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Devils’ draft has a Euro-feel to it

Somewhat surprisingly, the Devils made few moves on day two of the draft – which came and went yesterday with only one trade for the Devils – and that was a trade down to move out of the sixth round … Continue reading

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Devils pick Nico Hischier #1 overall

After nearly two months of speculation, rumors and hype – finally it was time for Ray Shero and the Devils to choose between Nico or Nolan.  Although the initial pre-draft hype had Wheat Kings center Nolan Patrick being the top-rated … Continue reading

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Devils trade for Mirco Mueller

After a quiet offseason I was looking forward to the expansion draft leadup.  I admit I was as guilty as anyone of thinking the Devils would be able to get something big done this week before the draft.  I underestimated … Continue reading

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Devils win lottery that shocks the NHL

Well I can safely say I didn’t see THIS coming. In the most unpredictable draft lottery in history, none of the bottom three teams stayed in the top three draft slots after the NHL’s trio of lotteries and it was … Continue reading

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Draft lottery and other Devils thoughts

For all the non-playoff teams including the Devils, as well as expansion newbie Vegas, tonight’s the first big night of their offseason with the draft lottery being held at 7:30 in Toronto.  This year’s top selection is expected to be … Continue reading

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Devils’ season mercifully ends with a thud

Perhaps the only good thing about the 2016-17 Devils season is that it’s over, or will be in another hour or so when the last game at Joe Louis Arena concludes, probably with a Red Wing shutout win over our … Continue reading

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Patrik Elias officially retires

This has been inevitable for a while with Devils legend Patrik Elias having not played at all in the ’16-17 season after barely playing in 2015-16, but that doesn’t make today’s announcement of Elias’s retirement any easier to take.  From … Continue reading

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Devils hit new low with winless streak

Every time you think things can’t possibly get worse for the Devils they find a new low, such as their current ten-game winless streak which has crested in back-to-back regulation losses to the worst teams in the NHL at Colorado … Continue reading

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Devils’ deadline dud of a day

Honestly I’m not sure I should even bother with a post analyzing the Devils’ trade deadline activity because it was just as insignificant as I figured it would be considering our big sales items were two marginal roster players.  I … Continue reading

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Devils give away season in Brooklyn

Before this weekend I thought if the Devils lost both games in this home-and-home to the Brooklyn Isles their season would effectively be over, but after last night’s OOT results (including road wins for the Sabres at St. Louis and … Continue reading

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