JOHAN HEDBERG RUMORS

Johan Hedberg, new Devils scout, doing job this weekend as AHL backup goalie

A woman showed up for minor league hockey at legendary Boardwalk Hall on Friday night wearing a Johan Hedberg road Devils jersey and carrying a handmade "We Miss You Moose" sign. Her seat couldn’t have better, front row to the right of the Albany Devils bench and, although separated by glass, directly next to her out-of-retirement-for-a-weekend hero. Nearby, another...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Hedberg Given Chance With Albany Devils by   Steven Ellis

Unable to get an NHL contract anywhere, Johan Hednerg has signed a PTO with the New Jersey Devils farm team in Albany. On July 4, 2013, the 40 year old Hedberg was placed on unconditional waivers for the intentions of a compliance buyout. The Devils bought out Hedberg as a result of a trade that sent Vancouver Canucks goaltender Cory [...]
Via The Hockey House
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Johan Hedberg released from PTO; Four others sent to Hartford

Per Andrew Gross, the Rangers have released goaltender Johan Hedberg from his professional tryout. Hebderg was brought in while Martin Biron was out for personal reasons, but never got a chance to play in a preseason game. Both Biron and rookie Cam Talbot were great in their preseason game(s), earning more time. Unfortunately for Hedberg, he was the odd-man out. Gross also notes...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Johan Hedberg At Rangers Training Camp On A PTO

According to multiple reports including Katie Strang and Pat Leonard former Devils goalie Johan Hedberg is with the Rangers at training camp on a professional tryout. Hedberg was bought out by the Devils after they acquired Cory Schneider. Larry Brooks says that Martin Biron has left Rangers camp due to personal reasons and Andrew Gross says that there is currently no timetable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils: Johan Hedberg to be Bought Out

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! Johan Hedberg's days as a member of the New Jersey Devils are done. Today it was announced that the Devils have placed the 40-year-old netminder on waivers with the intention of using one of their two compliance buyouts on him. If an NHL franchise wanted to buyout a player they had to be on waivers by noon eastern time, otherwise...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Johan Hedberg Talks Goalie Equipment & Says Remove The Trapezoid

from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice, Devils backup goaltender Johan Hedberg agrees that the size of some goaltenders’ equipment is excessive, but doesn’t think that reducing the pads again is the right way to go. “The pads are not the problem,” Hedberg said today. “The problem is the pants and the chest protectors, arms and shoulders.” Hedberg believes that...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Johan Hedberg Makes Unexpected Start in 4-2 Loss to the Jets

Different game, same result. Johan Hedberg had another poor outing in a surprise start Sunday and the New Jersey Devils continued to struggle on the penalty kill. Once again that did them in as they fell to the Winnipeg Jets 4-2. Game Notes - Simply put, the Devils are not playing good hockey right now. They're being pinned in their own end too often and for too long...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Hedberg, Devils Shutout Islanders to Snap Four-Game Losing Skid

Sunday afternoon Johan Hedberg and the New Jersey Devils shutout the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. It was the Devils fourth win of the season and it snapped what was a four-game losing skid. Game Notes - What can you say about Johan Hedberg? He was outstanding Sunday afternoon and played a huge role in snapping a four-game losing streak. Hedberg made several big saves...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Hedberg Not Enough: Devils Fall 2-1

Johan Hedberg kept the Devils in the game as long as he could, but New Jersey fell to the Boston Bruins by a score of 2-1 after an extended shootout. The Devils looked better than they did on Sunday in Montreal, but the offense just was not enough to slip by Boston tonight. New Jersey and Boston played in a scoreless first period that saw nine shots on goal for both teams. Despite...
Via Running With The Devils
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Hedberg second to none, not even Brodeur

The New Jersey Devils have two seasoned goaltenders on their roster this season. One, 38-year-old Johan Hedberg, has been a backup most of his NHL career. The other, 39-year-old Martin Brodeur, is a lock for the Hall of Fame. But with the two seeing action in 21 and 29 of the team's 46 games, respectively, the surprising Hedberg is performing best in Newark this year. Brodeur...
Via Fox Sports
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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