Devils 2018-19 team discussion (news and notes) - Preseason

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  1. Blender

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    Unfortunately his skating never improved, and that really hindered his development.
     
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    OmNomNom Betting Money McLeod Breaks Out

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    i think it's good. start up his ELC at a later date, when we have a bit more roster flexibility and he's under cap control
     
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    This is what I said, his shot was his only tool... and it was pretty frustrating watching him play, because we all known that he would be a good player if he was able to improve some things in his game.
     
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    Now we get to see Smith tear the WHL apart, which will be very fun

    Kind of surprised with Seney. I guess/hope JQ makes the team.
     
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    Brooklyndevil I live Hockey.

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    Very smart move to send Smith back to juniors. Kid needs to get a bit bigger and stronger. I also hope with adding Dea we now don’t resign Stafford.
     
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    Definitely wanted to see Smith get a few games but sending him back was always gonna be the safe/correct move. He’ll be our best dman in 3 years.
     
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    Hope someone claims Blandisi. Only 3 games in the NHL since the trade. He deserves a longer shot and I think he can stick somewhere in the right situation.
     
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    Am I the only one who will be fine if Ray Shero decides to sign Drew Stafford?

    I mean, I would rather have him than a young player as the 13F, he seems to be a good veteran who can help our young players and he certainly just want to be around an NHL team, even if it's not on a TOP9 and stuff like that.

    He will probably accept to sit 75% of the games and could be useful if we have an injury (as our young guys continues to progress in the AHL).

    I don't understand why the majority of you are so tough with him? I mean, it could be a win/win situation?
     
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    Prezidentas Zubrus Ginger Ninja Resurgence

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    I won't mind either. I'd rather him be the spare forward (or someone like Rooney even) than one of our younger guys constantly drawing in and out of the lineup.
     
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