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DEVILS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Where do the Devils go from Here?

Lou Lamoriello stepped down as GM of the New Jersey Devils in May of 2015, but everyone expected him to remain a powerful presence in the front office for years to come, as the team’s president. Ray Shero was a somewhat peculiar hire as his replacement, but not in the “persona non grata” sense that a Tortorella coaching hire might be for the Devils. Shero was last GM of...
Via The Sports Post
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devils F Dainius Zubrus placed on unconditional waivers

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey Devils forward Dainius Zubrus was placed on unconditional waivers by the team Wednesday with the intention of ending his contract. The 37-year-old Zubrus played for the Devils the last eight seasons and was slated to earn $3.1 million this season in the final year of a three-year, $9.3 million deal. The Lithuanian had 10 points in 74 games last season...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils' Schneider allowing fans to design one of his masks

Goaltenders often give hockey fans a glimpse of both their creativity and personality with the designs on their masks.Cory Schneider is now allowing the fans in on the fun as the New Jersey Devils goaltender is actively seeking a new design for one of the masks he'll wear this season. Those interested can submit their own designs by Aug. 7 on the provided template found on the Devils...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils offseason recap

Last year: 32-36-14, seventh in the Metro Division. Missed the playoffs by 20 points. Key additions: Ray Shero, John Hynes, Pavel Zacha, John Moore, Kyle Palmieri Key subtractions: Lou Lamoriello, Bryce Salvador, Michael Ryder, Scott Gomez, Steve Bernier, Mark Fraser, Martin Havlat Offense: The Devils may have finally landed a true blue chipper to build […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils GM: Larsson has 'only scratched the surface' on potential

New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero didn't mince words when discussing what he believes to be an extremely high ceiling for defenseman Adam Larsson. "I think he’s only scratched the surface of the kind of player he's going to be," Shero told the Bergen Record of Larsson, who was signed to a six-year, $25 million contract on Saturday. "There's a reason he was drafted when...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Adam Larsson ready for a bigger role with the New Jersey Devils?

On Saturday, the New Jersey Devils re-signed RFA defenseman Adam Larsson to a 6-year, $25 million contract (AAV of $4.166 million). The 22-year old Swede established career highs and led all Devils defenseman last season with three goals and 24 points. Larsson has played with the Devils for four seasons since being selected fourth overall in the 2011 NHL Draft. Larsson has scored...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Holik unhappy Devils didn’t bring back Scott Stevens

The New Jersey Devils made some significant changes this offseason. Longtime general manager Lou Lamoriello resigned from the club to join the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Scott Stevens, one of the most inconic players in team history, wasn’t brought back as co-head coach. Bobby Holik, one of Stevens’ former teammates who is no stranger to speaking his mind, told Tom Gulitti he...
Via Puck Drunk Love
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Hire Tom Fitzgerald

The New Jersey Devils have hired former Assistant General Manager of the Penguins Tom Fitzgerald to be the assistant to former Penguins General Manager Ray Shero.  Now there is a sentence. From the press release: The New Jersey Devils today named Tom Fitzgerald to the position of Assistant General Manager. The announcement was made by Devils’ General Manager Ray Shero. “Tom...
Via The Pensblog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello joins Leafs, but success far from guaranteed

Lou Lamoriello sent shockwaves throughout the hockey world on Thursday when it was announced that he had resigned from the cushy confines of New Jersey with the Devils as their president to become the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. If there was ever a move that went against everything you thought you knew about hockey, this was it. The Maple Leafs seem to have everything...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello stuns NHL after quitting Devils to join the Maple Leafs as GM 

Hockey Hall of Famer and three-time Stanley Cup winner Lou Lamoriello shocked the NHL on Thursday morning by resigning as president of the New Jersey Devils and accepting a position as general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Lamoriello’s 28-year run as Devils president ends less than three months after he had stepped down as New Jersey’s GM, giving way to the hiring...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A New Leaf: Lou Lamoriello Leaves Devils, Named GM In Toronto

After a Hall of Fame career in New Jersey lasting 28 years that included five trips to the Stanley Cup Final and three championships, Lou Lamoriello is moving on. In stunning news, Lamoriello has resigned his position as president of the New Jersey Devils and accepted the role of general manager with the Toronto Maple […] The post A New Leaf: Lou Lamoriello Leaves Devils, Named...
Via Committed Indians
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory Schneider thinks fans will love 3-on-3 OT, worries about goalie stats

The NHL will use 3-on-3 overtime beginning in 2015-16 and New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider believes fans will love the new format. At the same time, Schneider is a bit wary about how the open 3-on-3 format in overtime will negatively influence a goaltender’s statistics. Schneider spoke with ESPN and mentioned his concerns about how the change will be difficult on goalies...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Sign Eric Gelinas to Two-Year Deal and Avoid Arbitration

New Jersey Devils re-sign defenseman Eric Gelinas to two-year deal. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports) The New Jersey Devils were able to avoid arbitration with one of their two restricted free agents so far, as defenseman Eric Gelinas has agreed to a two-year, $3.15 million extension with the team. Devils general manager Ray Shero made the announcement today. Gelinas, 24, is coming...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Zacha: The New Jersey Devils’ new hope

General manager Ray Shero was faced with the hard task of rebuilding the New Jersey Devils organization when he was hired earlier this offseason. Since then has not disappointed. Starting with the coaching staff, Shero went out and hired a new head coach as well as two new assistants. His next step in the rebuilding process was using the 6th overall pick in the NHL Draft to draft...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: New Jersey Devils

Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a brand new series that will breakdown every NHL team this offseason. You can expect to see a new post everyday until the end of July, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the offseason, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will be forced to make some tough decisions...
Via The Fantasy Fix
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Shero Illustrating Patience with New Jersey Devils

General Manager of the New Jersey Devils, Ray Shero. (Photo: Charles LeClaire, USA TODAY Sports) The New Jersey Devils are an organization that is used to having success. Likewise, the Devils’ fan-base is used to rooting for a successful team. Unless you were a fan of the team right from their conception in 1982, you would not used to seeing this team consistently miss the playoffs...
Via The Sports Journal
28 days ago  |  Discuss

tPB Community Draft 2015: New Jersey Devils

First week of the community draft will come to a close with the number six pick by the New Jersey Devils. Here is where we are so far: TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple...
Via The Pensblog
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils introduce new head coach John Hynes

On Tuesday, June 2nd at 12pm, a press conference was held in Newark introducing John Hynes as the new head coach of the New Jersey Devils. The announcement is exciting news for the Devils organization as the front office is now set with Ray Shero as the general manager and John Hynes as the head coach. The process of rebuilding the organization can now continue to move forward and...
Via isportsweb.com
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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