Devils Rumors & News

  • Maple Leafs get shootout win over Devils

    Toronto Sun "Rate this a near perfect 10. On a Thursday night set aside to honour Darryl Sittler’s 10-point night, the misfiring Leafs were a couple of minutes away from another frustrating close defeat. Until Tyler Bozak’s 10th goal of the year forced overtime, goalie James Reimer won his 10th of the..." February 05

  • Report: Majority of GMs would approve of play-in game for final playoff seeds

    The Score "First the coach's challenge, now a wild-card play-in game? Bob McKenzie reported Wednesday on NBC that 16-of-28 general managers polled would be in favor of the NHL borrowing another idea, and adopting an MLB-style single elimination play-in game to determine the final wild-card seed in each..." February 04

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Mike Cammallleri (hand) is out through end of week. Hynes said they'll evaluate after that for Monday's game at. Rangers.

  • Devils rally to defeat New York Rangers, 3-2

    Newark Star-Ledger "J.T. Miller scored two goals for the Rangers, but the Devils bounced back with goals from Joe Blandisi and David Schlemko for a 3-2 victory Tuesday night at Prudential Center. Blandisi tied it 1:07 after Miller gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead. Oscar Lindberg was sent off for interference at 9:19..." February 03

  • Does Lee Stempniak think the Devils will trade him at the deadline?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Lee Stempniak is just the type of veteran forward a playoff-bound team will be looking to acquire before the NHL's Feb. 29 trade deadline. But if the Devils have a chance to make the playoffs for the first time in four years as the deadline approaches, wouldn't they be inclined to keep the..." February 03

  • Devils place forward Cammalleri on injured reserve "New Jersey Devils left wing Michael Cammalleri was placed on injured reserve Monday because of an upper-body injury. The move is retroactive to Jan. 26." February 01

  • John Scott, NHL All-Star Game set ratings record for NBCSN

    Yahoo! Sports "There was no doubt that the perfect storm of The John Scott Phenomenon and the NHL’s reinvigorated 3-on-3 All-Star Game format had provided an uptick in attention for the midseason classic. The only question was if that would actually translate into a spike in viewership as well, or if the..." February 01

  • Ray Shero owes it to Devils to add, not subtract

    North Jersey "With less than a month to go until the NHL’s Feb. 29 trade deadline, Devils general manager Ray Shero finds himself caught in the middle between his long-term plan and wanting in the short term to help out a team that has given him everything he could have asked for up to this point in the..." February 01

  • MVP John Scott and new format win praise at NHL All-Star game

    Los Angeles Times "The least likely All-Star was voted the most valuable player of the NHL's first venture into three-on-three play at its midseason showcase, proving that the worst intentions can sometimes have an unimaginably good outcome. A ride that began when enforcer John Scott was jokingly promoted as the..." February 01

  • His offense has dipped, but sophomore jinx hasn't hit Devils' Damon Severson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Damon Severson doesn't feel he's had to endure anything resembling a sophomore jinx so far this season, but it hasn't gone completely as expected for the Devils' young defenseman. The points haven't come quite as easily for Severson, a defenseman with definite offensive skills. He was a healthy..." January 31

  • NHL players excited for 3-on-3 All-Star Game

    Tennessean "Few cities fully understand and embody the concept of entertainment like Nashville, which is evident by the flair that exudes from every event that it holds. That inherent flavor is why the Predators, who are hosting their first NHL All-Star Game on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena, wanted to make..." January 30

  • There are barely any good NHL teams and it sucks

    New York Post "Parity? Yes. Good hockey? No. The prevalent idea that permeates down from the NHL offices on Sixth Avenue states having so many teams so closely bunched makes for good entertainment. As the All-Star break has begun, let us clarify that idea: The more teams that have a chance to make the..." January 30

  • Devils announce schedule for Martin Brodeur jersey retirement and statue unveiling

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils have announced the schedule for the retiring of Martin Brodeur's No. 30 on Feb. 9 at Prudential Center, as well as the unveiling of a statue honoring the former goaltender on the evening of Feb. 8. Interestingly, "An Evening With Marty" in which "The Salute" statue is unveiled, will..." January 28

  • Self-aware NHL all-star John Scott has many in his corner

    Toronto Sun "Midway through the second period, John Scott began to grow antsy. The hulking enforcer, who had been sitting for nearly 15 minutes in a 2-2 game, stood up, shook loose his legs, and looked pleadingly in the direction of the head coach. But it was no use. It was clear Scott’s place was on the..." January 28

  • Penguins blank Devils, 2-0, as Fleury shines

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The game was all but officially over. The Penguins’ two points were secure. Seemed like the ideal time, goalie Marc-Andre Fleury figured, to try to make a little history. With about 24 seconds left in what became a 2-0 victory against New Jersey Tuesday night at Consol Energy Center,..." January 27

  • Majority of coaches remain in favour of challenge concept

    TSN "It's not that NHL coaches don't appreciate having the coach's challenge at their disposal this season for the first time ever... Well, actually, that's not entirely true as six of 27 NHL head coaches polled by TSN don't like the coach's challenge at all and would just as soon see it..." January 27

  • How to Fix the NHL’s Coach’s Challenge

    The Hockey Writers "It’s no secret. The NHL’s coach’s challenge has not gone as smoothly as hoped in its inaugural season. It was put into place in order to give teams an option to challenge goals which they thought were not ‘good goals’ as deemed by the NHL rulebook. However, the two times when a coach can..." January 25

  • Canada’s falling dollar could be raising hopes for a Seattle NHL expansion team

    Seattle Times "It turns out the prediction of a January vote by Seattle City Council on a Sodo District arena was not only optimistic, but downright delusional. City Hall sources now indicate a vote to cede Occidental Avenue South for Chris Hansen’s project won’t happen before late March, early April at best...." January 25

  • Varlamov, Stempniak and Elliott named stars of week "Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov, New Jersey Devils right wing Lee Stempniak and St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 24. FIRST STAR – SEMYON VARLAMOV, G, COLORADO AVALANCHE Varlamov posted a 4-0-0 record with..." January 25

  • Escrow went up…again

    Pro Hockey Talk "Escrow has risen from 16 percent to 18 percent, according to multiple reports. No surprise there, given the Canadian dollar’s plunge. With seven of the NHL’s 30 teams in Canada, there was no way league revenues weren’t going to be affected. Some had predicted escrow would go up even..." January 25

  • Devils' Bobby Farnham anxious to show Pittsburgh Penguins and fans he belongs in NHL

    Newark Star-Ledger "Bobby Farnham was given the hard hat by his Devils' teammates for being player of the game in Saturday night's 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre. He had a big block on a Jacob Trouba slap shot in the second period and broke up a 2-on-1 rush back-checking in the third..." January 24

  • Devils' Tlusty expected to miss 3-4 months following wrist surgery

    The Score "The New Jersey Devils won't have Jiri Tlusty back in the lineup any time soon. The forward is expected to be out three-to-four months after having surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist Friday." January 23

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    New Jersey Devils @NJDevils

    Sergey Kalinin (ill) will not play tonight in Winnipeg.

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Bobby Farnham is back from his four-game suspension tonight.

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    NJDevilsPR @NJDevilsPR

    #NJDevils place D John Moore (lower body) on injured reserve and recall D Seth Helgeson from @AlbanyDevils under emergency conditions.

  • Devils score five in first, hold on to beat Senators, 6-3

    North Jersey "“Thank God!” Devils rookie Joe Blandisi thought to himself Thursday night when the puck went into the net for his first NHL goal. It was only the ninth NHL game of the 21-year-old’s career, but it felt like an eternity for him. “There’s been lots of chances and finally,” Blandisi said after..." January 22

  • Reid Boucher leads Devils over Calgary Flames, 4-2

    Newark Star-Ledger "Reid Boucher scored a goal and set up another while leading the Devils to a 4-2 victory over the Calgary Flames Tuesday night at Prudential Center. Boucher has two game-winning goals in his two games since being recalled from Albany (AHL). Cory Schneider was solid again in goal as he posted..." January 20

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    The NHL executive committee meeting on expansion is today in NY. No announcement should be made after. #tvasports

  • Devils' Cammalleri to return to lineup vs. Flames

    The Score "The New Jersey Devils' toothless attack is set to receive a much-needed jolt. New Jersey's most-efficient point producer, Mike Cammalleri, is expected to make his return to the lineup for Tuesday's clash with the Calgary Flames, spelling an end to his eight-game absence. The Devils have..." January 19

  • Cory Schneider’s heroics help Devils blank Coyotes

    New York Post "Cory Schneider enjoys facing the Coyotes. Schneider stopped 38 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, leading the Devils to a 2-0 win over the Coyotes on Saturday. Schneider, selected as an All-Star for the first time in his career earlier this month, shut out Arizona for the third time..." January 17

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    John Hynes said there's "a good chance" Mike Cammalleri will play Tuesday vs. Calgary.

  • NHL instates mandatory domestic violence and sexual assault prevention training for teams and players

    SB Nation "The NHL has finally begun to implement domestic violence, sexual harassment and sexual assault prevention training for its players and teams, per a report from the Associated Press. The NHL and NHL Players' Association partnered to ensure all 30 teams would go through "hour-long educational..." January 16

  • Calvin Pickard gets first career shutout as the Avs defeat New Jersey

    Denver Post "Correlation does not imply causation — which is a professor's way of saying that the Avalanche might have beaten New Jersey on Thursday night without making youth-oriented roster moves on defense the day before. The stop in Denver was the third on a four-game Western swing for the franchise..." January 15

  • Devils’ Tootoo fined $2,000 for embellishment

    Sportsnet "New Jersey Devils forward Jordin Tootoo has been fined $2,000 as supplementary discipline for diving/embellishment, the National Hockey League announced Thursday. The incident occurred in a game versus the Detroit Red Wings on January 4. Tootoo’s forfeited salary will go to the Players’..." January 14

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    Rich Chere @Ledger_NJDevils

    Tuomo Ruutu has been activated from IR by the Devils.

  • Devils' Farnham suspended four games "Farnham has been suspended without pay, for interference against St. Louis Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin during NHL game No. 636 in St. Louis on Tuesday, Jan. 12, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 11:50 of the third period. Farnham..." January 14

  • Blues roll over Devils with 5-2 win

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "On the day the Blues moved into sole possession of winter on the St. Louis professional sports scene, they provided a ray of hope on an otherwise dismal night for local sports. And they did it by coming face-to-face with their biggest nemesis: A lead going into the third period. For the..." January 13

  • Devils' Patrik Elias undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils forward Patrik Elias underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee Tuesday and will be sidelined indefinitely, general manager Ray Shero said. Elias has missed the last nine games with the injury and has played in only 19 ages this season. "Today, Devils' forward Patrik Elias..." January 13

  • Jon Merrill's goal lifts Devils past Minnesota Wild, 2-1

    Newark Star-Ledger "After two periods in which it seemed no one would score, the Devils broke through with a pair of goals in the first 6:26 of the third period while on their way to a 2-1 triumph over the Minnesota Wild Sunday night at Xcel Energy Center. The victory, sparked by Jon Merrill's goal at 6:26 of the..." January 11

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Joe Blandisi called up. Jiri Tlusty to IR. Blandisi going on road trip

  • Devils' injury woes continue as Tlusty lands on IR

    The Score "Another day, another injury for the New Jersey Devils. The Devils placed forward Jiri Tlusty on injured reserve Saturday. He sustained the undisclosed injury in Friday's loss to the Boston Bruins. Joseph Blandisi has been recalled from the AHL's Albany Devils to coincide with Tlusty's..." January 09

  • Rookie Frank Vatrano’s early goal leads Bruins past Devils, 4-1

    Boston "Rookie Frank Vatrano scored early, Jonas Gustavsson made 19 saves and the struggling Boston Bruins beat the banged-up New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Friday night for the 3,000th win in franchise history. Ryan Spooner, Jimmy Hayes and Colin Miller also scored as the Bruins snapped a two-game losing..." January 09

  • Blackhawks' Toews tops list of 2015 jersey sales

    The Score "There are a lot of people walking around with Toews on their backs. The Chicago Blackhawks forward had the prestige honor of having the top-selling jersey of 2015. The NHL announced the top sales from the NHL Shop, also revealing teammate Patrick Kane finishing second in sales. Here is the..." January 08

  • Devils' Ruutu the latest victim to injury bug

    The Score "The coming weeks could be very telling for the New Jersey Devils. The club received their latest injury blow Friday. This time seeing forward Tuomo Ruutu placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury retroactive to Jan. 6. The news comes just a day after the club announced the team's..." January 08

  • Habs strong defensive effort the key to victory over Devils

    Montreal Gazette "Mike Condon said the Canadiens are looking to put together a string of victories and they hope Wednesday’s 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils is a start. “We were talking this morning about how we have to put together some wins,” Condon said. “We can’t get into a situation where we win one,..." January 07

  • Star-studded Central roster highlights All-Star reveal "The NHL announced the remaining players for the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game, and several familiar and high-scoring stars will descend upon Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for All-Star Weekend. The host Nashville Predators have three players among the 40 named Wednesday by the NHL's Hockey..." January 06

  • Larkin nets brilliant goal, Mrazek shuts out Devils

    Detroit News "The Red Wings competitive edge is re-emerging. Sparked by a brilliant, highlight-reel play from Dylan Larkin, Brad Richards and Riley Sheahan for the only goal of the game, the Wings beat the Devils Monday, 1-0, for their second consecutive win. Petr Mrazek, starting his third consecutive..." January 05

  • Is The NHL’s Winter Classic Dying?

    Uproxx "This year’s NHL Winter Classic saw the Boston Bruins play host to the Montreal Canadiens in front of nearly 70,000 fans at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Like each of its predecessors, this year’s outdoor game on New Year’s Day was a spectacle to behold for hockey fans around the..." January 04

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    John Hynes says Mike Cammalleri has upper body issue. Day to day

  • John Moore’s OT goal propels surging Devils past Stars

    New York Post "It’s a new year, and the surprising Devils have put themselves in playoff position. John Moore scored a power-play goal 1:47 into overtime to give the Devils a 3-2 victory over the NHL-leading Stars on Saturday night at Prudential Center. “It was a huge test for us,” Moore said. “They’re a..." January 03