Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 10/15/11
Photo courtesy of NorthJersey.com By Mike Luciano and Todd Cordell So far the New Jersey Devils have shown a lot of promise early on in the season but Devils fans shouldn’t be done holding their breath just yet. After making a few observations about the team’s play, I was fortunate enough to get some valuable input from my fellow Hockey Guy colleague Todd Cordell on the team’s recent performance and where they’re capable of going down the stretch. Q: If the Devils want to go anywhere this season, the young guys have to step up. The likes of Mattias Tedenby, Jacob Josefson, Adam Henrique (who was recently demoted to Albany), Adam Larsson, Nick Palmieri, Mark Fayne, and Brad Mills (although at 28, he’s not necessarily a young gun but is participating in his first NHL year) make up almost a third of the Devil’s roster. How have their performances thus far attribute to the team’s overall play and how will this group’s adjustment to the NHL pace and gameplay affect the team as a whole?...
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