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Islanders 2016-17 Season Review: Andrew Ladd
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Brian Erni and I continue our annual season review, taking a look back at the 2016-17 New York Islanders and analyzing each player's performance in a down season that saw the team miss the playoffs by one point. Of course, there are a couple of things to sort out prior, such as potential trades that […]

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Michael McLeod will do ‘whatever I can’ to stick with Devils next season
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The New Jersey Devils aren’t known for having one of the most talented rosters in the NHL, but that could change over the next few years. The last few drafts have been kind to the Devils, as they’ve loaded up on weapons like Pavel Zacha, Nico Hischier and Michael McLeod. All three players are capable […]

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What Went Wrong: NYI, TBL
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As with the other editions of this series, we’ll start each team’s section by talking about what happened with that squad in general and then focus on players that either underperformed or who they’ll otherwise need more from next season.  Feel free to also view part one (Colorado and Vancouver), part two (New Jersey and Arizona), part three (Buffalo and Detroit), part […]

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Devils sign No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to max entry-level contract
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NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils have signed No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract for salary and performance bonuses.The Devils said Saturday that Hischier will have an average salary of $925,000.The 18

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Devils sign No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract for salary and performance bonuses. The Devils said Saturday that Hischier will have an average salary of $925,000.

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Are the NJ Devils a playoff team in 2017-18? (Trending Topics)
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One of the most intriguing teams in the NHL for this coming year has to be the New Jersey Devils, insofar as they are impossible to predict right now. There are plenty of ingredients here that would lead one to say, “This is a team that could be pretty

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Islanders add Buchberger as assistant coach
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For the second day in a row the New York Islanders made an addition to head coach Dough Weight’s coaching staff. After hiring Fred Brathwaite on Monday to serve as the team’s goalie coach, the Islanders announced on Tuesday that Kelly Buchberger has also been added as an assistant. Buchberger had previously been working for […]

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Rangers announce hiring of Lindy Ruff as assistant coach
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The New York Islanders weren’t the only team in The Big Apple to make an assistant coaching hire on Monday. The New York Rangers also officially announced the hiring of Lindy Ruff to serve as an assistant on Alain Vigneault’s staff. It had been reported several weeks ago that Ruff was going to join the […]

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Agent says Ilya Kovalchuk to stay in KHL next season
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Ilya Kovalchuk has decided to remain in the Kontinental Hockey League next season rather than pursue a return to the NHL, agent Jay Grossman told multiple media outlets. Kovalchuk retired from the NHL in July 2013 — just three years into his 15-year, $100 million contract with the New Jersey Devils — to play in […]

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Oilers sign Yohann Auvitu to one-year deal
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The Edmonton Oilers added another defenseman on Monday by signing free agent Yohann Auvitu to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not released by the team. After spending eight years playing professionally in Europe, Auvitu signed with the New Jersey Devils before the 2016-17 season and spent the season split between the […]

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Sabres hire Jankowski as new director of amateur scouting
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The Buffalo Sabres made some changes to their amateur scouting department this weekend by announcing the hiring of Ryan Jankowski to serve as their new director of amateur scouting. Along with the hiring of Jankowski the team also announced that Jeff Crisp has been promoted to their assistant director of amateur scouting. Jankowski previously worked […]

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Marcus Johansson ready for ‘underdog’ role after Caps trade him to Devils
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) After winning Presidents’ Trophy and losing in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs two years in a row, Marcus Johansson knew the Washington Capitals were going to make changes. Coming off a career-best season, the 26-year-old Swede just didn’t think he would be one the guys leaving Washington. After being […]

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