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Devils Training Camp Day One

“How much have they improved? How much have they grown? How ready are they?” Lou Lamoriello said those were the questions he would be asking during training camp. What the players bring to camp will determine t...

Ilya Kovalchuk: In the Beginning

September 6, 2011 In the beginning of every dream, there is that moment that defines us in our youth. It’s the place where we find our meanings in life. They are the things that shape us into who we are and ...

Devils Trade Brian Rolston

On Thursday, July 28th, the Devils announced that they traded Brian Rolston to the New York Islanders for Trent Hunter. Hunter has spent his entire NHL career with the New York Islanders.  Rolston, began his...

Bruins’ Button Pushing to the Pros

Twenty-year-old Ryan Button got his start in hockey with a little help from his brother. “My brother was playing when I was a little guy,” said Button, “and I think he just gave me some hand-me-down equipme...

Hometown Prospects, Big Hometown Dreams

Ask any hockey player what his dream is and he will almost always answer with one thing: playing in the National Hockey League. Draft eligible players are more than happy to be part of any club, but the drea...

Devils Re-Sign Greene and Hedberg

The Devils did not plan on getting mixed up with the free agency frenzy this summer.  Instead, their focus has been on re-signing defenseman Andy Greene (to a 4-year contract) and backup goaltender Johan Hedber...

Here Are Your 2011 NHL Award Winners

It’s been a long season and a long post-season.  After all of the hard work that the players in the League have put forward, it is time that the best of the best are honored. Here are your 2011 NHL Award win...

Vezina Trophy Nominee: Pekka Rinne

When you’re going up against two goalies who participated in the NHL Stanley Cup Final, the likelihood of beating out the other two candidates is pretty slim, but Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators has unqu...

NHL Awards: And The Nominees Are…

The NHL Awards are in Las Vegas this year. From teams all over North America, players exemplifying outstanding performance are being honored in Sin City. Here are this year’s 2011 NHL Awards nominees: ART...

An Open Letter to Claude Julien

Dear Claude Julien, I’m sorry. In December, I called for you to be fired when I saw the awful power play. The defensive style drove me nuts. The way you had your defense stay back once you got a lead and let...