Found November 04, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
Going against the Minnesota Wild and former teammate Zach Parise on Sunday, the New Jersey Devils had other off ice activities going on. Goalie Cory Schneider was activated off the injured reserved list, while defenseman Peter Harrold was put on it. 2010 second round pick Jonathon Merrill was called up from Albany to take Harrolds place while he is out. Schneiders return meant he would get the start against the Wild, this According to Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice, a start that ended in a 4-0 loss. Harrold has not seen the ice since October 22nd. Merrill’s recall put him in position to play in his first NHL game last night. The former University of Michigan player spent part of last season in the AHL after leaving college. In his first NHL game, the 21 year old blueliner suffered lacerations to his leg during an awkward fall to the boards and did not return to the game. This according to the teams Twitter feed. Minnesota Wild Torrey Mitchell  received a tripping penalty for the inc...

Devils concerned Ryane Clowe might be out long-term, Merrill may also have concussion

On Monday, the Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti spoke with the New Jersey Devils and got updates on two concussion related injuries. Regarding Ryane Clowe, it was a good news bad news situation. Per GM Lou Lamoriello on Twitter, he admitted to Gulitti that he always has concerns when a player like Clowe has a history of head injuries and being out long term. On the bright side, he...

Should New Jersey Devils trade Martin Brodeur?

Earlier today New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur said he would consider waiving his no trade clause. According to a CBS Sports report, Brodeur spoke about the possibility of being traded today, “I hope it will never happen, but if there is a situation that could be really fun for me and really good for the Devils, why not? It’s not like I’m going to play 25 more years...

Devils D Merrill leaves 1st NHL game with injury

New Jersey Devils defenseman Jon Merrill has left his first NHL game after sliding hard into the boards in the first period. Merrill was skating into the corner to the right of Devils goaltender Cory Schneider when he was tripped up by Minnesota's Torrey Mitchell. He went into the boards facefirst, and it looked as if he sustained at least one cut on his face. With blood on...

New Jersey Devils: Brodeur trade?

Future Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils admitted today that he would consider waiving his no-trade clause if his club are not contenders near the trade deadline. And in actuality, they likely won’t be. Thus,…Read more →The post New Jersey Devils: Brodeur trade? appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Devils’ Anton Volchenkov does not play with lower-body injury

New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov was out of the team’s lineup Sunday night against the Minnesota Wild. After he did not participate in the pre-game warmups, the team announced that he has a lower-body injury, reports Tom Gulitti of The Record. It’s unknown at this time when and how the injury occurred or how long he will be out. The 31-year-old defenseman has played...

Devils’ Travis Zajac and Patrik Elias miss game against Flyers

New Jersey Devils forwards Travis Zajac and Patrik Elias do not play Saturday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Tom Gulitti of The Record reports that they will also not travel with the team to Minnesota to play the Wild on Sunday. Zajac sprained his right ankle during Friday’s practice. The 28-year-old forward has played in the team’s first 12 games of the season, getting...

Brodeur would consider waving no-trade if Devils aren't contenders

There are 68 games remaining and only one team in the Metropolitan Division—the Pittsburgh Penguins—that seems capable of running away with a playoff spot. The Devils feel confident they will be in the running for a postseason berth until the bitter end. But what if they’re not? What if injuries and the inability to score goals puts them in a hole they cannot escape and general...

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils: Offense Remains Non-existent

Through 14 games, the New Jersey Devils have shown they're a team with many issues. Their goaltending has been mediocre and we've already seen a season's worth of defensive lapses. The most problematic issue, however, has been team's offence, or lack thereof. After being shutout by Philadelphia and Minnesota in back-to-back games over the weekend, the Devils...

Jon Merrill's NHL debut cut short by shot to face (VIDEO)

It would be understandable if New Jersey Devils head coach Peter DeBoer wanted to blow off some steam after back-to-back losses this weekend, but that doesn't mean he'll blame Minnesota's Torrey Mitchell for tripping rookie Jon Merrill on Sunday: “It looked accidental to me,” DeBoer told after the bloodied Devils defenseman had to be helped from the ice...

Video: Brendan Shanahan discusses the Ray Emery fight

Brendan Shanahan was on Sportsnet's Hockey Central at Noon and one of the topics discussed was the Ray Emery fight.

Video- Spend 12 Minutes With Brendan Shanahan

Brendan Shanahan reflects on his NHL career and going into the Hockey Hall of Fame.  

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: New Jersey Devils @ Minnesota Wild - Game 14

Match-up - New Jersey Devils (3-6-4) @ Minnesota Wild (7-4-3) Road/Home records - 1-5-2 -------------- 5-1-2 TV - MSG Plus, FS-N Puck drop - 8:00 PM ET Season series - 0-0 Last 10: Devils 3-5-2 / Wild 6-3-1 Projected starting goalies - Cory Schneider (NJD) v. Niklas Backstrom (MIN) Goals for/against per game Minnesota - 2.43/2.29 New Jersey - 2.00/2.69 Power play...

Devils rookie defenseman Jon Merrill may have concussion

On Sunday, Jonathon Merrill made his NHL debut against the Minnesota Wild, a game where the Devils lost 4-0, and he got injured. On Monday, the rookie defenseman was seeing a neurologist for a possible concussion. Merrill was on his third shift when he was tripped from behind by the Wilds’ Torrey Mitchell, sending him sprawling into the boards. He got cuts over his left eye and...
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