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No Suspension For Devils’ Carter

Devils center Ryan Carter has learned that there will be no disciplinary action taken after his hit against Carolina’s Jaroslav Spacek. During the play, Carter was issued a five-minute boarding major and a game misconduct.

You can watch the hit here. Sorry for the crappy video, but you can still get the jist of it.

I am very surprised that nothing will come of this hit. As soon as it happened I had already come up with it being about a two game suspension.

You can read Carter’s thoughts after the jump.

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Devils Hit By Injury Bug Again

First Travis Zajac was sidelined after requiring surgery to fix his Achilles. Now the Devils were be without their second top centerman in Jacob Josefson after he crashed into the end boards in the first period during the Devils 4-3 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks. The angle and impact that Josefson made with the boards broke his clavicle and he will be out for the next 3-4 months in order to fully recover.

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Can An Offensive Showcase Push Devils Back Into Playoffs?

After last years disappointing season, the Devils are quickly trying to turn the page. Head coach Peter DeBoer is trying to help keep the past stay in the past. After the Devils opened the season with a 3-0 loss, however, the whispers started to begin that the Devils were no better then last years shaky squad. With the emergence of a healthy Zach Parise teamed up with the powerhouse scoring ability of Ilya Kovalchuk and the dynamic on ice ability of Patrik Elias, can the Devils make it back into the playoffs on nothing more then offense?

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Parise and Devils Fall to Flyers

With the first game of the New Jersey Devils season under their belt, it is time to take a look at the game and analyze how to move forward from here.

With all the hype surrounding the return of Zach Parise and the Devils, everything seemed to fall flat on the ice when it came time to make things happen. The Devils would eventually fall 3-0, and look outplayed the whole way through.

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Devils Look Dangerous, Even In Defeat

Even though the Devils fell to the Rangers in the waning minutes, there were many positives signs to take out of this game.

The play of Adam Larsson, Adam Henrique, Ilya Kovalchuk, Jacob Josefson and the rest of the Devils left a sign of things to come on the ice. The play was physical, quick and made the Devils look like a really impressive hockey team. Unfortunately, the Rangers came back with a good gang of guys tonight on the ice at The Rock, and were able to snag the victory with time winding down in the third.

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Devils Grab Overtime Victory From Rangers

The Devils took on the Rangers tonight, and played well enough to walk away with a win. Potential captain Patrik Elias potted the decisive goal seconds into the overtime period after Zach Parise collected a wild pass from a Steve Eminger of the Rangers and got it to Elias at the right time.

Stephane Veilleux of the Devils and Andre Deveaux of the Rangers received 10 minute game misconducts each for fighting and instigating. Veilleux was unsuccessful in goating Sean Avery into a fight.

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