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Getting Nico Back On Track

Follow me on Twitter First overall pick, Nico Hischier, really set the bar for himself after a head-turning preseason. The 18-year old center co-led the team in scoring with four goals, seven points, and showed some promising chemistry with the likes of Marcus Johansson and Drew Stafford. We’re now five games into the Devils season, who

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Adam Henrique: Why 2017-2018 Could Be His Most Important Season

Follow me on Twitter There’s a good number of storylines following the New Jersey Devils into the 2017-2018 season. Their trifecta of rookies making the final roster- Hischier, Butcher, Bratt, the revamped offense, and whether Cory Schneider will have a rebound season, headline the subplots most Devils fans will follow closely. While it might not seem

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DAB Pregame: Shuffling Off To Buffalo

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Coming off an encouraging 4-1 victory on Saturday afternoon, the New Jersey Devils are set to play their first road game of the season against the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres have a game in

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Recap: Butcher, Bratt Steal The Show At Devils Home Opener

Game Summary After months of anticipation, the season opener finally arrived in Newark. An afternoon filled with fun and festivities was followed by an encouraging 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. Goals were scored by Adam Henrique, Jimmy Hayes, Jesper Bratt, John Moore, and goaltender Cory Schneider made 40 saves. Adam Henrique scored the Devils

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New Jersey Devils 2017-2018 Season Preview

After months of patience, speculation, and notable roster changes, the 2017-2018 NHL season is set to begin for the New Jersey Devils. The team is coming off a horrid 2016-2017 campaign, but enters the coming season with a young, fast, vastly modified roster than many fans hope will be a product worth watching from now

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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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Projecting The Devils Starting Six

Follow me on Twitter. Even a defense unit as questionable as New Jersey’s is seeing a select group of players fight over one or two roster spots. For the most part, New Jersey’s defense isn’t hard to figure out. Andy Greene, Damon Severson, and John Moore are shoe-ins. Bearing some kind of trade between now and

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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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Three Teams The Devils Could Still Trade With

Follow me on Twitter   As we enter the midst of the pre-season, all 31 NHL teams are trimming their rosters down to the 23-man limit. You can expect a big round of cuts sometime this morning from the majority of teams, as waivers go into effect at noon. Teams are racing to not only trim their

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Hobey Baker Award Irrelevant To Predicting Butcher’s NHL Success

Author’s TWITTER After having come up short in several previous NCAA free agent sweepstakes, it came as quite a shock when 2017 Hobey Baker Award recipient Will Butcher agreed to sign with the New Jersey Devils. The 22-year old defenseman was originally drafted 123rd overall by the Colorado Avalanche in 2013, and spent the last

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