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New Jersey extends underrated Andy Greene for five years, will …

New Jersey extends underrated Andy Greene for five years, will lead transition to younger blueline

thehockeynews.com NHL.com Updated 11 hours ago
The New Jersey Devils locked up 31-year-old defenseman Andy Greene to a five-year extension that will kick in after next season, the final year of his current contract. The new pact will have a cap hit of $5 million. Greene is a leader and underrated pl…
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  • Devils GM Lamoriello not surprised Brodeur available

    Devils GM Lamoriello not surprised Brodeur available

    NHL.com 14 hours ago
    New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello acknowledged Wednesday that he isn't surprised unrestricted free-agent goalie Martin Brodeur has yet to sign a contract with a new team. "When you've been in the game for as long as I have, you'r...
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  • At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwant…

    At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?

    thehockeynews.com 18 hours ago
    For those NHL players who don’t step willingly into retirement, there eventually comes a day when UFA stands for unwanted free agent rather than unrestricted free agent. As July ends and August begins, we’re now closer to the start of NHL training camps…
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  • THN’s pre-season prediction debates underscores how parity has …

    THN’s pre-season prediction debates underscores how parity has made the NHL unpredictable

    Every year around this time, THN’s editorial staff convenes in a boardroom to hash out our pre-season NHL predictions. The predictions meeting is a raucous couple of hours in which, after consulting with coaches, scouts, and our larger network of contac…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Brodeur’s patience will extend into the season

    Rumor Roundup: Brodeur’s patience will extend into the season

    Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur remains available in this summer’s unrestricted free agent market. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti recently reported Brodeur spoke with Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay about their backup jobs, but both clubs w…
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  • Cory Schneider holds the key to the Metropolitan Division (Tren…

    Cory Schneider holds the key to the Metropolitan Division (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    The New Jersey Devils have had a relatively quiet summer. Their biggest change was letting their previous franchise goaltender walk in favor of a guy who might become their next one. At least, that's what they're banking on. They've added minimally to t…
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  • Cory Schneider holds the key to the Metropolitan Division (Tren…

    Cory Schneider holds the key to the Metropolitan Division (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com Jul 18
    The New Jersey Devils have had a relatively quiet summer. Their biggest change was letting their previous franchise goaltender walk in favor of a guy who might become their next one. At least, that's what they're banking on. They've added minimally to t…
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  • Devils re-sign Josefson to two-year contract: report

    Devils re-sign Josefson to two-year contract: report

    NHL.com Jul 17
    Jacob Josefson has re-signed with the New Jersey Devils, according to NJ.com, which reports the forward received a two-year, $1.6 million contract. Josefson, 23, had one goal and three points in 27 games last season. The 20th pick in the 200...
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  • Martin Brodeur still looking for right fit, eyes post-NHL job w…

    Martin Brodeur still looking for right fit, eyes post-NHL job with Devils

    yahoo.com Jul 17
    Martin Brodeur is still waiting. It’s July 17 and the 42-year old future Hall of Fame goaltender remains a free agent after cutting ties with the New Jersey Devils, the only NHL organization he’s ever known. As he waits, he’s spending the week in Lake T…
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  • The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    When the NHL made its most recent realignment, last season, it reemphasized the importance of divisional play by also restructuring its playoff format. The wild card element throws a bit of a wrench into it from year-to-year, but for the most part, team…
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    If only the puck bounced this way or that way. If only Wade Dubielewicz hadn’t stood on his head in a random shootout performance on the last day of the season. Making or missing the playoffs often comes down to a few chance occurrences. It’s thus reaso…
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  • Cory Schneider signs for seven-year deal with $6 million cap hi…

    Cory Schneider signs for seven-year deal with $6 million cap hit – terrific value for the Devils

    Cory Schneider has never played more than 45 games in an NHL season. But starting in 2015-16, he’ll be one of eight (possibly nine) NHL goalies who will make at least $6 million against the cap. Wednesday, shortly after the Kane/Toews signings were anno…
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  • Predators ink Volchenkov to 1-year, $1 million deal; Fisher to …

    Predators ink Volchenkov to 1-year, $1 million deal; Fisher to miss 4-6 months

    Anton Volchenkov cashed in four years ago when he signed a six-year, $25.5 million with the New Jersey Devils. That relationship ended last week after the team decided to use a compliance buyout on the final two years of the deal. WIth $5.6 million comi…
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  • Cory Schneider will break bank with new NJ Devils contract

    Cory Schneider will break bank with new NJ Devils contract

    yahoo.com Jul 7
    There are players with negotiating leverage, and then there’s Cory Schneider. The New Jersey Devils traded for Schneider -- giving Gary Bettman one of his greatest NHL Draft moments -- because they saw a chance to acquire a franchise goalie right as the…
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  • Devils 'comfortable' Schneider extension is close

    Devils 'comfortable' Schneider extension is close

    NHL.com Jul 3
    New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider isn't signed beyond the 2014-15 season, but general manager Lou Lamoriello told The (Newark) Star-Ledger on Thursday he envisions locking Schneider up beyond that in the near future. "Not yet, but I f...
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  • Video - NHL Free-Agency Preview 06:31

    NHL Free-Agency Preview

    Jun 15
    Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance preview the biggest names hitting the free-agent market and which teams will be trying to chase them down.
  • Video - Former Nets, Devils Owner Killed In Plane Crash 00:34

    Former Nets, Devils Owner Killed In Plane Crash

    Jun 1
    Former New Jersey Nets and Devils owner Lewis Katz was one of seven people killed in a plane crash in Massachusetts on Saturday night. Katz was 72 years old.
  • Video - Reports: Jagr Has New Deal With Devils 01:42

    Reports: Jagr Has New Deal With Devils

    Apr 29
    Barry Melrose discusses why it's important for the Devils to retain Jaromir Jagr.
  • Video - Brodeur Wins Potential Final Start 00:58

    Brodeur Wins Potential Final Start

    Apr 13
    Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in the Devils' 3-2 win over the Bruins.

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