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New Jersey Devils at a glance

NEW JERSEY DEVILS LAST SEASON: 32-36-14, 78 points. Failed to make the playoffs for a third straight year. COACH: John Hynes (first NHL season) ADDED: C Kyle Palmieri, C Pavel Zacha, RW Lee Stempniak, C Sergey Kalinin, D John Moore, C Jiri Tlusty. LOST: General manager Lou Lamoriello, F Steve Bernier, F Scott Gomez, F Michael Ryder. PLAYER TO WATCH: Adam Henrique: At age 25, Henrique...
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Shero, Hynes era starts with Devils, Lamoriello gone

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) After missing the playoff the past three years and cleaning house, the New Jersey Devils have a new general manager, a new coach - and basically the same roster as a year ago. Ray Shero is the new GM with long-time patriarch Lou Lamoriello gone to Toronto. John Hynes will be behind his first NHL bench. Other than adding New Jersey-born and raised Kyle Palmieri...
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Devils sign goaltender Ken Appleby to 3-year contract

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have signed goaltender Ken Appleby to a three-year, entry-level contract. Devils executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero announced the deal Monday. The 20-year-old Appleby attended training camp as an amateur tryout, after previously attending the team's development camp in July. He had spent the past three seasons with Oshawa...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers end preseason, lose to New Jersey Devils in shootout

  View image | A pair of late-game goals from Jacob Josefson on Friday helped the New Jersey Devils cruise to a 3-2 shootout win over the Flyers, in the final preseason game for both teams. Josefson tied the game at 2 with 3:31 to play in the third period, off a tip-in from Adam Henrique. After the ensuing 3-on-3 overtime period went scoreless, Josefson...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils (32-36-14, 7th in the Metropolitan division)Coach: John Hynes (1st season with Devils)Key Departures: Jaromir Jagr, Bryce Salvador, Martin Havlat, Lou Lamerillo, Marek ZidlickyKey Additions: Lee Stempniak, Jiri Tlusty, Tyler KennedyKey Player: Cory SchneiderCory Schneider is one of the more underrated goaltenders in the NHL and could be a strong pick for the Vezina...
Via The Sports Quotient
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Zajac Subject trade rumors

Apparently, former Fighting Sioux forward Travis Zajac is the subject of trade rumors. Per Travis Yost of TSN:This past weekend, rumours swirled about Toronto's alleged interest in New Jersey Devils centre Travis Zajac. The connection here is obvious. Zajac, a former first-round pick in 2004, was drafted and developed by none other than new Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello. ...
Via Goon's World
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils top Flyers in sloppy affair

  The New Jersey Devils were 3-1-0 against the Flyers during the 2014-15 season. The trend continued in Wednesday's preseason game between the two teams. After a solid first period, the Flyers played flat for the remaining two periods, failing to generate any offense on Devils backup Keith Kinkaid. New Jersey claimed a 4-2 victory over the Flyers in the final preseason home...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Devils may trade Travis Zajac to Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello has made it no secret that he’d be interested in acquiring Travis Zajac. There has been some speculation that the New Jersey Devils might be willing to part with a couple assets in order to make room for younger forwards. Now, a report from suggests that the Devils and Maple Leafs may have a trade in place to send Zajac to Toronto....
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils to honor inaugural 'Benders Cup' winner Jagr Bombers tonight

Newark, NJ -- The New Jersey Devils and IFC teamed up in September to host the inaugural “Benders Cup,” a two-day, 3-vs-3 tournament at Prudential Center’s AmeriHealth Pavilion, in celebration of the network’s new comedy series “Benders” premiering October 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Eight amateur teams from around New Jersey, featuring skill levels from good to “bender,...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryane Clowe’s career likely over

  These days, we are constantly reminded of the damage and danger that concussions can present. It’s because of those concussions that New Jersey Devils winger Ryane Clowe might have played his last game in the NHL. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti reports that Devils GM Ray Shero thinks that Clowe “will be unable to play hockey now or in the future.” The 32-year-old winger...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils' Ryane Clowe to stop playing due to concussions

Ryane Clowe’s NHL career is over. The 32-year-old forward is no longer able to play hockey due to a series of concussions he suffered over the last couple seasons.  Ryane Clowe will be unable to play hockey now or in the future, Devils GM Ray Shero says — Tom Gulitti (@TGfireandice) September 11, 2015   Clowe says he feels fine now. "I would have loved to play again...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils pass on Scott Gomez, what’s next for the veteran?

New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero announced that the club won’t be offering long-time Devils forward Scott Gomez a tryout invitation to camp this year. “With Scott, as I’ve said before, it really wasn’t so much about him but more us going in a different direction and giving an opportunity to younger players. We drafted (Pavel) Zacha and I’ve talked about (Jacob...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes: Hakstol's Trip, Zubrus Waived, Power Play Ranking

Welcome to another edition of Between the Pipes! As we patiently await the start of the 2015-16 NHL season, let's take a look at some news circulating this week.  Dave Hakstol flew to the Czech Republic to see Jake Voracek [Dhiren Mahiban - Pro Hockey Talk]  Hopkins Take: First-year coach Dave Hakstol is certainly hitting the ground running. He felt it important to meet...
Via Flyerdelphia
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Where do the Devils go from Here?

Lou Lamoriello stepped down as GM of the New Jersey Devils in May of 2015, but everyone expected him to remain a powerful presence in the front office for years to come, as the team’s president. Ray Shero was a somewhat peculiar hire as his replacement, but not in the “persona non grata” sense that a Tortorella coaching hire might be for the Devils. Shero was last GM of...
Via The Sports Post
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils offseason recap

Last year: 32-36-14, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the playoffs by 20 points. Key additions: Ray Shero, John Hynes, Pavel Zacha, John Moore, Kyle Palmieri Key subtractions: Lou Lamoriello, Bryce Salvador, Michael Ryder, Scott Gomez, Steve Bernier, Mark Fraser, Martin Havlat Offense: The Devils may have finally landed a true blue chipper to build […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Adam Larsson ready for a bigger role with the New Jersey Devils?

On Saturday, the New Jersey Devils re-signed RFA defenseman Adam Larsson to a 6-year, $25 million contract (AAV of $4.166 million). The 22-year old Swede established career highs and led all Devils defenseman last season with three goals and 24 points. Larsson has played with the Devils for four seasons since being selected fourth overall in the 2011 NHL Draft. Larsson has scored...
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Holik unhappy Devils didn’t bring back Scott Stevens

The New Jersey Devils made some significant changes this offseason. Longtime general manager Lou Lamoriello resigned from the club to join the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Scott Stevens, one of the most inconic players in team history, wasn’t brought back as co-head coach. Bobby Holik, one of Stevens’ former teammates who is no stranger to speaking his mind, told Tom Gulitti he...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello stuns NHL after quitting Devils to join the Maple Leafs as GM 

Hockey Hall of Famer and three-time Stanley Cup winner Lou Lamoriello shocked the NHL on Thursday morning by resigning as president of the New Jersey Devils and accepting a position as general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Lamoriello’s 28-year run as Devils president ends less than three months after he had stepped down as New Jersey’s GM, giving way to the hiring...
Via The Other Paper
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

A New Leaf: Lou Lamoriello Leaves Devils, Named GM In Toronto

After a Hall of Fame career in New Jersey lasting 28 years that included five trips to the Stanley Cup Final and three championships, Lou Lamoriello is moving on. In stunning news, Lamoriello has resigned his position as president of the New Jersey Devils and accepted the role of general manager with the Toronto Maple […] The post A New Leaf: Lou Lamoriello Leaves Devils, Named...
Via Committed Indians
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Sign Eric Gelinas to Two-Year Deal and Avoid Arbitration

New Jersey Devils re-sign defenseman Eric Gelinas to two-year deal. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports) The New Jersey Devils were able to avoid arbitration with one of their two restricted free agents so far, as defenseman Eric Gelinas has agreed to a two-year, $3.15 million extension with the team. Devils general manager Ray Shero made the announcement today. Gelinas, 24, is coming...
Via The Sports Journal
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils introduce new head coach John Hynes

On Tuesday, June 2nd at 12pm, a press conference was held in Newark introducing John Hynes as the new head coach of the New Jersey Devils. The announcement is exciting news for the Devils organization as the front office is now set with Ray Shero as the general manager and John Hynes as the head coach. The process of rebuilding the organization can now continue to move forward and...
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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