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I am currently a Sophomore at Montclair State University. My major is Television and Digital Media with a concentration in Sports Journalism. As Co-Editor of Fansided's Pucks and Pitchforks and Staff Writer of Playing for 90, I am looking to improve my journalism for a future career.
Currently a college student in Philadelphia studying Mathematics. The reason I chose to focus on Math was due to an interest in Sports Statistics and a fan of new age sports analysis. I was born and raised in North Jersey, where I have been lucky enough to watch the great Martin Brodeur and the Devils bring 3 NHL championships home.
I have been a NJ Devils fan since the beginning in 1982, when I went to my first game with my Dad and my Grandfather. The Devils have always been a big part of my life. I graduated from Marist College and I have several years of professional experience in writing. I look forward to contributing to the coverage of the Devils and I can be reached on Twitter @FMaduri.
Born and raised in New Jersey, I am a lifelong New Jersey Devils fan. I am a graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism. Although I'm a a deep-rooted sports fanatic, hockey has always been my passion. Follow me on Twitter @AnthonySmith_6.
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