Anton Volchenkov RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anton Volchenkov: Four-game suspension 'too much'

    USA Today "Nashville Predators defenseman Anton Volchenkov said Sunday that his four-game suspension for an illegal hit to the head was "too much." He said he did not try to hurt Calgary Flames forward Michael Ferland when the two were chasing after a loose puck in the second period of Saturday's 4-3..." November 03

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

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

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    Rich Chere @Ledger_NJDevils

    Volchenkov is in for Devils tonight. Gelinas will sit.

  • Anton Volchenkov, Adam Larsson practice with full team; Steve Bernier hurt

    Newark Star-Ledger "Steve Bernier slid full speed into the end boards and had to leave practice Monday morning at AmeriHealth Pavilion as the Devils prepared for Tuesday's home matinee against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bernier was taking on Marek Zidlicky one-on-one and cut to the outside when the two got tangled..." December 30

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    DeBoer said Salvador won't play this weekend. DeBoer said Volchenkov (soreness) will definitely be OK to play Friday in Pittsburgh.

  • Devils activate Anton Volchenkov; Damien Brunner looks to end slump

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils activated defenseman Anton Volchenkov from the injured reserve list. He will be in the lineup Friday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. “He’s a guy that is tough to play against. He wins a lot of battles, so that should definitely help,” coach Pete DeBoer said. “It’s like..." November 29

  • Devils place Volchenkov on injured reserve; Merrill returned to Albany

    Bergen Record "The Devils placed defenseman Anton Volchenkov on injured reserve today with a leg muscle pull. Volchenkov was injured in the first period of the Devils’ 3-2 victory over the Rangers last Tuesday. Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said today that Volchenkov has not skated since he was..." November 18

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Zajac, Volcenkov, Harrold all playing tonight for Devils. Josefson and Fayne will sit.

  • Devils' Anton Volchenkov suspended four games

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov has been suspended for four games, without pay, for elbowing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand Wednesday night, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 15:11 of the second period. Volchenkov was assessed a five-minute..." April 11

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    Joe Haggerty @

    Volchenkov with a phone hearing this morning w/Dept of Player Safety for blatant elbow to Brad Marchand's head. Likely suspension to follow

  • Devils: Anton Volchenkov sacrifices his body in victory over Jets

    Newark Star-Ledger "No one willed the Devils towards a victory more than defenseman Anton Volchenkov. Throwing himself in front of shots, he took a blast from Evander Kane in the back at 2:15 of the third period. Then, he took a Zach Bogosian shot in the foot that required X-rays, which were negative. “That’s..." March 11