Indeed, the Devils general manager has been through this before — losing a marquee player to free agency — and his team has survived.
Zach Parise’s decision to join his home state Minnesota Wild came as a blow to Devils fans, but it’s truly where he belongs.
While Minnesota celebrated the signing of Zach Parise on Wednesday, the Devils were left with a big hole to fill.
Based on the fact that he was rockin’ a Brooklyn Nets hat in the Allstate Studio this morning, Boomer accused Craig of being the first Knicks’ fan to jump ship and pledge allegiance to the Nets.
The Minnesota Wild are the big winners of NHL free agency as they’ve signed Zach Parise and Ryan Suter on the Fourth of July.
Fresh off his new deal with New Jersey, legendary goalie Martin Brodeur didn’t mince words Tuesday about locking up captain Zach Parise.
New Jersey is hoping to keep Parise, who became a free agent Sunday when he didn’t re-sign with the Devils.
After just one day of the NHL’s annual spending spree, the natural impulse for Islanders fans is to roll their eyes and mutter to their friends that, as usual, there’s nothing to see here. Well, they’d be wrong.
Martin Brodeur loves the game and he has had a wondrous career with the New Jersey that will end up with him ranked with the best goalies in the history of the game. But if the Devils can’t re-sign Zach Parise, Brodeur may not be so thrilled with his decision.
Zach Parise is expected to announce his next team on Monday. Sean Hartnett breaks down the cases for each team in the ‘Parise sweepstakes.’
The Rangers are at a critical point at the start of free agency. If they do nothing and stick with their roster as currently constituted, they figure to have another solid year that will get them to the second or third round of the playoffs.
Martin Brodeur’s off-season has taken a strange twist as he’s hired agent Pat Brisson and is ready to test free agent waters.
The Islanders have had a cap floor budget for almost a year now. WFAN’s B.D. Gallof has learned that the bridles of that budget might be less restrictive for some free agency targets.
Stephane Matteau’s son will soon play for the Devils. He appears to be the kind of prospect that will have a chance to advance up the ranks quickly.
The Rangers are still looking for firepower as the offseason gets underway in earnest.They did not address that need with their first-round selection in the 2012 NHL draft.