Tag Archives: NHL

Steven Santini in Prime Position for Regular Role This Season

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 One of the biggest issues facing the Devils this preseason will be composing their blue line. While the addition of Will Butcher certainly helps, it’s no guarantee he starts the season in the NHL. At this point in the free agent market, there are limited to no remaining options that

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Recap: Young Guns Shine In Devils Preseason Opener

Last night, the New Jersey Devils played NHL hockey for the first time in five months. They treated a small but enthusiastic crowd at the Prudential Center with a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals. While the game was relatively slow in some parts, the Devils had a commendable showing that was spearheaded by a

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John Moore Poised For Pivotal Season

Author’s Twitter Entering the third and final season of his contract, defenseman John Moore is coming off a modest career season where he tallied 12 goals and 22 points. I wrote an article earlier this summer on how the New Jersey Devils may have an unrealized gem in the 26-year old blue liner. Going into the

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Part 2: Who Will Crack the Devils Opening Night Roster?

Writer’s Note: The content in this article is the sole opinion of its writer, and does not represent the opinions of the entire Devils Army Blog admin and writing staff.   Follow me on Twitter In the second, and final part of what was a two-part series, I examine the likelihood of what defenseman and goaltenders we

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Part 1: Who Will Crack the Devils Opening Night Roster?

Writer’s Note: The content in this article is the sole opinion of its writer, and does not represent the opinions of the entire Devils Army Blog admin and writing staff.   Follow me on Twitter With the opening of the Devils’ training camp today, the beginning of a new season continues to close-in. When examining training camp

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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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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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Four Remaining Free Agents the Devils Should Target

On Saturday, July 1, the National Hockey League’s free agent frenzy began at noon. The New Jersey Devils made a subtle splash with the first signing of the day- center Brian Boyle, who signed a two-year deal. The Devils also made three AHL signings by signing forwards Bracken Kearns and Brian Gibbons, and defenseman Brian

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Free Agent Profile: Kris Versteeg

  Follow me on twitter: @JVillani08 With only a few days to go before the July 1st free agency window opens up teams are finalizing their targets and preparing offers. A lot of the players we’ve examined here at Devils Army Blog are projected first or second line forwards or top-four defenseman, but in this article we

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Crowded Down The Middle: New Jersey’s Center Conundrum

Author’s TWITTER After weeks of anticipation, the New Jersey Devils emerged out of the 2017 NHL Draft with the top-ranked prospect- Nico Hischier. The upside is tremendous for the Swiss-born center, who could make the jump straight to the NHL. While I’m sure the Devils roster won’t stay the same between now and the beginning of

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