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Devils preseason odyssey begins with many questions

For many hockey fans, the Devils’ training camp is one of the more intriguing to watch this month.¬† A surprise team last year who features the reigning Hart Trophy winner (Taylor Hall) and a top overall pick (Nico Hischier), New … Continue reading

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Summer of calm for Hudson rivals, Rangers and Devils

It’s now been over a week since all the fireworks ūüéá were fired on the first day of free agency. Following John Tavares’ impactful decision to go home like Dorothy to Kansas Toronto, leaving a gaping hole for the Islanders … Continue reading

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Calm before…the calm? Crickets going into FA weekend

Usually FA binge day isn’t on the weekend, the last time I remember being home for July 1 was an ill-fated FA period for the Devils in 2012.¬† Granted, they didn’t lose key FA Zach Parise till the actual holiday … Continue reading

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Devils’ offseason approaches with question marks

It’s been nearly two months since the Devils’ 2017-18 season ended in Tampa Bay, five games later than most pundits thought it would end in the first round of the playoffs after a 97-point season that surprised the hockey world … Continue reading

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Your 2017-18 Devils: A team to be proud of

For the Devils, today’s 3-1 loss to the Lightning in Tampa represents both an end and a beginning.¬† Of course, the end being that today represents the last game the Devils will play until they open the 2018-19 season next … Continue reading

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Devils strike back against Tampa in wild win

In a Game 3 that had violent swings of momentum – and at the end a little violence on the ice – the Devils once again showed the mettle that powered their drive to the postseason, rallying from two deficits … Continue reading

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Devils playoff preview

Sometimes just a picture says it all.¬† It’s been nearly six years since seeing a playoffs logo on Prudential Center ice, but here it is again in anticipation for the Devils’ home playoff games 3-4 next Monday and Wednesday against … Continue reading

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Devils playoff hockey is again a reality

A day after the Devils finally broke their six-year postseason drought I’m still an odd combination of excited and relieved.¬† Excited for both the journey ahead and enjoying the one just completed (well technically it’ll be completed after game #82 … Continue reading

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California dreamin’

For the Devils, phase one of their six-game potential nightmare swing was an unqualified success sweeping Nashville and Vegas in a flurry of goals, with new starting goaltender Keith Kinkaid continuing his astonishing run of success.¬† However, there’s still a … Continue reading

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Devils conclude surprisingly active deadline acquiring Maroon

Over the last 72 hours, Devils GM Ray Shero has certainly spiced things up and enhanced the Devils’ chances of breaking their five-year long playoff drought, first by the¬†historic cross-river trade with the Rangers for Michael Grabner¬†on Friday night, then … Continue reading

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