New Jersey Devils: Why Another Stanley Cup Run Is Possible

September 17th, 2012 by Amy Streifer Leave a reply »
The brink of hockey season raises questions about how the New Jersey Devils will be able to perform with a change in lineup.

Despite losing Zach Parise, the Jersey team still has its 40-year-old three-time Stanley Cup champion goaltender in Martin Brodeur and all-stars Patrik Elias and Ilya Kovalchuk to keep the offense strong. With these pieces to the puzzle, the Devils should have no problem seeing the postseason once the 2012-2013 regular season is over.

The Devils will face struggles, especially without their former star left-winger. But with the re-signing of the fourth line and defensive contributors still on the roster, they will have no trouble competing. 

The Devils finished 48-28-6 with 102 points last season. During the postseason, the Devils finished with ten wins, ten losses and three overtime losses. They defeated the Florida Panthers and two rival teams in the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers on their way to the final round against the Los Angeles Kings.

The Kings, who were one of the most dangerous teams in the playoffs, fought hard against the Devils. New Jersey lost in six games, but it was apparent that the ...

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