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Upcoming:Meet the New Jersey Devils

The only professional sports team in New Jersey often flies under the radar.  Often they are overshadowed by the other NHL teams in the area.  Lou Lamoriello, president and general manager of the team, seems to always make the right moves.  These “no names” often led the Devils to the playoffs.  With a future Hall of Famer in net, the Devils have arguably been the most consistent team in recent years.

Here’s a challenge, you may call yourself a Devil fan but can you name ten players.  Your answer is most likely no but, I want to change that.  I want to educate you on the players that make up Jersey’s team.  So, over the next week I will go into detail about each player.  I may have to dig out some history books but, it’s in the job description.

I am going to start out tomorrow with a name that pops up in every conversation about the Devils, Martin Brodeur.  I promise you will learn something you didn’t know about the goaltender.  So, everyday for the next few weeks I will present to you the 2013-14 New Jersey Devils coupled with a daily fact.

I am excited to learn about the team and I invite you to learn with me.  Hey, you never know who’s going to score an overtime winner.

Daily Devil Fact #1

Excluding the league-wide retirement of Wayne Gretzky’s number 99 the Devils have retired three numbers.  In order of the date they were retired they are: Ken Daneyko-3, Scott Stevens-4 and Scott Niedermayer-27.  Read tomorrow’s post to see what these three have in common.

You think you can read my mind? Comment below what you think tomorrow’s fact will be.

 

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