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Devils ink UFA Tatar and RFA Sharangovich on busy day

On my five-point offseason checklist, three of the five points were to sign a legitimate backup goalie (which they did on the first day of UFA with Jonathan Bernier) and find a way to add both a #1 D and … Continue reading

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Devils’ trade for Graves begins offseason with a bang

It’s been more than two months since the Devils season ended and approximately four since their last meaningful game of 2021, waiting for the playoffs to end has felt like just another interminable delay in a year and a half … Continue reading

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Devils 2021 season recap and look ahead : The Young Guns take over

Much like everything else in this last year plus, the 2021 Devils season had wildly emotional ups and downs, with lots of unexpected obstacles to overcome. I’m going to make a comparison to where we are as a country on … Continue reading

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Igor Shestyorkin shuts the door on Devils for first career shutout as Rangers take first of four-game series

Igor Shestyorkin is greeted by Captain Happy, Pavel Buchnevich whose shorthanded empty net goal clinched a 3-0 Rangers win over the Devils for Shestyorkin’s first NHL shutout. It was hard fought with the rookie goalie the difference. AP Photo by … Continue reading

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After a quiet Deadline, pressure increases on Rangers

As expected yesterday, the Rangers stayed the course at a quiet Trade Deadline that lacked the pizzazz of past years. While GM Jeff Gorton acknowledged that they explored the market for Brendan Smith, it wasn’t worth it to move him. … Continue reading

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Devils trade deadline preview

With yesterday’s news that Kyle Palmieri was being scratched for precautionary reasons a clear signal that a trade is the next step for player and team, today’s as good a time as any for the inevitable Devils deadline day preview. … Continue reading

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Sharangovich sparks Devils past fading Flyers for fourth win in five, Blackwood makes 33 saves

Two very important things to celebrate tonight1. @NJDevils won against the Flyers2. Playing against the Flyers gives us the great reminder that @GrittyNHL is not our mascot We love you @NJDevil00 pic.twitter.com/Io2A3By8JA — Devils on MSG (@DevilsMSGN) March 24, 2021 … Continue reading

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Devil news and notes in another lost season

In a season unlike any other this schedule still feels weird. On the one hand I feel like we got swept by the Rangers a month ago because of all the games that have been played, but it’s only been … Continue reading

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Surprising Devils stick it to the Bruins again

In the season’s opening two games the Devils managed to take three of a possible four points from the defending President’s Cup winning Bruins, but those games looked like an anomaly (at least from the Boston end) given that Boston … Continue reading

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Devils season suspended due to COVID

Might as well post yesterday’s highlights again since it’s the last Devils highlights we’re getting for a few days at least. Because just as I feared after the positive tests (excuse me, COVID list additions) of Kyle Palmieri and Travis … Continue reading

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