Devils GM Lou Lamoriello to help coach team

The New Jersey Devils fired head coach Peter DeBoer on Friday and announced Saturday that general manager Lou Lamoriello will go behind the bench. “It’s certainly been a very interesting last 48 hours,” Lamoriello said. “The decision was made to go forward. I tried to come up with, in my opinion, what was the best way to get our team to do certain things and get the...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Devils fire head coach Peter DeBoer

In a surprise move, the New Jersey Devils relieved head coach Peter DeBoer of his duties this morning. DeBoer had spent the last three-plus years behind the bench in New Jersey, posting a solid 114-93-41 record, with one Stanley Cup Finals appearance (2011-12, when New Jersey lost in five games to the Los Angeles Kings). Though the Devils are currently seventh out of eight teams...
Via Around The Rink
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Hockey: Week 12 Waiver Wire

Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America Week twelve in fantasy hockey is starting, and some players are emerging as must-own players in many leagues. Finding players on the waiver wire is essential to winning a fantasy hockey and for replacing injured players, either for the short-term or long run. Let’s take a look at which players you should be targeting on the...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Rangers vs NJ Devils at Madison Square Garden hottest NHL ticket left in 2014

The sentiments between the New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils may be ice cold, but the ticket market for their December 27th game at Madison Square Garden is red hot. Tickets for the New York Rangers game against the Devils has the highest average list ticket price of any NHL game remaining in 2014 at $462.70, with a get-in price of $159, according to ticket data from Razorgator...
Via NY Rangers Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Devils Preview

Scott Gomez had the most successful seasons of his career while winning a pair of Stanley Cup rings during his first stint with the Devils. He's personally off to a solid start in his return to New Jersey, but the club has continued to struggle. The Devils look to avoid a fifth straight defeat as they begin a four-game homestand against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Gomez...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders top Devils in shootout to stay perfect beyond regulation

  One thing is clear through two months of the NHL season. If you're going to beat the New York Islanders, you'd better get them in regulation. For the ninth time in nine tries, the Islanders come out on top in extra time. A tying goal by Matt Martin got them into overtime, and Josh Bailey finished off the New Jersey Devils in the fifth round of a shootout, lifting New York to a...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Isles rally to top Kinkaid and Devils 3-2 in SO

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Josh Bailey scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout, and the New York Islanders rallied in the third period for the second straight game and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Monday night. Bailey fired a shot between the pads of Long Island native Keith Kinkaid, who was trying for his first NHL victory in front of nearly two dozen family members...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 12/9/14

What everyone is talking aboutPeople continue to remember NHL Legend Jean Beliveau, who had memorial services yesterday, and the Canadiens intend to have their own ceremony tonight. Fox, CBC In other news, the Ottawa Senators, who are having a middling season, and are trying to compete without Jason Spezza for the first time in a decade, decided that the reason they aren’t Cup...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Hurricanes Preview

A rough stretch has dropped the Carolina Hurricanes into the Eastern Conference cellar, but the New Jersey Devils aren't doing much better. Both teams hope to revive their slumping offenses Monday night in their first meeting this season. Carolina (8-15-3) owns a conference-low 19 points, thanks in large part to dropping nine of 12 games. New Jersey (10-13-4) is having problems of...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: GAME 24. Devil in the details.

Besides one rush up the ice in the third period, this was the most exciting thing to happen: Nothing says "Happy 1st NHL game" quite like a little prank from the team! Congrats to Scott Wilson! — Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 2, 2014 And that tells you all you need to know about this game. We recapped it anyway… – Penguins didn’t anounce...
Via The Pensblog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 24: New Jersey Devils at Pittsburgh Penguins

New Jersey Devils (9-11-4) at Pittsburgh Penguins (16-5-2) 7:00 PM – ROOT Sports CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA In their first meeting, Pittsburgh beat New Jersey 8-3 in one of the more bizarre games this season.  The Pens were down 3-1 at one point, then scored seven unanswered to pull out the victory. Things: - The Devils are on a four game losing streak.  Things...
Via The Pensblog
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils sign 34-year-old veteran center Scott Gomez

NEWARK, N.J. -- Center Scott Gomez is back on the New Jersey Devils' roster. General manager Lou Lamoriello says the 34-year-old center signed a contract Sunday night and there is a good chance he will play against the Penguins in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Gomez last played for the Devils in 2006-07, then signed a big contract with the New York Rangers as a free agent. He was traded...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Florida Panthers capsule

FLORIDA PANTHERS LAST SEASON: 29-45-8, 66 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing 15th in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Gerald Gallant, 1st season with Panthers; 4th overall in NHL, 56-76-4. ADDED: C Jussi Jokinen, C Dave Bolland, D Willie Mitchell, G Al Montoya, C Derek MacKenzie, LW Shawn Thornton. LOST: D Tom Gilbert, C Scott Gomez, C Marcel Goc, D Ed Jovanovski, G Tim Thomas...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils season capsule

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) NEW JERSEY DEVILS LAST SEASON: 35-29-18, 88 points. Missed the playoffs by finishing 10th in the Eastern Conference. COACH: Peter DeBoer, 4th season with Devils (102-76-34); 7th overall in NHL (205-183-70). ADDED: LW Mike Cammalleri, LW Martin Havlat, C Scott Gomez, G Scott Clemmensen. LOST: G Martin Brodeur, D Anton Volchenkov, D Mark Fayne. PLAYER TO WATCH: Jaromir...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils hand young Flyers loss

Robert Hagg scored the lone Flyers goal in a 3-1 loss to the Devils on Sunday night. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) With two games on back-to-back nights, the Flyers took an unseasoned team to Newark to face the New Jersey Devils. The team consisted of many players that have already been cut from Flyers camp and will be playing for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms starting this...
Via Flyerdelphia
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 3 Reasons To Be A Devil Again?

The New Jersey Devils once again extended an invitation to a former player for a try-out basis at training camp and this time it is player Scott Gomez who will be given the chance. Last season, Gomez played for the Florida Panthers and in 46 games, Gomez scored 12 points with two goals and 10 assists. Not only will Gomez have to work hard to secure a spot on the roster, but he will...
Via Beyond The Benches
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Zuccarello: Rangers Are My Club

As soon as news broke that the Rangers decided to sign Mats Zucarello to a one-year deal instead of a long term contract, many fans expressed their concern that the diminutive winger could leave the Blueshirts as an unrestricted free agent next season for a bigger pay day. However, Zuccarello has always shown allegiance to the Rangers signing cap friendly deals in an attempt to keep...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Fans, Take a Chill Pill and Relax

As a Rangers fan, I know the ups and downs of what NHL free agency can bring. Especially under Glen Sather’s tenure. Need I remind you of some of the names our beloved GM has splurged money on in the past? I’ll spare you there *Scott Gomez* because, when you *Wade Redden* stop and actually think, the pain *Bobby Holik for FIVE YEARS AND $45 MILLION* is just too much to handle...
Via NY Rangers Blog
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers draft Aaron Ekblad at No. 1

The Florida Panthers selected defensman Aaron Ekblad with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft on Friday. Ekblad was named the Ontario Hockey League’s Most Outstanding Defenseman in 2013-14.  He led all blueliners with 23 goals, finishing tied for fifth with 53 points. From STATISTICS SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A P PIM 2011-2012 BARRIE OHL 63 10 19 29 34...
Via Sports-Glory
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Ryan McDonagh Should Be the Rangers Captain

#450452594 / June 30th, 2009 will be a day many Rangers fans will remember as the day we traded Scott Gomez to the Montreal Canadians. Included in the trade, the Rangers received, Christopher Higgins, Doug Janik, Pavel Valentenko, and Ryan McDonagh. At the time, no body really thought that the McDonagh kid was going to do much good, I was one of those people. McDonagh’s...
Via TopSportsReport
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Compliance buyouts

#162982447 / gettyimages.comBuffalo:   Ville Leino $4.5M Chicago:   Steve Montador $2.75M, Rostislav Olesz $3.125MDallas:   Aaron Rome $1.5M Detroit:   Carlo Colaiacovo $2.5M Edmonton:   Eric Belanger $1.75M Minnesota:  Tom Gilbert $4M Montreal:   Scott Gomez $7.357M,  Tomas Kaberle $4.25MNashville:  Hal Gill $2M New Jersey: Johan Hedberg $1.4M NY Islanders...
Via Goon's World
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL Playoff Observations -- Eastern Conference Game 1

Just a few things that caught my eye: Do you think the Habs regret that Ryan McDonagh trade? Where are Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto any way? Saturday night is for hockey. Saturday afternoon is for mountain biking, at least in my world. NBC ratings have sucked for years -- why does the league sacrifice -- or should I say, take for granted -- Canadian audiences...
Via Rotowire
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers 7, Canadiens 2

The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens by the score of 7-2 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, tonight. The Rangers lead the series 1-0. For a box score, so to Yahoo! Sports. …i must be mistaken, because I think that was a stress free game. From the NEW YORK RANGERS. Those apparent ghosts up in Montreal must not have gotten the memo it was a 1pm start because...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Let’s Revisit the Ryan McDonagh Trade

With the Eastern Conference Finals set and in honor in one of the greatest trades in NYR history, the reaction and fallout to “the trade” in all its glory… How does a team trade Ryan McDonagh for Gomez's contract? Isn't the team trading Gomez's contract supposed to trade the blue-chipper? — Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) June 30, 2009 Hahahaha Ryan McDonagh is a sick prospect...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Panthers fire interim coach Peter Horachek

Florida Panthers vice president and general manager Dale Tallon announced Tuesday that interim coach Peter Horachek has been fired. “Peter worked very diligently since taking over as interim head coach in November, but at this time we feel that a fresh approach and a new direction is needed behind our bench,” Tallon said. “We will immediately begin an extensive search for...
Via Sports-Glory
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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