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Elias part of another special franchise moment

On Saturday, the Devils have a relatively big game against the rival Islanders, who are currently chasing us and other teams for a playoff spot, and before that another important two points are on the line tonight against the Wild … Continue reading

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Devils roller-coaster season continues this weekend

At arguably the Devils’ high water mark of the season just after Christmas, the team was sitting pretty at 22-9-5, two points up on the Caps for first place in the Metro with two games in hand and also eight … Continue reading

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Back…with a vengeance

Just a week ago at the All-Star break things looked bleak for the Devils, with the team in a death spiral of losing combined with some key injuries, it seemed as if this season was going to go the way … Continue reading

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Devils facing first crisis of the season

So far things have been the good ship lollipop for the most part in Newark with the Devils surprising the league through their first 35 games, younger players producing and everyone getting along (except fans with each other, but what … Continue reading

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Upon further review, the NHL still sucks

As a die-hard Devils fan I love hockey as a sport, I love the NHL playoffs and think the Stanley Cup championship is the best sports championship out there, both in terms of symbolism and in terms of the two … Continue reading

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Banged-up Devils rebound with gritty week

I admit it, after the team sloughed their way through two horrible division losses against the Blue Jackets and the Rangers last weekend I was getting a bit concerned the Devils’ good start was going to get buried in the … Continue reading

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Zuccarello leads the Rangers to important 5-2 win over listless Devils

Maybe I should call out more players. In one of their better efforts, the Rangers rebounded from a tough loss Friday by soundly defeating the listless Devils 5-2 at The Garden. The win allowed them to improve to 16-11-2 with … Continue reading

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Road warriors become home clowns

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to expect from this Devils team period to period anymore let alone game to game.  Just this last week has been a prime example of that.  Start the mini-West Coast swing off strong with … Continue reading

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Devils trade Henrique, Blandisi and pick for Vatanen and conditional pick

Despite being off for the last couple days, things are still never dull for the 2017-18 Devils, as they pulled off a major trade this morning, dealing popular forward Adam Henrique, AHL forward Joseph Blandisi and a third-rounder to the … Continue reading

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Boyle Strong, Kids and Gibbons underdog story make Devils fun again

It’s been quite some time since the Devils were good. Most of the names on the backs of the jerseys have changed since the ‘11-12 run to the Stanley Cup Final. Only captain Andy Greene remains. Long gone are Ilya … Continue reading

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