The New Jersey Devils' season began with great expectations with the return of an injured MVP, a trade for a Norris Trophy-winning defenseman and the addition of a second No. 1 overall draft pick...
The New Jersey Devils' season came to an end on Tuesday after the NHL abandoned the rest of the regular season and announced plans to head straight into the playoffs with 24 teams.
The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Tom Fitzgerald of the New Jersey Devils in a strange situation.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are starting to play their best hockey of the season and it cost the Tampa Bay Lightning their franchise-record tying 10-game winning streak.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Louis Domingue stopped 26 shots against his former team and the New Jersey Devils beat Tampa Bay 3-1 on Sunday night, ending the Lightning's franchise record-tying 10-game...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ray Shero has been fired as the New Jersey Devils' general manager after a four-plus year tenure that saw the three-time Stanley Cup champions make the playoffs only...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Trading Taylor Hall to the Arizona Coyotes roughly 18 months after the forward won the NHL MVP award for leading the Devils back to the playoffs was a simple hockey decision...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — John Hynes paid the price for the New Jersey Devils failing to deliver on the high expectations created by having three No. 1 overall draft picks in the lineup.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed veteran defenseman Joe Morrow and waived him, hoping to send him to their AHL franchise.
Whether it involves New Jersey rookie center Jack Hughes or any other prospect, Devils general manager Ray Shero says the most important aspects of a prospect's development must be in place before...
Lee Stempniak has retired from the NHL after playing for 10 teams in 14 seasons.
The 36-year-old winger announced his decision Tuesday through the players' union. He says he is "extremely...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If you saw what Daniel Jones did for the New York Giants, you have an idea what Jack Hughes might be able to do for the New Jersey Devils.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have promoted team president Hugh Weber and replaced him with Jake Reynolds.
Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the team owners, announced the...
The New Jersey Devils have re-signed restricted free agent center Pavel Zacha to a three-year, $6.75 million contract.
The signing on Tuesday happened days before the Devils open training...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero says he is still attempting to sign center Pavel Zacha amid concerns the former first-round draft pick will play in the Kontinental...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have promoted player personnel directors Tom Fitzgerald and Dan MacKinnon to front-office vice president positions.
When NHL officials approached the Philadelphia Flyers about appearing on their latest behind-the-scenes show, they faced almost no resistance.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed defenseman Will Butcher to a three-year, $11.2 million contract.
General manager Ray Shero announced Wednesday the 24-year-old...
After the New Jersey Devils acquired P.K. Subban, Taylor Hall texted Ray Shero a green checkmark.
"Like, 'Check that box off,'" Shero said. "I guess that's good."
The New York Rangers' rebuild got a big boost with the additions of forwards Artemi Panarin and Kaapo Kakko. The New Jersey Devils drafted Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick and traded for P.K....
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Devils introduced No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes to New Jersey on Tuesday — even though he is already sharing the spotlight.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The revamp of the New Jersey Devils now includes one of the top defensemen in the NHL to go along with No. 1 overall draft pick Jack Hughes.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero doesn't mind keeping everyone waiting one more day before revealing whether he will select one of the two top...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed Swedish forward Jesper Boqvist to a three-year, entry-level contract.
General manager Ray Shero on Monday announced the signing of the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forwards Fabian Zetterlund and Mikhail Maltsev to three-year, entry-level contracts.
General manager Ray Shero announced the signings...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed goaltender Gilles Senn to a two-year, entry-level contract.
General manager Ray Shero announced the signing of the fifth-round pick in...
TORONTO (AP) — Devils general manager Ray Shero has made it clear his team needs to accumulate more talent.
The luck of the draw helped New Jersey take a huge step in that direction...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have given executive vice president/general manager Ray Shero a new multi-year contract despite a disappointing season that saw the team finish with the...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — NHL MVP Taylor Hall of the New Jersey Devils had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, but it's unclear if the left wing will play again this season.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils cleared the way for goaltending prospect Mackenzie Blackwood to rejoin the team by trading goaltender Keith Kinkaid to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey coach John Hynes received a multiyear contract extension, a reward for making the playoffs last season for the first time since the Devils reached the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals.
The team announced the deal Thursday, saying Hynes' leadership was instrumental in building a culture and system for the development of the players. Contract terms were not immediately available.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Getting to the playoffs isn't going to be good enough for the New Jersey Devils this season. The goals are now higher.
Coming off their worst season in nearly 30 years, the Devils shocked the NHL last year by returning to the postseason for the first time since 2011-12.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Miles Wood to a four-year, $11 million contract.
General manager Ray Shero announced the signing Saturday. Wood will earn $2.5 million annually in the first three years of the contract and $3.5 millon in 2021-22.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed first-round draft pick Ty Smith to a three-year, entry-level contract.
General manager Ray Shero announced the signing Monday of the defenseman who was the 17th overall pick in the recent draft.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed defenseman Steven Santini to a three-year, $4.25 million contract.
General manager Ray Shero said Tuesday that Santini will earn $1.1 million this season, $1.5 million the next and $1.65 million in 2020-21.
Santini split last season between New Jersey and Binghamton of the AHL. He had two goals and eight assists in 36 games in New Jersey. The Devils were 21-8-7 with him in the lineup.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Kevin Rooney to a two-year contract.
General Manager Ray Shero announced the contract Monday. He says the first year will be a two-way deal in which Rooney will earn $700,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level, with $70,000 guaranteed. The second year is worth $700,000 at the NHL level.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have chosen Mark Dennehy as the coach of their top minor league affiliate.
Devils general manager Ray Shero said Wednesday that Dennehy will take over the job with the Binghamton Devils. The former Merrimack coach had accepted a position this summer in Wheeling (ECHL) as its head coach and director of hockey operations.
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Wheeling officials gave the Devils permission to speak with the 50-year-old Dennehy.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed backup goaltender Eddie Lack to a one-year, $650,000 contract.
General manager Ray Shero announced the contract Saturday for Lack, who has played in 144 NHL games for four teams.
The 30-year-old Lack was acquired by New Jersey from Calgary in December 2017 for defenseman Dalton Prout.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have hired former Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher as a senior adviser for management and hockey operations.
Devils executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero says Fletcher will help him and assist in hockey operations, including scouting. Fletcher previously worked under Shero for three years as assistant general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2006-2009. The team won the Stanley Cup in 2009.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed Russian defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year, entry-level contract.
General manager Ray Shero announced the move Monday.
Yakovlev has spent the past six seasons in the KHL with SKA St. Petersburg and Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. He had five goals and four assists in 35 games this past season with St. Petersburg.
Sidney Crosby saw Jakub Voracek's glove on the ice and wasn't going to let his opponent pick it up easily.
Crosby pushed the glove away with his stick and reignited a melee in a good, old-fashioned Pittsburgh-Philadelphia playoff game that featured three fights, way more scrums and 158 penalty minutes. When Crosby was asked afterward why he did it, the Penguins captain responded: "I don't like them. I don't like any guy on their team."
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The worst season in nearly three decades is just a recent memory, and so is the five-year drought.
The New Jersey Devils are back in the playoffs, and again in the hunt for the Stanley Cup. It's like old times.
The Devils completed a remarkable comeback season by beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Thursday night to clinch their first postseason berth since making it to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2012.
Taylor Hall had just scored two more goals in another big New Jersey Devils victory when his general manager asked him a simple question.
"I said, 'Taylor, what'd you get tonight?'" Ray Shero recalled. "He goes, 'We got two points is what we got.' He had a smile on his face. And I knew he was not going to say two goals. I knew it. We got two points."
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Bill Zito has been selected as the general manager for the United States men's national hockey team.
Zito is assistant general manager for the Columbus Blue Jackets. USA Hockey announced the appointment Friday, a little over a month before the world hockey championships
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Brett Seney to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Devils general manager Ray Shero announced Friday that the contract will begin with the 2018-19 season.
Seney was taken in the sixth round of the 2015 NHL draft. He will sign an AHL amateur tryout agreement on Saturday and report to Binghamton.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Vernon Fiddler is retiring from the NHL after playing 877 games over 14 seasons in the league with four different teams.
Fiddler announced his decision Wednesday in a story for The Players Tribune .
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Being an unrestricted free agent without arbitration rights, defenseman Damon Severson was hoping to get contract from the New Jersey Devils that would carry him over for a couple of years.
The Devils instead gave the 23-year-old Severson a vote of confidence, signing him to a six-year, $25 million contract that will keep him with the team through the 2022-23 season.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed veteran winger Drew Stafford to a one-year deal worth $800,000.
General manager Ray Shero announced the contract Friday, less than a month before the start of training camp.
Stafford, 31, had eight goals and 13 assists last season with Winnipeg and Boston. The Jets traded him to the Bruins at the deadline and had two goals in six playoff games.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Devils have re-signed Stefan Noesen and four other forwards who spent most of last season with New Jersey's top minor-league franchise in Albany, New York.
General manager Ray Shero announced the signings of Noesen, Blake Coleman, Blake Pietila, Kevin Rooney and Ben Thomson on Wednesday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Mirco Mueller, forward Joseph Blandisi and goaltender Scott Wedgewood.
Mueller got a two-year deal worth an average of $850,000 a season, Blandisi a two-year, two-way deal worth an average of $680,000 in the NHL, and Wedgewood a one-year, two-way deal worth $650,000 in the NHL. General manager Ray Shero announced the contracts Tuesday.