New Jersey Devils: The 50 Best Players in History

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New Jersey Devils: The 50 Best Players in History
Ken Daneyko hoists the Stanley Cup

The New Jersey Devils have won three Stanley Cup Championships in their 36 seasons of existence. 

They were admitted into the NHL in 1974-75 in the NHL's latest round of expansion with the Washington Capitals.

New Jersey started as the Kansas City Scouts, and stayed in Kansas City for only two seasons before moving operations to Denver and rechristening themselves as the Colorado Rockies.

As the Rockies and as the Scouts, the team had little luck, starting their history with 13 straight losing seasons. 

On June 30, 1982, the franchise moved for the second time in six seasons and became the New Jersey Devils.

In recent years, the advent of advanced statistical analysis has afforded us the opportunity to compare players by using more than just the basic statistic set of goals, assists, plus/minus and penalty minutes.  It also allows us to include goalies in comparison to position players.

The following list is based on the "point share" statistic, available at www.hockey-reference.com, and explained here

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