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Devils News & Rumors: Palmieri, Kuokkanen, & More

It’s time for another roundup of New Jersey Devils news and rumors. The draft and free agency are less than three weeks away, meaning the rumor mill is beginning to kick into high gear. That’s been the case with the Devils, as The Athletic’s Pierre Lebrun had some news about Kyle Palmieri’s future with the […] The post Devils News & Rumors: Palmieri, Kuokkanen, & More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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5 UFA Forwards for Devils to Target

The NHL has announced free agency will take place on Oct. 9, which is exactly three weeks away from today. The New Jersey Devils have not been big free-agent spenders since Lou Lamoriello was their general manager, and that probably won’t change this offseason. But they have $26 million in available cap space, so I’d expect GM […] The post 5 UFA Forwards for Devils to Target appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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3 Short-Term Contracts the Devils Need to Pursue in Free Agency

Sometimes, it’s the dull, short-term additions that can really catapult rebuilding teams to the next level. These are the “not so flashy” calculated risks teams take to fill multiple needs while still thinking about the long haul. Although New Jersey Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald is looking to avoid leveling the salary-cap advantage that the […] The post 3 Short-Term Contracts the Devils Need to Pursue in Free Agency appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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5 UFA Defensemen for Devils to Target

Free agency is almost a month away. It may be weird writing that in September, but that’s the reality due to COVID-19 and the NHL suspending play back in March. But even though the calendar has shifted, it hasn’t changed what the New Jersey Devils need to do to improve their team.  One thing general manager Tom […] The post 5 UFA Defensemen for Devils to Target appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       

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Devils Should Stay Clear of Hoffman in Free Agency

Free agency is a little over a month away, and the New Jersey Devils will have just over $26 million in cap space to spend. Though it’s unlikely new general manager Tom Fitzgerald goes wild and spends to the cap, he’ll still have to be smart spending the team’s money when signing any unrestricted free agent.  And […] The post Devils Should Stay Clear of Hoffman in Free Agency appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

All About The Jersey

The Case Against Signing Alex Galchenyuk

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ In the last post on this series about who Tom Fitzgerald should avoid signing this upcoming free agency, today I will discuss forward Alex Galchenyuk. Today here at All About the Jersey, I will look at one more potential unrestricted free agent that the New Jersey Devils should avoid signing in the offseason. This time, we are looking at the recently well-traveled Alex Galchenyuk. Most of you might still think of Galchenyuk mainly from his time in Montreal. He did, after all, spend six seasons up there after being drafted third overall by them in the 2012 draft. ...