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New Jersey Devils: Time To Hit the Panic Button

November 10th, 2010
When the New Jersey Devils blew a two-goal lead on opening night against Dallas and went on to lose in overtime, I simply said to myself, "it's only one game—this team is too good, and they'll come back like they always do." Then when the Devils got a grand total of ...

Will the Devils’ Dominance Over the Penguins Be Enough to Win Division?

April 3rd, 2010
When you look at the Atlantic Division standings in the NHL, there is much more than meets the eye. Right now, what you see is that the Devils and Penguins are tied for the division lead with 97 points apiece.  They have the exact same records at 45-26-7. You would think, ...

They’re Back: How the New Jersey Devils Have Returned To Relevance

December 6th, 2009
As the Queen song goes, "...another one bites the dust, and another one gone and another one gone, another one bites the dust." For the New Jersey Devils, this song is the perfect metaphor. After an offseason in which they lost key players in John Madden, Brian Gionta, Mike Rupp, and ...