June 30th, 2016 In Devils Transactions, New Jersey Devils 0 comments

Wow. They always say where there's smoke, there's fire, but in this case, the fire turned out to be the sun. P.K. Subban and Shea Weber switched teams, Steven Stamkos is staying Tampa, and of course, the New Jersey Devils have finally addressed the need for a superstar-caliber scorer by acquiring winger Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers for...

June 30th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, New Jersey Devils, Top Stories 0 comments

Grab a snack, this is going to be a long one. Worst. Trade. Ever. Almost Wayne Gretzky trade bad, but not that bad, still horribly bad for Oilers. The kind of trade that makes you turn your PlayStation off hoping it didn't save bad. The kind of trade that potentially costs you a Stanley Cup down the road bad? Possibly! Peter Chiarelli can...

June 30th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, New Jersey Devils 0 comments

It was a move we could all see happening but hoped would not come to fruition. Outside of the new shiny generational toy that is Connor McDavid, the best player to have pulled on an Edmonton Oilers jersey since the Dynasty Years was none other than Taylor Hall. The first of what turned out to be a quartet of first-overall selections for the Oilers...

June 30th, 2016 In Devils Management, Devils Prospects, Devils Transactions, New Jersey Devils 0 comments

It was a matter of if, not when. The Edmonton Oilers had a plethora of young forwards and a dearth of defense. Conversely the New Jersey Devils had a stockpile of young defensemen and were parched in scoring. Hence, the trade of Adam Larsson for Taylor Hall makes sense for both clubs. Not since the Jason Arnott and Bill Guerin deal have the two...

June 30th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, New Jersey Devils, Top Stories 0 comments

The New Jersey Devils 2015-16 season is long over. The locker room was cleaned out months ago and the players are engulfed in their offseason routines. But as fans look forward to next year, there is no denying that the 2015-16 season symbolized a milestone for the franchise. It previewed the future and displayed that the team was evolving as well...

June 28th, 2016 In New Jersey Devils 0 comments

After months of speculation, analysis, and predictions, the 2016 NHL Entry Draft has come and gone. New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero told reporters prior to the draft that the goal was simple, to add more talent and the Devils undoubtedly did with a bevvy of new prospects headlined by the 12th overall pick, center Michael...

June 25th, 2016 In Devils History, New Jersey Devils, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

Drafts are not won in the lottery portion. They can however be lost, especially if a team chooses the wrong franchise player instead of a generational player. The most successful teams are built by finding those diamonds in the rough. Those teams have a keen eye for talent in the trenches. In the salary cap era, it has never been more important...

June 24th, 2016 In New Jersey Devils, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the twelfth pick in the 2016 NHL Draft the New Jersey Devils have selected Michael McLeod from the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL. About Michael McLeod Michael McLeod is one of the best skaters in the entire draft. While it's smooth, and has a fast top-speed, his acceleration might be the most impressive. It wouldn't be surprising...

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