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Brodeur returns to New Jersey

In what can mainly be described as a PR coup, the Devils brought franchise legend Martin Brodeur ‘home’, in an entirely new role of course.  After his tenure in St. Louis as an assistant GM, he’s returning to the organization … 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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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 rebound by the margin of a shoulder against Isles

Playing an Islanders team sitting in last place in the Metro division with 29 points (second worst in the NHL, only above the Sabres with 24 points in the new Atlantic), you would figure last night’s primetime showdown on Long … Continue reading

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Devils give sellout crowd a big, fat lump of coal

In actuality, last night’s crowd of 16,592 (apparently the new sellout number) got an 18-by-24 inch size Andy Greene poster in the first post-Christmas game of the season…it was the game itself that was the lump of coal, as the … Continue reading

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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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Finally, a happy recap in New Jersey

It’s been six months since the Devils got a win that mattered – April 20 last season, to be exact when they beat the Panthers 6-2 in the penultimate weekend of the season keeping their faint playoff hopes alive for … Continue reading

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DeBoer’s lineups continue to mystify

With this season starting in much the way last one ended, a spotlight is now being shined on coach Pete DeBoer and some of his bizarre lineup decisions.  Given the team’s supposed glut of quality players everywhere you would figure … Continue reading

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Devils suffer Murphy’s Law epidemic on Opening Night

Whatever can go wrong, will – that’s what Murphy’s Law is.  And that’s pretty much how the Devils’ Opening Night began last night, before and during a 3-0 loss to the Penguins in Pittsburgh.  As much as I’d been looking … 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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