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Another flat night at the Rock

Dreary weather outside (dark, rainy and cool) proved a fitting metaphor for tonight’s no-show at the Rock by the Devils.  Granted, I can’t kill the team from the perspective that tonight was their 10th game in 17 nights with a … Continue reading

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Devils’ Reid Boucher to make his NHL debut tonight vs. Habs

With the Devils struggling to score and having few prospects available in the system up front, it seemed inevitable that 20-year old Reid Boucher would eventually be called up.  Especially once the former ’11 fourth-rounder started lighting it up in … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Rangers re-sign Lundqvist to 7-year, $59.5 million extension

After months of speculation, the Rangers finally re-upped their most important piece with the news today that goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has signed an extension that will keep him in a Ranger uniform until he’s 39 years old.  Lundqvist hasn’t gotten … Continue reading

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Devils prepare for crucial back-to-back at the Rock

With a second West Coast trip on the docket next week, the Devils’ games tomorrow and Saturday at the Rock loom large toward keeping up the momentum they’ve built in taking seven out of a possible eight points in their … Continue reading

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Jason Arnott officially retires

More than thirteen years after his Stanley-Cup winning goal in Dallas, Jason Arnott officially retired from the NHL yesterday after nineteen seasons in the league. “I would like to thank everyone who helped me throughout my NHL career, including my … Continue reading

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Video of the night: Mike Smith scores with .1 left

True, this is a local blog but we do around the league stuff occasionally, and it’s always fun when a goalie scores a goal.  Especially when he actually shoots the puck in to do it. This goal by Mike Smith … Continue reading

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NHL Opening Night, other random thoughts

Although I was busy and unfortunately couldn’t watch much of the action last night – and wasn’t interested in staying up for Winnipeg/Edmonton considering I wanted to get some sleep after a really long day – from what I’ve read … Continue reading

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Devils up-close: Analyzing the forwards

Of the thirty-one forwards invited to Devils camp, maybe about seventeen or eighteen have a realistic chance to make the big club – given the fourteen one-way contracts on the roster, plus Stephen Gionta who likely isn’t going to be … Continue reading

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Devils up-close: Analyzing the defense

During the preseason most of the intrigue comes from what younger players will step up and earn roster spots with the big club.  For New Jersey, the lion’s share of this intrigue will come on defense given the fact GM … Continue reading

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Devils sold to investment group led by Josh Harris

After seemingly ages of speculation, the rumored has finally become a reality as Jeff Vanderbeek has sold controlling interest in the Devils (as well as the entertainment rights for the Prudential Center) to a group led by investment banker Josh … Continue reading

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