By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
It was a page out of Lamoriello’s book.
Bringing back a player that has donned the Devils’ crest earlier in his career and while other teams in the Atlantic Division were shedding cap space or adding to their roster for the regular season stretch before entering the playoffs. Lamoriello went back to the well and found former Devils draft pick, Steve Sullivan, from the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for a 2014 seventh-round draft pick. The 38-year old veteran has just five goals and seven assists this season. The numbers are not reassuring for a team that has only scored more than two goals once since their 4-1 win over Carolina on March 21.
The general manager has either decided he is comfortable with the roster the Devils currently have going forward, or has decided a team as soft and inconsistent as they have been all year isn’t worth losing prospects over. Perhaps he believes he has already made his best moves well before the deadline by tra...