thehockeynews.com Updated Sep 18 (yesterday)
Devils open training camp with playoff expectations, but without goaltender Martin BrodeurUpvote Share Tweet
Restricted free-agent defenseman Eric Gelinas has signed a new contract, the team announced Monday. Details of the contract were not released, but NorthJersey.com reported Gelinas signed for one year at $900,000. "Just happy to have everybody h...Upvote Share Tweet
Devils' Clowe hoping to be cleared for start of campNHL.com Sep 12New Jersey Devils forward Ryane Clowe has been on the ice with teammates for informal workouts, but isn't sure he'll be with the team when training camp opens Sept. 19. Clowe hasn't played since March 31, when he sustained a concussion during a...Upvote Share TweetAssistant coaches come and go in the NHL, either to pursue new challenges or because their boss decides it’s time for them to pursue new challenges. They’re usually a name on the transaction wire, a name not mentioned again until the new guy doesn’t imp…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Sep 8If Martin Brodeur returns to the NHL this season, no one should complain and no one, except Sean Avery, is going to boo him. At some point, almost everyone will tune in to see the all-time great wearing whatever non-Devils jersey he’s wearing. He’s stil…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: What will the Senators do with Bobby Ryan & Marc Methot?thehockeynews.com Sep 8Contract talks between the Ottawa Senators and defenseman Marc Methot have apparently reached a stalemate. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch reports Methot, whose current annual cap hit is $3 million, is believed to be seeking a deal comparable to Brooks …Upvote Share Tweet
Jagr on verge of almost unheard of distinction this seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 4We’re going to go on the assumption here that Teemu Selanne has retired from the NHL for good this time. Of course, you never know with Selanne, but we’re thinking he’s serious about it this time. That leaves Jaromir Jagr as the oldest player in the NHL…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Sep 3Pre-season predictions are a mug’s game at the best of times, because the truth is often far stranger than any fiction we could dream up. Well, we’re going to put that to the test, because today’s predictions are all of the…um, far-fetched variety. So s…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzzthehockeynews.com Aug 30Earlier this summer there was speculation the Philadelphia Flyers were shopping center Vincent Lecavalier. If Lecavalier is troubled by the trade rumors, Flyers coach Craig Berube told NJ.com’s Randy Miller the veteran center should get over it and focu…Upvote Share Tweet
Will any GM ever have a summer like Lou Lamoriello did in 1991?thehockeynews.com Aug 28If Scott Gomez and/or Tomas Kaberle make the New Jersey Devils this season and contribute in a meaningful way, GM Lou Lamoriello will be able to claim another feather for a cap that is already bursting with plumage. The veterans are reclamation projects…Upvote Share TweetThe New Jersey Devils have been a haven for veterans in the past few years and GM Lou Lamoriello has been very good about giving older players one last chance at NHL glory. Petr Sykora landed himself a spot on the 2011-12 squad after a tryout and ended …Upvote Share Tweet
Why Mike Cammalleri and the Devils chose each otherthehockeynews.com Aug 17At the risk of sounding blasphemous, Mike Cammalleri’s deal with the Devils was all about faith. He chose the team that believed in him most and the team he believed in most. Calgary fans were disappointed but not surprised when he left in free agency a…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15(Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …Upvote Share Tweet
What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?thehockeynews.com Aug 12These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…Upvote Share Tweet
Should these five aging NHL veterans hang in there or hang ‘em up?thehockeynews.com Aug 8As we approach late summer, a handful of older NHL veterans remain unsigned. And that begs the question: are they not listening to Father Time telling them they’re due to retire, or are they right to hold out in the hope a job opens up for them? Let’s t…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 5First, Fenwick Close. Then, the world. We saw it two weeks ago when the Toronto Maple Leafs named Kyle Dubas assistant GM. Last week, it was the New Jersey Devils’ turn, as they hired Sunny Mehta. Statistician Eric Tulsky also works for a mystery NHL te…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 1Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Had to know this was coming now that the Finnish Flash has hung up the skates …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 31Why did the New Jersey Devils fail to make the playoffs last season? Many would point to how they catered to a 41-year-old goalie with a .906 even-strength save percentage in 39 starts. And they’d have a point. But the bigger points are the ones the tea…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Free-Agency PreviewJun 15Scott 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.
Former Nets, Devils Owner Killed In Plane CrashJun 1Former 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.
Reports: Jagr Has New Deal With DevilsApr 29Barry Melrose discusses why it's important for the Devils to retain Jaromir Jagr.
Brodeur Wins Potential Final StartApr 13Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in the Devils' 3-2 win over the Bruins.
Questions Unanswered as the Focus ShiftsSep 19NEW YORK—The most important news conference of Roger Goodell’s eight-year reign as NFL commissioner, days overdue, lasted 44 minutes and was peppered with various forms of apology over the original light sentence in the Ray Rice case. Goodell used much …
Documentary on Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki draws a big crowd in Ge…Sep 19The premiere of a documentary on Dirk Nowitzki drew teammates, ex-teammates, coaches and more all the way to Germany.
Rematch of the MismatchSep 19How did the Broncos respond to the 35-point Super Bowl loss to the Seahawks? By changing two-thirds of their regular lineup. The proof of the makeover is stunning, especially with 10 of 12 changes to the defensive regulars. Heading into Super Bowl remat…
Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer GameSep 18Week 3: A Super Bowl Rematch, But a Much Closer Game