full of changes for the New Jersey Devils, one of the biggest moves the organization made was relieving David Conte of his duties as Director of Amateur Scouting and hiring Paul Castron as his successor. Castron held the same position with the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2006 until he was hired

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