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New Jersey Devils rookie Adam Larsson is currently the youngest defenseman in the NHL. When you ask his peers, he looks anything but a rookie.To say he’s impressed his teammates in the early going would be an understatement. Larsson has been the quarterback of the team’s power play and leads the team in ice time for defensemen. All of that coming from a player that is 18 years old and two weeks into his NHL career.“He’s come in and shown everybody that he can play in this league,” forward David Clarkson said.One of the biggest adjustments Larsson has had to make is the transition from the European ice surface to North America. There’s also a difference in physicality between the Swedish Elite League and NHL. Larsson said he talked to a lot fellow Swedes in the off-season about making those adjustments. He also mentioned that it has been a tough transition, but don’t tell Patrik Elias that.“It’s pretty amazing at 18 years old that he’s stepped in this well with a different styl...
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Little has been said about a status update surrounding Devils goalie Martin Brodeur. He has already met with the team doctor, and Lou Lamoriello said that Brodeur was “status-quo.” Not exactly the most uplifting words to hear. Brodeur has already been ruled out of Fridays game against the Sharks. Once again the Devils turn to Johan Hedberg to rally the troops in search of another...
Last Thursday in my musings, I briefly talked about Don Cherry’s latest controversial spat against Brendan Shanahan and NHL HQ over the recent player safety rulings. Since then, several other people around hockey have come out of the woodwork to take shots at Shanny and the suspensions he has been handing out.
Hockey Night in Canada’s panelist, Eric Francis, has even gone as...
I've decided I want to change it up and make things interesting for you all during this long week while you're waiting for the next Devils game. I'm going to pose five Devils questions, and I would like it if you all could voice your opinion with your answer and reasoning in the comment section.
1. Will the Devils finish in the top-six of the Eastern Conference, and...
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Martin Brodeur still sidelined
By Mike Luciano (@mikeluci)
The New Jersey Devils have four games under their belt and are off to an acceptable 3-1 start to their 2011-2012 NHL campaign. To the rest of the hockey world, it might be a little premature to start making a fuss of any kind over a team’s record at this point in the regular season. Considering how the Devils are looking to downplay running last year’s...
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Surgery is not required, the Devils say, but Martin Brodeur will still miss another 7-10 days with the right shoulder injury he suffered last Thursday.
The decision was made after Brodeur received second opinions on the injury, suffered when landing on his right arm diving across the goalmouth to stop...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur will miss seven to 10 days with an injury to his right shoulder.
Shoulder injury likely to keep goalie from Friday's game against Sharks
It's clear the Devils' wunderkind is ailing, although Adam Larsson denies his mysterious injury is anything major.
"Nothing serious. I'll be on the ice on Tuesday," the team's prize draftee said after sitting out practice yesterday, and coming off the ice early in Saturday's morning skate...
Goalie Martin Brodeur (right shoulder) also misses practice