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Devils Minor League Teams

Posts relevant to minor league teams, not necessarily prospects only.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: Comets Tie Up Marlies; Gritsyuk Not Returning to Omsk?

The New Jersey Devils prospects continue into their respective postseasons. The Utica Comets tied up the Marlies in their series; Pelicans lost their finals; the Petes are playing; and Arseni Gritsyuk may be out at Omsk. Learn about what the prospects are doing in this weekly update.

Nemec Demoted, Bahl Recalled, & Andy Greene Signed to Retire as New Jersey Devil

The New Jersey Devils made two defenseman-related announcements this morning. First, a transaction to send Simon Nemec down and call up Kevin Bahl. Second, an announcement of Andy Greene signing a one-day contract to retire as a New Jersey Devil.

Andreas Johnsson Waived; New Jersey Devils Roster Down to 27 Players

Today, the New Jersey Devils placed Andreas Johnsson on waivers. They also placed Brian Pinho and demoted 8 other players, leaving the Devils with 27 players in camp. This post goes over the cuts made so far, Johnsson on waivers, and who is left to be potentially cut.

The Waiver Exempt New Jersey Devils Players for the 2022-23 Season

Preseason is the perfect time to be aware of which New Jersey Devils players are exempt from waivers for the upcoming season. This post goes into who they are, how much time and games are left on their exemption, and who has the pressure to perform in camp because of it.

The 56 Players at the 2022 New Jersey Devils Training Camp

This morning, the New Jersey Devils announced their 56-player roster for their 2022 training camp. This post goes over who is in, who is expected to make the New Jersey Devils, who cannot, and everyone else.

Thomas Hickey & Zach Senyshyn to Try Out for the New Jersey Devils in 2022 Training Camp

Former New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey and former Boston Bruin draft pick Zach Senyshyn will join the New Jersey Devils training camp this year on PTO deals. This post goes over both players and what’s at stake for both.

New Jersey Devils Announce 28-Man Rookie Camp & Prospect Challenge Roster

Rookies have reported in for the New Jersey Devils this year. With the 2022 Prospect Challenge starting on Friday, the Devils announced a 28-man roster with 4 goalies, 9 defensemen, and 15 forwards. Learn who is among them and who may be unfamiliar to you in this post.

Establishing Depth is a Goal for the 2022 New Jersey Devils Rookie Camp

Rookie camp will begin for the New Jersey Devils this Tuesday and the Prospect Challenge games will start on Friday. Why is there a rookie camp? This post points out why: to help establish depth beyond the 23-man roster.

Devils Prospects on the Fringe: The Defense

Last week, we took a look at the forward prospects and young players who will battle for spots at camp. Today we check in on the defense, and see which young blue liners could survive the final cuts and make the 2022-23 New Jersey Devils final roster.

The 2022 AATJ Top 25 Devils Under 25: The Outsiders from #49 to #26

As the offseason begins to close, it is time to reveal the order of the 2022 All About the Jersey Top 25 New Jersey Devils players Under 25 list. The reveal begins with the 24 players who did not make the list this year - The Outsiders.

Sarge Promoted: Sergei Brylin Added as Assistant Coach of New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils completed their coaching staff for the 2022-23 season by adding Sergei Brylin as an assistant coach for the New Jersey Devils. This post goes over what Sarge is expected to do and summarizes he has done for the team since 1993.

Devils Prospects on the Fringe: The Forwards

While the Devils roster has gotten stronger on paper each of the last few seasons and young stars have emerged, there is still room for a few more prospects to make their presence felt in New Jersey. Today I look at some of the young forwards on the fringe of making the team this upcoming training camp.

New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Tyce Thompson for 2 Seasons, $1.525 Million

The New Jersey Devils will avoid one of their two player-filed arbitration hearings. The team announced that Tyce Thompson signed a two-season contract at the NHL minimum. This post is a quick reaction to the news for a player yet to have a full season in pro hockey.

Day 1 of Free Agency Reviewed: New Jersey Devils Made Some Good Moves Marred by a Massive Opportunity Cost Loss

The New Jersey Devils had a mostly low key first day of Free Agency Frenzy today. They did some good work to trade Pavel Zacha and sign Andrew Brunette and Brendan Smith. The problem is that Tom Fitzgerald focused most of his efforts to get Johnny Gaudreau - and he did not get him. This post is a lament over the massive opportunity cost lost today.

The 2022 New Jersey Devils Development Camp Roster: Prospects, Comets, & Invites

Like many NHL teams, the New Jersey Devils are holding a development camp this week. They released their roster this afternoon and this post goes over the prospects, Utica Comets, notable people missing, and who the invited players are at this year’s camp.

A Plethora of Young Roster Bubble Forwards Will Lead to Healthy Competition For Line-Up Spots Next Season

In addition to top-end players like Nico, Jack, and Jesper, the Devils also have a sizable group of young forwards who will be battling for line-up spots in September. This should lead to good competition and gives the Devils options based on what type of player the organization wants to fill out their roster.

New Jersey Devils Get 5 Back from COVID Protocol; NHL Announces Temporary Roster & Taxi Squad Rules

The New Jersey Devils did practice today and announced that Nico Hischier, Ryan Graves, P.K. Subban, Jesper Boqvist, and Christian Jaros are out of the COVID protocol. However, Tomas Tatar and Jon Gilles entered it today. This post also goes over the taxi squad and new roster rules that are temporary until the NHL All Star Game in February.

Should the Devils Call-Up Alex Holtz?

One of the biggest points of contention among Devils fans this season is whether or not Holtz should be playing in the NHL. Today, I examine the arguments for both sides and reach a verdict.

New Jersey Devils Sign Jimmy Vesey to a One Season Contract; Cut 3 More from Camp

The New Jersey Devils signed winger Jimmy Vesey out of training camp to a one season contract. They also placed Frederik Gauthier on waivers and demoted Jesper Boqvist and Akira Schmid. This post touches on all of those moves.

New Jersey Devils Sign Frederik Gauthier to Two Way Deal for One Season

This afternoon, the New Jersey Devils announced they signed center Frederik Gauthier to a one season, two-way contract. This quick post goes over the signing.

New Jersey Devils Cut 4 from 2021 Training Camp

The New Jersey Devils announced their first set of cuts from their 2021 training camp. Four players have been demoted to Utica: Ryan Schmelzer, Marek Mitens, Jeremy Groleau, and Michael Vukojevic.

New Jersey Devils Bring in Jimmy Vesey, Mark Jankowski, & Tyler Wotherspoon on Professional Try Out Deals

Ahead of rookie camp beginning tomorrow, the New Jersey Devils announced that Jimmy Vesey, Mark Jankowski, and Tyler Wotherspoon will be in training camp next week on a professional try-out deals. Learn more about each and their chances at making the team in this post.

Kevin Dineen Hired as Utica Comets Head Coach; Hopefully to Help Devils AHL Affiliate Compete

The New Jersey Devils announced on August 5, 2021 that Kevin Dineen will be the head coach of the Utica Comets. This post goes into the lack of success by Devils’ AHL affiliate teams and why Dineen being hired is a good move to turn that around.

New Jersey Devils Re-Signed Marian Studenic and A.J. Greer for One Season Each

Earlier this afternoon, the New Jersey Devils announced they re-signed right winger Marian Studenic and left winger A.J. Greer to one-season, two-way contracts each. This post reacts to both signings, their amounts, what little they did with New Jersey last season, and what is next for the Devils.

New Jersey Devils Signed Brian Flynn to One Season, Two Way Contract

The New Jersey Devils added another veteran likely for the Utica Comets in signing right winger Brian Flynn to a two-way contract for one season. This post goes over what Flynn has done in his career and touches on why a NHL deal was made.

New Jersey Devils Signed Chase De Leo to One Season, Two Way Contract

The second signing of the day by the New Jersey Devils is intended more for the Utica Comets. The Devils signed 25-year old, six-season AHL veteran forward Chase De Leo to a one season, two-way contract. Learn a little more about De Leo with this post.

New Jersey Devils Acquire and Sign Christian Jaros to a One Season, Two Way Contract

Ahead of qualifying offers being due, the New Jersey Devils traded Nick Merkley to the San Jose Sharks for defenseman Christian Jaros. The Devils then signed Jaros to a one-season contract. This post goes over Merkley, Jaros, and the deal of two depth players.

New Jersey Devils Retain Colton White with a One Season, Two-Way Contract

The New Jersey Devils announced that they have re-signed defenseman Colton White to a one season, two-way contract. This post is a quick reaction that goes into why this is more news for Utica than New Jersey.

New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Scott Wedgewood to Two-Way Contract for 2021-22 Season

Scott Wedgewood has been retained for one more season on a two-way contract by the New Jersey Devils. This post is a quick reaction to the news and a brief explanation why it may be bad news for Evan Cormier.

Internal New Jersey Devils Free Agents for the 2021 Offseason

The New Jersey Devils have 14 pending restricted free agents and 9 pending unrestricted free agents from last season’s team. This post previews the cap and roster situation that GM Tom Fitzgerald will have to manage with the internal free agents alone for the 2021 offseason.

New Jersey Devils & Utica Comets Signed 10 Year Affiliation Deal

In April, news came out that the New Jersey Devils ended their AHL affiliation with Binghamton. Today, the new affiliation deal was made official. The Devils will affiliate with the Utica Comets for the next 10 years starting next season.

New Jersey Devils Sign Alexander Holtz to Entry Level Contract for 2021-22

Just before noon, the New Jersey Devils announced that they have signed Alexander Holtz to an entry level contract. A contract that begins next season. This quick reaction post explains what that means and what happens next.