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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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Devils trade for Mirco Mueller

After a quiet offseason I was looking forward to the expansion draft leadup.  I admit I was as guilty as anyone of thinking the Devils would be able to get something big done this week before the draft.  I underestimated … Continue reading

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Devils win lottery that shocks the NHL

Well I can safely say I didn’t see THIS coming. In the most unpredictable draft lottery in history, none of the bottom three teams stayed in the top three draft slots after the NHL’s trio of lotteries and it was … Continue reading

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Draft lottery and other Devils thoughts

For all the non-playoff teams including the Devils, as well as expansion newbie Vegas, tonight’s the first big night of their offseason with the draft lottery being held at 7:30 in Toronto.  This year’s top selection is expected to be … Continue reading

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Devils’ season mercifully ends with a thud

Perhaps the only good thing about the 2016-17 Devils season is that it’s over, or will be in another hour or so when the last game at Joe Louis Arena concludes, probably with a Red Wing shutout win over our … Continue reading

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Devils’ deadline dud of a day

Honestly I’m not sure I should even bother with a post analyzing the Devils’ trade deadline activity because it was just as insignificant as I figured it would be considering our big sales items were two marginal roster players.  I … Continue reading

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Devils give away season in Brooklyn

Before this weekend I thought if the Devils lost both games in this home-and-home to the Brooklyn Isles their season would effectively be over, but after last night’s OOT results (including road wins for the Sabres at St. Louis and … Continue reading

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Devils head for high noon against Islanders

Just as I feared last week, the bye week break wasn’t kind to the Devils as they came out of their second long layover flat with desultory home losses to the Sharks and Senators sandwiching a sloppy, uninspired win over … Continue reading

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Assorted holiday thoughts

Even as I start this blog I’m still conflicted over what I want to write one day before Christmas.  I should be delivering some message full of hope and happiness or at least attempt one of laughter, the holiday season … Continue reading

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Time for a coaching change?

Since my last blog on the Devils sadly nothing has changed.  In fact, the last two games things have actually gotten worse.  I wasn’t even sure it was possible but right now it looks like there’s no end to the … Continue reading

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