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

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.

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.

NHL Players Can Participate at 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

This morning, the NHL, NHLPA, and IIHF announced that NHL players can participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. This post reacts to the news, the memo sent to the players, a summary of the qualifying games, and includes an early preview of the event.

NHL & NHLPA Agree to New COVID-19 Protocols for 2021-22 Season

This evening, the NHL and NHLPA agreed to new COVID-19 protocols for the 2021-22 season. This post goes over the main points of those protocols, their impact, and touches briefly on New Jersey’s status.

New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Janne Kuokkanen to 2 Season, $3.65 Million Contract

This afternoon, the New Jersey Devils announced they have re-signed their last remaining RFA: left winger Janne Kuokkanen. This post goes into how Kuokkanen did last season and how this $3.65 million contract over 2 seasons is a good one.

New Jersey Devils Sign Tomas Tatar to Two Season, $9 Million Contract

The New Jersey Devils needed a top-six winger and signed one of the best out of free agency in Tomas Tatar. This post is a reaction to Tatar signing with the Devils for $9 million over two seasons and why he is a very, very good winger.

New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Yegor Sharangovich for Two Seasons at $4 Million

The New Jersey Devils announced that they have re-signed forward Yegor Sharangovich to a two-season contract worth $4 million. Sharangovich was a bright spot during a dismal 2021 season. This post reacts to what is a great deal.

New Jersey Devils Re-Signed Marian Studenic and A.J. Greer for One Season Each

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.