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New Jersey Devils Offseason: How to get back to form?


The Stanley Cup has been awarded. The champagne has been drunk, the confetti has rained down, and the Los Angeles Kings have been crowned champions for the second time in three seasons. As twenty eight other teams watched the Kings and New York Rangers battle it out for hockey’s most ultimate prize, they were already tinkering and planning how to get themselves in that position come time for the 2014-2015 season. For the New Jersey Devils, this offseason proves to be a most interesting one, and fans will look to Lou Lamoriello to get Jersey’s team back into the postseason after failing to make the cut for the second consecutive season following their 2012 Stanley Cup Final run.


Signings For August 22nd (Murray, Tanev, Alberts, Grabovski)

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Douglas Murray was the highlight of the day when it was announced that he signed a 1-year, 1.5M contract with the Montreal Canadiens. The next signing of the day was when the Carolina Hurricanes signed a 3-year entry level contract with the undrafted Russian forward Sergey Tolchinsky. The day continued when the Capitals signed their 23rd overall draft pick Andre Burakovsky to an entry level contract, the Canucks re-signed defenceman Chris Tanev to a 1-year 2-way contract worth 1.5M (same as Murray), the Canucks re-signed defenceman Andrew Alberts to a 1-year 600K contract, and Chicago agreed to terms with their 2012 first round draft pick Teuvo Teräväinen to an entry level contract. Washington had the last signing of the day signing a contract with recently bought-out forward Mikhail Grabovski to a 1-year deal worth 3M. (more…)

Signings For August 20th (Nyquist, Segal, Hansen, Fistric, Boychuk)

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In the dead of the offseason when you thought everything interesting was over… it’s not. In just a morning Detroit resigned Gustav Nyquist to a $950,000 contract for 2 years, putting them $637,879 over cap according to CapGeek.com, Washington signed Brandon Segal to one-year two-way contract with undisclosed financial details, St. Louis agreed to a two-way contract with forward Christian Hanson,  Anaheim agreed to a 1-year contact with free agent Mark Fistric, and Carolina resigned Boychuk to a 1-year 2-way contract worth $550,000. (more…)

Subban unlikely to sign in Montreal by midnight on the 15th

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It’s not looking to pleasant for Montreal Canadiens fans as it appears that restricted free-agent P.K. Subban will not be re-signing in Montreal by midnight on the 15th. The report comes from Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) via his Twitter account. (more…)

Doan close to resigning with Phoenix?

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Are the Phoenix Coyotes and team captain Shane Doan closing in on a contract extension? That’s what many reports are suggesting. In fact, Doan is reportedly very close to agreeing upon a new contract with the Coyotes.


Free agents that could help the Leafs

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While some Leaf fans are still holding their breath waiting for Shane Doan to announce he is leaving Glendale for the chilly climate of Toronto; back in reality there a few players left in the free agent pool that could provide the team with some affordable depth moving forward.

Butler heading to New Jersey?

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According to multiple reports, the New Jersey Devils have inked unrestricted free-agent forward Bobby Butler. The rumored deal is said to be a 1-year, 2-way contract.