The Devils’ Sports Page – September 17, 2010

Here in time to get you through the first real day of Devils’ training camp, The Devils’ Sports Page, bringing you Devils news from around the web into one location. Check it out! Knee sprain idles Devils’ Nick Palmieri; Vladimir Zharkov hurt in scrimmage (Rich Chere/The Star-Ledger) As Devils training camp sets to open, Ilya […]

The Devils’ Sports Page – September 16, 2010

As we continue toward the opening of training camp (veterans report tomorrow!) and the eventual 2010-2011 season, Running With The Devils will once again begin The Devils’ Sports Page. This will be your one-stop shop for all Devils-related links around the web. So, without further adieu, here is today’s Devils’ Sports Page Will Devils teammates […]

League Expects No Appeal From Devils

The Devils won’t be filing a grievance for the latest decision against the organization. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said the decision between the league and the Devils over Ilya Kovalchuk’s rejected 17-year, $102 million deal is closed and will not be appealed. “My understanding is the matter is closed both from the league’s standpoint and the Devils’ […]

BREAKING NEWS – Devils Lose $3 Million, Draft Picks in NHL Ruling

The NHL made its ruling on the first rejected Ilya Kovalchuk decision today, fining the New Jersey Devils $3 million dollars and forcing them to give up two draft picks for attempting to circumvent the salary cap. After agreeing to pass the second Kovalchuk contract, the league had until Friday to decide whether or not […]

Rookies Report To Camp

Are you ready for some meaningful hockey news?  The John Maclean era will officially get underway as the rookies report to camp this morning and the veterns will join them on Friday. Of the rookies that are going to be in camp, who do you home to see get invites to remain with the team […]

Devils Face Potentially Harsh Penalties In Grievance Case

With the NHLPA officially filing a grievance today against the NHL on behalf of Ilya Kovalchuk, the league and players’ union will now battle out whether the 17-year, $102 million dollar contract is legitimate. If the NHLPA wins, the Devils get their player. But if the arbitrator rules in favor of the NHL, the Devils could face […]

Source: Lamoriello Knew Kovalchuk Contract Would Be Rejected

According to multiple reports, Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello knew the contract of Ilya Kovalchuk would be rejected before yesterday’s press conference. The Devils were apparently notified Monday night, but felt comfortable going ahead with the press conference. Lamoriello did not respond to the report, but believed the NHL was wrong for rejecting the contract. “We […]

BREAKING NEWS: NHL Rejects Kovalchuk’s Contract

The NHL has rejected Ilya Kovalchuk’s 17-year, $102 million contract with the New Jersey Devils on the grounds that it circumvents the NHL’s salary cap. Stayed tuned because this saga is going to get very interesting now. AJ and I will certainly keep you updated right here… Update 10:28PM – It is believed the NHL rejected  the deal […]

A Few Things Happening With The Devils Today

It’s been a little quiet around here, mostly because the league seems to be waiting on Kovalchuk to make a decision. The Devils have prospects playing this week and Volchenkov made an appearence this morning so it give us something to talk about!! Kovalchuk Still Out There Two weeks ago the free agents took to […]

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A Word On The Devils’ Free Agent Plans

At noon tomorrow, the NHL will engage in their own “silly season.” By now, you’ve already been inundated with coverage of the NBA free-agency pool. While the NHL can’t boast the star power, the excitement and anticipation still hangs in the air for every single team. It’s through free agency that several teams will try […]

Devils Tap Adam Oates As Assistant Coach

The Devils completed their coaching staff today, naming former Lighting assistant Adam Oates to the same position with the organization. Oates will fall under the role of “offensive assistant” that new coach John MacLean spoke about during his introductory press conference. With the Lightning, Oates helped improve the power play, something the Devils desperately need to […]

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Evaluating The Devils Draft – Scott Wedgewood and Maxime Clermont

It’s been over two days since the Devils selected five players in the 2010 NHL Entry-Level draft. With no first round pick in the mix, it’s doubtful that we’ll see any of the 2010 draftees in Newark this season (except for prospect camp, which begins July 11). Many of the prospects are young, and they […]

Recapping The Devils’ 2010 NHL Draft Picks

Without a first round pick in this year’s draft, the Devils didn’t begin their draft until today. With six picks today, the team drafted two goaltenders and addressed some other holes within the organization. Here’s a recap on the Devils six picks from the 2010 NHL draft. Second Round (38th Overall) – D Jon Merrill […]

Devils Release 2010-2011 Schedule

Today was a mid-year Christmas for most NHL fans. All 30 NHL teams released their schedules today, giving fans the opportunity to salivate over potential matchups and plan out what night they’re going to see their team. The Devils will open their season October 8 at home against the Dallas Stars. It’s a bit of […]

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Tidbits from MacLean’s Press Conference

Here are some stories from today’s press conference: Parise Excited To Play For MacLean Add Zach Parise to the list of players excited to be playing for new head coach John MacLean. “I’m really looking forward to it,” Parise said to Tom Gulliti. “Hopefully, he’ll bring some new ideas, something fresh for all of us, because we […]