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