How Devils prospects Michael McLeod, Nathan Bastian kept OHL playoff run going

Devils prospects Michael McLeod and Nathan Bastian powered their junior team into the OHL finals. Michael McLeod and Nathan Bastian won't be joining the Albany Devils for the American Hockey League playoffs anytime soon.  The Devils prospects are eligible to play with Albany once their junior seasons in the Ontario Hockey League are over...
3 hours ago

Devils See Few Options Come June

The New Jersey Devils are in a bit of a tough spot since ending the 2016-17 season in the last place for most goals in the league. In fact, it wasn’t that long ago when fans thought they might have been tanking in an effort to improve their odds of getting the first pick in the upcoming draft. Of their last 20 regular season games this year, only three were won and two were against...
Via The Hockey Writers
20 hours ago

Potential first round picks for the New Jersey Devils

With the New Jersey Devils being one of the first teams mathematically eliminated from the playoffs looking toward the draft has become a weekly ritual for most Devils’ fans. It is unlikely that the Devils will win the lottery so they will probably remain in the fifth spot. The Devils have been linked to several different players in various mock drafts, so let’s take a look...
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The New Jersey Devils and the Ilya Kovalchuk conundrum

There have been growing reports the last two weeks that Ilya Kovalchuk wants to return to the NHL after playing in Russia for the last four seasons. Kovalchuk infamously retired after the New Jersey Devils reached the Stanley Cup in 2012 at only 29-years-old. This retirement came after signing a 17-year, $102 million contract in the Summer of 2010. Now that Kovalchuk apparently...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pros and cons of Ilya Kovalchuk possibly returning to Devils or NHL

Pros and cons for the Devils surrounding a possible return of Ilya Kovalchuk to the NHL.
3 days ago

Santini a Silver Lining in Lost Season for Devils

One of the most important pieces of the attempted rebuild of the New Jersey Devils is without question defenseman Steven Santini, who just turned 22-years-old on March 7. The Devils used their second round pick (42 overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft to select the Boston College blueliner and signed him last season to play in the regular season finale less than 24 hours after his team...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Predicting the lottery: Who Devils should draft with 1st-round pick

Who the Devils should draft at each possible spot of in the NHL Draft Lottery.
6 days ago

New Devils Defenseman Yaroslav Dyblenko

The New Jersey Devils just announced they have signed Russian defenseman Yaroslav Dyblenko to a two-way, two-year deal. The native of Surgut, Russia, spent the latest two seasons with Spartak Moscow of the KHL. According to his agent Gary Greenstein during a brief interview with TASS, Dyblenko received a qualifying offer from his former team Spartak Moscow (that will retain his KHL...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

New Jersey Devils season review

The NHL regular season is officially over and the postseason has begun and one team will not be in contention for Lord Stanley. In fact, the New Jersey Devils are on the complete opposite of the spectrum. The Devils finished 28-40-14 on the season, which is good enough for last place in the Eastern Conference and tied for third to last in the league. So now starts Ray Shero and...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Devils are done, Corey Schneider and John Hynes explain why

New Jersey Devils goalie Corey Schneider and head coach John Hynes recap the team's disappointing 2016-17 season and look forward to next year.
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The moment Patrik Elias lost it as a Devils legend says goodbye

It could not have been the final lap envisioned by Patrik Elias, who, after all, skated the Stanley Cup victory lap twice within his first six seasons. But as closing acts go, Elias’ final spin on the ice during warmups preceding the Devils’ home finale loss Saturday against the Islanders wasn’t a bad way at...
Via New York Post
18 days ago

Retiring Devil Patrik Elias participates in pre-game skate

Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby fools the whole New Jersey Devils team with no-look, between-the-legs assist

Sidney Crosby is a very good hockey player. Perhaps that’s why the Pittsburgh Penguins are the reigning Stanley Cup champions and are in second place for the President’s Trophy. Thursday night, Crosby’s no-look, between-the-legs pass ended a stunning sequence that led to a Penguins goal, en route to a 7-4 win over the New Jersey Devils. That’s just not fair. And if you...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils mascot ambushes employees with elevator prank

April Fools’ Day jokes and pranks are usually pretty lame and at best get an eye roll from those who watch them. Thankfully, the New Jersey Devils and their mascot added a bit of fun on a tiresome day by scaring the heck out of their employees early in the morning.The Devils employees boarded an elevator as they would on any other normal morning. This time there was one little...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias announces retirement

Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils' all-time leading scorer Patrik Elias retires

Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/29: Free hats (Caps fans only)

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while taking up sculpting on the side.A happy birthday today to Walt Frazier, Earl Campbell, Jennifer Capriati and Maxim Lapierre. On this date in 1989 Sergei Priakin became the first Soviet player allowed to play in the NHL...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kunitz hits goaltender Keith Kinkaid in the junk

Goaltenders in the NHL wear a lot of protective equipment, but sometimes even the bulkiest of pads aren’t enough to protect the family jewels. New Jersey Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid found this out the hard way when Chris Kunitz was trying to stuff in a loose puck which was sitting between Kinkaid’s legs.Warning – Men may cringe watching this video. (Shudder)It’s actually...
Via The Comeback
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss

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