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Lou Lamoriello is the New Jersey Devils. The team’s CEO, president, and general manager has been running the show in Newark since 1987. During his remarkably long and successful run, the Devils have missed the playoffs only four times and have three Stanley Cup championships. Outside of Martin Brodeur and maybe in a humorous nod, […]The post New owners of the New Jersey Devils praise Lou Lamoriello’s ‘special sauce’ appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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