Category Archives: New Jersey Devils

Taylor Hall: Expectations vs. Reality

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On June 29th, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero pulled off a blockbuster move that sent defenseman Adam Larsson to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Taylor Hall. The general consensus amongst those in the Devils community feel that the move was a necessary one and will play a role in bringing Jersey’s Team back into the playoff fold. But just what can fans truly expect to get out of the young Hall? (more…)

Changing of the Guard for the New Jersey Devils

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“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything,” – George Bernard Shaw.

This past Monday, Lou Lamoriello announced that he would be stepping down as general manager of the New Jersey Devils and named Ray Shero his successor. Lamoriello also added that he would be staying with the team in the role of President. Regardless, the move signals the final move of a change in the Devils’ culture, and will usher in a new era for Jersey’s Team. (more…)

2015 Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

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As it comes with every NHL season, the trade deadline leads to mass quantities of rumors, speculation, and the occasional false report. This year, many felt it would be a quiet deadline with the amount of activity teams were involved in before March 2nd. But that was anything but the case, and there was a flurry of activity right until the 3 PM deadline. Some teams made moves for the present, others for the future, but regardless there were winners and losers on both sides. (more…)

Roberts 2014-15 NHL Predictions

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As the 2014-15 season creeps near us it’s time to take a look at the teams around the league and predict where they may finish.

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New Jersey Devils 2014 Draft Review

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During the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils had six selections available to them. Many felt that the team should go after some scoring prospects, and leave the defensemen and goalies to other teams. Having Cory Schneider at the time primed to sign a long term contract extension, the team did not select any goaltenders. Despite having some high defensive prospects already in the system, it would not be a complete Devils draft without Lou Lamoriello picking one or two blue liners. Some fans also found their wishes granted when the team opted to select four forwards. Just how well did the Devils do in the selections made? Check below to see who you may find in a Devils sweater soon. (more…)

Giving the Devil His Due

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When the hockey world saw Lou Lamoriello execute the steal of the century when he traded the Devils’ first round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft to Vancouver in exchange for goaltender Cory Schneider, it signaled that times were changing in the Garden State. That season, Martin Brodeur and Cory Schneider split the work load for the Devils, but it seemed as if the team struggled with the constant juggling of net minders. (more…)

Sharks Sign D Fedun; Boyle and Havlat Sign Elsewhere

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The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday that the club has signed Defenseman Taylor Fedun from Edmonton. Also, D Dan Boyle, and F Marty Havlat have signed with other teams.

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