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A group for all Devils news and quick reactions to news posts.

P.K. Subban Won the King Clancy Trophy; First in New Jersey Devils History

P.K. Subban made New Jersey Devils history this evening. Tonight, the NHL announced that he has won the King Clancy Trophy for his several off-ice charitable and community efforts. Subban is the first Devil to win this award.

Steve Cangialosi Stepped Down from Play by Play Announcer of the New Jersey Devils

Steve Cangialosi has been the play by play announcer for 11 seasons and involved in New Jersey Devils broadcasts for 16 for MSG Networks. No more. Cangialosi is stepping down from the role.

New Jersey Devils Win Second Overall Pick in 2022 NHL Draft Lottery

Earlier tonight, the New Jersey Devils won a drawing at the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery. They will be selecting second overall at the 2022 NHL Draft. This post reacts to the win and goes into detail about what the Devils can do with the pick.

New Jersey Devils Release Alain Nasreddine and Fire Mark Recchi

The New Jersey Devils announced today that they have let go Alain Nasreddine with mutual termination and fired Mark Recchi. This post reacts to the two assistant coaches and opines about what may be next for the staff.

New Jersey Devils Trade Nate Schnarr for Andrew Hammond

In a minor move, the New Jersey Devils sent Nate Schnarr of Utica to Montreal for goaltender Andrew Hammond. This post is a quick take on the deal, which is a stop-gap solution in net for the remainder of this season.

Prudential Center Pulls Back Mask & Vaccination Requirements for Devils Games

As a result of the City of Newark rescinding their previous mask and vaccination mandate, the Prudential Center has updated their own policy. New Jersey Devils games will not require proof of vaccination and masks to attend.

Dallas Claimed Marian Studenic from Waivers

Yesterday, the New Jersey Devils placed Marian Studenic on waivers to make room on the roster for the return of Dougie Hamilton. Today, Dallas claimed Studenic. This post goes over what Studenic was doing and asks why it was not Mason Geertsen instead.

NHL Announces Re-scheduled Games; 8 New Dates for New Jersey Devils Games

Earlier this afternoon, the National Hockey League announced the re-scheduling of 98 regular season games, including 8 games for the New Jersey Devils. This post reacts to the 8 new dates for the Devils.

New Jersey Devils Game Against Tampa Bay Lightning on January 10 Postponed

The New Jersey Devils will not be playing the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday, January 10. Due to more players being added to the COVID Protocol, this game is postponed to a future date.

Hamilton, Hischier, Bernier, Sharangovich, Zacha All Out for Tonight (And Beyond)

The New Jersey Devils announced a statement on Dougie Hamilton - and dropped bad news about Nico Hischier, Jonathan Bernier, Yegor Sharangovich, and Pavel Zacha. This is a summary and short reaction to this heap of badness.

Prudential Center Requires Vaccination to Attend Events as of January 10

Driven by an order from the City of Newark, the Prudential Center will require proof of one vaccination shot to attend as of January 10, 2022 and full vaccination by February 9, 2022. This post is a short summary of the new policy.

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.

NHL Postpones Return to Season to December 28, Devils at St. Louis to be Rescheduled

On Christmas Eve, the NHL announced that their return to the regular season will be pushed back a day to December 28. This means 14 games, including the New Jersey Devils at St. Louis, will be re-scheduled. This post is a quick reaction to the news.

Zero Tickets to Beijing: NHL Players Will Not Go to the 2022 Winter Olympics

The NHL announced that NHL players will not be participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China due to COVID-related concerns impacting the NHL season. This post has thoughts on that and what happens now.

New Jersey Devils Games Against Pittsburgh & Montreal Postponed, Returning Dec. 27

Between yesterday and this afternoon, the NHL has postponed the New Jersey Devils games against the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadiens that were scheduled for this week. This post is a quick reaction to the news.

New Jersey Devils Sign Shakir Mukhamadullin to Entry Level Contract; Loaned Back to Ufa

A day after the New Jersey Devils announced a big extension for The Big Deal, the Devils announced another signing. They have signed prospect defenseman Shakir Mukhamadullin to an entry-level contract and loaned him back to Salavat Yulaev Ufa of the KHL.

New Jersey Devils Sign Jack Hughes to 8 Season, $64 Million Extension

It was not big enough for Jack Hughes to return to the New Jersey Devils lineup tonight. The Devils and Hughes agreed to an 8 season, $64 million contract extension. The Big Deal got a Really, Really Big Deal. This post quickly reacts to the news.

New Jersey Devils Claimed Nathan Bastian on Waivers

Nathan Bastian was claimed by Seattle Kraken in the expansion draft. The Kraken placed Bastian on waivers on Wednesday and the New Jersey Devils were gracious in claiming Bastian on Thursday. This short post reacts to the news and notes the multiple positives about this claim.

New Jersey Devils Third Jersey Leak was Real, Involved Martin Brodeur, and Still Looks Bad

The leaked third jersey for the New Jersey Devils was true. Worse, Martin Brodeur was involved in designing this bad-looking third jersey. Read on to learn its impact, three barely-known minor league inspirations, and more.

Potential New Jersey Devils Third Jersey Leaked - And It’s Bad

The potential third jersey design for the New Jersey Devils from adidas has been leaked. And it is a bad design in the opinion of this author. This post explains why and continues to lament the lack of the classic design.

New Jersey Devils Home Game Against Ottawa Senators Rescheduled to December 6

The National Hockey League announced this afternoon that the November 16 game between the New Jersey Devils and Ottawa Senators will now be held on December 6. This quick post reacts to the news and notes the changes to each team’s schedule.

New Jersey Devils vs. Ottawa Senators to be Postponed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak with Senators

Due to 10 members of the Ottawa Senators in the COVID-19 protocol, the NHL has decided to postpone Ottawa’s next three games. This means the New Jersey Devils will not host them tomorrow.

New Jersey Devils Release Initial 23-Man Roster for 2021-22 Season

Today was the day for all 32 NHL teams to submit their initial 23-man roster for the 2021-22 season. The New Jersey Devils announced theirs with 4 players on injured reserve. Learn who did and did not make the initial roster in this post.

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 Three More; 31 Remain in Camp

The New Jersey Devils announced three more cuts today: Nikita Okhotiuk, Chase De Leo, and Mark Jankowski. The Devils have 31 players left in camp and so must make at least 8 more cuts before Monday’s 5 PM deadline.

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.

Mackenzie Blackwood is Currently Unvaccinated; So What Happens Now?

After today’s scrimmage, it was revealed that New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood is the one unvaccinated player in camp. This post goes over Blackwood’s announcement and offers other thoughts about the issues brought up in reaction to the news.

New Jersey Devils Announce 2021 Training Camp Roster and New Pants

New Jersey Devils veterans reported for training camp and now there are a total of 50 players. This post lists who they are, identifies who from the rookie camp is missing, and touches on the Devils’ new pants announcement.

Travis Zajac Signed for One Day, Announces Retirement as a New Jersey Devil

The New Jersey Devils announced this morning that Travis Zajac has signed a one-day contract and announced his retirement. This post reacts to the news and summarizes Zajac’s legacy as a Devil.

Eight New Jersey Devils Games to Be Aired on ESPN+ & Hulu; One on TNT

Earlier today, Disney and Turner released their NHL broadcast schedules for the 2021-22 season. For the New Jersey Devils, TNT will air one game and ESPN+ and Hulu have exclusive access to eight. This post reacts to the news.

New Jersey Devils Release Their 2021 Prospects Challenge Roster

Ahead of the 2021 Prospects Challenge game against Buffalo tomorrow, the New Jersey Devils announced their 2021 Prospects Challenge roster this morning. The 23-man roster features 13 Devils prospects, 5 AHL signed players, and 2 try out players.