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Is There a Simple Solution for New Jersey?

#176552772 / New Jersey Devils’ General Manager Lou Lamoriello stated this past week that it is not the amount of goals scored that he places value on, but rather just that the Devils score more than their opponents, a valid belief from the longest tenured GM in the National Hockey League. However, the Devils are beginning the 2014-2015 season trying to crack a...
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Merrill practicing, Gomez to get another look in New Jersey

There’s good news on the injury front for the New Jersey Devils as defenseman Jon Merrill returned to practicing with his teammates Sunday. Merrill, who has been out since Sept. 19 after colliding with teammate Ruslan Fedotenko, had been skating on his own according to GM Lou Lamoriello. “He’s cleared. We’ve been over-protective,” Lamoriello told the Star-Ledger. Merrill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Merrill day-to-day with ‘wind taken out of him’ after head hit

New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello said Jon Merrill is both “fine” and “day-to-day” after he was helped off the ice on Friday and didn’t practice Saturday, per the Bergen Record. Lamoriello previously described Ryane Clowe as “fine” last season, but it turned out the forward had a concussion. Clowe recently received medical clearance to participate in training camp...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils News: New Contract For Gelinas A Priority

The New Jersey Devils have been a busy bunch, signing or re-signing nine players since the end of August. But, the Devils have yet to sign Eric Gelinas to a new deal. #484232887 / gettyimages.comTom Gulitti of The Record reports that Devils GM Lou Lamoriello wants to see this situation resolved as soon as possible, claiming "I think it's in everybody's best interest...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Under the Microscope: New Jersey’s Three Players to Watch

The foundation was already set, so why blow up the entire creation? Devils’ GM Lou Lamoriello believes just that and it shows with his moves since the beginning of last season. After finishing only five points out of a playoff spot last year, the Devils now find themselves with familiar names and some new faces going into the 2014-2015 regular season. Lamoriello and head coach...
Via TopSportsReport
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello Not A Fan Of The UFA Open-Talk Period

from Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger, "It was a distraction, to be perfectly honest," Lamoriello said Saturday. "It distracted everything you had to do." Lamoriello said he wasn't surprised that there were fewer trades than expected. "If there was anything that was going to happen, it was going to happen right away," he said. "This...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils' Lou Lamoriello says team is still deciding whether to use compliance buyout

Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said Tuesday that the team is still considering whether to use a compliance buyout by the June 30 deadline to shed one contract from its books. Each NHL team was given a chance to buy out two contracts without incurring a penalty in 2013 and 2014, paying a player a portion of his contract while removing his salary cap hit. The Devils used a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils trade deadline recap

New Jersey Devils trade deadline recapIt was not the trade deadline that many New Jersey Devils fans had hoped for, but it was a typical deadline day for General Manager Lou Lamoriello. The Devils did not acquire the top tier scoring forward that they needed to bolster their offense, but they did make a deal that provides depth to the team’s group of forwards.  They traded with...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New owners of the New Jersey Devils praise Lou Lamoriello’s ‘special sauce’

Lou Lamoriello is the New Jersey Devils. The team’s CEO, president, and general manager has been running the show in Newark since 1987. During his remarkably long and successful run, the Devils have missed the playoffs only four times and have three Stanley Cup championships. Outside of Martin Brodeur and maybe in a humorous nod, […]The post New owners of the New Jersey Devils...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Proud GM Lamoriello lauds Devils after Round 2 win

A day after making the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2003, New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello was in a good mood. The long-time executive of a team that boasts 10 division titles and four conference championships was proud of his team and staff Wednesday, very proud. After missing the playoffs a year ago for the first time since 1996, New Jersey...
Via Fox Sports
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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