Originally written on Nightmare on Helm Street  |  Last updated 10/1/14

NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 20: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Florida Panthers on November 20, 2008 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Guess who is ready to play some serious hockey... That's right Johan Franzen is. Once the flowers start to bud in good ole Hockeytown the Mule comes out of hibernation, gets angry, then hungry. Franzen seems to be gearing up for his favorite part of the year and with two games remaining. Pick drops at 7:30 pm on FSDClick the jump for more Tonight we face the Devils for the first time this season where we will get a first hand look at this summers biggest name Zach Parise. Detroit has been rumored to be interested in Parise for some time an may make a huge pitch this summer to obtain him. All that aside the Devils are playing much better than last January when the Wings beat them 3-1. Ilya Kovalchuk has regained his offensive flair, and Martin Brodeur is back to his old ways. These teams are evenly matched with solid defense, a powerful offense, and all-star caliber goaltending. Lets see if Detroit still has something left in the tank after last nights nai...
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