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Adam Larsson expects to up production, step into bigger role with Oilers

The one-for-one swap that brought Adam Larsson to Edmonton and sent Taylor Hall to New Jersey caught just about everyone off guard, and the reaction among many was that the Devils had gotten the better of the deal. One reason the general consensus swayed in the favor of New Jersey was that Larsson, 23, had yet to transform into the top-pairing blueliner he was projected to be. But...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago

Boucher vs. Blandisi: Who Will It Be?

Houston Hynes, we have a problem here. Not too long ago, we took a closer look as to what the Devils bottom six forward group might look like this season. Forwards such as Vernon Fiddler, Pavel Zacha, Beau Bennett, Jacob Josefson, Devante Smith-Pelly, and Sergey Kalinin will all make up this newly improved group. And yes, this group includes the talented youngsters, Reid Boucher...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Michael Mcleod, Nathan Bastian Share Close Bond in New Jersey

Two weeks ago at New Jersey Devils’ development camp, former junior teammates Michael Mcleod and Nathan Bastian were back on the ice together again after being drafted by the Devils. “After I was drafted I talked to [New] Jersey and asked if they were going to take Nathan, and they said, ‘We’ll see,'” said McLeod, who was selected with the No. 12 pick. “On the second...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grading each Devils 2016 offseason move

The Devils have been busy between trades and free agency in the 2016 offseason. Here are grades for each move.
Via NJ.com
5 days ago

Chris Ryan's projected 2016-17 Devils roster, 2.0

NJ.com's second projected 2016-17 roster for the offseason, following the conclusion of Devils development camp.
Via NJ.com
6 days ago

Devils’ New and Improved Bottom 6

Jordin Tootoo, Bobby Farnham, Tuomo Ruutu, Stephen Gionta, Paul Thompson, Jim O’Brien, Brian O’Neill, Jiri Tlusty, and of course, Mike Sislo. Those are just some of the names that played in the bottom six forward group for the New Jersey Devils for a majority of last season. One thing they all have in common? They are no longer with the Devils organization and many people,...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Devils Development Camp Recap Part 2

As the second offseason under the new regime of the New Jersey Devils begins, there is a lot of excitement and energy around the franchise from top to bottom. Under GM Ray Shero, head coach John Hynes and assistant GM Tom Fitzgerald the team has revamped its look, feel, style and roster, again from top to bottom. With two NHL Drafts under their belt, and a second development camp...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

New Jersey Devils’ Forward Kyle Palmieri Makes U.S. World Cup Team

On Wednesday afternoon, USA Hockey announced that New Jersey Devils’ right wing Kyle Palmieri has been added to the U.S. World Cup roster. Palmieri will replace Tampa Bay Lighting forward Ryan Callahan who will be sidelined due to injury. In 2015-16, Palmieri tallied 30 goals and 57 points, both career-highs. “Kyle brings an all-around game that we’re confident will fit nicely...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

7 things we learned at Devils development camp

The Devils 2016 development camp is in the books. What did we learn from the mid-summer camp featuring some of the team's top prospects?
Via NJ.com
8 days ago

Devils sign defenseman Reece Scarlett to two-way contract

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have re-signed defenseman Reece Scarlett to a one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level. General manager Ray Shero announced the signing of the restricted free agent on Monday. Scarlett played last season with Albany (AHL), getting four goals and 22 assists in 60 games. He also played in 10 playoff games. The 23-year-old...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Devils prospect J.D. Dudek scores an incredible shootout goal

Development camps around the NHL have produced some pretty incredible shootout goals this summer. This one from Josh Wilkins and this one from Alexander Nylander may have raised the bar for what’s possible in the skills competition, but New Jersey Devils prospect J.D. Dudek had his own tricks up his sleeve. Check out this insane shootout goal from Dudek: Dudek hits the back of...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Devils prospect Joey Dudek dazzle with jaw-dropping shootout goal

Calling anything the goal of the year or best deke of the season would be premature given the campaign is still months away from beginning, but New Jersey Devils prospect Joey Dudek will at the very least be a contender when ranking the most brilliant shootout moves of 2016-17. Dudek, 20, was participating at Devils development camp in what appears to be a shootout drill when he...
Via The Hockey News
10 days ago

New Jersey Devils Add Former Player Ryane Clowe to Coaching Staff

On Tuesday, the New Jersey Devils announced that they have hired former forward Ryane Clowe to their coaching staff. Clowe, 33, played 11 season with the Devils, New York Rangers and San Jose Sharks, After six concussions in 18 months, Clowe stepped away from hockey to protect his health while with the Devils. “We are looking forward to Ryane joining our staff,” said Devils head...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryane Clowe will be an assistant coach for the Devils while still on the payroll

The New Jersey Devils announced on Tuesday that forward Ryane Clowe would join the team’s coaching staff as an assistant coach. JUST ANNOUNCED: The #NJDevils have named Ryane Clowe an assistant coach. https://t.co/Bwkk1jDU0yhttps://t.co/AL2FqXp9py — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) July 12, 2016 Now, usually a former player transitioning into coaching isn’t a big deal and Clowe’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils re-sign center Kalinin for 1 year, $800K

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Restricted free agent center Sergey Kalinin has re-signed with the Devils for one year and $800,000. General manager Ray Shero announced the deal on Wednesday. The 25-year-old had eight goals and seven assists in 78 games, averaging more than 13 minutes on the ice per game. The Russian won bronze with his national team at the 2016 International Ice Hockey Federation...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils sign free agent Gazdic, re-sign Josefson

The New Jersey Devils have signed free agent left wing Luke Gazdic and re-signed restricted free agent center Jacob Josefson. General manager Ray Shero announced the moves on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Josefson got a one-year, $1.1 million contract and Gazdic signed a one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000. Gazdic spent the last three seasons with the Edmonton Oilers. Last season...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Shattenkirk wouldn’t sign with Oilers, killing potential trade

Prior to the shocking trade which sent Taylor Hall from the Oilers to the Devils in exchange for Adam Larsson, there was plenty of talk suggesting the Oilers and the Blues might be working on a deal involving Kevin Shattenkirk. With the dust still settling on the Hall-Larsson swap, it sounds like the only reason a deal didn’t come to fruition with the Blues and Oilers is a result...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers somehow get even stupider, trade Taylor Hall to Devils for Adam Larsson

It’s been well known that the Edmonton Oilers need help on their blue line. They have an amazing assemblage of young talent in their forward corps, and can trade from a position of embarrassing wealth to find that elusive defenseman that will put them into the playoffs for the first time since the Bush administration. Peter Chiarelli’s move to fix that ailing blue line will probably...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior hockey player scores insane between-the-legs goal

Take a bow John Quenneville. With the Brandon Wheat Kings and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies facing off in the Memorial Cup tournament which determines the best team in the Canadian Hockey League, Quenneville scored one of the best goals you’ll ever see. As the Wheat Kings trailed 5-2 in the third period, Quenneville took a beautiful end-to-end pass from defenseman Ivan Provorov to...
Via The Comeback
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the roster of the 2002-03 Stanley Cup winning New Jersey Devils

Can you name every player on the roster of the 2002-03 NHL Stanley Cup winning New Jersey Devils? Clue: Number/Position
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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