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PODCAST: Miles Wood's connection to an Oscar nominated film

Devils forward's small town hometown was the backdrop to Manchester by the Sea

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The second episode of the Devils Official Podcast is forward Miles Wood. 

Wood brought an interesting perspective to the podcast, talking about his hometown Manchester, Massachusetts, a small town with a population of just over 5,000 known for being a popular filming location for some major motion pictures. 

"There was one movie, The Departed with Sandra Bullock was actually shot in my friend's house, which is kind of cool," said Wood. "It's a great spot to be, so I guess people are drawn to it through that way. And then there's an Adam Sandler movie. Grown-ups."

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BLOG: Sunday Practice Updates 10.13.19

Updates, news, notes and video coverage from practice on Sunday in Newark

by Sara Giles saratgiles /

NEWARK, NJ - The Devils return to RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House for practice on Sunday after falling 3-0 to the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. All players were on the ice except Taylor Hall, who is taking a maintenance day and Andy Greene, who is on the IR.  

Tweet from @amandacstein: #NJDevils PP:PP1: Bratt, Zajac, Palmieri, Simmonds and SubbanPP2: Gusev, Boqvist, Hughes, Hischier and Vatanen*Taylor Hall taking a maintenance day.

Video: DEVILS:60 | Devils vs Panthers


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BLOG: Severson 'We need to put together a full game'

"Our on-ice play has to get going"

by Sara Giles saratgiles /

It hasn't been an ideal start to the new season for the New Jersey Devils who are currently 0-3-2 and on the search for the first win. Defenseman Damon Severson said that the guys are all saying what needs to be said in the locker room, but their on-ice performance needs to get better.

"Our on-ice play has to get going, there's only so much that can be said. At this point guys are saying what needs to be said, guys are saying we need to battle, we need to dial it in. What's said is said, now it's a matter of just taking action. We need to put together a full group of games here, we need to put together a full game. As long as we control how we play and do the right things I think we're going to be successful more often than not," said Severson. 

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BLOG: Greene Placed on IR, Tennyson Recalled

Greene was placed on injured reserve, retroactive to October 9

by Chris Wescott TheChrisWescott /

The team announced today that they have placed Andy Greene (upper body) on injured reserve, retroactive to October 9.

In addition, the Devils have recalled defenseman Matt Tennyson from the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League. He will join the team in Boston.

Tennyson, 29, has played 124 NHL games in his career with San Jose, Carolina, and Buffalo. He has three goals and 17 assists in his time in the NHL. He signed a two-year, two-way contract with the team on July 1.

The Devils take on the Boston Bruins on Saturday night at 7 p.m. EST. The game can be seen on MSG and ESPN+ or heard on the Devils Radio Network.

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GAME STORY: Flyers 4, Devils 0

Devils shutout 4-0 by Flyers in Philadelphia's home opener

by Sara Giles saratgiles /

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The New Jersey Devils faced a team on yet another Home Opener, this time in Philadelphia as the Flyers opened the 2019-20 season at Wells Fargo Center. The Devils were shutout by the Flyers and are still on the hunt for their first win of the season. 

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | Devils at Flyers

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BLOG: Putting Hughes with Coleman and Simmonds

Jack Hughes is slated to skate on a line with Blake Coleman and Wayne Simmonds versus Philadelphia

by Chris Wescott TheChrisWescott /

Opening up more space for Jack Hughes on the ice seems like a good idea.

The highly skilled rookie center now has two linemates who can do just that, but also provide a scoring touch of their own. Hughes has been skating with Blake Coleman and Wayne Simmonds of late, a likely trio versus Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Video: PRACTICE REPORT | New Linemates

Head Coach John Hynes explained the reasoning behind the combination.

"I think with all the lines we've divided up with some new guys and/or younger guys with some experienced players.

"I think Blake and Wayne are bigger, stronger, competitive guys. They're heavier on pucks and in the offensive zone they get stops in on the forecheck. And that's something we're working with Jack to be a little bit better and I think that hopefully should allow them to play a little bit more on offense and then you know, both those guys are responsible in the in the defensive zone, so give him a little bit of help in those areas. I think with the two types of players he's with, it should be able to help get pucks back and be able to play more with the puck than he has as of late. And then on his side, there's got to be a growth in his defensive game when he gets in the defensive zone."


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BLOG: Tuesday Practice Updates 10.8.19

Updates, news, notes and video coverage from practice on Tuesday in Newark

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NEWARK, NJ - The Devils skated on Tuesday at practice ahead of traveling to Philadelphia for their showdown with the Flyers on Wednesday night.

Video: PRACTICE REPORT | New Linemates

The lines remained unchanged:

Tweet from @amandacstein: #NJDevils lines the same as yesterday for practice. Boqvist taking rotations on the first and second line. Zacha rotating with Rooney on the fourth line. Devils take on the Flyers tomorrow evening.

Check out coverage from the day below.

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JAG-ONE POTW: Week 1 - Coleman vs Gusev

In week one of JAG-ONE Plays of the Week, it's Blake Coleman's one-handed tally versus Nikita Gusev's first NHL goal

by New Jersey Devils NJDevils /

In a new weekly Devils feature, JAG-ONE pits two plays from the previous week against each other and lets you the fans decide the winner.

Video: JAG-ONE POTW | Coleman vs Gusev

To place your vote, visit the Devils official Twitter and Facebook accounts. On Twitter, retweet for one of the highlights and like for the other. On Facebook, place your vote in the comments section.

Tweet from @NJDevils: RT for Colemans unreal goal or LIKE for Gusevs first NHL goal to determine the @jag_onept Play of the Week!


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BLOG: Monday Practice Updates 10.7.19

Updates, news, notes and video links from practice on Monday at Prudential Center

by Chris Wescott TheChrisWescott /

NEWARK, NJ - The Devils were back at practice on Monday looking to get things back on track following a 7-2 loss in Buffalo on Saturday night.

The lineup during the skate was as follows:

Tweet from @amandacstein: A new lineup for #NJDevils in practice today. Changes all around, and heres what it looks like. Zacha rotating on the fourth line. Boqvist also rotating

Check out the links below for full coverage from the day.

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BLOG: Schneider healthy after scare on Friday

Devils issue statement on the status of goaltender Cory Schneider

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The New Jersey Devils issued a statement on Saturday morning regarding the status of goaltender Cory Schneider: 

Cory Schneider suffered lower body cramping in the 2nd period last night and was unable to return. The athletic training staff was able to effectively manage it and it should not be an issue going forward. Schneider made the trip to Buffalo and is available to play tonight.

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