Devils Rumors & News

  • John Gibson makes 26 saves as Anaheim Ducks beat Devils, 2-1

    L.A. Daily News "John Gibson made 26 saves and the Anaheim Ducks took another step to securing the NHL’s best regular-season record with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night. Ryan Kesler and Francois Beauchemin scored for the Ducks, who won their third straight and opened a three-point lead..." March 30

  • Capitals escape with win after late Devils goal forces OT

    CSN Washington "Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-2 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils Thursday night at Verizon Center: How it happened: Matt Niskanen hammered a slapshot through a maze of players and past Devils goaltender Cory Schneider with 1:13 gone in overtime. Seconds earlier, Evgeny Kuznetsov..." March 27

  • Eric Gelinas knows one of Devils' young defensemen is likely to be traded

    Newark Star-Ledger "They are young and talented. The consensus is that, if they remain together, the Devils' group of under-24 defensemen could develop into one of the league's best units. The key phrase is, "if they remain together." Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello has repeatedly acknowledged that he..." March 27

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1 "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Kings' Anze Kopitar shows dominance again in 3-1 win over New Jersey

    Los Angeles Times "It wasn't anti-Anze hockey, but for the last month or so, Kings center Anze Kopitar wasn't looking quite like his usual dominant self. He scored three goals in February and March and just twice in the last 15 games before Monday's action and was a combined minus-five in games last week against..." March 24

  • Ilya Kovalchuk eyeing NHL return in 2016-17 season

    Yahoo! Sports "In 2013, Ilya Kovalchuk “retired” from the NHL, leaving for the Kontinental Hockey League and helping to rescue the New Jersey Devils from a potential salary cap calamity thanks to the cap recapture clause, voiding the final 12 years and $77 million US of his contract He’s now spent two seasons..." March 23

  • Islanders snap four-game skid with shutout win over Devils

    New York Post "Saturday night brought one example of what the Islanders are going to have to get used to. On this night, they dealt with it fine. As games tighten up with the approaching playoffs, the Isles put together a tidy little performance at Prudential Center in Newark, breaking a four-game losing..." March 22

  • Cory Schneider and Devils shut out the Penguins, 2-0

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider matched his NHL career high by posting his fifth shutout as the Devils stopped the Pittsburgh Penguins, 2-0, Tuesday night at Prudential Center. Schneider (35 saves) had five shutouts for the Vancouver Canucks in 2012-13. He did it in 30 games that season.This was his 61st game..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • The Devils wasted an incredible season from Cory Schneider "In most cases a great goaltending performance can carry a team a long way during an NHL season and have a huge impact on the future of the coach. Unless that team happens to be the 2014-15 New Jersey Devils. This Devils has team found a way to do the impossible: Take a performance from their..." March 17

  • Devils' Lou Lamoriello spells out what he's looking for in next head coach

    Newark Star-Ledger "Lou Lamoriello squashed any chances that he would name next season's head coach before this season is over, saying there is no hurry to make the decision at this point. The Devils, guided by co-coaches Adam Oates, Scott Stevens and Lamoriello, will host the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night at..." March 17

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    No Patrik Elias (back spasms) for Devils' morning skate. That would seem to indicate he'll be out again tonight.

  • Why Jacob Josefson wanted to come back to Devils this season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Pete DeBoer never had much patience with Jacob Josefson, so there were those who wondered what the Swedish forward was thinking when he chose to come back to the Devils this season rather than play in Europe. Josefson, who had been a healthy scratch for 44 games in 2013-14, signed a two-year,..." March 15

  • Avalanche Outlast Devils in Shootout

    Mile High Hockey "The Avalanche took on The New Jersey Devils Thursday night as Varly returned to action. few weeks ago The Avs turned around a few things, including puck luck. Despite missing Erik Johnson, the team started getting a few wins strung together. Coming off of a frustrating loss to the very hungry..." March 13

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Wild newcomers set tone in drubbing of New Jersey

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "A gentleman and a scholar, Devan Dubnyk has a way of making things sound simple. The former Canadian Hockey League Scholastic Player of the Year can dissect every facet of a play that leads to a save or goal while also providing detailed play-by-play of exactly what he was thinking or why he..." March 11

  • Flyers check out mentally, follow nightmare day in Boston with ugly loss to Devils

    Newark Star-Ledger "Flyers players were told before their game Sunday to get over what happened the day before in Boston. They had Saturday night and Sunday morning to sulk about blowing a late lead and losing in overtime to the team they're chasing for a playoff spot. By Sunday afternoon, head coach Craig..." March 09

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • Devils' Patrik Elias won't accept being a fourth-line player

    Newark Star-Ledger "There are some not-so-subtle indications that Patrik Elias's role with the Devils may be changing and that is an issue the franchise's all-time scoring leader plans to address with general manager Lou Lamoriello at season's end. One month shy of his 39th birthday, Elias is no longer the left..." March 09

  • Jackets tap into mean streak to end seven-game slide vs. Blue Jackets

    Columbus Dispatch "It appears the Blue Jackets might not go meekly into late-season irrelevancy. Three nights after racking up 40 penalty minutes in a loss to the Washington Capitals, the Blue Jackets kept up their mean streak last night in a 3-2 victory over another division rival, the New Jersey Devils, at the..." March 07

  • Martin Brodeur ready for reunion

    North Jersey "When Martin Brodeur finally announced his retirement and plans to join the Blues’ front office Jan. 29, the longtime Devils goaltender also made a point that day of saying he’d be back in New Jersey this weekend for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Stanley Cup team. True to..." March 07

  • Devils D-feat Nashville Predators, 3-1

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils dressed seven defensemen and got goals from two of them Tuesday night in a 3-1 victory over the Nashville Predators at Prudential Center. Adam Larsson and Eric Gelinas scored goals while Peter Harrold was used at right wing in the game as the Devils raised their record to 6-1-1 in..." March 04

  • Elias says Devils never approached him about a trade

    Pro Hockey Talk "If the New Jersey Devils were shopping Patrik Elias during the 2015 trade deadline, he didn’t hear about it. The 38-year-old told the Newark Star-Ledger that he was never asked to waive his no-trade clause. “No. I was never asked, so I don’t know if anybody called,” Elias said. “He (GM Lou..." March 04

  • Devils' Michael Ryder says teams were afraid to trade for him

    Newark Star-Ledger "Michael Ryder let Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello know he wanted to be traded, but it came as no surprise when he wasn't dealt before Monday's deadline. Other teams, the veteran right winger suggested, were leery of trading for a player who is a regular healthy scratch. "Oh yeah. He..." March 03

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    Anthony Mingioni @AnthonyMingioni

    Detroit Red Wings get their defenseman: Marek Zidlicky from NJ for a 2016 3rd round pick.

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Keep an eye on NJD D Marek Zidlicky. Has been heavily scouted by #RedWings. Good veteran, shoots right.

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  • Red Wings acquire Zidlicky from Devils for pick "​The Detroit Red Wings have addressed their back end. The Red Wings acquired defenceman Marek Zidlicky from the New Jersey Devils for a 2016 third-round draft pick. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, Zidlicky waived his no-trade clause to accept the deal. Zidlicky, 38, has four..." March 02

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    Craig Custance @CraigCustance

    Marek Zidlicky trade looking more likely although he has full no-trade protection. Would have to be a Cup contender.

  • Cory Schneider and Devils shut out Blue Jackets, 2-0

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider and the Devils kept the goal celebration cannon silent in Nationwide Arena. Schneider (33 saves) posted his second shutout in four games as the Devils shackled the Columbus Blue Jackets, 2-0, Saturday. It was the goalie's fourth shutout of the season. Travis Zajac scored an..." March 01

  • One player stands out for the Devils even in a disappointing season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider prepared himself for the loud boom of Nationwide Arena's cannon at the start of Saturday's meeting with the Columbus Blue Jackets. But it still shook the Devils' goalie. So Schneider was determined not to hear it again for the entire game by holding the Blue Jackets scoreless...." March 01

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Martin Havlat looks like he's out today, which would mean Michael Ryder is it.

  • Devils' Damon Severson could be back Tuesday

    Newark Star-Ledger "The competition is fierce — Johnny Gaudreau, Filip Forsberg, Tanner Pearson — but Devils defenseman Damon Severson might have made a run at the Calder Trophy as the NHL's top rookie if he hadn't suffered a fractured left ankle back in early December. Severson, who will miss his 30th game when..." February 28

  • Lou Lamoriello will remain Devils' GM even if team misses playoffs

    Newark Star-Ledger "How much clout do three Stanley Cup rings bring, even it's been 12 years since the last championship? Enough, NJ Media Advance has learned, that Lou Lamoriello will remain the Devils' general manager, even if the team misses the playoffs for a third straight season and for the fourth time in..." February 28

  • Zidlicky next to go?

    North Jersey "With Jaromir Jagr being traded Thursday to Florida, the question now becomes which of the Devils’ other potential unrestricted free agents could also be dealt before Monday’s 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline. D Marek Zidlicky’s offensive skills potentially would bring back the biggest return from that..." February 28

  • Florida Panthers Acquire F Jaromir Jagr "Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced today that the club has acquired F Jaromir Jagr from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Florida’s second-round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional third-round draft pick in 2016. Jagr, 43, ranks first among..." February 27

  • Curtis Glencross helps Calgary Flames beat New Jersey Devils

    Calgary Sun "If that’s the swansong for Curtis Glencross, it’s a heck of a way to go out. Glencross may be on the move by Monday’s NHL trade deadline, so each game with the Calgary Flames could be his last, and he had his best effort of the season when his club needed it most in a crucial 3-1 victory over..." February 26

  • Jaromir Jagr says coaching change doomed his role with Devils

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jaromir Jagr said his role with the Devils was doomed the moment general manager Lou Lamoriello fired coach Pete DeBoer on Dec. 26. Jagr said he saw the drop in ice time and diminished role on the power play coming in the wake of the coaching change. "I knew it was going to happen. There is..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Devils blank Arizona Coyotes, 3-0, for 4th straight win

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cory Schneider posted his third shutout and the Devils shackled the Arizona Coyotes, 3-0, Monday night at Prudential Center as they registered their first 4-game winning streak of the season. The Devils, eight points out of a playoff spot, are 10-1-2 in their last 13 home games. Schneider..." February 24

  • Lamoriello: No rebuild, but moves possible for Devils "New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello discussed the season and hinted of some possible maneuvering at the NHL Trade Deadline following his team's morning skate at Prudential Center on Friday. The Devils will play host to the Vancouver Canucks in the second game of a six-game..." February 21

  • Devils defeat Sabres, 2-1, in shootout

    Newark Star-Ledger "Scott Gomez and Jacob Josefson both scored in the shootout as the Devils ended a 4-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night at Prudential Center. The Devils are 4-6 in shootouts this season. They are 10-9-2 since their coaching change. The..." February 18

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Gionta will play tonight. Havlat, Ryder and Fraser will be the Devils scratches tonight.

  • Devils' Jaromir Jagr on being traded: 'What's the reason to keep me?'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils have seven games remaining until the NHL's March 2 trade deadline and it is very likely that general manager Lou Lamoriello will try to deal several of his players. One of those players is Jaromir Jagr, who turned 43 on Sunday and suggested the Devils don't really need him any..." February 17

  • Devils likely a seller as trade deadline nears

    North Jersey "With less than two weeks remaining before the NHL's March 2 trade deadline, it's pretty clear now that the Devils will be among the teams that will be sellers. The Devils enter tonight's game against last-overall Buffalo on a four-game losing streak and were 12 points behind Boston for the..." February 17

  • Marian Hossa, Blackhawks come back to deny Devils

    CSN Chicago "Marian Hossa thought quickly about the last time he was on a scoring streak like this, one that might have come remotely close to the run he’s on currently. “Um, juniors in Portland?” Hossa said, referring to his Winter Hawks days. All joking aside, Hossa’s latest scoring stretch is..." February 14

  • Devils GM rules out Ryane Clowe for remainder of season, future uncertain

    The Score "The fate of Ryane Clowe's NHL career appears to be in question. New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello ruled the rugged forward out for the remainder of the season on Friday, adding Clowe's long-term future in the game is uncertain. Clowe has not played since Nov. 6 after suffering..." February 13

  • Jagr won't ask for trade, knows fate in Devils' hands

    CSN Washington "One of the lone bright spots for the New Jersey Devils this season has been the play of the ageless Jaromir Jagr. The former Cap will turn 43 on Sunday, but leads the team in points with 11 goals and 18 assists. But Father Time is always undefeated and the simple truth is that Jagr’s days of..." February 11

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