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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
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Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. New Jersey; Miller, Hunwick Out?

The New York Rangers (17-10-4) faceoff against the New Jersey Devils (12-17-7) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7 pm. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM, WFAN 660 AM (NJ feed) Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-St.Louis Hagelin- Hayes-Stempniak Glass-D. Moore-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Moore-Klein...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Devils GM Lamoriello will join new coaches Oates, Stevens on bench

NEWARK, New Jersey -- The New Jersey Devils are replacing the fired Pete DeBoer with a three-headed coaching staff. Former Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates, ex-Devils assistant and star defenseman Scott Stevens and general manager Lou Lamoriello will split duties on the bench. Lamoriello said at a news conference before Saturday's morning skate that Oates will handle the forwards...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devils replace DeBoer with 3-headed coaching staff

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils are replacing the fired Pete DeBoer with a three-headed coaching staff. Former Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates, ex-Devils assistant and star defenseman Scott Stevens and general manager Lou Lamoriello will split duties on the bench. Lamoriello said at a news conference before Saturday's morning skate that Oates will handle the forwards...
Via AP on Fox
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Devils unveil unique coaching by committee situation

Shortly after the New Jersey Devils fired head coach Pete DeBoer, the attention soon shifted to potential replacements for the vacated position. Scott Stevens and Adam Oates were a couple of the names discussed, but the Devils opted to go in a new direction. They hired both men. The club also announced that GM Lou Lamoriello would be behind the bench, overseeing things as Stevens...
Via Bloguin Best
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devils unveil unique coaching by committee situation

Shortly after the New Jersey Devils fired head coach Pete DeBoer, the attention soon shifted to potential replacements for the vacated position. Scott Stevens and Adam Oates were a couple of the names discussed, but the Devils opted to go in a new direction. They hired both men. The club also announced that GM Lou Lamoriello would be behind the bench, overseeing things as Stevens...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul MacLean Won’t Coach the Devils

After all of last night’s reports indicated that former Senators head coach Paul MacLean was set to take over behind the bench for the recently fired Peter DeBoer in New Jersey, it sounds like all that speculation was all for naught. Just spoke with Paul MacLean. He will NOT be the new Devils Coach. All signs pointing towards Adam Oates. — Josh Rimer (@JoshRimerHockey) December...
Via The 6th Sens
4 hours 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
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Stick a Pitchfork in Coach Pete DeBoer

By Michael Weber. At least the New Jersey Devils were not total scrooges and waited till after Christmas to send head coach Pete DeBoer packing.  The change was confirmed by team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello on Friday.   DeBoer’s replacement has not been announced.  Lamoriello has had plenty of practice firing coaches.  In the last 15 seasons, the Devils had...
Via Beyond The Spread
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Fire Coach Pete DeBoer

Pete DeBoer’s time as head coach of the Devils is over. The New Jersey Devils have fired coach Pete DeBoer after three-plus seasons, the team announced Friday. Over the past 15 seasons, the Devils have made a league high 13 coaching changes. DeBoer’s tenure with the Devils got off to a rousing start when the team reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 2003 in...
Via Standing O Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Rangers Preview

The New York Rangers are among the NHL's hottest teams coming out of the league's Christmas break and currently within one victory of their longest winning streak in 40 years. They appear to have a good chance to match that mark Saturday night at home against a reeling New Jersey Devils team playing for the first time since firing its coach. The Rangers (18-10-4) have outscored opponents...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Slumping Devils fire coach Pete DeBoer

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have fired coach Pete DeBoer, with the team in danger of missing the playoffs for a third straight season. Devils president and general manager Lou Lamoriello confirmed the move Friday. He would not say who will take over the aging team until he speaks on Saturday with the players, who are on a three-day Christmas break. The Devils play the...
Via AP on Fox
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The New Jersey Devils fire coach Pete DeBoer

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils fire coach Pete DeBoer.
Via AP on Fox
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Report: New Jersey Devils fire head coach Peter DeBoer

Peter DeBoer has become the third NHL head coach to be fired during the 2014-15 season. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the New Jersey Devils have parted ways with DeBoer, who helped lead the team on an improbable run to the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, where they lost in six games to the Los Angeles Kings. DeBoer finishes his Devils tenure with a record of 102-66-34. New Jersey missed...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Devils Preview

Frustrations continue to grow for the offensively challenged Carolina Hurricanes, who can't seem to catch a break. The New Jersey Devils haven't had much to celebrate themselves. Carolina tries to avoid a ninth loss in 10 games and fifth in a row against the Devils as these Metropolitan Division bottom feeders meet at the Prudential Center on Tuesday night. The Hurricanes are 4-14...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps shutout the Devils 4-0

The Washington Capitals remain on a tear, shutting out the New Jersey Devils 4-0 tonight.  The Caps extended their streak to eight straight games without a regulation loss, compiling an 6-0-2 record over that stretch. Washington and New Jersey skated to an uneventful, scoreless first period.  Mike Green put the Capitals on the board with a slap shot he put above Devils’ goalie...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin Scores Filthy Goal Of The Year Candidate vs. New Jersey

If this goal looks familiar, it’s because it is reminiscent of one of the most ridiculous goals scored in NHL history that was also scored by Alexander Ovechkin. Ovi picked up the loose puck against the New Jersey Devils and turned Jon Merrill into a pylon with this filthy between the legs dangle. [NHL] The post Alexander Ovechkin Scores Filthy Goal Of The Year Candidate vs. New...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals-Devils Preview

Washington's recent surge already includes a win at New Jersey, and it's been almost 16 years since the Capitals won two straight over the Devils in the Garden State. The Capitals look to continue piling up the points Saturday night with their second victory over the Devils in two weeks. Washington (15-10-6) has put together a 5-0-2 stretch, including a 4-1 road win over the Devils...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kinkaid's 1st win helps Devils snap slide in shootout victory over Bolts

  Patrik Elias scored the only goal of the shootout to give goaltender Keith Kinkaid his first NHL win, and the New Jersey Devils snapped a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kinkaid stopped shootout attempts by Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Jonathan Drouin and made 26 saves in the game. Adam Henrique and Elias scored for New Jersey...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kinkaid wins first, Devils snap slide with 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Patrik Elias scored the only goal of the shootout to give goaltender Keith Kinkaid his first NHL win, and the New Jersey Devils snapped a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kinkaid stopped shootout attempts by Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Jonathan Drouin and made 26 saves in the game. Adam Henrique and Elias scored...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning come up empty in shootout, fall on road to Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Patrik Elias scored the only goal of the shootout to give goaltender Keith Kinkaid his first NHL win, and the New Jersey Devils snapped a five-game skid with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kinkaid stopped shootout attempts by Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Jonathan Drouin and made 26 saves in the game. Adam Henrique and Elias...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning-Devils Preview

After earning their first win on a five-game trip, the Tampa Bay Lightning will try to keep their momentum going as they face the slumping New Jersey Devils. The Lightning, though, have only one victory in their last four matchups and have often come out on the wrong end in recent road games in the series. They'll try to change that while sending New Jersey to its longest skid in...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrik Elias was not happy with Devils fans after they booed the team

The New Jersey Devils have been have a hard time winning on their home ice this season. To make matters worse, they are currently on a five-game losing streak after losing to the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night. The fans in attendance were not happy with the outcome of the game and they let the players know how they felt by booing them. Well that didn’t sit well with Patrik Elias...
Via No Guts, No Glory
8 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
9 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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