Larsson: "this is probably toughest healhy scratch": Brunner, Josefson also out for Devils' opener

During training camp and the preseason, Devils defenseman Adam Larsson said the one thing he didn’t want was to have to go through this season was watching games from the press box again as a healthy scratch. “And now I’m here doing it again,” Larsson said after today’s morning skate at Wells Fargo Center. Larsson will be a healthy scratch tonight along with right wing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What A Sweede Idea!

  Rumors have popped up out of New Jersey that soon-to-be RFA defenseman Adam Larsson has become upset with the way the Devils have used him and how much ice time has received, almost to the point where he has considered taking off back to Sweden. Do I believe these rumors? Yes and no. I’ll explain. When the […]
Via The Hockey Report
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils' Lou Lamoriello doesn't believe Adam Larsson will play in Sweden next season

Rumors circulated at Wednesday's general managers’ meetings and during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final that Devils defenseman Adam Larsson is planning to play in Sweden next season rather than re-sign with the NHL club. But Devils GM Lou Lamoriello told The Star-Ledger he doesn’t believe it will happen.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Larsson frustrated in AHL, but still wants future with Devils, not elsewhere

Playing the right point on an Albany Devils' power play the other night, Adam Larsson wristed a shot that missed the net, banged off the end boards and caromed all the way to the neutral zone on the left-wing side. It looked like a Hershey Bears penalty killer had a clear shot at racing forward to pick up the puck and speed in for a breakaway … but then, seemingly out of nowhere...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minors best place for young Devils defensemen Eric Gelinas and Adam Larsson

Before training camp opened in September, Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello vowed "if we've got a young player that's better than a veteran, then it's our job to make room for him." Nearly five months later, young defensemen Adam Larsson and Eric Gelinas, who played pretty well for the Devils earlier this season, are stuck in the AHL with no indication...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Anton Volchenkov, Adam Larsson practice with full team; Steve Bernier hurt

Steve Bernier slid full speed into the end boards and had to leave practice Monday morning at AmeriHealth Pavilion as the Devils prepared for Tuesday's home matinee against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bernier was taking on Marek Zidlicky one-on-one and cut to the outside when the two got tangled up. Bernier went down and slid hard into the end boards, head and shoulder first. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Inconsistency Continues To Hurt The New Jersey Devils

And so, the roller coaster ride continues. New Jersey Devils fans have been put through the ringer for most of this season, and although the situation seems to be panning out, one can only wonder where the team will be come April. In between shuffling starting goaltenders and trying to boost goal production, head coach Pete DeBoer’s team has struggled to achieve one key trait of...
Via The Farm Club
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils place Adam Larsson on IR; Ryan Carter out, Tim Sestito called up

 Adam Larsson was placed on injured reserve by the New Jersey Devils with a lower body injury. The move was made retroactively to his last game on Nov. 23rd against the Sharks. The injury occurred in the 3rd period when he crashed into the boards. He is eligible to be activated off IR at any time because he has already missed a week. The Devils called up Tim Sestito from Albany...
Via NHL Injury News
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils place Larsson on injured reserve

The New Jersey Devils placed defenseman Adam Larsson (lower body) on injured reserve Sunday, retroactive to Nov. 23, and recalled forward Tim Sestito from Albany of the American Hockey League. Larsson was hurt during the third period of the Devils' Nov. 23 loss to the San Jose Sharks when he crashed into the boards. He has one goal, two assists and a minus-4 rating in 20 games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils’ Stephen Gionta re-injures ankle; hopes to play vs. Ducks

Center Stephen Gionta of the Devils had to leave practice yesterday (Tuesday) due to re-injuring his ankle. The hope is he will still be able to play tonight against the Anaheim Ducks. When he made a quick cut to keep up with defenseman Adam Larsson, he hurt is ankle. He went down to the ice and got up slowly, then went straight to the dressing room. Larsson was at the right point...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Devils’ Stephen Gionta re-injures ankle; hopes to play vs. Ducks

Center Stephen Gionta of the Devils had to leave practice yesterday (Tuesday) due to re-injuring his ankle. The hope is he will still be able to play tonight against the Anaheim Ducks. When he made a quick cut to keep up with defenseman Adam Larsson, he hurt is ankle. He went down to the ice and got up slowly, then went straight to the dressing room. Larsson was at the right point...
Via NHL Injury News
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Quickcap: Devils Continue Dominance of Pens in NJ

The Devils continued their domination over Pittsburgh when they play the Penguins in NJ. The Devils are now 11-2 at the rock in the last 13 games when hosting the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Devils got on the board first with an Andy Greene goal. Pittsburgh tied it at 1 late in the 1st on a goal from Chris Kunitz. Adam Larsson broke the tie late in the 2nd and Jaromir Jagr buried a...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

family dinner in new jersey

OH.  HELLO.  YOU'RE EARLY.   Folks, we're with MSG tonight because we can't handle the stress of not seeing the game on TV, and we have Gamecenter Live now so ya'll can suck it.  "And it's all about his eyes" is an amazing line by Chico that was actually just said about Sidney Crosby.  They also showed a sexy shot of Jagr shrugging his shoulders...
Via Puck Huffers
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Slumping; No Light at the End of the Tunnel

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Following 13 straight playoff appearances by the New Jersey Devils, the organization that has reached the Stanley Cup Finals three times in that time span has been suffering. With no end in sight for the sinking Devils (1-5-3), the front office has to be better than it has been. It’s not just on the players this time. The Devils have missed the postseason...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Back in Action, Searching for Winning Streak

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Getty Images The New Jersey Devils felt their first breath of life Saturday night when they pummeled Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers 4-0 at the Prudential Center for their first victory of the season. The otherwise winless Devils will be back in action tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets in hopes of stringing together their first two-game win streak...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Cut Down Roster, Larsson Sticks Around

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. The move...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Development Should Take Priority For New Jersey Devils’ Next Draft Pick

Photo credit: MIKE SEGAR/Reuters By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) With just over 15 days before the NHL Draft, there is speculation everywhere over who the next member of each team will be. Depending on what reports you read, the Devils will be looking to take Max Domi, Hunter Shinkaruk, or whatever other prospect fits in with their mock draft. More important than who the Devils take...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Past fourth overall draft picks

On June 30 in Newark, New Jersey, the Nashville Predators will be selecting fourth overall. There are three prospects who could be drafted first overall on the big day. Those players are defenseman Seth Jones and forwards Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin. Then there are your potential top five picks like Aleksander Barkov, whom the Predators are most likely to select, Elias...
Via Fang Faction
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Could the New Jersey Devils offer Adam Larsson for First Overall Draft Pick?

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) Getty Images When Patrick Roy was introduced earlier this week as the new head coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche, he did what the fiery former player has done before by grabbing the attention of his viewers. He stated that the Avalanche would consider trading their first overall draft pick in this years NHL draft...
Via The Hockey Guys
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Pete DeBoer Is Right Whether You Like It or Not by   Bill Sunshine

  I’ve noticed a lot of questioning regarding Pete Deboer’s coaching decisions; specifically, his most recent decision(s) to scratch Adam Larsson seemingly every other game. My response: At the beginning of the year when everyone was begging for Larsson to start I said: “He’s young; let him watch in the press box and learn. There’s [...]
Via The Hockey House
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pro Goal a Relief for Miller

After scoring his first professional goal on a sweet move past Devils 2011 first round pick Adam Larsson during the Whale's 5-2 win Wednesday night, J.T. Miller discusses the relief he felt (via Blueshirts United)... "It felt really nice to get the load off. I've been trying to get one. I had a couple in preseason, but I really wanted one. Through the first few games...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: Miller nets first professional goal

The Connecticut Whale won their first game of the season last night, beating Albany (the AHL affiliate of the Devils) 5-2. J.T. Miller netted his first AHL goal, as he simply deked Adam Larsson out of his jock en route to the goal. You can see the goal in the embedded highlights. Kyle Jean (again), Tommy Grant, Andrew Yogan, and Brandon Segal also scored for the Whale. Segal, Marek...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale 5, Devils 2

@ctwhale WIN!!!!!!! their first of the season! defeating the @adevils 5-2 The whale are home Friday against the @thehersheybears #bleedgreen — CTWhale (@CTWhale) October 25, 2012 The Whale are now 1-4-1 this season. Kyle Jean scored his fourth goal of the season and was a +2. J.T. Miller scored his first professional goal as he "undressed" Devils former...
Via NY Rangers Blog
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

On the Farm: NHL Experience Starting to Show for Albany Devils

By Kristin Tullo (@KToools) Getty Images It was with the help of three players that spent the season in New Jersey last year, that the Albany Devils were able to defeat the Worchester Sharks to earn their first win of the season.  Adam Larsson, Jacob Josefson and Adam Henrique tallied a combined five points on Saturday night’s 4-0 win. The Devils went into Saturday’s game winless...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils assign players to AHL and junior teams

From Tom Gulitti's Fire and Ice Blog: "As I reported Friday night, the Devils assigned 17 players to Albany Friday, including 2012 Calder Trophy finalist Adam Henrique and 2011 first-round pick Adam Larsson, who both spent most of last season in the NHL. Here again is the list of 17 players assigned to Albany Friday: Henrique, Larsson, Mattias Tedenby, Jacob Josefson...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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