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Report: Devils’ finish won’t affect Lou Lamoriello’s job security

The Newark Star-Ledger's Rich Chere is making quite the claim this morning:

How much clout do three Stanley Cup rings bring, even it's been 12 years since the last championship?

Enough, NJ Media Advance has learned, that Lou Lamoriello will remain the Devils' general manager, even if the team misses the playoffs for a third straight season and for the fourth time in five years.

Owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer have enough faith in Lamoriello's ability to return the Devils to Stanley Cup contenders that he will keep his position despite the belief by some critics that it's time to move on.

Both owners refused interview requests for this story, but people in the Devils organization familiar with their thinking say Lamoriello will stay on. Those people requested anonymity because they are not authorized to speak on the club's front office personnel.

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