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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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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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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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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 Smart To Give Jimmy Hayes A PTO

Follow me on TWITTER:@a_chauvancy23 According to multiple reports Wednesday, former Boston Bruins right-winger, Jimmy Hayes, will be attending New Jersey Devils training camp on a PTO. Hayes is coming off a career-worst season, where he tallied just five points in 58 games. Prior to 2016-17, Hayes had a couple of pretty productive seasons tallying 35

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Three Teams With Cap Issues The Devils Can Exploit

Author’s Twitter Ray Shero was recently quoted saying improving the Devils defense would remain a priority for the remainder of the summer. The pickings are slim of what’s left in the free agent market, but Shero does have the cap space and assets to improve his team’s defense via trade. Between teams above or at the

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Can This “Magic Number” Return The Devils To The Playoffs?

Author’s Twitter Is there a magic number that an NHL team needs to reach (collectively or among certain players) to ensure making the postseason? The question dawned on me during a discussion I was having with my fellow DAB writers, where we yet again pondered what it would take (and if it was achievable in one

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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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Devils Add Top-Six Talent in Marcus Johansson

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Other than the signing of Brian Boyle, it was a quiet first day of free agency for the New Jersey Devils. That didn’t mean Ray Shero wasn’t busy looking to make additions. After working out the details on July 1st, Shero sent Florida and Toronto’s previously acquired second and third

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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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