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HARD HITS: Hot summer continues, Zibanejad comparables, Canadiens con fans, Hischier can change Devils

On another balmy July summer afternoon in the Big Apple ūüćé, the longest month of the hockey offseason continues. One which seems to be crawling along like the 90 degree temps and 100 heat index with sticky humidity. Indeed, a … Continue reading

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Devils ink #1 overall Hischier to max ELC

In a fitting conclusion to the Devils’ development camp week, GM Ray Shero announced an ELC agreement with top overall pick Nico Hischier, and also showed the number he would be wearing going forward (he was #33 this week but … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: A boring NHL summer

Even in a dull summer, there are plenty of NYR thoughts and hockey ones. Continue reading

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BREAKING: Devils acquire Marcus Johansson from Caps

Well I gotta hand it to Devils GM Ray Shero, he turned a day one UFA hangover into a day two post-hangover party in one fell swoop, trading 2018 2nd and 3rd round picks to the Capitals for talented C/W … Continue reading

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Boyle only Devils’ UFA signing as dud of an offseason continues

Yesterday was a microcosm of the Devils’ entire offseason – which as a whole got off to a great start with winning the draft lottery, but has been a total dud after that. ¬†Ironically, we kicked off the July 1 … Continue reading

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Devils buy out Cammalleri, Smith-Pelly on eve of FA

(caption: NJ.com – a goal by now ex-Devil Mike Cammalleri in 2015, an occurence too infrequent in his three seasons as a Devil) When Devils GM Ray Shero made critical comments about the team’s heart and desire after the 2016-17 … Continue reading

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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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