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All About The Jersey

Welp, Here Goes Nothing

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ The talk is done and Devils hockey returns tonight. Here’s hoping this season is the start of something good in New Jersey. Here we are again, folks. Another Devils season is upon us, with all of the requisite wishes and fears that come along with a team that actually has something approaching expectations. A momentous offseason, filled with mock drafts, speculation, anticipation, and big acquisitions is now at its end. The couple months of obligatory post-draft and post-free-agency prognostication are now in the rear view, culminating in this...

All About The Jersey

New Jersey Devils 2021-22 Season Preview Part 2: The Defensemen

The Devils Big Free Agency Acquisition | Photo by Bruce Bennett/ The Devils made a big splash this offseason, and much of this was due to additions to the defense. Will the Devils prize UFA signing in Dougie Hamilton, along with trade acquisition Ryan Graves, be enough to transform the Devils blue-line into a respectable group? Welcome to the second post in the week-long preview of the 2021-2022 New Jersey Devils. Yesterday, Brian covered the forwards. In this second installment, we will look at the Devils’ defense. This is a group that has undergone somewhat of a...

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Devils Should Use Preseason to Test Line Combinations

The New Jersey Devils had a busy offseason that included signing Dougie Hamilton and Tomáš Tatar through free agency and acquiring Ryan Graves in a trade. That’s bound to lead to…

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Armchair Coaching: An Early Look at the New Jersey Devils Potential Forward Combinations

The Combination of Jesper Bratt, Nico Hischier, and Pavel Zacha was one of the most productive units for Lindy Ruff, but will we see this combination to start the year? | Photo by Elsa/ It’s time to get out those pens and bar napkins, as we take a look at what the Devils lineup could look like at forward. Something I spend way too much of my free time doing during the offseason, particularly around the free agency period, is writing out line combinations. Sometimes I use the armchair GM feature on CapFriendly, but pen and paper is just easier and faster. A version I...