NHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.
With the Olympic break nearly behind them and 23 games left in the regular season, the New Jersey Devils know it is time to start winning, or else.
Freshly acquired goaltender Cory Schneider has barely gotten a taste of life with the Devils, but he already understands exactly what his new organization is all about.
The Devils have given Henrique the keys to their car because they know he won’t crash it. Heck, he won’t even put a dent in the Devils’ red Mercedes, and will take pride in waxing it monthly.
There will be a ton of pressure on Adam Henrique to step forward and be a key player for the Devils in 2013-14.
The New Jersey Devils have re-signed defenseman Marek Zidlicky to a one-year, $3 million contract. The Devils announced the signing of Zidlicky on Wednesday.
Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov was suspended for four games by the NHL for elbowing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head.
Travis Zajac set up two goals, and the New Jersey Devils rode another solid performance by Martin Brodeur to a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.
Johan Hedberg recorded his first shutout of the season, a 3-0 win for the Devils over the Islanders. It was Hedberg’s eighth shutout with New Jersey, breaking a tie with Chris Terreri for the second-most in club history.
I trust that Lou will find the answer, but it might take him another year.
Throw all the pressure on him and new Devils captain Bryce Salvador has broad enough shoulders to handle whatever DeBoer and the Devils ask of him.
Ilya Kovalchuk’s desire to remain in the KHL must have burned Lou Lamoriello and the Devils up.
Kovalchuk, who signed a 15-year, $100 million contract with New Jersey in 2010, played in a KHL game Tuesday. He told Russian media he was playing to stay in shape pending the end of the lockout.
Indeed, the Devils general manager has been through this before — losing a marquee player to free agency — and his team has survived.
Unrestricted free agent Bryce Salvador has signed a three-year, 9.5 million dollar contract to remain with the New Jersey Devils.