New Jersey Devils Must Re-Sign Patrik Elias This Offseason

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The New Jersey Devils were one of the most snake-bitten offenses in hockey this year, consistently outshooting opponents but failing to find ways to win down the stretch.  Lacking top-six depth and unable to score, the Devils fell apart after a few […]

Has New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello Lost Touch with Reality?

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New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello, in his decision to retain head coach Peter DeBoer, has proven that he’s changed his ways. Far better Devils coaches have been fired for far less than the epic collapse that led the New Jersey Devils out […]

Are San Jose Sharks the Team to Beat in the West?

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If last season’s Stanley Cup playoffs are any indication, the key to postseason success is getting hot at the right time. If that’s the case, the San Jose Sharks could be the team to beat in the West. After a horrible start […]

New Jersey Devils Should Not Overpay David Clarkson Next Year

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How much would you pay for a 29-year-old grinder? A player with questionable finishing ability and mediocre skills.  A lifelong third line wing that made his name fighting an undersized player on a rival team.  How much is a forward […]

New Jersey Devils, Lou Lamoriello Foolish to Retain Head Coach Peter DeBoer

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While a variety of factors contributed to the New Jersey Devils‘ epic collapse to end the 2013 season, Lou Lamoriello‘s decision to retain head coach Peter DeBoer is a foolish one. The team quit on their coach, missing the playoffs for the second time […]

Ilya Kovalchuk and Martin Brodeur Injuries Keyed New Jersey Devils Missing 2013 NHL Playoffs

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The New Jersey Devils were a playoff-caliber hockey team this year when the season opened. After returning the vast majority of the roster that made it to the Stanley Cup Final last year, the Devils roared to the top of the conference […]

NHL Playoffs: Lou Lamoriello’s Status Quo Trade Deadline Hurt New Jersey Devils

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New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello made another crafty trade by acquiring Steve Sullivan for a 7th-round pick in this year’s deadline. However, it wasn’t what the Devils needed and their relative silence at the deadline did little to slow a spiral that would lead […]

How Different Is This Year’s New Jersey Devils Team Than Last Year’s Stanley Cup Team?

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Last year’s run to the Stanley Cup by the New Jersey Devils was characterized by three key elements.  First, the Devils got healthy at exactly the right time, as Travis Zajac rejoined the roster in time for their deep playoff run.  Second, the Devils […]

Should the New Jersey Devils Consider Trading David Clarkson?

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David Clarkson started the season on an incredibly prolific scoring run, but has cooled down as the New Jersey Devils offense struggles.  In the last year of his contract, and coming off the best season of his career, Clarkson’s days in Newark could […]

The New Jersey Devils Need to Make a Move at the Trade Deadline

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The New Jersey Devils cannot sit idle at the trade deadline. The team, as it is currently constructed, is not talented or deep enough to win a Stanley Cup without a lot of luck. Additionally, they’re not bad enough to sell off […]

Will the New Jersey Devils Be Able to Sign Andrei Loktionov?

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Andrei Loktionov was a few months from taking his game to Russia when the New Jersey Devils traded a fifth-round pick to acquire the young center.  Since then, Loktionov has emerged as a top-line skater and one of the Devils’ best scoring threats. […]

NHL Picks: New Jersey Devils Vs New York Islanders Preview

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The New Jersey Devils are struggling, but they’re also collecting points.  In three games without Ilya Kovalchuk, New Jersey has collected a point in each contest but also lost three games they could have won.  On a five-game point streak, the Devils are a […]