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Devils Win First Shootout Since March 2013

by Brendan Bowers

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March 10, 2013, a date which was 600 days ago, and 18 Devils shootouts ago.  On that date, the New Jersey Devils were at home against the Winnipeg Jets in a game that would be decided in a shootout.  The Devils would go on to win that game 3-2, winning the shootout 1-0 with Patrick Elias scoring the only shootout goal between the two teams.  Nobody who left that arena that night knew that they just saw the last New Jersey Devils shoot out win in exactly 600 days

Five on Three: October 29th - On the Prowl

by Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski

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In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski and Martin McCormack looked at the hot start the Nashville Predators are off to and whether or not they can keep it up. We also looked at the new regime in the Department of Player Safety and how they have handled recent incidents in the leauge and caught up with all three local teams. 

New Look Nash

by Anthony Pucik

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When the Rangers traded Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Rick Nash back in the summer of 2012, they anticipated receiving the left wing that averaged over 30 goals a season. In his first two seasons with the Blueshirts, however, Nash only scored 21 goals in the lockout shortened 2012-13 campaign and 26 last season where he only played 65 games due to a concussion. But this season, the Rangers might finally be getting the Nash they have been expecting.

New Jersey Devils Drop Home Opener

by Brendan Bowers

Brendan Bowers: WFUV Sports

After opening the 2014-15 season with a 4 game road trip, the New Jersey Devils returned to the Prudential Center Saturday night to begin their home campaign against the San Jose Sharks.  The Devils opened up their season on October 9th in Philadelphia with a 6-4 win, and then followed that up with a 5-1 win in Florida against the Panthers.  The Devils then stayed in the “Sunshine State,” and beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in a close 2-1 win.  On October 16, the Devils suffered their first loss of the season, losing 6-2 to the Capitals in Washington.

Coliseum Farewell

by Matt Moro

Matt Moro/WFUV Sports

With the New York Islanders shifting to Brooklyn and the much newer Barclays Center to start next season, this will be the final season at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for Long Island’s team. And while Barclays Center is the state-of-the-art facility the team has needed for years, the reality of leaving Nassau County has hit fans hard.

New Jersey Devils Season Preview

by Drew Casey

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It almost seems like yesterday that the Los Angeles Kings defeated the New York Rangers to win the 2014 Stanley Cup. However, it’s been more than four months since Jonathan Quick and company hoisted the Cup, and a new season is upon us. Some teams began their 2014-2015 campaigns last night, but the New Jersey Devils are set to begin their season tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers. Here’s what you need to know about Jersey’s team heading into the season.