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Andersen, Nylander Spoil Travis Zajac’s Return To The Ice

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates. Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 Game Summary In what was Travis Zajac’s season debut, the Devils failed to come out on top after William Nylander scored in the waning seconds of overtime to defeat the New Jersey Devils by a score

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DAB Pregame: Devils Travel North To Take on The Maple Leafs

  Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Overview The New Jersey Devils head up to the great white north to face off against an Auston Matthews-less Toronto Maple Leafs team. The Devils started this road trip with a wild game in Chicago that saw them erase

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Why The Devils Need To Improve On Defense Sooner Than Later

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 The New Jersey Devils have been one of the biggest surprises of this season. They’ve compiled an 11-4–2 record through their first seventeen games, and are currently sitting atop the Metropolitan Division. They’ve gotten to where they are in entertaining fashion. With a potent offense, they are the fifth-highest scoring

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RECAP: Wood Hat-Trick Completes Comeback For Devils

Author’s Twitter Summary In a wild game at the United Center, the New Jersey Devils rallied from a 4-1 deficit to win 7-5. That doesn’t even begin to sum up how crazy the game was to watch. Miles Wood picked up his first career hat trick, two of which were power play goals. It was

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Devils Dealt Significant Blow With Travis Zajac Injury

Follow me on Twitter: @a_chauvancy23 In what was an unexpected (and unpleasant) surprise, the New Jersey Devils announced Travis Zajac will miss 4-6 months after undergoing successful surgery to repair a torn left pectoral muscle. While his numbers may not catch your eye, Zajac was one of the team’s best two-way forwards and provided the

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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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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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How Many Goals Separated the Devils From the Playoffs?

Author’s TWITTER   In a nutshell, a lot. To accurately answer this question, however, we have to look at the big picture. The Devils missed the playoffs by a whopping 25 points. Going 28-40-14, New Jersey lost 54 games, which was the second-most behind the Colorado Avalanche (60). In retrospect, 25 points equates to 12.5 pointless

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DAB Pregame: Can the Devils Prevent 10 Losses in a Row?

Author’s Twitter New Jersey Devils (25-30-12) vs. Arizona Coyotes (23-35-8) 8:00 P.M. Here are tonight’s starting goaltenders for the game courtesy of Left Wing Lock. Match Overview The slumping New Jersey Devils are hoping to end their winless streak at nine tonight. In order to do that they will have to go through Radim Vrbata

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