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August 27, 2014
Devils invite Scott Gomez to training camp on unsigned tryout basis
Center won 2 Stanley Cups with Devils but left to sign with rival Rangers NEWARK — Scott Gomez, who won two Stanley Cups with the Devils, has been invited to the team's training camp on a unsigned tryout basis, general manager Lou Lamoriello told The Star-Ledger...
August 26, 2014
5 N.J. stories incoming college freshman probably don't remember
Ready to feel old? In the next couple weeks, incoming college freshman will settle into their new dorm rooms and start taking classes. This year's college freshmen were mostly born in 1996. To put that into context, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in...
Flyers' minor-league team signs GM Ron Hextall's son to 1-year contract
Undersized wing should be a big help to the Phantoms, Ron Hextall said. Brett Hextall, son of Flyers general manager and Hall of Famer Ron Hextall, signed a contract Monday with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the team’s AHL affiliate, for the 2014-15 season. A...
August 25, 2014
WATCH: Devils' Patrik Elias does Ice Bucket Challenge, calls out Martin Brodeur
Elias joined countless other athletes in getting soaked.   NJ Devils's Patrik Elias accepted my #ALSicebucketchallenge, here's his video from Prague. from Allan Walsh on Vimeo. Veteran Devils forward Patrik Elias joined countless others in the sports world to do...
August 24, 2014
Yeah, I finally took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge | Politi Bits
I challenge three men who I have no doubt will write the check to ALS rather than get wet. What am I, the last person on earth to do this? Surely, there are three other people who haven't -- maybe one is manning a weather lab in Antarctica, another living in the...
August 21, 2014
SEE: The gruesome gash that has ESPN's Linda Cohn suing a hockey arena
A coin machine, allegedly knocked over by kids, ripped open her arm ESPN anchor Linda Cohn, who says she was injured in an arcade at the Brewster (N.Y.) Ice Arena, claims it took 25 stitches to close a gash on her arm, and she is seeking unspecified damages in...
Wayne Simmonds gets Ice Bucket Challenge from 6-year-old Flyers fan who is Pittsburgher
Little Seamus Griffith, a native of suburban Pittsburgh, roots for the Flyers and called out favorite player Wayne Simmonds to do Ice Bucket Challenge. PHILADELPHIA – There's a fellow in Western Pennsylvania, a native to the area, who married a suburban...
(WATCH) ALS Ice Bucket Challenges: Did you miss any? They're all here
Viral campaign has raised more than $31.5 million since it was launched late last month. From Derek Jeter to Gov. Chris Christie, several area athletes, celebrities and politicians have gotten in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in recent weeks. The campaign has gone...
August 19, 2014
VOTE: Who is best NHL player? Sidney Crosby? Drew Doughty? Henrik Lundqvist?
The Hockey News ranked its top 50 players in its latest issue, and for the second year in a row Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was listed No. 1. Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was second, up from 10th the previous year, followed by Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews...
Two more years! Charles Wang agrees to a deal to (eventually) sell Islanders, Ises fans rejoice
Wang will remain majority owner for two more years. The New York Islanders' Charles Wang era -- a decade-long period that included a lack of success on the ice, failed deals on a new arena and even whispers the team would be contracted -- appears to be nearly...
August 18, 2014
Juice List 2014: 10 names that could crack the list in 2015
Could Greg Schiano make a return in our annual ranking? Well, the reaction to the Juice List was about what I expected. Some like the choice of Josh Harris and David Blitzer, the Devils' co-owners, at No. 1. And some thought I had lost what little marbles I had...
Flyers coach Craig Berube vows to devote more practice time to shootouts next season
Flyers are were 3-8 in shootouts last season, third worst in the league behind the 0-13 Devils and 2-9 Nashville Predators. VOORHEES – Craig Berube spent a half hour the other day talking about all things Flyers, everything from his first offseason as NHL head...
Devils owner: "I don't intend to sell the Devils or Sixers. Ever." | Politi Bits
Other excerpts and observations from our Juice List interviews. Here are a few other items that didn't make it into my column on Josh Harris and David Blitzer, who were No. 1 on the annual Juice list: 1. If you think they bought the team to flip it in a couple years...
August 17, 2014
Juice List 2014: Why Eddie Jordan and others dropped off, and who else was considered
A glimpse into a very unscientific process. So how does the Juice List get picked? Clearly, there is no science to putting together a list like this. I try to take a cross section of people from different levels of sports (which is how a billionaire can be on the...
Why Devils owners Josh Harris and David Blitzer are the most influential people in New Jersey sports | Politi
Harris and Blitzer have bailed out the Devils' failing business and now have big plans for the team and Newark. The roof was leaking. This is not some metaphor about how bad the Devils' business situation was a year ago when Josh Harris and David Blitzer bought...
Juice List 2014: The most influential people in New Jersey sports -- No. 1
Josh Harris and David Blitzer, the Devils co-owners with an eye on their legacies, top the list for the first time. Juice is power. Juice is influence. Juice is also subjective. Each summer, sports columnist Steve Politi ranks the most influential people in New...
August 16, 2014
Devils owner: Forget the NBA ever returning to Newark | Politi Bits
David Blitzer: "I don't think there's any chance of another basketball team in Newark." It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who saw the small crowds at the Prudential Center when the Nets called that building its temporary home before heading to...
Juice List 2014: The most influential people in New Jersey sports -- Nos. 2-5
The list continues with Giants co-owner John Mara, Gov. Chris Christie and a newcomer with power over Rutgers athletics. Juice is power. Juice is influence. Juice is also subjective. Each summer, sports columnist Steve Politi ranks the most influential people in New...
August 15, 2014
Devils CEO strikes again! Bill Gates is soaked because of Scott O'Neil
O'Neil challenged Christie, who challenged Zuckerberg, who challenged Gates. And on it goes. Well, as I wrote earlier today, Devils CEO Scott O'Neil could be indirectly responsible for people worth $111 billion -- BILLION -- getting soaked in the Ice Bucket...
Lou Lamoriello: Martin Brodeur has a job with the Devils -- if he wants to work | Politi Bits
Brodeur should hang up his skates and take a job with the Devils. It is now 45 days into NHL free agency and Martin Brodeur is still twisting in the wind, waiting for a team to offer him a contract. His friend and Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello expects his...
How the Devils' CEO drenched the richest men on earth | Politi Bits
Scott O'Neil is the unofficial Soaker of the Industry Giants in the Ice Bucket Challenge. OK, so unless your home computer is still an Atari 800 (and yes, I still have mine in my attic), you no doubt are familiar with the Ice Bucket Challenge. Everyone and their...
Juice List 2014: The most influential people in New Jersey sports -- Nos. 6-10
Who is the top-ranked athlete? Hint: He had a pretty good trip to Brazil this summer. Juice is power. Juice is influence. Juice is also subjective. Each summer, sports columnist Steve Politi ranks the most influential people in New Jersey sports — a list that...
August 14, 2014
Devils' Lou Lamoriello puts final squash on recurring Ilya Kovalchuk rumors
Kovalchuk can't return until he is 35; Mattias Tedenby will play in Sweden WOODBRIDGE — Ilya Kovalchuk’s name resurfaces periodically whenever there is talk about the Devils’ need to add a goal-scorer, but general manager Lou Lamoriello and owner...
Juice List 2014: The most influential people in New Jersey sports -- Nos. 11-15
Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann drops to 14, while a Devils executive makes his first appearance. Juice is power. Juice is influence. Juice is also subjective. Each summer, sports columnist Steve Politi ranks the most influential people in New Jersey sports...
August 13, 2014
Juice List 2014: The most influential people in New Jersey sports -- Nos. 16-20
Rutgers football coach Kyle Flood drops 12 spots, and the man who could operate the first North Jersey casino joins the list.  Juice is power. Juice is influence. Juice is also subjective. Each summer, sports columnist Steve Politi ranks the most influential...
August 11, 2014
Juice List 2014: Who is your pick as the most influential person in New Jersey sports?
Gov. Chris Christie was No. 1 in 2013. Should he top the list again? Share your choice. When I launched the "Juice List" six years ago, the mission seemed easy: Rank the 25 most influential people in New Jersey sports. And yet ... it's complicated. Because juice...
August 6, 2014
Juice List 2014: The most influential people in New Jersey sports -- Nos. 21-25
The first installment has five newcomers, including a high school football coach and a top basketball recruit. Juice is power. Juice is influence. Juice is also subjective. Each summer, sports columnist Steve Politi ranks the most influential people in New Jersey...
August 3, 2014
Patrick Ewing in the NJ Hall of Fame? Here are 8 better Jersey choices
Carol Blazejowski, Dick Button, Lou Lamoriello and Marvin Hagler deserve consideration. Patrick Ewing will be inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame this year, which means one of two things: 1. The hall's board of commissioners needed a backup center behind...

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