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By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
As a New York native, it’s no surprise that Steve Santini grew up as a fan of the New York Rangers. However, his allegience changed the moment he heard his name echo through the Prudential Center on Sunday evening.
Following the trade of their ninth-overall pick for goaltender Cory Schneider, the Devils used their 42nd and first selection of the 2013 NHL Draft on defenseman Steve Santini from the U.S. National Team Development Program.
” It’s an honor to be drafted by Mr. Lamoriello,” Santini said shortly after putting on the New Jersey Devils crest in front of 50 members of his family and friends. “I really think I’m the type of guy that can fit in here.”
The Devils first showed interest in the blue liner at the combine where Santini believed his interviews went well with the Devils’ contingency. While there was no guarantee of where he would land in the draft, he knew ending up in New Jersey was a “possibility.”
He may have not been a Devils’ fan when h...
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During Sunday's NHL draft, the New Jersey Devils goaltender allowed Martin Brodeur to announce their seventh round selection (208th overall), which just happened to be his son, Anthony Brodeur.
The Devils originally did not have any picks scheduled in the seventh round of the draft, but worked a trade with the Los Angeles Kings to get back into the seventh round for their final...
On Sunday, the New Jersey Devils made waves when they acquired netminder Cory Schneider from Vancouver, igniting an instant goaltending controversy in Newark. With future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur and backup Johan Hedburg already in place, something needs to give.
When Brodeur strolled to the podium to announce the Devils’ seventh-round draft selection Sunday, he was set to...
from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,
The Devils have already locked up forward Dainius Zubrus for three more years at $3.1 million per, which I reported first last Wednesday and he confirmed this morning. I’m hearing a deal that will bring Patrik Elias back for more than one season is basically done. There might be some final details to be ironed out, but that’s it.
Amidst reports of more financial turmoil surrounding the New Jersey Devils, Lou Lamoriello sent a clarion call Sunday at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft with the trade that brought goalie Cory Schneider -- and his two-year contract worth approximately $8 million -- to the Devils.
“I’m not going to get into anything that has to do with our organization, but if you notice what we did...
Anthony Brodeur, the son of Devils legend Martin Brodeur, was drafted by his father and the Devils in the 7th round of last night’s Draft. (Courtesy of Espn.com)
In what has become one of the most emotional days in a young hockey player’s life, the NHL Draft had it’s share of emotional moments, but none were as emotional as when New Jersey Devils legend and future Hall of Famer...
In the 7th round of the 2013 NHL entry draft, the New Jersey Devils organization and the Brodeur family shared a very special moment. The Devils gave goaltender Martin Brodeur to announce the drafting of his son, Anthony Brodeur.The Devils actually did not have a pick in the seventh round of the NHL draft. But, New Jersey's GM, Lou Lamoriello, made a trade with the Los Angeles...
There was speculation during the draft that Martin Brodeur's son, Anthony Brodeur, would be drafted by his father's team. As the draft went on, and the young goaltender fell in the order, fans and pundits alike became worried that the feel-good story of the draft wouldn't happen.
They were worried for nothing, as the Devils traded with the Los Angeles Kings to acquire...
Former goalie Martin Brodeur cooked up a special moment during the 2013 NHL draft this past weekend when he came on to stage to announce his son, Anthony, had been selected with the 208th overall pick. Just watch and enjoy, pretty fantastic stuff for the father and latest member of the New Jersey Devils.
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The New Jersey Devils shocked the hockey world on Sunday, June 30, when they made a move to acquire Vancouver Canucks back-up goaltender Cory Schneider.
Lou Lamoriello, a hockey genius in the eyes of Devils fans, pulled off the remarkable move by sending the 9th overall pick out west to Vancouver. The Canucks and Devils reportedly agreed to the deal on Saturday night.
In a bit of a stunner the New Jersey Devils have acquired Martin Brodeur’s eventual replacement in goal by dealing the 9th overall selection in this year’s entry draft to Vancouver in exchange for Cory Schneider. It was a foregone conclusion that Vancouver would move one of Schneider or Roberto Luongo but up until the [...]