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After an illustrious NHL career, Scott Niedermayer was inducted into the NHL Hall of Fame in Toronto. He gave a fantastic speech, as he talked about his beginnings and his time spent in New Jersey where he won three Stanley Cups.

Many former Devils were in attendance including Scott Stevens, Colin White, Ken Daneyko, Jay Pandolfo and Joe Nieuwendyk.

General Manager Lou Lamoriello was also in attendance.

Tags: Colin White, Hall of Fame, Headlines, Ken Daneyko, Lou Lamoriello, New Jersey Devils, Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens, Watch
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Following two strong performances, Cory Schneider will be in net on Tuesday when the Devils take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Schneider followed up a performance in which he surrendered two goals to Winnipeg, with a shutout of the New York Rangers last night.


The name Damien Brunner has been thrown around in regards to the New Jersey Devils almost all summer, and it seems like the speculation is not done just yet. Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Devils are still in talks with the Swiss winger.

Tags: Analysis, Damien Brunner, Detroit Red Wings, Headlines, New Jersey Devils, Notes, Rumblings, swizerland
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Harris and Blitzer are presented with jerseys (Credit- Contributor Dave Turner)

In a deal which had the final touches completed just mere minutes before it was formally announced, the New Jersey Devils are now the property of a group headed by Joshua Harris and David Blitzer.

"I stand here today at Prudential Center with my friend, and fellow co-owner and partner David Blitzer to share with you the sense of excitement we have as the new owners of the New Jersey Devils," Harris said. "We look forward to building excellence on and off the ice for the fans, this city and the state of New Jersey. We have an incredible opportunity in front of us to revitalize this organization, we can rethink the way business is done and infuse the franchise with the resources and talent, both on the hockey and business side and the experience necessary to give the Devils a chance to achieve long-term growth and sustainability at an elite level."

Tags: Analysis, david blitzer, Gary Bettman, Headlines, Jeff Vanderbeek, joshua harris, Lou Lamoriello, New Jersey Devils, News, NHL, scott o'neil
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In what can only be described as a tumultuous off-season for the Devils, there was a much welcomed positive moment on Thursday from Yankee Stadium. Bryce Salvador and Andy Greene were on hand at the ballpark for the announcement of the upcoming 2014 NHL Stadium Series games to be played at the iconic Bronx venue.

Both players are excited to be playing in the first outdoor game in Devils history, as it adds yet another great chapter to the Devils-Rangers rivalry.

Tags: 2014 NHL Stadium Series, ANDY GREENE, BRYCE SALVADOR, Headlines, New Jersey Devils, News, NHL, Notes, Quote
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(From left to right) Matt Moulson, John Tavares, Dan Girardi, Ryan Callahan, Andy Greene, Bryce Salvador

On a sweltering, humid August afternoon from Yankee Stadium, it's usually all about balls and strikes, home runs and put-outs. But on Thursday, it was the NHL's turn to step up to the plate.

The NHL formally introduced the two upcoming Outdoor Series games to be played at Yankee Stadium in 2014. The first matchup features the New Jersey Devils against their cross-Hudson rival New York Rangers, on Saturday, January 26, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. The second game pits the Rangers against their other metropolitan-area rival, New York Islanders. That game will be played on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Tags: ANDY GREENE, BRYCE SALVADOR, Gary Bettman, Headlines, Hockey, Lou Lamoriello, New Jersey Devils, News, NHL
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Ilya Kovalchuk has amazingly skilled hands. With those skilled hands, come the ability to make shots that only a handful of players would even consider taking. Friday's game-winning goal was no different.

With time expiring on an overtime period that never should have been and a minute after a power play that should have ended the game came up empty itself, Kovalchuk found himself standing alone, although maybe that was because he was standing a mere foot above the goal line extended. No matter to Marek Zidlicky, who threaded the pass through the high slot and directly to a wide-open Kovalchuk. Most players would walk the puck out in front of the net, trying to go high on the opposite side -- one of Kovy's favorite shots. Instead, with Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth just slightly out of position, Kovy sling-shot the puck past Neuvirth and into the open net, setting off a delirious reaction inside The Rock.

"You need your best players to make plays," coach Pete DeBoer said after the game.

Tags: Devils, Devs, Headlines, Ilya Kovalchuk, Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils, Pete DeBoer
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Midway through the third period, the Devils took their second too-many-men penalty of the period, handing the Capitals a 5-on-3 on which they would eventually score.What went unnoticed, that is until the Caps erased one of those penalties with their first goal of the night, was a second bench minor and a second 5-on-3. It was a moment that left most of us in press row thoroughly confused. "Wait -- why are the Capitals still on a 5-on-3? Is that another penalty? When did that happen?"

Turns out, it was the coach's fault.

"You know what, really, the guys bailed me out," DeBoer said after the game. "We had two too many men on our bench minor. So, I think I?m leading the team in penalty minutes."

Tags: BRYCE SALVADOR, Devils, Devs, Headlines, New Jersey Devils, Pete DeBoer
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For his part, Volchenkov told Gulitti that he thought Schenn left his feet, but said, "it's hockey." Here's the video of the hit, complete with an explanation by the NHL's Czar of Discipline, Brendan Shanahan.

Tags: ANTON VOLCHENKOV, Brayden Schenn, Brendan Shanahan, Devils, Devs, Flyers, Headlines, New Jersey Devils, News, Philadelphia Flyers, Philly, suspension
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Bryce Salvador's journey the Devils captain is fairly captivating. He spent a full five years in juniors, sandwiched around being a sixth-round draft pick of the Lightning in 1994. After completing his overage year, he spent the next three years playing at the AHL level before finally reaching the NHL in 2000 and spending most of the next seven seasons with the St. Louis Blues. Eventually shipped to the Devils during the 2008 season, Salvador fit in well on the Devils' blueline until an inner-ear (cochlear) concussion wiped out his entire 2010-11 season and had him wondering if he would every play again.

(Note: I've excerpted a small section from the story below, but it's really worth reading in its entirety.)

Via Tom Gulitti of The Record:

He demonstrated his resilience again two seasons ago, when two hits in a preseason game against Philadelphia triggered headaches and vertigo caused by the problem with his inner ear. He never gave up hope of resuming his career, however, and made it back last season to play in all 82 of the Devils? regular season games and all 24 of their playoff contests.

Tags: BRYCE SALVADOR, captain, Devils, Devs, Headlines, New Jersey Devils, Poll
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10:53AM: Devils beat writer Tom Gulitti spoke with Bill Daly and he confirmed that the KHL will honor the agreement between the two leagues and Kovalchuk will return to the Devils.

10:19AM:

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Tags: Headlines, Notes, Adam Rotter
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Wow. Super Bowl week has been absolutely mind-boggling with the amount of information, conjecture and yada, yada, yada thus far. We're on information overload right now. We will be delivering it to you as quickly as we get it, so keep checking back with us.

Don't forget to check out our navigation tabs with links to our partner sites above. Here is what is happening on this Groundhog Day morning....

Coughlin surprised that Bradshaw practices

Canty tells fans to "get ready for a parade"

Collinsworth still haunted by SB loss?

Toomer: Eli thrived in Shockey's absence

Boley's success no surprise to scout?

Hixon quietly watching team's success from afar

Who will be the Giants' X-factor this Sunday?

Ballard, Gronkowski cross paths again

Tom Curran chats with Bill Belichick

Giant win could mean a Giant loss for Vegas?

5 Giants the Pats fans love to hate?

The Giants' secret weapon?

The most bizarre prop bets for SB XLVI

Belichick mum on Edelman role

 
Tags: New York Giants, New York Giants Headlines, New York Giants Links, New York Giants News, Super Bowl XLVI



Good morning and welcome to Super Bowl week. The Patriots are in Indianapolis and the Giants are on their way. The hype is beginning to swell....here are some quick and dirty links to get you started today...

No sad sacks on Jints' d-line

Giants can't sleep on Welker?

JPP-less NFC surrenders 59 points in Pro Bowl loss

Tollefson will log a video diary this week

Hynoksi has a Super Inspiration?

Pass rush a Giant concern for Pats??

Big wheels throwing Giant pep rally?

Indy businesses banking on Super turnout?

 
Tags: New York Giants, New York Giants Headlines, New York Giants News

One week to go. Believe it or not, there is still much more to come. The news will seem like an endless loop from here on in a la the film Groundhog Day (which ironically is this Thursday. Until then, we will try to keep your interest by bringing you the headlines others fail to deliver...

Tags: New England Patriots, New York Giants, New York Giants Headlines, New York Giants News

Eight days until gameday. The Giants and Patriots are moving right along. Both organizations know the drill. There is very little newness to the process. There's plenty of news for y'all to scour through....here is some of it....

Tags: January 28, New England Patriots, New York Giants, New York Giants Headlines, New York Giants News, NFL, Super Bowl XLVI




Today the Devils placed Mark Fraser and Rod Pelley on waivers. If they are claimed off waivers they will have to play for that particular club. If they are not claimed by tomorrow they will remain on the NHL roster.

Tags: Headlines, MARK FRASER, New Jersey Devils, NHL, ROD PELLEY, SNY

On October 16th I posted a rumor that the Phoenix Coyotes' unsigned center Kyle Turris could be heading to New Jersey. ?Well today he has asked for a trade and the Coyotes have denied his request. Turris' agent Kurt Overhardt has said that it was never about the money. He wants a fresh start with a different club. Overhardt has said that numerous clubs have made trade offers but will not name which clubs have made offers. This is very interesting since the Devils are in Phoenix tonight as they take on the Coyotes. Only time will tell because if Turris is not signed by December 1st he can not play this season. Stay tuned.

Tags: Headlines, Kyle Turris, New Jersey Devils, NHL, Phoenix Coyotes, Rumors, SNY

With the injuries to Travis Zajac and Jacob Josefson the Devils are lacking at center. Since the Devils have an abondance of wings coach Peter DeBoer has decided to move Zach Parise from left wing to center. Parise will center with Ilya Kovalcuk and Nick Palmieri. Last season Parise spent some time at center but that experiment was short lived. It is going to be very interesting to see how Parise does at center. I can't imagine him being a huge threat in the faceoff circle but he may play surprisingly well in terms of positioning. Tonight will be a good test for Parise as the Devils take on the Kings in Los Angeles.

Tags: Headline, Headlines, Ilya Kovalchuk, JACOB JOSEFSON, New Jersey Devils, NHL, NICK PALMIERI, SNY, TRAVIS ZAJAC, Zach Parise

Martin Brodeur has been listed as day to day since injuring his shoulder against the Los Angeles Kings. Brodeur has not suited up to sit on the bench since. He has been having light practices with goaltender coach Chris Terreri. Brodeur is going on the west coast road trip to Los Angeles, Phoenix and Dallas. Hopefully we can see Brodeur play or at least suit up. Only time will tell.
Tags: Headline, Headlines, Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils, SNY

Former New Jersey Devils' defenseman Colin White returns to New Jersey tonight as the Devils take on the Sharks. During the offseason the Devils bought out Colin White's contract. He signed with the Sharks and has fit in well with them. Hopefully the Devils faithful give him a nice hand when he steps out on the ice tonight. He has really helped out the Devils organization in his tenure with the team.

Tags: Colin White, Headlines, New Jersey Devils, San Jose Sharks, SNY

The New Jersey Devils have announced that they are going to honor the great broadcaster Mike "Doc" Emrick on?February?24th against the Vancouver Canucks.. Doc was the Devils' play by play announcer for the past 18 seasons. He was awarded the Lester Patrick Award in 2004 for his service to the sport of hockey. Doc was elected into the U.S Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011. Now he is play by play announcer for NBC sports.

Tags: Doc, Headlines, headlines, Hockey Hall of Fame, Mike Emrick, New Jersey Devils, SNY, Vancouver Canucks

An earthquake, a hurricane and a Giants-Jets game all in the same week! If you are bored, I don't know how to help you....here is what is happening this Friday, which is literally the calm before the storm...

Giants-Jets Moved to 2pm Saturday to Beat Storm

Rex Ryan Says His Jets are the Giants of NYC Now

Tags: 2011 New York Giants, Giants-Jets, New York City, New York Giants, New York Giants Blogs, New York Giants Headlines, New York Giants Links, New York Giants News, New York Jets
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Today is gameday, folks. The Giants are in Carolina tonight to face the Panthers

Game time is 8pm. The game will be broadcast here in NYC on TV: NBC Ch 4 and on radio: WCBS 101. FM. Below are today's compelling links. Enjoy.

Tags: New York City, New York Giants, New York Giants Headlines, New York Giants Links, New York Giants News