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Mike Stromberg

  • joined Oct 11, 2010
  • last login Jul 27, 2014
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My name is Michael. I enjoy sports.

Contributor at In Lou We Trust.

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Can the Devils Survive the Injury Bug in 2014-15?

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With a team that is equal-parts old and seemingly injury-prone, will the Devils' health be a major factor for the 2013-14 season?

Projecting Goals Against for the Devils in 2014-15

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With a largely-similar squad and a likely-improved goaltending situation in the upcoming season, the Devils could take a step forward in terms of goals allowed this season. But how big an...

Who's Scoring? Projecting the Goals for 2014-15

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With most of the Devils' roster now settled heading towards next season, have they done enough to get this offense where it needs to be? How many goals should we be expecting them to put up?

The Defensive Youth Movement has Arrived in NJ

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With Anton Volchenkov being bought out on Monday and Mark Fayne signing in Edmonton on Tuesday, the long-awaited defensive youth movement appears to be underway. Are the 'kids' ready?

Window Shopping: Who Should NJ Target in FA?

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The Devils were a poor offensive team in 2013-14. What approach in free agency do they need to take to get better?

Travis Sanheim: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

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Travis Sanheim has been rising up draft boards in a hurry over the last six months? Will the Devils think enough of him to take him rather than a forward with one of their first two picks?

Jack Glover: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

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Jack Glover is an American defenseman coming out of the USNTDP. He is a big player and a strong passer and skater, but isn't super flashy and has some question marks at either end. Should the...

Nikolay Goldobin: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile

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Nikolay Goldobin is a top talent on offense who projects to somewhere in the late-first round of the NHL Draft. The are some question marks on defense, but he represents a lot of what the Devils...

How Much is Left in the Tank for Dainius Zubrus?

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After signing a 3-year contract with the Devils last offseason, the 35-year-old Dainius Zubrus had a lackluster season in 2013-14. With a lot of concerning trends developing for the big forward,...

A Good, Not Great, Season in 2013-14 for Henrique

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Adam Henrique bounced back from a sophomore slump to put up solid numbers in his 2013-14 campaign. He lead the team in goals and was a huge special teams contributor, but are there causes for...

How Should the Devils Address #2 Goalie Situation?

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With Martin Brodeur's Devils career possibly at an end, the Devils will have to look ahead at what to do for their backup goaltending situation this offseason. Can they fill it from within the...

Good/Bad News: The Devils' 2013-14 Attendance #'s

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The Devils' 2013-14 attendance numbers bring a mixture of good and bad news for those concerned with how the Devils are drawing these days.

Clipped Wings: Evaluating the Ryder/Brunner Duo

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Michael Ryder and Damien Brunner were both signed last offseason to help aid the Devils' potential scoring woes. Both had their moments, but were underwhelming overall. So who figures to be more...

Jagr Reportedly Re-Signed By Devils

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In news that initially broke via Jagr himself, the Devils have already re-signed the ageless winger to a new one-year contract.

ILWT Guide to Choosing a Bandwagon in the Playoffs

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Well folks, the Devils' season is over, and while for some that means hockey is done as well, others will tune in for the most exciting tournament in sports anyway. So, before they get going let's...

So...What Now? Looking Ahead to the 2014 Offseason

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The Devils delivered another gut punch to their fans on Monday night with a loss to the lowly Calgary flames to all but end their hopes of reaching the playoffs. So what's next for this team?

Devils vs. Flames: Game Preview #79

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The Calgary Flames will visit Newark on Monday night as the Devils will try to get their third straight victory to keep up the pressure on Columbus in the Eastern Conference wild card race.

Season of Squandered Opportunities For The Devils

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With a crushing shootout loss to the lowly Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, the Devils are now just about cooked in the playoff race. The shootout is an obvious culprit for their predicament, but the...

Travis Zajac Finding His Form In Year One of Deal

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Travis Zajac was taking a fair amount of heat for his contract early in the year, but with a resurgence in production alongside Jagr and continued possession dominance, he's looking more like the...

10 of 14: Devils Need Wins After Florida Disaster

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On Friday afternoon, a lot of Devils fans were probably feeling cautiously optimistic about their playoff odds. Just 36 hours later after back-to-back flops in Florida, however, the picture looked...

Goal Breakdown: Zidlickymania Runs Wild on Philly

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In a huge game against the Flyers on Tuesday night, Zidlicky and Jagr combined for a huge goal that ended up deciding the game. Here we break it down to fully appreciate Zidlicky's excellent sequence.

Cold As Ice: A Look at Steve Bernier's Struggles

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Steve Bernier's production has cratered this season. Could this be the end for the veteran fourth-line winger, or should we expect a bounce back in the future?

Devils vs. Hurricanes: Game Preview #65

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After getting bombarded against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night, the Devils will look to bounce back tonight against a struggling Carolina Hurricanes team.

Kovy Penalty Reduced: Devils Get Back 1st Rounder

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In a stunning bit of news, the NHL has decided to reduce the Devils' penalty from the original Ilya Kovalchuk contract in 2010. The Devils will now have a pick in the first round once again.

Down the Stretch: Looking at the Final 20 Games

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With the calendar turning over to March and the trade deadline about to arrive, we are officially entering the final leg of the NHL season. So how does the Devils' schedule look and what are their...

The Case for Standing Pat at the Deadline

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Should the Devils be buyers or sellers at this year's NHL trade deadline? Maybe neither.

Hypotheticals: The Devils As Non-Hockey Olympians

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With the Olympic break giving Devils fans a much needed break from this season, lets try to have a little fun with our two-week vacation.

Bryce Salvador: The Sans-Defense Defensive D-man

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Veteran defenseman Bryce Salvador has gained a reputation as a shutdown guy over the years, but how far is that from the reality regarding his play these days?

The End of Martin Brodeur

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Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium felt like the symbolic end for one of the all-time greats.

Second Period Meltdown Dooms Devils at the Stadium

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The Stadium Series game at Yankee Stadium started out very well for the Devils but it certainly didn't end that way. Marty was porous and the defense was downright awful as an early 3-1 lead turned...

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