Devils Minor League Teams
Posts relevant to minor league teams, not necessarily prospects only.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More COVID-19 related issues impacted the New Jersey Devils organization. The Binghamton Devils had their weekend games re-scheduled due to staff members in AHL protocol and the New Jersey list is up to 17 players now.
As the New Jersey Devils coaches and management are figuring out who to assign to their active roster, they will have to consider their waiver status. Are they exempt in 2021 or not? This post looks at which Devils players in training camp will be exempt from waivers and what that means.
Goaltender Scott Wedgewood started his career in the New Jersey Devils system and he is back. As per John Matisz, Wedgewood reportedly signed a one-season, two-way contract with the Devils. This post is a quick reaction to the news and gives an overview of Wedgewood’s career so far.
This evening, the New Jersey Devils traded prospect right winger Joey Anderson to the Toronto Maple Leafs for left winger Andreas Johnsson. This post is a reaction to the trade, explains how Johnsson was used in Toronto and how useful he can be, and why it is a good deal for the Devils.
The first three signings by full-time GM Tom Fitzgerald have been announced. The New Jersey Devils re-signed Brett Seney, Josh Jacobs, and Ben Street each to a one-season, two-way contract. This post reacts to the news, which is positive news as it keeps a core in Binghamton together.
This morning, the American Hockey League announced that they are cancelling the remainder of the 2019-20 season and the 2020 Calder Cup Playoffs. The surging Binghamton Devils end with a record of 34-24-4.
After the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline ended at 3 PM, reports came out that the New Jersey Devils got one late deal in. They swapped minor league goalies with the Vancouver Canucks: Louis Domingue for Zane McIntyre. This post is a reaction to the trade.
In a signing primarily made for the Binghamton Devils, the New Jersey Devils signed 26 year old, left-shooting defenseman Joe Morrow to a one-season, two-way contract. This post is a short reaction to what is really a depth move.
Just after noon today, the New Jersey Devils announced that sixteen players have been demoted to Binghamton and another four have been placed on waivers so they can go to the AHL as well. This post goes over who was cut today and who among the 29 players left in camp have something to prove this week.
This morning - yes, morning - the New Jersey Devils prospects will wrap up the 2019 Prospects Challenge with a game against Boston’s prospects. Talk about it, if your able to see this game in the morning, in the comments to this post.
As the coaches and management of the New Jersey Devils figure out their starting roster for 2019-20, this post looks at which Devils players are exempt from waivers, how long their exemption will last, and what it means for others now that there are players now eligible for waivers.
The 2019 Prospect Challenge continues for the New Jersey Devils with an afternoon game against Pittsburgh’s prospects. This post is a place for fans to discuss the pre-preseason game as it happens.