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July 30, 2014
Devils sign defenseman Andy Greene to long-term contract extension
Lou Lamoriello: 'It was important for us to have Andy long-term' The Devils have signed defenseman Andy Greene to a multi-year contract extension, general manager Lou Lamoriello announced Wednesday. No terms were immediately. available. "No question it was...
July 24, 2014
Where Derek Jeter, Mike Francesa, Eli Manning and Carmelo Anthony landed on most powerful local sports people list
A look at The Daily News' "50 most powerful people in New York sports" list, which includes some surprises. You already know that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was named the third-most popular male athlete in the United States in a Harris poll this year...
July 23, 2014
Mike Francesa soundboard is the gift you'll keep on clicking
Someone made a comprehensive Francesa soundboard with some classic soundbites of the WFAN host. There's a Mike Francesa soundboard? That's a thing that actually exists? As the Sports Pope might say, back after this -- we're going to spend our afternoon clicking on...
State of the franchise: Philadelphia Flyers stuck in neutral
Burdened by no room with the salary cap, the team is struggling to upgrade this offseason. When the NHL calendar flipped from June to July 1, the first day teams could sign free agents, clubs in the Metropolitan Division were busy scooping up players. The New York...
July 22, 2014
Devils not inclined to invite Martin Brodeur or another veteran goalie to training camp
No training camp tryouts on GM Lou Lamoriello's radar at this point Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello has always been willing to invite an unsigned veteran or two to training camp on a tryout basis, and it could happen again this year. But there is no one on...
Devils: 5 prospects who could push for an NHL job in training camp
Rookies report Sept. 15, veterans Sept. 18; Eric Gelinas still unsigned After holding the team’s annual rookie camp last week, Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello and coach Pete DeBoer have an idea which players might be challenging for a job when training camp...
NBCSN will televise two Devils games in 2014-15
Devils will host Blues and Sabres as part of NBS Sports 103 game schedule NBC Sports will televise 103 regular-season NHL games in 2014-15, including two involving the Devils. They will be: Tuesday, Nov. 4, St. Louis Blues at Devils (NBCSN, 7:30 p.m.) Tuesday, Feb...
Flyers to open NBC's NHL national telecast schedule
The Flyers, Rangers and Devils are featured prominently on NBC's national television NHL schedule this season. NBC and the NHL released the network's slate of nationally televised games and the Flyers will skate in the first national telecast of the season. The...
July 21, 2014
Devils' Stefan Matteau more mature and determined to win an NHL job in training camp
2012 first-round pick: 'I think I'm becoming a man. I've matured a lot' Stefan Matteau expected to be a Devils regular by now. Even though the right winger does not turn 21 until February, he thought the 17 games he played in the NHL two seasons ago...
July 18, 2014
Steven Santini has making of a defensive anchor for Devils
2013 draft pick has big frame, but excels at details of the game The concluding session of Devils rookie camp at the AmeriHealth Pavilion in Newark had a last-day-of-school feel. The training regimen was scaled down. There were no drills on the schedule, just an...
July 17, 2014
At Devils rookie camp, Charlie Finn is one of the unheralded non-roster invitees
Even among a crew of novices, college goalie inconspicuous Even among the crew of 41 novices at the Devils’ rookie minicamp, held this week at the AmeriHealth Pavilion in Newark, Charlie Finn is inconspicuous. He is the goalie wearing the white, unpainted mask...
July 16, 2014
John Quenneville, Devils' first-round draft pick, eyes swift rise to NHL
Forward a standout during scrimmage at Devils' rookie development camp There is a graceful ease to John Quenneville, the Devils’ top draft choice. Whereas other would-be Devils at the club’s rookie development camp in Newark chug around the rink...
Eric Lindros, ex-Flyer, Ranger once angered referee Paul Stewart by tearing up charity posters
Stewart wrote about how Lindros got on his bad side, to the point where the forward was whistled for a bunch of penalties years later. A lesson to NHL players everywhere: Be kind to your referee and he might look the other way on a borderline call or two. Former NHL...
July 15, 2014
Devils' rookie defenseman Damon Severson believes his time for the NHL is now
Learning from Scott Stevens in rookie camp, he wants to make team in September A strong case can be made that rookie defenseman Damon Severson played well enough in training camp last year to deserve a spot on the Devils’ NHL roster. Nevertheless, Devils...
Devils sign restricted free agent Jacob Josefson
Eric Gelinas remains unsigned; rookie scrimmage is cancelled Devils forward Jacob Josefson, a restricted free agent, has agreed to a new contract that will be finalized Tuesday. General manager Lou Lamoriello said there was nothing new regarding RFA Eric Gelinas or...
Devils' Reid Boucher admits the pressure is on to score goals and stay in NHL
Rookie winger played 23 games for Devils last season When the Devils signed Mike Cammalleri to a 5-year, $25 million contract two weeks ago, it was to add some much-needed goal-scoring. But there is a young winger in the organization who is viewed as one of the...
Devils' Scott Wedgewood: Don't count me out of battle to be Cory Schneider's backup
Rookie has to compete with Keith Kinkaid and Scott Clemmensen The odds seem to be a bit stacked against Devils goalie Scott Wedgewood this year. General manager Lou Lamoriello said he would like to see rookie Keith Kinkaid claim the job as Cory Schneider’s...
July 14, 2014
Devils' Pete DeBoer: Reid Boucher can learn from the way Zach Parise plays
Coach also hopes defenseman Adam Larsson is ready to make an impact Reid Boucher, the Devils’ 20-year-old left winger, played 23 games in the NHL last season. So what does coach Pete DeBoer expect from him in rookie camp this week? “You’re just...
Devils: Martin Brodeur may be gone, but his 3 sons are wearing the jersey with pride
Anthony, Jeremy and William all at Devils rookie camp Anthony Brodeur, all of 19 years old and in his second Devils rookie camp, is as anxious as anyone to find out what his father will be doing next season. Will Martin Brodeur, an unrestricted free agent, sign with...
Devils rookies scrimmage; Myles Bell still recovering from knee surgery
A 'sore' Brandon Shea misses scrimmage NEWARK — On the first day of Devils rookie camp, the team's third session was a scrimmage comprised of short shift line rushes. Jeremy Brodeur (starter) and Scott Wedgwood were the goalies for the white squad while...
Devils rookie camp: Jeremy Brodeur and Scott Wedgewood lead early session
Steven Santini also in the first group Jeremy Brodeur, the 17-year-old son of Martin Brodeur, was in the first of three groups as the Devils opened rookie camp Monday in AmeriHealth Pavilion. The group included two goalies and 11 defensemen. Jeremy Brodeur, one of...
Devils set to open rookie camp with 41 prospects, including 3 Brodeurs
Anthony, Jeremy and William Brodeur all set to take part The Devils open rookie camp Monday morning at AmeriHealth Pavilion with 41 players expected to attend. Numerical roster: No. Player Pos. 50. ANTHONY BRODEUR ............................... G 60. SCOTT...
July 10, 2014
Flyers goalie prospect Anthony Stolarz grew up in Jackson loving Martin Brodeur
Stolarz was just 17 months old, but attended celebration when Devils won their first Stanley Cup. VOORHEES – Somewhere in the home of the Flyers’ top goalie prospect is an old photo from when Anthony Stolarz was 17 months old and sitting on his...
AHL approves several rules changes for 2014-15 season
Overtime, major penalties are impacted by AHL changes The American Hockey League’s board of governors approved several rules changes for the 2014-15 season during the group's annual meeting held this week at Hilton Head Island, S.C. Chaired by AHL president and...
July 9, 2014
Devils: Cory Schneider's $42M extension has him among top-paid goalies
Lundqvist still first in average salary among NHL goalies, but Schneider will be tied for second beginning in 2014-15. Devils goalie Cory Schneider will be paid like a superstar in his new contract. His $7 million cap hit matches Vezina Trophy winner Tuuka Rask's and...
Devils sign Cory Schneider to 7-year, $42 million contract extension
Said he has no interest in jumping from team to team The Devils signed Cory Schneier to a 7-year contract extension.John Munson/The Star-Ledger The Devils have signed goalie Cory Schneider to a 7-year, $42 million contract extension. Schneider said he was...
Devils' rookie camp: Reid Boucher, John Quenneville, Stefan Matteau among those who'll attend
All six 2014 draft picks will take part, as well as Albany's entry-level players Albany (AHL) players Reid Boucher, Stefan Matteau, Seth Helgeson and Scott Wedgewood are among those who will attend the Devils’ rookie camp beginning Sunday in Newark. Also...
Devils hoping to complete Cory Schneider contract extension 'in a short period of time'
Deal could be done by late this week It is possible the Devils could complete a long-term contract extension with goalie Cory Schneider by late this week, but general manager Lou Lamoriello confirmed Wednesday that nothing has been finalized at this point. Lamoriello...
July 8, 2014
Stanley Cup 2015 odds: Rangers are 16-1 to win a ring, ahead of Devils and Flyers
Bovada posted odds for who will win the 2015 Stanley Cup. The Rangers made it back to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1994. Despite losing key players in free agency, they're hoping to return again and, this time, take care of business and win. But...
July 7, 2014
Nashville Predators sign former Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov
Gets 1-year, $1 million deal after Devils used compliance buyout Defenseman Anton Volchenkov, who had the final two years of his contract bought out by the Devils June 30, signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Nashville Predators Monday. “Anton...
July 5, 2014
How did Devils do in NHL Draft? TSN's Craig Button gives them 'A,' compares top pick to Adam Henrique
Button "loves" second-round pick Josh Jacobs. TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button sounded excited talking about what the Devils did at the top of the NHL Draft last weekend. Here's Button's opinion of top pick John Quenneville, a center who picked 30th...

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