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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.

“The End of This Chapter is Closing;” P.K. Subban Retires

This morning, P.K. Subban announced his retirement from the NHL. The former New Jersey Devil, Nashville Predator, and Montreal Canadien hangs it up after 13 seasons, a Norris, a Clancy, and plenty of moments in a potential Hall of Fame career.

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.

New Jersey Devils to Play 7 Games on ESPN & 2 on TNT in 2022-23

Both The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros.-Discovery announced their broadcast schedules for the 2022-23 NHL season. The New Jersey Devils will have 7 games exclusive to ESPN’s networks and 2 games on TNT. This post is a reaction to both releases.

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.

Novozinsky Report: Bill Spaulding to be Next New Jersey Devils Play by Play Announcer

Ryan Novozinsky of NJ.com has reported from a source that MSG Network will hire Bill Spaulding to be the new play by play announcer for Devils games. This post goes over what Spaulding has done as a broadcaster and a quick take.

Fabian Zetterlund Re-Signs with the New Jersey Devils for 1 Season, $750,000

The last RFA for the New Jersey Devils to sign this season has been signed. The Devils announced that winger Fabian Zetterlund has been re-signed for a one-season two-way contract. This post goes over the details and what Zetterlund’s situation going into this year’s camp.

Another Arbitration Avoided: New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Miles Wood to 1 Season, $3.2 Million

The New Jersey Devils avoided their last remaining arbitration hearing by signing Miles Wood to a one season contract worth $3.2 million. It is very much a prove-your-worth deal. This post is a reaction to the news.

No Arbitration Hearing After All: New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Jesper Bratt for 1 Season at $5.45 Million

The New Jersey Devils and Jesper Bratt were supposed to have an arbitration hearing this morning. However, that did not happen as the team announced they signed Bratt to a one season contract. This post is a quick reaction to the news.

If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late: Jesper Bratt & New Jersey Devils are Now in an Arbitration Hearing

If you are reading this post, then it means the New Jersey Devils and Jesper Bratt did not come to terms with a contract and their scheduled arbitration hearing is happening. This post goes over what is involved in the hearing and what could happen next.

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.

New Jersey Devils Hire Ryan McGill as an Assistant Coach

Today, the New Jersey Devils addressed one of their offseason needs by hiring former Las Vegas assistant coach Ryan McGill. This post goes over his experience and how the Golden Knights did defensively to get a sense of how good he may be for New Jersey.

Jonas Siegenthaler Signed 5-Season, $17 Million Contract Extension with New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils announced that defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler has signed a five-season extension worth just $17 million. This post is a reaction to a fantastic, team-friendly contract extension for a defensively-adept player.

New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Jesper Boqvist to One Season, Two-Way Contract

The New Jersey Devils announced this afternoon that Jesper Boqvist accepted his qualifying offer. This means he is re-signed to a one season, two-way contract. This post goes over Boqvist’s season in general and what the deal means.

New Jersey Devils Sign Vitek Vanecek to a Three Season, $10.2 Million Contract

This morning, the New Jersey Devils signed the acquired goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three season contract worth $10.2 million. This post reacts to the signing by noting how good Vanecek was in 5-on-5 last season and how this contract is good for Tom Fitzgerald and the Devils.

New Jersey Devils Trade Ty Smith & 2023 Pick to Pittsburgh for John Marino

The New Jersey Devils announced this afternoon that they traded defenseman Ty Smith and their 2023 third round pick to the Pittsburgh Penguins for defenseman John Marino. This post goes into the details of what the Devils gave up, how good Marino is, and why this is a good trade.

Fitzgerald’s Plan B: New Jersey Devils Signed Ondrej Palat for Five Seasons, $30 Million

After midnight, the New Jersey Devils signed Ondrej Palat to a five-season contract worth $30 million. Palat works hard, complements offensive talent, and can fit in well on the Devils. But is he worth this much for this long? Possibly not. This post reacts and wrestles with this deal.

Odd Day One UFA Priorities? Mason Geertsen Re-Signs with the New Jersey Devils on 1-Year Deal

In the sixth hour of unrestricted free agency, in the midst of Gaudreau rumors, Mason Geertsen has re-signed in New JerseyGaudrea

New Jersey Devils Sign Defenseman Brendan Smith for 2 Years, $2.2 Million

Frank Seravalli broke the first free agent signing for the New Jersey Devils today: Defenseman Brendan Smith. He is a veteran, he is a defensive player, he plays in a depth role. This post goes into how this signing checks the boxes for the Devils’ need on the blueline.

Andrew Brunette to Join New Jersey Devils Coaching Staff

Kevin Weekes dropped some news backstage at a TV studio. The New Jersey Devils signed coach Andrew Brunette to a three year deal. This post goes over the news and why it is likely a very good thing.

Puckpedia: New Jersey Devils to Buy Out Janne Kuokkanen

NHL contract and salary cap resource site PuckPedia reported this morning that the New Jersey Devils are going to buy out Janne Kuokkanen. This post goes into why they would do such a thing.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Artem Barabosha at 198th Overall in the 7th Round

In the 7th round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils drafted defenseman Artem Barabosha at 198th overall. This post will introduce Artem Barabosha, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Josh Filmon at 166th Overall in the Sixth Round

With their sixth round selection at 166th overall, the New Jersey Devils took Swift Current forward Josh Filmon. This post is a quick reaction to the pick, who appears to be very good value this late in the draft.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Petr Hauser at 141st Overall in the 5th Round

In the 5th round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils right wing Petr Hauser at 141st overall. This post will introduce the Hauser, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Charlie Leddy at 126th Overall in the Fourth Round

With their third pick in the fourth round, the New Jersey Devils went back to the USNTDP and drafted another right-sided defenseman in Charlie Leddy at 126th overall. This post is a reaction to the pick.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Daniil Orlov at 110th Overall in the 4th Round

In the 4th round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft, the New Jersey Devils defenseman Daniil Orlov at 110th overall. This post will introduce Orlov, give a quick reaction to the pick, and will be updated throughout the day to include more information about the prospect.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Tyler Brennan at 102nd Overall in the Fourth Round

Since 2015, the New Jersey Devils have drafted at least one goaltender every year. The Devils continued this trend by picking Prince George goaltender Tyler Brennan at 102nd overall in the fourth round. This post is a quick reaction to the selection and has a summary of the player.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Seamus Casey at 46th Overall in the Second Round

After moving back in the second round from the Vitek Vanecek trade, the New Jersey Devils drafted USNTDP defenseman Seamus Casey at 46th overall. This post is a reaction to the pick with a brief summary of the player.

New Jersey Devils Trade 37th and 70th Overall to Washington for Vitek Vanecek and 46th Overall

Ahead of the second day of the 2022 NHL Draft starting, the New Jersey Devils traded their second and third round picks to Washington for the signing rights to goaltender Vitek Vanecek and their second rounder. This post is a quick reaction to the deal.

2022 NHL Draft: Devils Pick Simon Nemec at 2nd Overall in the First Round

The New Jersey Devils kept their second overall pick at the 2022 NHL Draft. They selected HK Nitra right-shooting defenseman Simon Nemec. This post summarizes who he is, why is the best defender in this year’s draft class, and how it benefits the Devils.

A Summary of Tom Fitzgerald’s Pre-Draft Press Conference

Ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft, Tom Fitzgerald, General Manager of the New Jersey Devils took questions remotely from the media. He answered questions about Jesper Bratt, trading second overall, coaches, Kate Madigan, recovering players, goalies, pillars, and more.