Devils Rumors & News

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    As @BColes25 just annonced, he has officially signed with Devils. Two-year entry-level deal.

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    The Hockey News @TheHockeyNews

    The New Jersey Devils have signed defenseman John Moore to a three-year, $4.8 million contract.

  • Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger lead 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame class

    CBS Sports "The Hockey Hall of Fame today announced the 2015 class of inductees and is it ever a good one. Former NHL defensemen Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Phil Housley were all elected this year, as was forward Sergei Fedorov. Angela Ruggiero, a member of the U.S. Women's Olympic Team and one of..." June 29

  • Devils aren't interested, but Gomez says 'I know I can play'

    North Jersey "After Scott Gomez proved wrong those who counted him out last summer, he's ready to do it again. Devils general manager Ray Shero informed Gomez's agent, Ian Pulver, Friday morning that he would not be re-signing the 35-year-old agent center, ending the two-time Stanley Cup champion's second..." June 28

  • Pavel Zacha, who idolized Patrik Elias, thrilled to be picked by Devils

    Newark Star-Ledger "Since he was a young kid back in the Czech Republic, Pavel Zacha dreamed of playing for the Devils. That's because Patrik Elias was his idol and Zacha had his photo taken with Elias when the Devils' all-time scoring leader brought the Stanley Cup to Trebic in the Czech Republic. Now he hopes to..." June 27

  • Devils trade 41st pick to Ducks for New Jersey native Kyle Palmieri

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just before the first round of the NHL entry draft concluded Friday night at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., the Devils acquired New Jersey native Kyle Palmieri in a trade with the Anaheim Ducks for the 41st selection this year and a third round pick in next year's draft. Official confirmation of..." June 27

  • Do Devils have interest in Martin St. Louis?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Do the Devils have interest in veteran winger Martin St. Louis? The Rangers' sniper, who will become an unrestricted free agent, has apparently let it be known that he is not going to retire. There have been suggestions that the Devils could have some interest in the 40-year-old St. Louis...." June 26

  • Devils unlikely to trade No. 6 pick or move up in first round, but moving down might be an option

    North Jersey "Usually, the debate heading in the NHL Entry Draft is about which player will go first and which will be picks second. In this year's draft, which gets under way with the first round Friday night at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., the real drama will surround what will happen with the third,..." June 26

  • NHL to announce opening of formal expansion process

    CBS Sports "The NHL is expected to announce that the league's board of governors has approved the opening of a formal expansion process, barring something unforeseen, according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. This does not necessarily mean the league will expand, but this will allow the league to gauge..." June 24

  • Report: 3-on-3 overtime coming to NHL, pending board approval

    CBS Sports "It appears the NHL will have a new overtime format for the 2015-16 regular season. That should be music to the ears of anyone that despises the shootout. The NHL GMs and NHLPA agreed Monday to recommend a five-minute three-on-three overtime period for regular season games not decided in..." June 24

  • 10 NHL players who could be traded

    CBC Sports "The NHL's free-agent signing period opens on Canada Day, but the wheeling and dealing could begin much earlier for teams willing to go the trade route to upgrade their rosters. Get the scoop on 10 players considered to be on the block in this interactive graphic from The Canadian Press:" June 23

  • NHL sets 2015-16 salary cap at $71.4 million

    CBS Sports "The NHL salary cap will see a nearly two-and-a-half million dollar increase for the 2015-16 season. The league and the NHLPA announced on Tuesday afternoon that the salary cap for next season has been set at $71.4 million, with a salary floor of $52.8 million. The cap this past season was..." June 23

  • Chris Terreri will remain Devils' goaltending coach

    Newark Star-Ledger "In a decision that came as no surprise, the Devils confirmed Friday that Chris Terreri will return as the team's goaltending coach. Terreri, 50, joins new assistant coaches Geoff Ward and Alain Nasreddine on head coach John Hynes' staff. Both Hynes and general manager Ray Shero told NJ..." June 19

  • 5 possible trade destinations for Patrick Sharp

    The Score "It's been less than a week since the Chicago Blackhawks took over the headlines by winning their third Stanley Cup in six seasons. Forward Patrick Sharp's name was front and center after the win, with storylines including a helicopter spying on the Cup trophy in his home and his adorable..." June 18

  • Scott Stevens won't be back as Devils' assistant; Chris Terreri lone candidate for goalie coach job

    North Jersey "With today's hirings of Alain Nasreddine and Geoff Ward, the Devils have filled out their NHL coaching staff as far as assistants. That means Scott Stevens, who finished up this past season as a co-coach, will not be back in New Jersey for the 2015-16 season. Shero said he didn't know yet if..." June 18

  • Devils name 2 assistant coaches

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils Wednesday named Alain Nasreddine and Geoff Ward assistant coaches under new head coach John Hynes. There was no word from Shero whether Scott Stevens will figure in the Devils' plans in any way. "I welcome Geoff Ward and Alain Nasreddine to the Devils' organization, and look..." June 17

  • Devils sign Czech defenseman Vojtech Mozik to entry-level contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils Monday signed free agent defenseman Vojtech Mozik to a two-year entry-level contract. If Mozik played in the NHL, his salary for the next two seasons would be $667,500 and $692,500. Mozik, 22, spent the previous three seasons with Plzen (Czech Republic) and was a member of that..." June 15

  • Bryce Salvador won't decide if he'll try to play again until end of summer; Will Devils want him?

    North Jersey "If Bryce Salvador plays in the NHL next season, he will probably do it after going to training camp with some team as an unsigned tryout. Salvador, still the Devils' captain for now, is recovering from a bulging disc and nerve damage in his back that sidelined him for the final 67 games of the..." June 10

  • Devils are doing their draft diligence

    North Jersey "The Devils’ amateur scouting contingent has been in Buffalo this week getting to know many of the draft prospects attending the NHL Scouting Combine. They hope that the player interviews they conducted the past few days and today’s fitness testing will help them make the right choices at this..." June 06

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Rutherford says New Jersey has asked Penguins for permission to discuss a job with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton assistant coach Alain Nasreddine.

  • Scott Stevens says Devils "got the right guy" in John Hynes; Staying on staff his "first choice"

    North Jersey "Although he lost out on the head coaching job to John Hynes, Scott Stevens hopes to continue to be a part of the Devils' coaching staff. Stevens said he would be very interested if Hynes and new GM Ray Shero wanted him to return as an assistant, continuing the work he did in the second half of..." June 04

  • Devils plan to introduce Josh Hynes as head coach

    North Jersey "New general manager Ray Shero's first coaching hiring with the Devils will come from his Pittsburgh Penguin past.. According to two sources, the Devils plan to introduce John Hynes of the AHL's Wilkes Barre-Scranton Penguins as their new head coach at a news conference scheduled for noon..." June 02

  • SC Bern confirms Guy Boucher will remain as coach: 'The time of flirting is over'

    The Score "Guy Boucher's dalliance with NHL head coaching vacancies has come to an end. The former Tampa Bay Lightning bench boss, believed to have been a finalist for the head coaching gig in New Jersey, will remain in Switzerland for the upcoming season. "The time of flirting is over," SC Bern - the..." June 01

  • Devils prospect Josh Jacobs to leave Michigan State

    Pro Hockey Talk "New Jersey Devils prospect Josh Jacobs has decided to leave Michigan State following his freshman year. The defenseman will sign with the Ontario Hockey League’s Sarnia Sting. The Sting have a press conference scheduled for Monday morning at which time Jacobs’ signing could be made..." May 31

  • Devils wont sign Anthony Brodeur

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New Jersey Devils will not sign goaltender Anthony Brodeur to an entry-level contract ahead of the June 1 deadline. According to Tom Gulitti of The Bergen Record, Brodeur will be eligible to re-enter next month’s NHL Draft. The 19-year-old had a rough season in the Quebec Major Junior..." May 31

  • Phil Housley could be Devil's next head coach

    Newark Star-Ledger "Phil Housley, who played 22 games for the Devils late in the 1995-96 season, is at the top of general manager Ray Shero's short list to become the club's next head coach. Shero has done an extensive search to find the right coach for the Devils, considering Guy Boucher of SC Bern in..." May 30

  • Devils ink Kalinin to entry-level contract "The New Jersey Devils today signed forward Sergey Kalinin to an entry-level contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ General Manager Ray Shero. As per club policy, no further terms were disclosed. Kalinin, 24, spent the previous five seasons with Avangard Omsk (KHL). This past year, he..." May 30

  • Devils GM Ray Shero signs two top prospects

    Newark Star-Ledger "In his first key moves as Devils general manager, Ray Shero Wednesday signed prospects Ryan Kujawinski and Blake Pietila to entry-level contracts. Kujawinski, a 20-year-old center, signed a 3-year contract that would pay him an NHL salary of $667,500, $667,500 and $742,500. The cap hit is..." May 27

  • Devils ask to interview Bylsma, for coach: report "The New Jersey Devils are believed to have permission to talk to Dan Bylsma about their coaching position, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday. Devils general manager Ray Shero hired Bylsma in 2009 with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bylsma replaced Michel Therrien as coach on Feb. 15 and..." May 24

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    Igor Eronko @IgorEronko

    #NJDevils made an offer to Sergei Kalinin from #Avangard of the #KHL as player's agent told R-Sport

  • Slava Fetisov wants to ban young Russians from playing in NHL

    CBS Sports "Slava Fetisov, a former NHL defenseman that is now a senator in Russia, has called for the country to place a ban on young Russian players from playing in the NHL, restrictions that used to be in place until the late 1980s when Fetisov himself was one of the first players from the country to make..." May 23

  • Devils, Guy Boucher in preliminary discussions about coaching vacancy

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs closed the door on Guy Boucher, but he hasn't given up on a return to the NHL. Boucher is in preliminary discussions with the New Jersey Devils regarding their coaching vacancy, according to TVA's Louis Jean. General manager Ray Shero - hired by the Devils at the..." May 21

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

    Deadspin "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • After GM change, Martin Brodeur not expecting to return to Devils "for a few years"

    North Jersey "Martin Brodeur might still return to the Devils some day to work in their front office, but he does not anticipate that happening anytime soon with Lou Lamoriello no longer their general manager. Although Lamoriello remains as team president in charge of hockey operations, Brodeur sees the..." May 12

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Jordin Tootoo signed a one year contract / $825 000 with the #devils #tvasports

  • Can new NHL salary site be the next CapGeek?

    Sportsnet "Since CapGeek went offline in January, analysts, agents, media types and, yes, fans have been craving a suitable replacement source for NHL salary information. While a few websites such as offer up player salary and cap management statistics, no site has been able to focus solely..." May 07

  • Judge orders Bettman to testify on concussions lawsuit

    TSN "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has been ordered by a U.S. federal court judge to offer testimony in the concussions lawsuit filed by 60 former players against the league. TSN has learned that late Tuesday, a judge ordered Bettman to testify in July on matters related to the high-stakes..." May 06

  • Ex-Devil Ilya Kovalchuk on possible NHL return: 'We'll see'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ilya Kovalchuk didn't say yes or no when asked about his desire to win a Stanley Cup after he won a KHL championship. The former Devils star forward who "retired" from the league in 2013 spoke during the World Championships (where his Russian team lost to Team USA) and was asked whether an NHL..." May 06

  • New Jersey Devils name Ray Shero GM

    Sportsnet "The New Jersey Devils have named Ray Shero general manager, president Lou Lamoriello announced Monday afternoon during a conference call. Lamoriello, 72, will remain as president of the club. He said stepping down from the GM role was “100 per cent” his decision. “This is a great opportunity..." May 04

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    Tom Gulitti @TGfireandice

    Devils confirm Adam Henrique had surgery on his wrist, is in a cast and is expected to begin rehab in 4-6 weeks.

  • Devils and goalie Keith Kinkaid have agreed on contract extension

    Newark Star-Ledger "Backup goalie Keith Kinkaid, who could have become an unrestricted Group IV free agent, has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Devils. The 25-year-old goalie, who went 6-5-4 in his rookie season with a 2.59 goals-against average and .915 save percentage, suggested the deal had not..." April 13

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Jaromir Jagr's #flapanthers extension: $3.5M base salary $1.5M games played bonus $200,000 in points bonuses $205,000 in playoff bonuses

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    Rich Chere @Ledger_NJDevils

    As reported yesterday, Devils assigned Reid Boucher and Stefan Matteau to Albany (AHL).

  • Jaromir Jagr lifts Panthers to 3-2 win over Devils in season finale

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "On Fan Appreciation Night, the players gave the fans something to appreciate besides $50,000 worth of giveaways and the jerseys off their backs. They gave them hope for the future. After knocking off the disheveled Devils 3-2 Saturday night at the BB&T Center in a matchup of two teams heading..." April 12

  • Patrick Elias to return to Devils next season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Patrik Elias will play until he is 40 years old. That is a given. With one season remaining on his contract, the Devils' all-time scoring leader vows to bounce back with a productive season in 2015-16. But Elias, who turns 39 Monday, isn't sure if he will seek another contract or call it..." April 12

  • Bolts tie franchise points record in OT win over Devils

    Tampa Tribune "A record-setting season added another to the books on Thursday. Tyler Johnson’s second goal of the night lifted the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 overtime victory against New Jersey in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204 at Amalie Arena. With the victory, Tampa Bay matched a..." April 10

  • Rangers claim Presidents’ Trophy with win over Devils

    New York Post "It’s been self-evident for a while, but now that the Rangers can officially call themselves the best team in the NHL through the whole of a six-month regular season, they can’t avoid the fact the most important achievements are yet to come. “I’m very proud of our group, but we all know that..." April 08

  • New Russian bill could ban Ovechkin, others from Olympics

    Sportsnet "Proposed legislation in Russia could prevent a number of hockey superstars from ever competing at the Olympics again. According to the Associated Press, “Russian parliament will consider barring athletes from competing in more than two Olympics.” The bill, which was put forward by lawmaker..." April 07

  • Devils have options if they decide to trade a young defenseman

    North Jersey "If the Devils are going to make a quick turnaround and return to the playoffs next season after a three-season drought, their road back will be more like a tightrope walk for general manager Lou Lamoriello this summer. There are several pivotal decisions that Lamoriello will have to get right..." April 06

  • Cory Schneider says he would've pulled himself after poor start against Rangers

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Devils' Most Valuable Player this season said he wasn't surprised to get pulled less than 13 minutes into the game. Cory Schneider said he would have pulled himself after he spotted the New York Rangers a 3-0 lead 12:24 into Saturday night's game at the Garden. "I gave up three goals on..." April 05