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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…)

Should He Stay or Should He Go? Time to Regroup

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Jarome Iginla. Brenden Morrow. Matt Cooke. Pascal Dupuis. Craig Adams. Douglas Murray. Mark Eaton. All Unrestricted Free Agents. Tyler Kennedy. Dustin Jeffrey. Robert Bortuzzo. All, Restricted Free Agents.  Evgeni Malkin. Kris Letang. Both “superstars” entering into their last seasons of their current contracts and both seeking long-term, big money deals. Dan Bylsma. Head coach who won a Stanley cup his rookie season after taking over half way through the regular season. Now, every year since, his team has lost to a lower seeded team, including twice in the first round.  So, what will Shero do?

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Are The Penguins a Legit Contender?

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After 18 games played, the Penguins hold an 12-6-0 record that accurately portrays the Penguins wins but may not tell the whole story. In the Month of February, the Pens are 8-3 and have held all opponents to 3 goals or less in every game but 1. Without a doubt the record shows that this team is capable of making the Playoffs. But can they, legitimately, win the Stanley Cup? (more…)