New Jersey Devils

For many years, New Jersey was not a hotbed of homegrown hockey talent. The first player from New Jersey to crack the NHL was New Brunswick born Brian Lawton in 1984. He played his high school hockey in Rhode Island, though. It wasn’t until 1992 when Jim Dowd(Brick) and David Williams(Plainfield) played their first NHL
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The New Jersey Devils are halfway (plus one game) through the 56-game 2020-21 seasoned they’re probably about right where most people expected they’d be. Through 29 games they sit seventh in the eight-team East Division with 26 points (11-14-4).  In the first game of the second half of the season, the Devils rallied from a
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The New Jersey Devils have had a tough go of it lately. They had lost eight of their last nine tilts coming into last night’s matchup with the Boston Bruins, including giving up 12 goals across two games against the New York Rangers on Thursday and Saturday.  But luck was on their side yesterday. Scott
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The New Jersey Devils returned to play earlier last week after 16 days off due to a COVID outbreak. They came away with two impressive wins against the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins. But things took a downward turn this weekend with two regulation losses to the Buffalo Sabres and Washington Capitals.  There’s plenty to take away
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The New Jersey Devils have looked quite good to begin the season, and Jack Hughes is a major reason why. Hughes was the first overall pick of the 2019 draft, but had a pretty disastrous rookie season.  In 65 games last season, Hughes recorded just 21 points (7 goals, 14 assists). He had a terrible
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Training camp opens tomorrow for the New Jersey Devils, with on-ice activities beginning soon afterward. I’ll have some thoughts regarding Jesper Bratt, who remains an unsigned restricted free agent and will miss the start of camp. Plus, a look at how Nico Hischier’s injury affects the Devils as they begin preparing for next season. We’ll also
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