Devils Rumors & News

  • Devils' Mark Fayne undergoes successful groin surgery; Graham Black signs entry-level contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils defenseman Mark Fayne underwent surgery on the core muscle of his left groin Tuesday, according to general manager Lou Lamoriello. Fayne will undergo an eight-to-10 week rehabilitation period. "Just a normal groin situation," Lamoriello said. "We pulled him after he got hurt and it..." April 23

  • Bettman: Salary cap now estimated in $69 million-$70 million range "The Stanley Cup playoffs have only just begun but it's never too early to look forward to next season, particularly for those teams who are already done and can do nothing but figure out how to get better. Essential to the offseason planning is knowing what the salary cap will be next season so..." April 23

  • Devils have the ideal recruiter in Stephen Gionta if they pursue older brother Brian

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils will not be targeting a shootout specialist this summer, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be shopping for some offensive help. And if general manager Lou Lamoriello remains true to form, he just might inquire about bringing right winger Brian Gionta back to New Jersey. Lamoriello..." April 19

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    This 1st round has the makings to be the best 1st round in the salary cap era, all 16 teams are strong, skilled and determined with no team having a huge edge over the other. If you enjoyed the regular season, let us remind you, you ain't seen nothing yet. April 16

  • Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

    Pro Hockey Talk "A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this..." April 16

  • Martin Brodeur says he's 'leaning on coming back next year,' still would play for Devils 'if it's feasible'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's just a couple of days since Martin Brodeur was thanked by Devils fans in what could have been his final game in New Jersey. So, of course he hasn't decided his future just yet, but he is thinking about returning to play in the NHL next year. But the legendary goaltender will be back to..." April 15

  • Sabres, Panthers have best odds for 2014 NHL draft lottery

    Pro Hockey Talk "With their seasons now complete, non-playoff teams can start looking forward to one of the biggest dates on their offseason calendars — the annual draft lottery. This year’s lottery will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 15), determining the order of the first 13 picks of the ’14 Draft, which..." April 15

  • Lamoriello’s offseason priorities include signing Schneider to extension

    Pro Hockey Talk "Getting goalie Cory Schneider signed to a contract extension is “right on the top of” Lou Lamoriello’s offseason to-do list. But the Devils’ general manager was less forthright about the future of Martin Brodeur, a pending unrestricted free agent. “I think that right now you just take a step..." April 14

  • Jagr would like to re-sign with Devils, but will “wait and see” how contract talks go

    North Jersey "Now, the Devils will get into the process of figuring out which players that are potential free agents that they went to bring back and which ones they’ll let go. As far as potential unrestricted free agents, at the top of the list of the ones they’ll want to keep will be right wing Jaromir..." April 14

  • Devils' Ryane Clowe, confirming another concussion, worries about his long term health

    Newark Star-Ledger "Although Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello called Ryane Clowe "day-to-day" for the final two weeks of the season, the veteran winger confirmed he had another concussion and is worried about his long-term health beyond this season. Clowe missed the final seven games of the season after he..." April 14

  • Jagr passes Gordie Howe for eighth all-time in assists "New Jersey Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr passed Gordie Howe for eighth place on the NHL's all-time list for career assists on Sunday when he contributed to goals by Travis Zajac and Marek Zidlicky in the third period against the Boston Bruins at Prudential Center. Jagr assisted Zajac at 3:52..." April 14

  • Martin Brodeur earns 688th win and a moving postgame ovation as Devils beat Bruins, 3-2

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was Patrik Elias who suggested to Martin Brodeur that he should skate out to center ice all alone and absorb the cheers and “Thank You Marty” chants after what may very well have been his final game for the Devils. The reaction from the sellout crowd of 16,592 in Prudential Center Sunday..." April 14

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    New Jersey Devils @NHLDevils

    Martin Brodeur starts the season finale today when the #NJDevils host the Boston Bruins at 3p at @PruCenter! Preview:

  • Season with Devils was one of the most enjoyable of Jaromir Jagr's career

    Newark Star-Ledger "Despite the fact that the Devils missed the playoffs, Jaromir Jagr said this was one of the most enjoyable seasons of his entire NHL career. That is encouraging if the Devils are planning to try and re-sign the 42-year-old winger for next season. “I’ve had a lot of good times. It was..." April 13

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    As others have noted, I believe we can scratch Peter DeBoer's name off list of free agent coaches. Extension with NJD expected soon.

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    Tim Wharnsby @WharnsbyCBC

    NJD places T. Sestito and FLA places C.Robak on Waivers.

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Eric Gelinas assigned to Albany.

  • Brodeur to start Devils’ season finale vs. Bruins

    North Jersey "Martin Brodeur will start in net for the Devils when they play their regular season finale Sunday afternoon at Prudential Center. It could be Brodeur’s final game as a Devils (and possibly his career.). “Last game of the year, it’s kind of nice to get the start and go from there,” Brodeur..." April 12

  • Isles beat Brodeur in possibly goalie’s last Devils start

    New York Post "Once Martin Brodeur and the Devils got to the shootout against the Islanders, they were doomed. That is the way this season has gone, and it didn’t matter that Brodeur was looking for a win in what might have been his final start after 20 seasons with the Devils. The Devils lost their 13th..." April 12

  • Senators goalie Robin Lehner stole the show in 2-1 win over New Jersey Devils

    Ottawa Sun "On Fan Appreciation Night, the Senators were at least able to serve up a victory. Erik Karlsson scored in the shootout to give the Senators a 2-1 victory to push the New Jersey Devils to 0-12 in the skills competition in front of a sellout of 19,240 at the Canadian Tire Centre. Robin..." April 11

  • Devils to be eliminated from playoff contention if Columbus and Detroit win Wednesday

    Newark Star-Ledger "Doomsday is approaching for the Devils. After a Tuesday night in which they needed a lot of help and received none, the Devils now need a miracle to avoid missing the playoffs for the second season in a row and third time in four. The Devils' only hope at this point is to finish the season..." April 09

  • Agent: Cory Schneider will weigh future with Devils when time is right

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Devils' season ends - next Sunday if they don't make the playoffs - they'll head into an offseason that promises to be very interesting. One of management's biggest issues will be how to move forward at goaltender. Martin Brodeur, 41 and in the final year of his contract, likely..." April 08

  • Ramo & Gio leads Calgary Flames to win over New Jersey Devils

    Calgary Sun "Six months ago, the Calgary Flames did everything to avoid the comparison. With Miikka Kiprusoff’s retirement, the Flames needed a new No. 1 goalie, and Karri Ramo’s arrival meant a new product of Finland’s goalie factory gaining the lion’s share. Still, the organization — and especially..." April 08

  • Agent: Cory Schneider will weigh future with Devils when time is right

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Devils' season ends - next Sunday if they don't make the playoffs - they'll head into an offseason that promises to be very interesting. One of management's biggest issues will be how to move forward at goaltender. Martin Brodeur, 41 and in the final year of his contract, likely..." April 06

  • Devils get 3-1 win over Hurricanes to keep playoff hopes alive

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils are still at the mercy of those teams ahead of them in the Eastern Conference playoff race, but you’ve got to believe that the Columbus Blue Jackets are starting to hear some footsteps. Considered dead by many only three days ago when they trailed the eighth-place Blue Jackets by..." April 06

  • Often brutally honest Jagr ‘proud’ of Devils

    Pro Hockey Talk "New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr doesn’t feel inclined to always put a positive spin on things. The latest example of that came on Monday when Jagr bashed the Devils’ “preseason” effort in a game they won 6-3. So when he does praise his teammates, as he did after the Devils’ critical 2-1..." April 05

  • 5 Devils things you need to know today; Reid Boucher, Stefan Matteau returning?

    Newark Star-Ledger "They're dead, then their not. They’re dead, then they not. That’s been the outside perception of the Devils, whose playoff chances seemingly rose from the dead once again Friday night with their 2-1 win over Washington that Jaromir Jagr called the best of the season coupled with Columbus..." April 05

  • Devils defeat Capitals

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jaromir Jagr has seen it all in his 1,670 regular season and playoff games in the NHL. But he couldn’t remember a performance as gritty as the one the Devils gave Friday night in order to stay in the race for a playoff spot. Down to only seven forwards late in the third period, the Devils..." April 05

  • Sabres drop Devils 3-2 in shootout

    Buffalo News "Ville Leino had no idea what was going to happen when Ted Nolan called his name to take part in the rollicking shootout. The Sabres’ coach did. “I mentioned to John Scott, ‘Watch the crowd go crazy on this one,’ ” Nolan said with a smile. Indeed, the folks in First Niagara Center raised..." April 02

  • Devils' Clowe leaves game with injury "New Jersey Devils left wing Ryane Clowe was forced to leave the game against the Florida Panthers late in the second period Monday night after taking a hard hit from Quinton Howden. The Devils announced in the third period that Clowe would not return. Clowe, who missed 32 games this season..." April 01

  • Clowe:“fine”, but did not accompany Devils to Buffalo

    North Jersey "Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said left wing Ryane Clowe is “fine”, but did not accompany the Devils to Buffalo for tonight’s game against the Sabres after appearing to hit his head on the boards in the second period of Monday night’s 6-3 win over Florida. Lamoriello said Clowe is “day..." April 01

  • Zajac hat trick powers Devils past Panthers

    New York Post "It’s hard to think this may be the final time Martin Brodeur plays for the Devils, but if it were … goodness, the indignity. With 6:35 gone by in the second period on Monday night, Brodeur fell over his own feet as the puck trickled through his legs and over the goal line, boos reigning down from..." April 01

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    Randy Miller @RandyJMiller

    Merrill (face) and Gionta (lower body) out for tonight for Devils. Salvador and Volchenkov out again, too

  • Are the Devils doomed by the shootout?

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s plausible that most – if not all – of the 14 teams that miss the 2014 playoffs will end up with “What if?” questions. Some will be deeper than others (“What if we had competent management/better players?”), yet the New Jersey Devils may find a more obvious flaw if they fall short in 2013-14...." March 30

  • Committed to testing market, Martin Brodeur wonders if Devils would want him back next season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Regardless of what happens with the Devils over the next two weeks, Martin Brodeur is committed to testing the market as an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He is “80 percent sure” he’ll play next season and he hasn’t ruled out staying with the Devils. “I’m not closing (the door) here at..." March 30

  • In his 12th 50-point season, Devils' Patrik Elias gives much of the credit to linemate Adam Henrique

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the 12th time in his Devils career, Patrik Elias has scored 50 or more points in a season. No one is close to that franchise record, with John MacLean and Kirk Muller each doing it seven times. Elias credits his mental approach since the Olympic break, as well as being linemates with Adam..." March 30

  • Islanders keep low-scoring Devils winless in shootouts

    New York Post "With the hope of the postseason still far off and fading fast, the Devils got themselves into the most unenviable situation. For them that means the shootout, the skills competition that they have proven to be historically bad at and which is now the main culprit undercutting their chances to..." March 30

  • Sean Avery renews NHL feud over DWTS

    New York Post "Retirement hasn’t softened Sean Avery. The former Ranger and eternal agitator took yet another swipe at Devils great Martin Brodeur — or, Fatso, as Avery once coined him — after Brodeur deemed Avery’s elimination from “Dancing With the Stars” embarrassing. “Woke up beside a #Supermodel to..." March 28

  • Hockey shot-protection gear struggles to secure acceptance among NHL players

    Edmonton Journal "Matt Hendricks pointed to the interior of his right foot, where he had once been struck by a puck that left him with a broken bone, and declared: “two screws.” There have been other cracks caused by unyielding pucks, continued the Edmonton Oilers gritty winger during a discussion about exterior..." March 28

  • Coyotes slip past Devils in SO, 3-2

    Five For Howling "When three defensemen, two forwards and a goalie are on the list of scratches things may not be well. With Paul Bissonnette, Brandon Gormley, Derek Morris, Mike Ribeiro, David Schlemko and Mike Smith not even dressed, things may have looked a little grim; that didn't improve much when David Moss..." March 28

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Devils say Bryce Salvador is out with a lower-body injury.

  • Devils' Michael Ryder not shocked to see himself demoted to fourth line

    Newark Star-Ledger "Michael Ryder isn’t shocked that he has been demoted to the Devils’ fourth line. But that’s where he found himself in Tuesday’s VIP practice in front of fans on the main rink in Prudential Center. “Well, I only have one goal in how many games is it? The coach thinks this is the best thing to..." March 26

  • Devils' Marek Zidlicky in hairy situation again due to uncertain future

    Newark Star-Ledger "Imagine what Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky, 37 years old and as clean cut as they come, looked like two decades ago when his professional hockey career began. Well, here’s a big hint: This was 1994-95 and the Czech was playing for a team in his country based in Kladno, hometown of Jaromir..." March 25

  • Penalty killers, and Jon Merrill help lift Devils to 3-2 win over Maple Leafs

    Newark Star-Ledger "With 10 games remaining on their schedule, the Devils are five points out of a playoff spot. In today’s NHL, that is a significant amount of ground to make up. And yet it, they are convinced they can do it. “Absolutely. We all believe in here. There’s not a doubt in anyone’s mind in this..." March 24

  • Rangers edge Devils for third-straight win

    New York Post "It felt like a playoff game, and that’s because it basically was. There were two desperate teams at Prudential Center on Saturday night, both led by bold-named goaltenders, both of them garnering love and hate from the split crowd throughout. And in the end it was Henrik Lundqvist outdueling..." March 23

  • Zach Parise gets boos, goal and OT loss to Devils in return to New Jersey he called 'great'

    Newark Star-Ledger "There were Devils fans showing up to the Rock Thursday night with unflattering messages on handmade signs. During pre-game, some of them were pressed up against the glass for a special welcome to a fellow some fans feel went from being a beloved Devils captain to a money-hungry liar, trader and..." March 21

  • Bruins make it ten straight in 4-2 win over Devils

    CSN New England "The Bruins apparently have decided they won’t be losing any more games. The Bruins matched their longest winning streak in three years by notching their 10th win in a row in a 4-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils in which they never trailed. In fact it’s been 17 periods since the Bruins..." March 19

  • Bishop, Lightning shutout Devils

    Tampa Tribune "Ben Bishop etched his name in to the Lightning record book in a memorable manner. The Tampa Bay goaltender made 23 saves in a 3-0 victory Saturday against New Jersey to become the all-time single-season record holder in franchise history with 31 wins in front of an announced sellout crowd of..." March 16

  • Brad Boyes sparks Panthers to 5-3 comeback win over Devils

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "A year ago Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider were friendly rivals jockeying for the top job in net in a highly publicized goalie controversy in hockey-crazed Vancouver. On Friday night, the former Canucks netminders stared across the ice from each other only this time Luongo was in a familiar..." March 15

  • Agent Petr Svoboda: 'Really great chance' Jaromir Jagr will be with Devils in '14-15

    Newark Star-Ledger "So Jaromir Jagr is saying he wants to be a Devil again next season and that it'll be a job for his agent to get a deal done. Piece of cake, Petr Svoboda predicts. “I don't want to jump the gun, but I think there's a really great chance that he's going to be a New Jersey Devil next year,” the..." March 14

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