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What Would Success Look Like for the 2020-21 New Jersey Devils?

Assuming there will be a 2020-21 season, one of the questions facing a New Jersey Devils team is what would success in 2020-21 look like for them. This post offers a suggested goal for the team after two straight miserable seasons.

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DitD & Open Post - 10/30/20: Are We Any Better? Edition

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Jack Hughes and the Possibility of a Breakout Season

The 2019-20 campaign was rough for young New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes, but with his natural skill set, there should be optimism surrounding him for 2020-21.

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Black Lives Matter in Hockey

This is a statement and a call to action from All About the Jersey with respect to this community, the Devils fanbase at large, and the larger hockey community. Black lives matter, they matter in hockey, and we need to make that true.

Garden State of Hockey- Episode 68: New Coaches and The Outsiders

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GM Tom Fitzgerald Has Had an Eventful Beginning to His Devils Tenure — What Do We Know About His Style Now?

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DitD & Open Post - 10/26/20: New Hires Edition

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DitD & Open Post - 10/23/20: New Guy Edition

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DitD & Open Post - 10/21/20: Farewell, Doc Edition

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New Jersey Devils Re-sign Nick Merkley to One Season, Two-Way Contract

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DitD & Open Post - 10/19/20: More to Do? Edition

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DitD & Open Post - 10/16/20: Offer Sheet? Edition

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DitD & Open Post - 10/14/20: Off the Board Edition

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DitD & Open Post - 10/12/20: He’s Signing Where? Edition

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