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Jaromir Jagr has more than just a guaranteed place in the Hockey Hall of Fame. He is already ranked among the upper echelon of stars who’ve played the game alongside names like Wayne Gretzky Gordie Howe Mario Lemieux Bobby Orr and Phil Esposito.
So why would Jagr 41 risk tarnishing his reputation at this late stage of his career by playing too long? And why would he do it on a Devils team few believe is capable of winning a Stanley Cup which would be his third?
"I don’t care about reputation. I play because I love the game" Jagr said Tuesday. "I know people say ‘Finish on top.’ I don’t agree with that. I’m different. I never played the game because I wanted to be one of the greats. I play because I love this game.
"Even though I’m not what I used to be I still love the game. I have the same love I had before. People get old. They still love their lives but they cannot do what they used to do. Are you going to kill yourself? That’s me. I’m going to fight to the...
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Quietly, at some point in the recent past, the Pittsburgh Penguins made a small but significant change in their locker room. It’s one of those things you could easily miss if you weren't looking for it. They changed “The Ring of Honor”A mural titled “The Ring of Honor” sat high above the press box on the western side of the Mellon Arena. The mural honored the franchise’s...
Everyone still on the Devils’ roster and their two “injured” players are on the ice for practice this morning at Prudential Center.
Patrik Elias who was placed on injured reserve Monday after saying his “mystery injury is gone” is practicing for the second day in a row. He is eligible to come off injured reserve on Wednesday so he can still play in Thursday’s regular...
Elias placed on IR to help NJ get down to 23 on the active roster but I would expect him to miss the opener on Thursday
The Devils trimmed their roster to 23 players by the 5pm deadline in a way that no one really expected. Patrik Elias was placed on injured reserve retroactive to last Tuesday and Mattias Tedenby was placed on the non-roster injured reserve which brought...
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In an effort to get down to the 23-man roster limit before their game Thursday evening, the New Jersey Devils have placed defenseman Alex Urbom on waivers.
Urbom, 22, had a strong camp with the Devils but, due to the depth on defence, wasn't able to earn a roster spot.
Lou Lamoriello recently placed Patrik Elias on IR and...
Originally Martin Brodeur had been tabbed by coach Peter DeBoer to start the season-opener for the New Jersey Devils in Pittsburgh on Friday night. There's been a change of plans and instead Cory Schneider will get the start.
Last week Brodeur's dad Denis died back in his hometown of Montreal and Martin spent a little bit of time in Quebec. As a result DeBoer decided to...
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The New Jersey Devils open up their season in two days and while their roster isn't finalized, Pete DeBoer gave us an indication of what to expect with his line combinations today.
If you haven't seen them, they read as follows:
Ryane Clowe - Patrik Elias - Damien Brunner
Adam Henrique - Travis Zajac - Jaromir Jagr
By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
A temporary solution to meet the league required 23-maximum player roster, New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello bought himself some extra time by placing Patrik Elias on the Injured Reserve list and Mattias Tedenby on the non-roster Injured Reserves in order to get under the league required 23-maximum player roster Monday evening.
Ryane Clowe made his debut for the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night after signing a lucrative free-agent contract with the team in the summer.
He thrusted himself into the action early in the first period by squaring off with Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tanner Glass in an exciting fight, with both players throwing and landing some powerful punches. Just prior to the altercation...
According to the Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti and the Newark Star-ledgers Rich Chere, The New Jersey Devils placed Patrik Elias on the injured reserve list Monday, but there is still a chance he may play in the 2013-2014 opener.
“The injury is gone,” Elias said. “I’ll be fine.” This is what Elias told Chere, that his groin injury won’t stop him from suiting up on Thursday...
The Washington Capitals have claimed Alexander Urbom off waivers from the New Jersey Devils (photo courtesy of Andy Martin)
The Washington Capitals have announced that they have claimed defenseman Alexander Urbom off waivers from the New Jersey Devils according to the team’s website.
Known as more of a shutdown defenseman, the 6′ 4″ Urbom was New Jersey’s 3rd round choice...
New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias is expected to skate Thursday against the Pittsburgh Penguins despite a groin injury while Penguins forward James Neal is a game-time decision with an upper-body injury.
The Devils cleared a roster spot to activate Elias by placing defenseman Alexander Urbom on waivers Wednesday; he was claimed Thursday by the Washington Capitals.
Just one game into the season, the Washington Capitals have made some small tweaks to their roster, claiming Swedish defenseman Alexander Urbom off waivers from the New Jersey Devils and assigning fourth-line center Michael Latta to AHL Hershey. Continue reading "Caps Acquire Urbom; Assign Latta"
New Jersey Devils (0-0-0) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (0-0-0)
Root Sports, MSG-Plus - 7:00 pm/et
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
Well, here we are. The first game of the regular season and the first time we've had an 82-game season to look forward to since October 2011. The Penguins start their season against a rival from the not-quite-Patrick, no longer...
Match-up - New Jersey Devils (0-0-0) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (0-0-0)
Road/Home records - 0-0-0 -------------- 0-0-0
TV - MSG Plus, ROOT
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - 0-0
Last 10: Devils 0-0-0 / Penguins 0-0-0
Projected starting goalies - Cory Schneider (NJD) vs. Marc-Andre Fleury (PIT)
Goals for/against per game
Pittsburgh - 0/0
New Jersey - 0/0
Host Josh Kay speaks with Dan Pennucci from RotoWire.com and Chris Wassel from The Hockey Writers Live and numerous other sites. The guys talk about the New Jersey Devils and then get into the Fantasy Hockey Expert Mock Draft that we hosted on our site. Runs 1:26:16