It seems everything these days is going against the New Jersey Devils hockey team.
Having two goals scored on them in Game 7 of the 2008-09 playoffs in about a minute and thirty seconds for the improbable comeback victory by the Hurricanes, then, coach Brent Sutter departs for the new head coaching position in Calgary.
What more could go wrong?
Well, let's look at what went right for the Devils this off-season. They re-signed two defenceman, Andy Greene, and Johnny Oduya! The question I immediately asked myself was, "That's it?".
After these two bright spots, comes the worst of the worst.
Shut-down forward, and one of the team's few leaders, John Madden signs a one-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Brian Gionta, most recognized for his 48 goal 2005-06 campaign, inked a five-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens.
As a life long Devils fan it hurts to say all hope seems to be lost.
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