Devils Rumors & News

  • Devils hope concussion-plagued Ryane Clowe will be cleared for start of camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils are hopeful that left winger Ryane Clowe, who ended last season sidelined with a concussion, will be cleared to take part in the first full day of training camp Friday at Prudential Center. Clowe, who endured two concussions last season, was undergoing neurological tests Tuesday..." September 16

  • Defenseman Gelinas signs new contract with Devils "Restricted free-agent defenseman Eric Gelinas has signed a new contract, the team announced Monday. Details of the contract were not released, but reported Gelinas signed for one year at $900,000. "Just happy to have everybody here, everybody ready," Devils general manager Lou..." September 15

  • Whether RFA Eric Gelinas re-signs or misses start of Devils' camp "In Eric's hands"

    North Jersey "Restricted free agent Eric Gelinas remains unsigned with the start of training camp now less than a week away and, though Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello remains hopeful of getting a deal done in time for Gelinas to start camp on time, he basically said today that decision will be totally up..." September 14

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    Josh Rimer @JoshRimerHockey

    Breaking: Jordin Tootoo will be at NJ Devils Training Camp on a PTO

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    Rich Chere @Ledger_NJDevils

    Ruslan Fedotenko will attend Devils training camp as an unsigned tryout.

  • Scott Stevens steps down as Devils assistant coach; Tommy Albelin to replace him

    Newark Star-Ledger "Scott Stevens, who served as a Devils assistant coach under Pete DeBoer the past two seasons, will not be back for a third. General manager Lou Lamoriello said it was a personal decision made by Stevens and indicated Tommy Albelin will step in and replace the Hall of Famer. "Scotty Stevens..." September 09

  • Brodeur willing to back up Price with Canadiens

    Toronto Sun "Goaltender Martin Brodeur says he'd be willing to finish his Hall of Fame career with his hometown Montreal Canadiens. The 42-year-old has previously said he's “80% sure” he’s coming back for a 21ST NHL season and told QMI Agency this week that he would have no problem backing up Carey Price in..." September 06

  • Report: Devils sign Kelly

    Pro Hockey Talk "According to CapGeek, the New Jersey Devils have inked defenseman Dan Kelly to a two-year, two-way contract worth $1.1 million. Kelly, 25, has spent the past four seasons with the Albany Devils of the American Hockey League where he tallied 17 points in 71 games to go along with a plus-14..." August 31

  • Gomez invited to Devils training camp "Forward Scott Gomez will attend New Jersey Devils training camp on a tryout basis, the team said Thursday. Gomez was New Jersey's first-round pick (No. 27) in the 1998 NHL Draft and was a member of the Devils' Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2000 and 2003 before signing a seven-year contract with..." August 30

  • Report: Tomas Kaberle ‘in line’ to attend Devils’ camp

    Pro Hockey Talk "Defenseman Tomas Kaberle could be attending New Jersey Devils camp on a tryout according to Tom Gulitti of The Record. Kaberle, 36, has not played in the NHL since appearing in 10 games with the Montreal Canadiens during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season. “He has talked to us about a..." August 28

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Scott Gomez will attend training camp with the Devils as a tryout. I'll have details up on Fire & Ice blog shortly.

  • Why Mike Cammalleri and the Devils chose each other

    The Hockey News "At the risk of sounding blasphemous, Mike Cammalleri’s deal with the Devils was all about faith. He chose the team that believed in him most and the team he believed in most. Calgary fans were disappointed but not surprised when he left in free agency after a resurgent 26-goal campaign. After..." August 18

  • Devils to lose money in 2014-15

    North Jersey "One year after their sale to Josh Harris and David Blitzer, the Devils are still a team in debt and losing money, but the co-owners continue to see a bright future for the organization on and off the ice. While stressing they are still “early in the game” of a “very long-term” plan to turn..." August 17

  • Devils' Lou Lamoriello puts final squash on recurring Ilya Kovalchuk rumors "Ilya Kovalchuk’s name resurfaces periodically whenever there is talk about the Devils’ need to add a goal-scorer, but general manager Lou Lamoriello and owner Josh Harris confirmed the Russian winger has not entered the NHL club’s thoughts since he left last summer to play in the KHL. There is..." August 16

  • Former Red Wing Brian Rafalski elected to U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

    Detroit News "Former Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski has been elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, it was announced Wednesday. Rafalski, a Dearborn native, played for the Wings from 2007 through the 2010-11 season before retiring. He also played seven seasons before that with the New Jersey..." August 06

  • Devils sign defenseman Andy Greene to "long-term" contract extension

    North Jersey "The Devils have signed defenseman Andy Greene to a "long-term" contract extension, team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello announced during a media conference call this afternoon. Terms of the contract were not released. Greene, who will turn 32 on Oct. 30, is entering the final..." July 31

  • Quenneville made strong impression at Devils camp "The New Jersey Devils wasted no time introducing first-round pick John Quenneville to the rigors of professional hockey. In a puck-possession drill that opened a morning session at development camp, the No. 30 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft went 1-on-1 against 2012 first-round choice Stefan..." July 28

  • Devils not inclined to invite Martin Brodeur or another veteran goalie to training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello has always been willing to invite an unsigned veteran or two to training camp on a tryout basis, and it could happen again this year. But there is no one on the team’s radar at this point. “If it happens, we’d be totally comfortable with it. But, as of..." July 23

  • Martin Brodeur 'still looking for the right fit': report "Goaltender Martin Brodeur remains one of the most prominent names on the NHL free-agent market. He said Thursday it could stay that way for a while. "I'm still looking for the right fit, and the right fit might not come this summer, it might come later on in the fall," Brodeur told Yahoo..." July 19

  • John Quenneville, Devils' first-round draft pick, eyes swift rise to NHL

    Newark Star-Ledger "There is a grace to John Quenneville, the Devils’ top draft choice. As other would-be Devils chugged around the rink Wednesday at the AmeriHealth Pavilion in Newark, carving ruts in the ice, Quenneville glided and changed direction with an abrupt swivel, his skates brushing smoothly over the..." July 18

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    Rich Chere @Ledger_NJDevils

    Jacob Josefson's new contract: 2 years at $800,000 per.

  • Devils sign restricted free agent Jacob Josefson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils forward Jacob Josefson, a restricted free agent, has agreed to a new contract that will be finalized Tuesday. General manager Lou Lamoriello said there was nothing new regarding RFA Eric Gelinas or unrestricted free agent Ryan Carter. Both remain unsigned. Center Alexander Kerfoot,..." July 16

  • Martin Brodeur willing to wait until after season begins, if necessary, to find "right fit"

    North Jersey "While the Devils have moved on from the Martin Brodeur era this summer, the 42-year-old future Hall of Famer remains intent on playing in the NHL in 2014-15 as he patiently waits to find a team that is the right fit for him. In fact, Brodeur’s agent said Sunday that he’s willing to wait until..." July 14

  • Cory Schneider inks seven-year, $42 million extension with Devils "The Martin Brodeur Era in New Jersey was already over, but now the future of the Devils' goaltending position is further solidified. General manager Lou Lamoriello announced Wednesday that the club signed goaltender Cory Schneider to a multi-year extension. According to Brian Lawton of Sportsnet,..." July 09

  • Devils' Havlat looking forward to reunion with Elias "New Jersey Devils right wing Martin Havlat is looking forward to having an opportunity to skate with good friend Patrik Elias in the NHL. Havlat considers it a long time coming, too, considering they have shared experiences on Czech Republic national teams for many years. Havlat and Elias..." July 05

  • Devils closing in on extension with Schneider; Lamoriello hopes deal is done in "very near future"

    North Jersey "Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello sounded very optimistic today that he will soon be able to lock up goaltender Cory Schneider to a contract extension. Schneider, 28, would be eligible to become an unrestricted free agent next summer. “It’s a work in progress and we’re getting closer and..." July 04

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    David Pagnotta @TheFourthPeriod

    Sounds like Devils winger Mattias Tedenby is heading overseas. Told he'll be signing with a KHL club shortly.

  • Keith Kinkaid ready to be Devils' backup goalie; says partnership with Cory Schneider

    Newark Star-Ledger "When he arrived at his first Devils training camp in 2011, Keith Kinkaid got to meet Martin Brodeur. It was a thrill the young goaltender will not forget. “When I first entered the organization I met Brodeur at the start. He’s a class guy and obviously one of the best to ever play the game,..." July 03

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Also, heareing Stephen Gionta has re-signed.

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Clemmensen said he's coming back to compete for backup job behind Cory Schneider.

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Steve Bernier re-signs with NJD, one year, $600K.

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    Larry Brooks @NYP_Brooksie

    Might have missed it having been reported but told that Havlat has deal wirh Devils for one year $1.5M

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As per @DarrenDreger, Mike @MCammalleri13 to New Jersey, 5 x 5

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    If the blog was working right now, I'd write about Adam Larsson re-signing with Devils for one-year, $900,000. One-way deal. Confirmed.

  • Bruins not among teams interested in Brodeur

    CSN New England "Certainly the B’s front office has a great deal of respect for free agent goaltender Martin Brodeur, but the B’s also don’t have any interest in the 42-year-old future Hall of Fame goaltender. A report had surfaced from TVA that the Bruins, Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins were among the teams..." June 30

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Devils D Anton Volchenkov put on unconditional waivers for purpose of compliance buyout.

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    Louis Jean @LouisJean_TVA

    Brodeur's priority is to win another Cup. His role with new team will be key. Would be content with a one year deal. #Devils @TVASports

  • Leafs, Penguins among teams interested in Martin Brodeur "What is the market for an unrestricted free-agent goaltender likely playing the last season of his career at 42 years old and put up a .901 save percentage last year? Pretty good it sounds like, actually. According to Louis Jean of TVA Sports, goaltender Martin Brodeur's agent says the veteran is..." June 29

    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Agent Pat Brisson has spoken with six teams so far regarding UFA G Martin Brodeur... it's a process, will heat up more after the draft

  • Devils will have to wait to get a home game

    North Jersey "This time, the Devils may be a little road weary to start the season as they will be the last of the 30 NHL teams to have their home opener. The NHL on Saturday revealed the home openers for all 30 teams and the Devils will apparently open the 2014-15 season on a multi-game road trip while..." June 22

  • Brad Richards to Devils?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Besides going 0-13 in shootouts, the biggest reason the 2013-14 Devils missed the Stanley Cup playoffs is because they didn't score enough goals. In 82 games, they were shut out 10 times, held to one goal 13 times and managed two goals 26 times. Totaled up, the Devils scored three or more just..." June 22

  • Cam Janssen signs one-year, two-way contract to stay with Devils

    Newark Star-Ledger "Right winger Cam Janseen has signed a one-year, two-way contract to remain in the Devils' organization. The deal would pay Janssen an NHL salary of $575,000. Janssen, 30, played 24 games for the Devils last season and had an NHL career-high three goals with no assists. He had 22 penalty..." June 20

  • Devils sign Mike Sislo to two-year, two-way contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils right winger Mike Sislo has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract that would pay him an NHL salary of $562,500 per season. The 26-year-old native of Superior, Wisc., scored 41 points (23 goals, 18 assists in 59 games for Albany (AHL) last season. " June 20

  • Devils' Lou Lamoriello says team is still deciding whether to use compliance buyout

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said Tuesday that the team is still considering whether to use a compliance buyout by the June 30 deadline to shed one contract from its books. Each NHL team was given a chance to buy out two contracts without incurring a penalty in 2013 and 2014, paying a..." June 18

  • Devils Martin Brodeur: "likely my last year"

    North Jersey "Conceding "it’s probably going to be my last year," Martin Brodeur is preparing to explore the unrestricted free agent market in a couple of weeks and for the probability that he’ll sign with a team other than the Devils. Brodeur, 42, has played 20 NHL seasons in a Devils’ uniform, but with..." June 13

  • Devils' Lou Lamoriello doesn't believe Adam Larsson will play in Sweden next season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rumors circulated at Wednesday's general managers’ meetings and during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final that Devils defenseman Adam Larsson is planning to play in Sweden next season rather than re-sign with the NHL club. But Devils GM Lou Lamoriello told The Star-Ledger he doesn’t believe it..." June 12

  • Devils, Ilya Kovalchuk reunited next season? Rumors dispute NHL policy

    Newark Star-Ledger "Here's a hot rumor spreading on the Internet: Devils superstar-turned-quitter Ilya Kovalchuk wants a redo in time for next season and is in talks with his former NHL club to return next season. Could this be true? Or is this just a ridiculous rumor started on Twitter by Dino Costa, a..." June 10

  • Devils’ Urbom signs in KHL

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alex Urbom is off to Russia. The former Devil and Capital has agreed to join KHL club Severstal Cherepovets, the team announced on Friday. The move marks the end of a busy 2013-14 campaign in which the Swedish defenseman started with the Devils organization, got picked up on waivers by the..." June 07

  • Martin Brodeur to test free agency "Add Martin Brodeur's name to the mix for the July 1 free-agent market, as the NHL's all-time winningest goaltender has decided he's ready to leave New Jersey and see what's out there. "I've come to the conclusion that I'm definitely going to be available July 1,'' Brodeur told on..." June 07