Devils Rumors & News

  • For Wayne Gretzky, history is hockey's cornerstone

    NHL.com "Wayne Gretzky is keenly aware there will be considerable debate Friday, and presumably for much longer, when the League unveils the rest of the 100 Greatest NHL Players. Given that pitched arguments break out whenever people compare hockey dynasties and eras, it is also a given that emotions..." January 22

  • Strange omissions reveal NHL’s real motive for Greatest 100 list

    New York Post "It is a marketing function, not that there’s anything wrong with that, but you should bear that in mind when the NHL unveils the post-Original Six Era portion of its Greatest 100 Players on Friday night in Los Angeles as part of the league’s All-Star weekend. And as such, I would expect current..." January 22

  • Wood does it all in Devils' victory over Flyers

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Rookie left wing Miles Wood got into his third NHL fight, drew a game-changing penalty and recorded the first two-goal game of his NHL career Saturday night, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-1 victory over the free-falling Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. Afterward, he..." January 21

  • Some NHL stars are packing less punch this season; why?

    USA Today "Jamie Benn, a scoring champion in 2014-15 and 41-goal scorer last season, has 11 goals in 43 games this season. Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, averaging 28 goals per season in his career, has seven this season. Future Hall of Famer Joe Thornton has scored only three goals and each..." January 21

  • Canadiens take advantage of late power play, jolt Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Alex Galchenyuk didn't understand why it was a big deal. Coach Michel Therrien demoted him to the third line after a few subpar games and people wanted to know about the 22-year-old's confidence and whether he had lost his game. Galchenyuk showed he's just fine. The..." January 20

  • NHL announces details of the 2017 All-Star Skills Competition

    Sportsnet "The NHL All-Star skills competition is coming up in Los Angeles on Jan. 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET and on Thursday, the league announced details of the event. The following events will be part of this year’s skills competition: · Gatorade NHL Skills Challenge Relay™ · Honda NHL Four Line..." January 19

  • Devils rally past Wild

    The Sports Xchange "SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- With 36 games to play, you would be unwise to tell the New Jersey Devils their playoff chances are slim. After upsetting the NHL's hottest team, those chances are starting to fatten up quickly. Beau Bennett, Kyle Palmieri and Adam Henrique scored third-period goals as..." January 18

  • A statistical look at the 2016-17 Selke candidates

    Fanrag Sports "Halfway through the NHL season, it’s pretty obvious who some of the awards favorites are. Unless Auston Matthews falls off the face of the earth, he’s likely to be taking home the Calder Trophy in June. The same can be said of Brent Burns and the Norris Trophy, as he’s on pace to top Erik..." January 18

  • Hall scores in OT as Devils edge Canucks

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Taylor Hall knew exactly what he was going to do -- and did not disappoint. Electing to shoot on a two-on-one, Hall scored the winning goal at 1:28 of overtime as the New Jersey Devils edged the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 on Sunday night. The Devils (18-18-9)..." January 15

  • Palmieri helps Devils rebound with win in Calgary

    The Sports Xchange "CALGARY, Alberta -- Having not found the back of the net in four straight games, Kyle Palmieri was all smiles after snapping his slump on Friday. What made it even better was that his goal and assist helped lead his New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank..." January 14

  • Oilers, Draisaitl spoil Hall's return to Edmonton

    The Sports Xchange "EDMONTON, Alberta -- After Edmonton beat the New Jersey 3-2 in overtime Thursday, Oilers forwards Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins waited outside the visitors dressing room. They wanted to greet their old friend and teammate, Taylor Hall. On a night where all eyes were focused on..." January 13

  • NHL unveils jerseys for All-Star Game

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League's Centennial, the Los Angeles Kings' 50th anniversary, previous NHL All-Star Games and the Hollywood setting all influenced the design of the jerseys that will be worn during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 29. All..." January 11

  • Devils Place Greene, Auvitu On Injured Reserve

    Pro Hockey Rumors "It’s a double whammy on defense for the New Jersey Devils today, as they moved veteran Andy Greene and rookie Yohann Auvitu to the injured reserve, ahead of the team’s upcoming four-game road trip. Greene still plans to travel with the team, just in case, while Auvitu will stay behind. When the..." January 10

  • NHL announces 2017 All-Star rosters

    Sportsnet "The NHL released its 2017 All-Star Game rosters on Tuesday. A fan vote determined each division’s team captain, the results of which were released last week. The four head coaches for all-star weekend will be Michel Therrien of the Montreal Canadiens (Atlantic), Bruce Boudreau of the..." January 10

  • Friedman points out which NHL teams are hungry to make trades

    Fanrag Sports "Somebody. Anybody. Make some trades. Hockey fans are anxiously waiting for even a trickle of trade activity in the National Hockey League, but it’s been gravely disappointing on that front for awhile. “I have to tell you, I think there’s teams that really want to do something,” explained..." January 10

  • Panthers' Luongo climbs to fifth in career wins with shutout

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- It had been nearly a full calendar year since Roberto Luongo's last shutout. He ended that drought Monday night and made history at Prudential Center. The 37-year-old goaltender stopped 28 shots and moved into fifth place on the NHL's career wins list as the Florida Panthers..." January 09

  • Oilers squeeze past Devils 2-1 in OT

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- No matter how many times New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider turned them away Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers did not let up or give in to frustration. Eventually, that paid dividends as the Oilers were rewarded for their perseverance and strong play with a..." January 07

  • Taylor Hall says facing Oilers is 'super strange'

    NHL.com "The good news for New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall is he had a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, enough to keep his focus on something other than what was coming Saturday. The bad news is the Devils lost 4-2, and the excuse Hall was using to keep his mind off of his first..." January 07

  • Early flurry pushes Leafs over Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- There's still a little more than half the season remaining but the Toronto Maple Leafs will wake up Saturday morning in a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Leafs used four goals in less than six minutes of the first period to jump to a big lead, then survived a late..." January 06

  • Devils snap Hurricanes' home point streak

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- As New Jersey approaches the halfway point of the season, it's hard to determine which direction the Devils are headed. After a 4-9-2 stretch in December, New Jersey won two straight to start January as Adam Henrique and Mike Cammalleri each scored and set up a goal, and..." January 03

  • Are the NHL outdoor games still must-see TV?

    Yardbarker "The plan here for New Year’s Day was about the same as it has been for the last couple of years: Curl up into a ball and watch the first of the NHL outdoor games until the NYE-induced champagne headache finally faded. A couple years ago, there was a sizable amount of people that did the exact..." January 03

  • Devils waive Reid Boucher (again): Explaining the messy situation

    Newark Star-Ledger "One day after rejoining the Devils, forward Reid Boucher's future with the organization is again unclear. The Devils placed Boucher on waivers at noon on Tuesday, 24 hours after the team claimed him off waivers from the Nashville Predators. The Predators claimed Boucher from the Devils on..." January 03

  • Schneider dazzles as Devils blank Bruins

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Cory Schneider didn't have much to do in the New Jersey Devils' 3-0 win against the Boston Bruins at Prudential Center on Monday night. There was nothing deceptive about his 22-save shutout -- it was a relatively stress-free outing for the 30-year-old. But there was one save..." January 02

  • Grubauer, Capitals shut down Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- In a battle of backup goalies, Philipp Grubauer and the Washington Capitals defeated Keith Kinkaid and the New Jersey Devils, 6-2, in a New Year's Eve matinee on Saturday at the Prudential Center. Grubauer made 21 saves, while Alex Ovechkin, T.J. Oshie and Justin Williams led..." December 31

  • Devils defenceman John Moore removed from ice on stretcher

    NHL.com "New Jersey Devils defenseman John Moore was stretchered off the ice in the first period on Saturday. Moore fell awkwardly into the boards after a hit by Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson 3:10 into the game and remained on the ice for several minutes until he was helped by trainers and..." December 31

  • Kinkaid lifts Devils to shootout victory over Capitals

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- The struggling New Jersey Devils got a huge lift from their goaltender Thursday night. Keith Kinkaid stopped 43 shots, Michael Cammalleri and Jacob Josefson scored shootout goals and the Devils defeated the Washington Capitals 2-1 at Verizon Center. "We had excellent..." December 29

  • Devils, Palmieri seeking consistency as season resumes

    North Jersey "The time is now for the Devils to finally find the traction in their game that’s been missing since mid-November. Otherwise, the upcoming new year won’t necessarily be a happy one for the team. Kyle Palmieri has been among a group of Devils seeking to find consistency in their game. So the..." December 27

  • Crosby, Malkin power Penguins past Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils got off to a strong start, but the Penguins had the better finish Tuesday night at the Prudential Center, as Pittsburgh rallied for a 5-2 victory. The Penguins (23-8-5) erased a pair of one-goal deficits behind big nights from their big guns. Sidney..." December 27

  • New Jersey Devils “wrongfully withheld” medical records in brain injury case

    TSN "The New Jersey Devils “wrongfully withheld” medical records from a former player who alleges brain injuries he suffered playing in the NHL have left him permanently disabled, a workers’ compensation appeals board in California has ruled. Fourteen years after he played his final NHL game,..." December 24

  • Penguins bounce back, beat Devils

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- The mark of a very good team is the ability to bounce back from a very bad game. Mark this down as evidence the Pittsburgh Penguins are a very good team. Sidney Crosby got Pittsburgh going with his NHL-leading 24th goal, Marc-Andre Fleury led a tightened-up defense with 23..." December 23

  • Devils blank Flyers to snap seven-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Playing their most complete game in recent memory, the New Jersey Devils snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 4-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night at the Prudential Center. Goaltender Cory Schneider rebounded from a shaky performance in Tuesday's..." December 22

  • Neal scores twice as Predators pound Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- James Neal scored twice and Viktor Arvidsson added three assists as the Nashville Predators defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-1 on Tuesday night at the Prudential Center. The win was the second in as many nights for the Predators (15-12-5), who also rallied for a 2-1 shootout..." December 20

  • Rangers come back to beat Devils in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Showing plenty of resolve, plus a flair for the dramatic, the New York Rangers erased a pair of third-period deficits en route to a 3-2 shootout victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. The victory was New York's third straight and sixth in its..." December 18

  • Smith, Condon help Senators defeat Devils

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- Opportunity knocked for Zack Smith when he was elevated from a checking to scoring line in the absence of a suspended teammate. The Ottawa Senators winger answered with a goal and an assist in Saturday's 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Canadian Tire Centre. "My game..." December 17

  • Blues continue to roll at home, defeat Devils

    The Sports Xchange "ST. LOUIS -- For the second consecutive game, the St. Louis Blues switched their forward lines, trying to find an offensive spark. No matter how much the lines change, however, it always seems that right winger Vladimir Tarasenko is leading the attack. He did it again on Thursday..." December 15

  • When will Pavel Zacha return to the Devils' lineup?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Pavel Zacha participated in his first full practice in more than two weeks and has been cleared to play, opening the door for a return to the Devils lineup on Thursday at the St. Louis Blues. Zacha needed dental work after taking a puck to the mouth against the Nashville Predators on Dec. 3,..." December 14

  • Rangers extend streak by blanking Devils

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK, NY -- With Henrik Lundqvist watching from the bench for the third game in a row, backup goaltender Antti Raanta helped the New York Rangers extend their winning streak to three with a 5-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. Raanta stopped..." December 11

  • Blues end Devils' home ice streak

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils had gone more than two months this season without losing a game in regulation on home ice, but that came to an end Friday night when Robby Fabbri, Jake Allen and the St. Louis Blues handed them a 4-1 defeat at the Prudential Center. New Jersey, which had..." December 09

  • Habs top Devils for milestone home win

    The Sports Xchange "MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens may have been missing two of their top offensive centers but based on their effort against the New Jersey Devils, you wouldn't know it. Torrey Mitchell scored twice and the Canadiens tossed a season high 49 shots on goal en route to a 5-2 win over the..." December 08

  • Devils edge Vancouver, stay hot at home

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Ben Lovejoy isn't known for his offense. Most defensemen tabbed with the "stay at home" label will usually talk about their contentment with playing tough in their zone, checking and just being happy to contribute in some way to a victory. Lovejoy is not most defensemen...." December 06

  • McDavid, Crosby, Price and Kane lead All-Star voting through first week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Voting for the 2017 NHL All-Star game has been underway for more than a week now, and on Tuesday afternoon the league announced the early leaders from each division. The game, which will take place in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, will feature the same format as last year’s game with the four..." December 06

  • 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

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