They are often the unsung heroes of hockey, the guys who get little glory and do the [very] dirty work so the stars can shine. It could be argued that Wayne Gretzky was only able to be Wayne Gretzky because Dave "Cement Head" Semenko (and later, Marty McSorley) kept opponents honest. Anyone who messed with the slightly-built Great One would have to answer to one of the most feared men in hockey.
The Devils have had their share of enforcers come and go over the course of their 30-plus seasons in existence. Watching the backs of New Jersey's skill players was a long list of men, some famous and others fleeting. Here are the five greatest enforcers in Devils history.