NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration with Miles Wood, agreeing to a one-year, $3.2 million deal with the forward.
General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Thursday night, two days before the two sides were scheduled to go to arbitration.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration with Jesper Bratt, signing the up-and-coming Swedish forward to a one-year, $5.45 million contract.
General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Wednesday before the two sides were scheduled to go to arbitration.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to a five-year, $17 million contract extension starting next season.
General Manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing on Tuesday, saying the Swiss defenseman would make an annual average of $3.4 million with the two biggest paychecks in the first two years of the extension.
Kate Madigan blushed and she could not keep herself from smiling.
When it was time at New Jersey Devils development camp for her to introduce herself with her title, Madigan got the chance to say she was assistant general manager.
The New Jersey Devils acquired Vitek Vanecek so he would compete for the starting goaltender job.
Now they're paying him in line with those expectations.
Vanecek and the team agreed to terms Tuesday on a $10.2 million, three-year contract that counts $3.4 million against the salary cap through 2025.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired defenseman Jeff Petry and forward Ryan Poehling from the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and a fourth-round pick in 2023.
A day after the New Jersey Devils missed out on the top prize in NHL free agency, they landed two-time Stanley Cup champion Ondrej Palat on Thursday.
The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, continued their busy offseason by signing former Chicago Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome.
MONTREAL (AP) — When Brian MacLellan declared his intention to change up the Washington Capitals' goaltending situation, the seasoned general manager knew he was joining a crowded market given how many teams already had the same need.
MONTREAL (AP) — Juraj Slafkovsky embraced Simon Nemec and hugged Filip Mesar so tightly he picked his countryman up off the ground.
They had just made history as three players from Slovakia being selected in the first round of the NHL draft, and Slafkovsky and Nemec becoming the highest-drafted players in the nation’s history at Nos.
MONTREAL (AP) — Juraj Slafkovsky waited and wondered if the Montreal Canadiens would take him with the first pick in the NHL draft.
When the moment came, he didn’t even hear general manager Kent Hughes call his name.
MONTREAL (AP) — Rather than tip his hand on who the Montreal Canadiens plan to select with the first pick in the NHL draft, general manager Kent Hughes joked they’ll end up with all three of Shane Wright, Juraj Slafkovsky and Logan Cooley.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have named their first female assistant general manager, making Kate Madigan the sixth woman to hold the title in the NHL.
General Manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the promotion Wednesday, the day before the NHL draft.
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars have added Steve Spott and Alain Nasreddine to the coaching staff while re-signing backup goalie Scott Wedgewood on a $2 million, two-year contract.
Spott and Nasreddine will be the assistants to new coach Pete DeBoer.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire sports businessman David Blitzer has officially joined the Cleveland Guardians as a minority owner and will eventually take control of the ballclub.
The team announced its agreement with Blitzer and his investment group on Monday, the final step in him taking a minority stake in the American League team.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fanatics founder Michael Rubin is selling his stake in the company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Their name changed, and now the Cleveland Guardians appear on the way to a switch in ownership.
Major League Baseball approved the sale of a minority stake in the team to David Blitzer, whose sports holdings include ownership shares in the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three months after declaring he was “fully committed” to the PGA Tour, Dustin Johnson is among 42 players in the field for next week’s LIV Golf Invitational, which offers a $25 million in prize money that’s backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have hired Dr. Angus Mugford as their senior vice president of player development and performance and promoted former Olympian Meghan Duggan to director of player development.
The Montreal Canadiens are not only hosting the NHL draft in July, they’ll have a chance to be the headliners after winning the draft lottery on Tuesday night.
General manager Tom Fitzgerald hired Lindy Ruff two years ago to coach the New Jersey Devils because of his success developing young players in the NHL.
While there is no doubt that Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt and Yegor Sharangovich have taken their games to new heights, Fitzgerald has told Ruff that won't be good enough in the future.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils shook up their assistant coaching ranks Wednesday, firing Mark Recchi while not renewing the contract of Alain Nasreddine.
General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the decisions Wednesday, less than a week after New Jersey missed the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season and the ninth time in 10 years.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — All the talk about the New Jersey Devils being young, talented and on the verge of restoring the organization to its past glory is starting to get old.
While there were glimpses of potenial this season, the Devils did not play with the consistency needed to be an NHL playoff team.
The path to the Stanley Cup is rarely a straight line. Sometimes it’s the direction a puck takes when it banks off the post and in — or out.
Four years ago, Artemi Panarin clanked a shot off the post late in regulation that could have put Columbus up three games to none in the first round against Washington.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Pius Suter scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 Friday night in the teams' season finale.
Tyler Bertuzzi and Michael Rasmussen each had a goal and an assist, and Moritz Seider and Joe Veleno also scored for the Red Wings (32-40-10).
Detroit Red Wings (31-40-10, sixth in the Atlantic) vs. New Jersey Devils (27-45-9, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils -158, Red Wings +135; over/under is 6
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes closed a record-setting regular season with a 6-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
New Jersey Devils (27-44-9, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (53-20-8, first in the Metropolitan)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey heads into the matchup with Carolina after losing four in a row.
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 59th and 60th goals of the season, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 on Tuesday night to clinch home-ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Drake Batherson scored in overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.
Batherson also scored in regulation, Tim Stutzle had a pair of goals and Thomas Chabot also scored for Ottawa in this matchup of teams near the bottom of the Eastern Conference.
New Jersey Devils (27-44-8, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Ottawa Senators (31-41-7, seventh in the Atlantic)
Ottawa, Ontario; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey enters the matchup with Ottawa after losing three straight games.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A day after being embarrassed in a one-sided loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Detroit Red Wings bounced back with one of their best defensive games of the season.
Alex Nedeljkovic had 17 saves, Oskar Sundqvist and Tyler Bertuzzi each had a goal and assist and the Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 on Sunday.
Detroit Red Wings (30-39-10, sixth in the Atlantic) vs. New Jersey Devils (27-43-8, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils -170, Red Wings +142; over/under is 6.5
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For 55 minutes against the lowly New Jersey Devils, the Carolina Hurricanes were in danger of seeing their chances at winning the Metropolitan Division take a major hit.
A couple of lucky bounces, a never-give-up attitude and good games from a pair of rookies changed that.
Carolina Hurricanes (50-20-8, first in the Metropolitan) vs. New Jersey Devils (27-43-7, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey takes on Carolina looking to break its five-game home slide.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Okposo and Alex Tuch scored short-handed goals less than a minute apart in the second period, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night.
Rasmus Dahlin, Owen Power and Jeff Skinner also scored, and 40-year-old Craig Anderson had 29 saves for the Sabres in this matchup of teams eliminated from playoff contention.
1876 — The first official National League baseball game is played with Boston beating Philadelphia 6-5.
1945 — The Toronto Maple Leafs edge the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 to win the Stanley Cup in seven games.
Buffalo Sabres (29-38-11, sixth in the Atlantic) vs. New Jersey Devils (27-42-7, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils host Buffalo after Tage Thompson scored two goals in the Sabres' 5-3 win against the Flyers.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Bastian had a goal and an assist, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Monday night.
The Golden Knights blew their chance to gain ground on the Los Angeles Kings in the Pacific Division, and their playoff hopes lessened severely with just five games left to play.
New Jersey Devils (26-42-7, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (41-30-5, fourth in the Pacific)
Paradise, Nevada; Monday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey visits Vegas for a non-conference matchup.
SEATTLE (AP) — Ryan Donato scored in the shootout for Seattle and New Jersey missed all three of its attempts, with two saved by Phillip Grubauer, as the Kraken beat the Devils 4-3 on Saturday night.
1939 — Joe Louis knocks out Jack Roper at 2:20 of the first round in Los Angeles to retain the world heavyweight title.
1976 — Mike Schmidt hits four consecutive home runs and drives in eight runs as the Philadelphia Phillies overcome a 13-2 deficit to beat the Cubs 18-16 in 10 innings at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
New Jersey Devils (26-42-6, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Seattle Kraken (23-44-6, eighth in the Pacific)
Seattle; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle and New Jersey meet in a non-conference matchup.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored twice, Sidney Crosby also had a goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins earned a playoff berth for the 16th straight season with a 6-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.
DENVER (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen had a goal and an assist, Logan O’Connor and Andre Burakovsky also scored and the NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche won their eighth straight game, 3-1 over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
New Jersey Devils (26-41-6, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Colorado Avalanche (53-14-6, first in the Central)
Denver; Thursday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -351, Devils +276; over/under is 6.5
New Jersey Devils (25-41-6, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Arizona Coyotes (22-45-5, eighth in the Central)
Glendale, Arizona; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Arizona looks to break its three-game skid with a win against New Jersey.
DALLAS (AP) — Nico Hischier and Pavel Zacha scored 10 seconds apart in the third period, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Saturday.
Ty Smith also scored in the third for New Jersey, which had dropped five in a row.
New Jersey Devils (24-41-6, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Dallas Stars (40-26-4, fifth in the Central)
Dallas; Saturday, 2 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey visits Dallas looking to end its nine-game road slide.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kale Clague had a goal and two assists, Cole Caufield and Nick Suzuki each had a goal and an assist as a part of a three-goal first period and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 7-4 on Thursday night.