Canes' Loktionov makes smooth transition

Walking into a new locker room and joining a new team is never easy, but Andrei Loktionov appears to have had a smooth transition with the Carolina Hurricanes. Obtained in the trade this month with New Jersey that sent Tuomo Ruutu to the Devils, Loktionov has quietly gone about his business, been a responsible player on the ice and a good fit in the room. “It’s a nice team...
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Hurricanes trade Ruutu to Devils for Loktionov

The Carolina Hurricanes are known many things, like hanging onto their own just a bit too long. However Wednesday was a break in that tradition as they sent Tuomo Ruutu to the New Jersey Devils for Andrei Loktionov and a conditional third rounder in 2017.By Benjamin Reed via Wikimedia CommonsRuutu, who was in his seventh season with the Hurricanes, is coming off his second Olympic...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know Andrei Loktionov

In my earlier post lamenting the struggles of Tuomo Ruutu that led to his departure, I almost neglected to mention the player the Hurricanes got in return from the Devils. That player being forward Andrei Loktionov. The Hurricanes lineup (namely the bottom-six) has been devoid of skill for most of the year and Loktionov should help out here, as he brings plenty of that to the table...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Daniel Alfredsson gets some teeth knocked out, calmly picks them up off ice (video)

Nothing to see here, just Detroit Red Wings veteran Daniel Alfredsson calmly and casually picking up some teeth off the ice after having them knocked out when a stick blade slammed into his mouth. During Detroit’s game against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday, both Alfredsson and the Devils’ Andrei Loktionov were bearing down on […]The post Red Wings’ Daniel Alfredsson gets...
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Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Notes: Loktionov On Top Line, Matteau Struggling & More

As the Devils prepare for a back-to-back against Edmonton and Washington this weekend, Pete DeBoer is changing things up hoping for a big four points heading into the Olympic break. The most notable change was moving skilled center Andrei Loktionov up to the top line with Dainius Zubrus and Jaromir Jagr in hopes of jump starting some offense. The team's undisputed top...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils: Andrei Loktionov Very Close To Contract Extension

Be sure to follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! The New Jersey Devils have plenty of work to do in order to fill out their roster and prepare for the upcoming season, and it appears Lou Lamoriello is close to finishing up his first order of business. Devils center, Andrei Loktionov, is very close to signing an extension with the Devils, according to reports out of Russia. ...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrei Loktionov’s unleashes slick toe-drag, fires puck five-hole

The New Jersey Devils acquired Andrei Loktionov from the Los Angeles Kings for a 5th round pick earlier this year and I would have to say it is paying dividends.  During New Jersey’s 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, Loktionov unleashed this beauty.  Loktionov was coming down on a two-on-one with Ilya Kovalchuk, when Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn decided to sell out and...
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March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings trade Loktionov to Devils

The New Jersey Devils acquired center Andrei Loktionov from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for a draft pick on Wednesday. In a rare deal between two teams that competed against each other in the Stanley Cup finals last year, New Jersey shipped a fifth-round selection in the 2013 draft for Loktionov, who will be assigned to the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Albany...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Acquire Andrei Loktionov From LA Kings

The New Jersey Devils have announced that they have acquired center Andrei Loktionov from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for their 5th round pick in 2013. Loktionov, 22, had 22 points in 37 games with the Kings AHL affiliate, Manchester, this season. The Devils have announced Loktionov will be assigned to Albany for the time being. Loktionov is loaded with skill and has...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Opportunities arise for Voynov, Loktionov

Waiting must have been the hardest part for two talented Los Angeles Kings prospects. Slava Voynov and Andrei Loktionov, already armed with encouraging, though brief, NHL performances, will be back in the lineup when the Kings take part in the season's first two installments of the Freeway Faceoff against the Anaheim Ducks at STAPLES Center on Wednesday and Honda Center on Thursday...
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