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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
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Devils may honor Brodeur, Lamoriello this season

New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero expects long-time goaltender Martin Brodeur and former GM Lou Lamoriello will be honored by the team this season."It's a matter of when the player feels comfortable. And Lou," Shero told NJ Advance Media. "Obviously they are two of the most important members of this franchise ever. We want to do it the right way at the right time."That...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Lazy Sunday Edition 7/26/15

Nothing in the news yesterday regarding the New York Islanders so we will just move right along to the links. Expect things to remain quiet as we head into the hockey news wasteland that is known as August. The only good thing about this upcoming month from a hockey fans perspective is that we are six weeks closer to the resumption of training camp. Islanders Links The New York...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Holik is not happy the 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 wasn’t...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 7/25/2015

Good thing we have the Toronto Maple Leafs huh? Just when the news cycle hits its lull and gets ready to go into hibernation for August…boom…Toronto goes out and hires ex-Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello to join the five other bosses who are in control of the Leafs front office. It’s like that sequel of the Godfather you never wanted but got anyway. Braden Holby also made...
Via Islanders Insight
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils name Fitzgerald as assistant GM

The New Jersey Devils named Tom Fitzgerald as their assistant general manager on Friday. The news came on the heels of Thursday's announcement that long-time president Lou Lamoriello resigned to become the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. "Tom Fitzgerald has extensive experience as both a player and now in hockey operations, having served in several significant roles over...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamoriello hire continues to cement Toronto desire for culture change

Lou Lamoriello is an experienced man in the hockey business, and it does not look like he will put up with anything less than professional behavior from his new players in Toronto.The Leafs' new GM reiterated statements in his introductory press conference that have been made all summer by other Leafs executives: undesirable behavior and poor effort will no longer be tolerated in...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello Joins the Toronto Maple Leafs

The search for the next general manager in Toronto is over. The Leafs announced that former New Jersey Devils president Lou Lamoriello will be the 16th general manager in team history. This comes as a shock to every one in the hockey world, but for anyone who knows Lamoriello, keeping things a secret is just how he likes to do business. The 72-year-old leaves the Devils after spending...
Via The Fantasy Fix
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Lamiorello becomes new Maple Leafs GM

Change is a constant in professional sports. This is especially true in the NHL, where teams can affect the fortunes of their future with the right signing, trade or draft pick. But if there’s been one constant over the last several decades, it’s that the Toronto Maple Leafs will screw up just about everything. Paying out the nose for a guy who had one productive NHL season...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamoriello thanks New Jersey fans with full-page ad after shock departure

One day after Lou Lamoriello resigned as president of the New Jersey Devils to become the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Lamoriello took out a full-page ad in The Record thanking both fans and the organization for the 28 years he spent in New Jersey. The move was a shock to Devils fans and Maple Leafs fans alike, and according to The Record, even the organization did...
Via Fox Sports
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello joins Leafs: 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 Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pens and Erreything Else: July 24th, 2015

Here is what you might have missed with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the NHL, and Erreything else.  It’s more fun than trying to find someone to cover for you at work. THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – This will be the most popular article I have ever linked to in this column.  So good that I’m going to screenshot the title and not even say one single word about it. The article is...
Via The Pensblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Brooklyn Gets Closer for Isles Fans (7/24/15)

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Brooklyn May Get Closer for Isles Fans Not much going on in Islander country, per se, but there was a reason for Islander fans to put a smile on yesterday. Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark hinted at some good news on Twitter for those who will take the LIRR to Barclays for the Islanders inaugural season in Brooklyn. Just left LIRR meeting, announcement...
Via Islanders Insight
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 55 — Lamoriello to Leafs; Andrew Berkshire talks puck

  “You wanna party?” (pucksandpitchforks.com) Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio The Hockey Guys Podcast is sponsored by Just Dishin Hockey, who specialize in combining fashion with the great game of Hockey! Check out JustDishinHockey.com for more information! Hunter and Chris are joined by Andrew Berkshire (@AndrewBerkshire...
Via The Hockey Guys
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnside: Leafs go off script with Lou Lamoriello hiring

Burnside: Leafs go off script with Lou Lamoriello hiring
Via Philly Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello Leaves Devils, Joins Maple Leafs As General Manager

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello as general manager. Lamoriello resigned as New Jersey Devils president to take the job. Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan said Thursday he wanted NHL experience, and he got almost three decades of it in Lamoriello. The 72-year-old Lamoriello stepped down as Devils general manager this summer...
Via NESN.com
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs shock hockey world, name long-time Devil Lou Lamoriello as GM

The Maple Leafs' rebuild took a shocking turn Thursday when they announced Lou Lamoriello, the long-time Devils executive, will jump to Toronto to become the 16th general manager in team history. The Lamoriello hire was a stunning move, as the 72-year-old spent his entire NHL career with New Jersey, serving as president and general manager -- and, at times, interim head coach --...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs hire longtime Devils executive Lamoriello as GM

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello as general manager. Lamoriello resigned as New Jersey Devils president to take the job. Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan said Thursday he wanted NHL experience, and he got almost three decades of it in Lamoriello. The 72-year-old Lamoriello stepped down as Devils general manager this summer...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs hire longtime Devils exec Lou Lamoriello as GM

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello as general manager. Lamoriello resigned as New Jersey Devils president to take the job. Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan said Thursday he wanted NHL experience, and he got almost three decades of it in Lamoriello. The 72-year-old Lamoriello stepped down as Devils general manager this summer...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the league: Lou Lamoriello resigns from Devils; joins Leafs

In news that pretty much surprised everyone, Lou Lamoriello has resigned as President of the New Jersey Devils, and has joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as their General Manager. Lamoriello stepped down as Devils GM this summer, paving the way for Ray Shero to take over that role. Toronto had been without a GM all […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils scouting director Conte leaves team

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey Devils scouting director David Conte has left the team by mutual agreement. Ray Shero, who took over as Devils general manager in May when Lou Lamoriello relinquished those duties, announced Conte's departure in a statement Thursday. Conte has been with the organization for 31 years. ''David and I have had numerous discussions regarding his future. ...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Devils in Reformation?

View image | gettyimages.com It seems so. After a rough season of going 32-36-14 and finishing 7th out of 8th place in the Metropolitan division it was time for a change. At the time, General Manager Lou Lamoriello decided to fire head coach Peter Deboer half way through the season and create a 3-headed coaching monster. Consisting of Adam Oates, Scott Stevens and Lamoriello himself...
Via TopSportsReport
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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