June 25th, 2016 In Devils History, New Jersey Devils, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

Drafts are not won in the lottery portion. They can however be lost, especially if a team chooses the wrong franchise player instead of a generational player. The most successful teams are built by finding those diamonds in the rough. Those teams have a keen eye for talent in the trenches. In the salary cap era, it has never been more important...

June 24th, 2016 In New Jersey Devils, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the twelfth pick in the 2016 NHL Draft the New Jersey Devils have selected Michael McLeod from the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL. About Michael McLeod Michael McLeod is one of the best skaters in the entire draft. While it's smooth, and has a fast top-speed, his acceleration might be the most impressive. It wouldn't be surprising...

June 11th, 2016 In Florida Panthers, New Jersey Devils, News 0 comments

A year after getting saddled with the Marc Savard contract in a trade for Reilly Smith, the Florida Panthers have offloaded Savard's contract onto the New Jersey Devils. The contract and a 2018 2nd round draft pick are headed to the Devils, while AHL forwards Paul Thompson and Graham Black are headed to Sunrise. Savard, a former Bruins center,...

May 31st, 2016 In New Jersey Devils 0 comments

Changes are on the horizon in New Jersey. With the eight unrestricted free agents and a large amount of cap space, the Devils’ roster is bound to look different than it did during 2015-16 season. From the team’s first day of training camp to its final game, the roster had already evolved. New Jersey will look to rebound after an injury...

May 30th, 2016 In Devils Prospects, Editor's Choice, New Jersey Devils 0 comments

It’s understandable if the name Sergei Brylin wasn’t the first name you thought of when you read this article’s headline, especially if you don’t follow the team and/or aren’t a fan of the New Jersey Devils franchise. But Brylin is one of only five players to be a part of all three Stanley Cups that the Devils won, that didn’t happen...

May 28th, 2016 In Devils Transactions, New Jersey Devils, News 0 comments

The New Jersey Devils General Manager Ray Shero announced on Friday that the team had signed defenseman Yohann Auvitu to a one-year, two-way, entry-level contract for the 2016-17 season. It will be the French-born skater's first foray in North American hockey. He has spent most of his professional career playing in Finland’s top...

May 25th, 2016 In Injury Report, New Jersey Devils, News 0 comments

New Jersey Devils defenseman Jon Merrill underwent surgery on his right shoulder Monday, the team announced Wednesday. General manager Ray Shero said that the surgery will require a long recovery. He's slated to be laid up for four months. That should put his return, barring any setbacks, right at the end of training camp as the team gets...

May 22nd, 2016 In Devils Prospects, New Jersey Devils, News 0 comments

Although his Brandon Wheat Kings ultimately lost to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies at the 2016 Memorial Cup on Saturday, New Jersey Devils prospect John Quenneville scored what has to be the highlight goal of the year...in all the world of hockey. The goal had everything that a 'Top Ten List', highlight reel of the month, nominee for play of the...

May 21st, 2016 In Devils History, New Jersey Devils, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

After their 38-36-8 (84 points) finish, the New Jersey Devils earned the No. 11 overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The last time the Devils owned that slot was 1991. It was such an impressive First Round for the Devils, that it almost canceled out the rest of their selections that year. At No. 3, New Jersey selected Hall of Fame...

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