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

New Jersey Devils Associate Coach Andrew Brunette Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

David Dwork of WPLG Local 10 News in South Florida reported that New Jersey Devils associated coach Andrew Brunette was arrested on Wednesday for DUI in Broward County. This post is a summary of the news and a brief reaction.

New Jersey Devils NCAA Prospect Update: Another Big Deal Coming

Devils Assistant GM Dan MacKinnon recently confirmed the worst-kept secret in hockey — Luke Hughes is coming to New Jersey after his season ends in Michigan. This post celebrates that news and updates on the other Devils prospects in the NCAA.

New Jersey Devils European Prospect Update: Arseni On Fire

After a slow start, Arseni Gritsyuk has returned to his scoring ways that made him the KHL Rookie of the Year last season. This pots highlights Gritsyuk’s turnaround and updates on the other Devils prospects playing in Europe.

New Jersey Devils CHL Prospect Update: Is Josh Filmon another late round gem?

After a double-hattrick, 2022 6th Round pick Josh Filmon is getting his share of looks in a WHL season dominated in the press by future superstar Connor Bedard. This post highlights Filmon’s breakout season and updates on the other Devils prospects in the CHL.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 7 Takeaways from the World Juniors for Devils Fans

The World Juniors now over, this post looks at seven takeaways for Devils fans and the team’s prospects who competed in Canada.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Year-End Review: Your New Jersey Devils All-Prospect Team

As we ring in a new year, we look look at the prospects in the Devils system and put together a team of them. For fun.

New Jersey Devils Prospects World Juniors Preview: The Featured Five

The World Juniors are under way. This post spotlights the five Devils prospects playing in the tournament and highlights their international careers.

New Jersey Devils NCAA Prospects Update: Shlaine Making Strides

After a somewhat uneventful two years with the Huskies, center Artem Shlaine has seemingly found his game since transferring to the Northern Michigan Wildcats this year. This posts spotlights Shlaine and updates on the other Devils prospects playing in the NCAA.

New Jersey Devils Utica Comets Prospect Update: What Happened to Nico Daws?

Nico Daws was a rare bright spot in a disastrous season in goal last year for the Devils. This post updates on Daws and what else is going on in Utica.

New Jersey Devils European Prospects Update: Topias Vilen Getting Noticed

After scoring zero goals last season, former fifth round pick Topias Vilen is now amongst the goal-scoring leaders for a defenseman in the SM-Liiga. This posts spotlights Vilen’s encouraging development and provides updates on the other Devils prospects playing in Europe.

New Jersey Devils Canadian Juniors Prospect Update: Breaking Down Chase Stillman’s Four Goal Night

Stillman recently turned heads with a four goal (five point) performance against Mississauga. Has the pesky forward turned a corner? This post goes over Stillman’s big night and what his future may hold and provides updates on the other Devils prospects in the CHL.

New Jersey Devils NCAA Prospect Update: Comparing Luke Hughes

Just how good is Luke Hughes? This post shows how well the Devils 4th overall pick compares to former NCAA defensemen now playing in the NHL and provides updates on other Devils collegiate prospects including outstanding freshman Seamus Casey.

New Jersey Devils AHL Update: Nemec Settling In

2nd Overall pick Simon Nemec represents the future of the Devils blueline. This post spotlights Nemec’s adjustment to North America and provides updates on the other Devils prospects playing for Utica.

Timetables Announced for Mackenzie Blackwood’s & Ondrej Palat’s Injuries

This morning, New Jersey Devils head coach Lindy Ruff announced that Mackzenie Blackwood will be out for 3-6 weeks with a MCL sprain and Ondrej Palat will be out for 8-10 weeks after groin surgery. This post looks at the impact of these timelines.

Devils European Prospect Update: Bardakov Rising

Zakhar Bardakov seems to be picking up where he left off before his injury. This post spotlights Bardakov, provides updates on the other Devils European prospects and introduces you, the People Who Matter, to your new prospect writer — me.

Ondrej Palat Underwent Groin Surgery, Out Indefinitely

Winger Ondrej Palat has been out of action since October 24. The New Jersey Devils announced today that he underwent groin surgery this morning and there is no timetable for his return. This post reacts to the news.

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.

Geertsen & Bahl Demoted, Nemec Kept, & IR Used by New Jersey Devils to Set 23-Man Roster

All NHL teams had to be roster and salary cap compliant by 5 PM ET today. The New Jersey Devils made their final moves from camp to meet this deadline. Read on to see who is on the roster, what’s surprising, and what’s not.

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 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 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.