Devils Rumors & News

  • Cammalleri scores in OT as Devils edge Predators

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The New Jersey Devils got one shot in overtime and made it count. Michael Cammalleri's second goal of the day at 4:42 capped a rally from a three-goal deficit Saturday as New Jersey stunned the Nashville Predators 5-4 at Bridgestone Arena. After Nashville controlled..." December 03

  • Preds Claim Reid Boucher on Waivers

    NHL.com "Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile today announced that the club has claimed forward Reid Boucher on waivers from the New Jersey Devils. Boucher, 23 (9/8/93), has appeared in nine games for the Devils this season, posting a pair of assists, and has..." December 03

  • Blackhawks overcome Zajac hat trick, Devils in OT

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- When Marian Hossa considered his options, the Chicago Blackhawks veteran wasn't initially convinced putting a shot on goal was his best choice. But as has been the case this season, Hossa having the puck with the game on the line is proving to one of the Blackhawks' most viable..." December 02

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • Is there any concern with play of Devils goalie Cory Schneider?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When he allowed four goals in a overtime loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, Devils goalie Cory Schneider did something he'd never done during his nine-year NHL career The 4-3 loss marked the sixth straight game for Schneider where he allowed three or more goals, the longest stretch of his..." December 02

  • Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have widened the gap atop the annual list of the NHL’s most valuable teams. According to Forbes, the Rangers’ franchise value has risen four percent in the last year to $1.25 billion. Meanwhile, the NHL’s second-most valuable team, the Montreal Canadiens, fell five percent..." December 01

  • Taylor Hall to return to Devils lineup

    Newark Star-Ledger "Taylor Hall will return to the Devils lineup on Thursday night against the Chicago Blackhawks after missing the team's previous eight games. Hall underwent left knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Wednesday, Nov. 16, after missing a game the previous day against the Dallas Stars. Hall..." December 01

  • Scott Wedgewood Undergoes Surgery, Out Six Months

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The New Jersey Devils announced today that goaltender Scott Wedgewood underwent successful shoulder surgery today and will be sidelined for approximately six months. The surgery was to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. Wedgewood suffered the injury on Friday November 19th, when he..." November 29

  • Jets' home cooking burns Devils

    The Sports Xchange "WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Bryan Little didn't end up on the scoresheet Tuesday night but his role in the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils was unmistakable. After missing all but four shifts this season and the last 25 games of last year, the veteran center provided not only a..." November 29

  • Devils star Hall to return this week?

    TSN "The New Jersey Devils could receive a boost to their lineup this week with the return of star forward Taylor Hall. Hall joined the team for their flight to Winnipeg on Monday and though he won't play against the Jets Tuesday night, his return could come on their road trip. Neither Hall or..." November 29

  • Anderson, Cammalleri and Burns named 3 Stars of Week

    NHL.com "Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, New Jersey Devils left wing Michael Cammalleri and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 27. FIRST STAR - CRAIG ANDERSON, G, OTTAWA SENATORS Anderson paced the NHL with four wins,..." November 28

  • Crosby saves Penguins in shootout victory

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Matt Murray stopped 27 shots, but Sidney Crosby -- who else? -- made the save of the game for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Kris Letang got the only goal in the shootout after Crosby saved the Penguins by tying the game with 14 seconds left in regulation, and Pittsburgh escaped with..." November 26

  • Green goal pushes Wings over Devils in OT

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- After a month of dormancy, the Detroit Red Wings' offense awakened Friday night in a major way. Frans Nielsen scored twice and Mike Green found the back of the net in overtime to give the Red Wings a 5-4 victory against the New Jersey Devils in a back-and-forth contest at..." November 25

  • Official NHL expansion draft exempt list contains surprises

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a name and they’re starting to get a better sense of who will be off limits when the expansion draft is conducted in June. Sportsnet has obtained a memo distributed from the NHL to its 30 teams on Tuesday night, which outlines the 66 players currently..." November 24

  • Cammalleri assists Devils in 5-4 shootout win

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Michael Cammalleri returned to the New Jersey Devils at precisely the right time. With the team struggling to score goals and coming off a shutout loss for the first time this season, Cammalleri provided a spark on Wednesday night, accounting for four goals in a 5-4 New..." November 23

  • Vegas Golden Knights introduced as NHL's 31st franchise

    TSN "These Knights will be Golden. As gold confetti blasted into Sin City’s neon-drenched night sky, owner Bill Foley dubbed the NHL’s 31st franchise the Golden Knights, finally giving the first major professional sports team to call Las Vegas home a name and identity. The Vegas Golden Knights..." November 23

  • Sharks' Jones makes 26 saves, blanks Devils

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Sharks' play suggested San Jose was happy to be home again Monday. The New Jersey Devils, meanwhile, looked as if they couldn't wait to get off the road. San Jose goalie Martin Jones made 26 stops for his second shutout of the season, and the hosts got goals from four..." November 22

  • The Post-Burns Free Agent Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Unlike the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Steven Stamkos saga of this past summer, the San Jose Sharks have spared hockey fans the drama and re-signed the top free agent on the market well before the trade rumors or free agency speculation could begin. Brent Burns inked an eight-year, $64MM extension..." November 22

  • Vegas NHL team finally unveils name tonight

    TSN "The NHL’s 31st franchise will unveil its name tonight with all the glitz and glitter you’d expect in Sin City. Owner Bill Foley will pull back the curtain on a tightly-kept secret with help from Cirque Du Soleil performers in a posh party outside T-Mobile Arena, just steps off the famous Las..." November 22

  • NHL team nicknames explained

    NHL.com "Five months after being awarded an expansion franchise, Las Vegas owner Bill Foley will announce the name of his team Tuesday. There has been plenty of speculation around what the team will be called, but that will end Tuesday when Foley not only reveals the team name, but likely explains what..." November 22

  • Kings use physical style to defeat Devils

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- With the rash of injuries that hit the Los Angeles Kings roster, they used a tried and true formula to beat a team with similar health issues. Tanner Pearson scored the go-ahead goal and Peter Budaj made 21 saves as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on..." November 19

  • McKenzie outlines critical issues in NHL-NHLPA escrow battle

    Fanrag Sports "Escrow. CBA. Lawyers. Ugh. No thanks. Anybody want to talk about politics instead? There may not be a more mind-numbingly awful subject to discuss for hockey fans than escrow. Truly. We’d generally rather devour a tasty dessert of trade rumors, but escrow and the CBA are the vegetables..." November 19

  • Kesler's late goal difference in Ducks' win vs. Devils

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif. -- By matching his career high for goals during November, Ryan Kesler put the Anaheim Ducks into first place in the Pacific Division on Thursday night. Kesler scored with 3:40 to play as the Ducks rallied for a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils at the Honda Center. "I..." November 18

  • Devils win fifth straight. defeat Stars in OT

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- During their current five-game winning streak, the New Jersey Devils have found a way to win. On Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center, the Devils needed overtime to scratch out a 2-1 victory. Adam Henrique scored 44 seconds into the extra frame, ending..." November 16

  • Devils' Hall out 3-4 weeks after knee surgery

    TSN "New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall will miss three to four weeks after undergoing successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday, the team announced. Hall was ruled out of Tuesday's game against the Dallas Stars as a precautionary measure and later returned to New Jersey on..." November 16

  • NHL, Stakeholders Discuss Possible Change To Draft Age

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Could the NHL change the draft age from 18 to 19? TSN’s Bob McKenzie spoke about the possibility on Tuesday night’s edition of Insider Trading. Former third-overall-pick Pat LaFontaine is leading a group of stakeholders that includes the NHL, NHLPA, CHL, USHL, Hockey Canada, USA Hockey, and..." November 16

  • NHL has new meetings to discuss participation in 2018 Olympics

    Chicago Tribune "NHL meetings are set for this week to discuss whether the league will participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. League officials will meet with the International Ice Hockey Federation in New York on Wednesday. Deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the NHL hopes to learn if any traction has..." November 16

  • NHL Will Not Market Individual Rivalries or Players Because It's a Team Sport

    The Comeback "The NHL is done marketing individual rivalries. Speaking to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet.ca, NHL Deputy Commissioner said the league is not marketing individual rivalries among players because “our sport is the ultimate team sport.” That’s a crock of BS for multiple reasons. First of all,..." November 15

  • Is NHL participation in 2018 Olympics really what’s best for hockey?

    Sportsnet "Wednesday’s meeting in New York City involving the NHL, its players and the IIHF to discuss involvement in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will resolve nothing. There will be no grandiose statements, fireworks and the singing of “We are the World”. What we will hear is that the nearly 20 million..." November 15

  • Cammalleri remains away from Devils for personal reasons, won’t play Saturday

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New Jersey Devils will be without forward Mike Cammalleri for a second consecutive game on Saturday as the veteran forward remains away from the team for an undisclosed personal reason. Cammalleri was expected to play for the Devils on Friday after taking part in the morning skate, but less..." November 13

  • Devils finding offense from unlikely source

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils' offense hummed Saturday night during a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres, and the team continued to find offense from an unlikely group. Devils defensemen continued to play an integral role in the attack, contributing two goals and four assists during the win. During the two wins over..." November 13

  • Flyers trade Straka to Devils for conditional pick

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils acquired forward Petr Straka from the Flyers in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in the 2017 or 2018 NHL Draft, the team announced Saturday. The Devils said Straka will report to Albany (AHL). The 24-year-old Straka was the 55th overall pick in the 2010 NHL..." November 13

  • Devils win fourth straight, defeat Sabres

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Offensive juggernaut is not a phrase that has often been associated with the New Jersey Devils over the last quarter century. While 14 games do not a reputation remake, the 2016-17 Devils are reveling in their ability to play attack hockey. "It's huge," Kyle Palmieri..." November 12

  • Devils edge Sabres on Greene's OT goal

    The Sports Xchange "By Mark Ludwiczak, The Sports Xchange BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Andy Greene was placed in an unfamiliar role on Friday night, and the New Jersey Devils captain delivered. The steady defenseman was given a penalty shot opportunity 29 seconds into overtime and scored to lead his team to a 2-1..." November 11

  • NHL, PA among groups meeting about Olympics

    TSN "The NHL and NHLPA are just two of the groups set to meet next week to discuss the NHL's involvement at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. THe IIHF as well as USA Hockey and Hockey Canada will also meet in New York City next week. The..." November 10

  • Devils dump Hurricanes in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- To hear P.A. Parenteau speak, it is not about proving New York Islanders decision makers made a mistake by placing him on waivers prior to the start of the 2016-17 regular season. Instead, he's focused on the present with a New Jersey Devils team that wants him. "I'm..." November 08

  • Problem isn't with NHL DoPS, it's the rulebook

    TSN "The tin foil hats are on in Vancouver, chin straps done up nice and tight. Canuck fans are thoroughly convinced the NHL Department of Player Safety has it in for Daniel Sedin and the Canucks; that Nazem Kadri and the Toronto Maple Leafs are, as usual, benefitting from the league's Eastern bias..." November 07

  • Devils ride Cammalleri hat trick past Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Left winger Michael Cammalleri knew someone needed to spark the New Jersey Devils from their recent doldrums. He was happy to be that guy. Cammalleri produced a hat trick and the Devils won for the first time in six road games, defeating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on..." November 06

  • Lightning pull away to defeat Devils

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- Eight times in 12 games, the Tampa Bay Lightning allowed the first goal. Nearly as often, though, the Lightning are rallying back as they did in a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night at Amalie Arena. "It's an issue. There's no question," Lightning..." November 05

  • Report: NHL may restrict All-Star Game to only ‘bona fide players

    The Hockey News "It looks as though the NHL is going to restrict the likes of John Scott from the All-Star Game by placing parameters around the definition of NHL player. Even though the NHL plans to continue to have populist voting for the All-Star Game, it’s still unclear whether or not the John Scott..." November 02

  • Bankruptcy may end Bauer endorsements for top NHL stars

    TSN "Alex Ovechkin, Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and other high-profile NHL players may find their endorsement contacts with Bauer hockey cancelled as early as Monday because the equipment manufacturer’s parent company is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection, a person familiar with the matter..." October 31

  • Entry-level contract decisions looming for a number of NHL teams

    TSN "Now that Connor McDavid has played nine games this season, the Edmonton Oilers will have to decide whether he plays No. 10 and burns a year on his entry-level contract. Uh, never mind on that one. This admittedly lame attempt at humour does underline two things, though. One, McDavid,..." October 31

  • Devils use fast start to stymie Lightning

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils showed during their 3-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Prudential Center on Saturday that they are learning from mistakes and evolving as a club, something that didn’t happen last season. Less than 24 hours before puck drop, the Devils on..." October 29

  • Anisimov scores OT winner as Blackhawks edge Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Special teams have been the downfall of the Chicago Blackhawks throughout the season. On Friday, they saved them from a third loss in four games. Right winger Marian Hossa knotted the score with a power-play goal -- Chicago's second of the game -- and center Artem Anisimov..." October 28

  • Ex-Devils prospect Ben Johnson sentenced to three years in prison for sexual assault

    The Comeback "Former New Jersey Devils prospect Ben Johnson was convicted of sexual assault in an Ontario court on Tuesday. The 22-year-old was sentenced to three years in prison, will be forced to register as a sex offender for 20 years and won’t be allowed to possess a weapon or ammo for ten years, reports..." October 28

  • IOC will have to pay for NHL players

    TSN "If the International Olympic Committee wants NHL players at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang they had best take a look at the people sitting at the table and their negotiating history. When they do, they’ll reach the conclusion they’re going to pay or they won’t have NHL players. There’s no..." October 27

  • Zajac, Hall lift Devils past sputtering Coyotes

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- The Arizona Coyotes limped into Prudential Center on a four-game losing streak and with their third-string goaltender in net. With 12 minutes remaining, the New Jersey Devils held a two-goal lead that appeared insurmountable. The advantage was washed away when Coyotes..." October 25

  • Mike Commodore is now an Uber driver

    Puck Drunk Love "Mike Commodore’s career has taken a new, surprising path. When he’s not telling people to #PackYourShit on Twitter, the former Carolina Hurricanes defenseman will be a driver for Uber. Bob McKenzie of TSN.ca wrote an excellent piece on the now retired-defenseman, detailing his first day as an..." October 25

  • Taylor Hall has been exactly what the Devils needed

    Pro Hockey Talk "As far as NHL roster move goes, June 30, 2016 was one of the craziest non-trade deadline/free agency days in recent NHL history. That, of course, was the day P.K. Subban was traded for Shea Weber, the day Steven Stamkos decided to remain with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the day the New Jersey..." October 23