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Hischier Out; Hughes Promoted

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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This summer’s No.1 overall pick is still searching for his first career NHL point but will find himself on the @New Jersey Devils’ top-line on Thursday. With @Nico Hischier sidelined with an upper-body injury, @Jack Hughes will skate between @Taylor Hall and @Kyle Palmieri against the @New York Rangers. Not only is this a huge…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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The New Jersey Devils are primed for improvement after finishing the 2018-19 season with the NHL’s third-worst record. Not only were the lottery winners fortunate enough to land Jack Hughes, but they’ll also be getting a healthy Taylor Hall back in their lineup. A knee injury limited the 2017-18 Hart Trophy winner to just 33 games last season. His return…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Nashville Predators

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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In 2019 the Nashville Predators made the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season, finished with 100-plus points for the third time in five years and won the Central Division for the second year in a row.  Nashville has become a regular-season powerhouse in recent years but has had very little playoff success—outside of making it to the…

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David Backes receives three-game suspension for hit to head

Friday, December 28, 2018

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Boston Bruins’ forward David Backes has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head on New Jersey’s Blake Coleman. Backes is considered a repeat offender and will forfeit $219,512.19 in salary. Boston’s David Backes has been suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head on New Jersey’s Blake Coleman.…

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Jamie Benn and Miles Wood exchange heavy blows in epic fight

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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Holy smokes, what a scrap. Jamie Benn and Miles Wood turned in their bid for fight-of-the-year Tuesday night in New Jersey. The two forwards exchanged heavy blows in a spirited tilt that ultimately resulted in Benn bringing down Wood. Both forwards are listed at 6’2″, but Benn has a 20-pound advantage on Wood. The Stars’…

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2018-19 Season Preview: New Jersey Devils

Monday, September 17, 2018

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The New Jersey Devils made a surprise return to the Stanley Cup Finals last season after missing the playoffs in the five previous seasons.  The Devils made the playoffs on the back of a terrific performance from Taylor Hall. The 26-year-old set career-highs in goals (39), assists (54) and points (93), virtually dragging the rest…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.17 — Rasmus Kupari

Monday, June 11, 2018

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After five years of missing out on playoff hockey, Taylor Hall and a new, youthful New Jersey Devils team made it back to the postseason in 2017-18.  Hall took his game to an entirely new level this season but the additions of 19-year-olds Nico Hischier and Jesper Bratt, as well as 23-year-old defenseman Will Butcher…

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Islanders name Lou Lamoriello President of Hockey Operations

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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The New York Islanders have hired Lou Lamoriello as their President of Hockey Operations and announce that he will “have full authority over all hockey matter with the organization.”  Following a three-year stint as the General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Lamoriello is headed back to the state of New York.  Lamoriello was the…

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Patrick Maroon interested in re-signing with Devils

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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The New Jersey Devils enjoyed a shockingly successful season this year, reaching the playoffs for the first time since 2012 after a 27-point jump in the standings from last year. Their playoff run was ended quickly by the Tampa Bay Lightning, but there’s still an exciting future in New Jersey for the first time in…

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DailyFaceoff 2017-18 NHL Predictions

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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Oops. I guess I started my season previews too late because I only made it to Ottawa… not even close. Well let’s skip Philadelphia to Winnipeg and just get to my season predictions. This season we could truly see a changing of the guard in the NHL with former basement dwellers like the Edmonton Oilers…

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