Devils Acquire Cory Schneider

The New Jersey Devils shocked the hockey world on Sunday, June 30, when they made a move to acquire Vancouver Canucks back-up goaltender Cory Schneider. Lou Lamoriello, a hockey genius in the eyes of Devils fans, pulled off the remarkable move by sending the 9th overall pick out west to Vancouver. The Canucks and Devils […]


Devils Acquire D’Agostini From St. Louis

The New Jersey Devils have acquired 26 year old Matt D'Agostini from the St. Louis Blues. In the trade, the Devils have also acquired a conditional 7th round pick; St. Louis will either receive a 4th or 5th round pick depending on whether or not D'Agostini chooses to resign with New Jersey or not. If […]

Thank You, Brian Rolston!

In an ironic twist of fate, what will quite possibly be considered as Brian Rolston’s most helpful move he ever made as a Devil will also be his last. Rolston agreed to waive his no-trade clause, resulting in a trade sending him to the New York Islanders in exchange for RW Trent Hunter. (The trade […]

Devils Bring Back Janssen

If I told you the Devils signed a player that used to wear the Devils uniform at one point in his career, would you be surprised? I didn’t think so! The Devils have signed Cam Janssen to a one year, two-way contract. At this point in time, I really have to question if the Devils […]

Devils Re-Sign Johan Hedberg to One Year Deal

The Devils have reportedly agreed to a one year deal with back-up goaltender Johan Hedberg who became a UFA at noon today. Hedberg played the 2010-2011 season with the Devils going 15-12-2 with a 2.38 GAA, .912 save percentage and 3 shutouts. We are still waiting to hear the financial terms of both this deal and […]

Devils Pick Defenseman Adam Larsson (4th Overall) in the 2011 Entry Draft

The Devils used the best draft pick they’ve had since 1991 (4th overall) to choose Swedish Defenseman Adam Larsson. If the commentators on TSN/Versus are to be believed, the Devils pulled off the steal of the draft by acquiring Larsson as the 4th overall pick. According to those same commentators, Larsson is the most NHL […]

Draft Day 2011

Today is Day 1 of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. The Devils, for the first time in what seems like forever, actually have a decent drafting position. After missing the playoffs for the first time since 1996 and subsequently winning the draft lottery, the Devils find themselves in the 4th drafting position (the highest position […]

Devils Ship Arnott To Caps for David Steckel

The Devils send Jason Arnott to the Washington Capitals for David Steckel and Washington’s 2012 2nd Round pick. Steckel is owed 1.1 million for the next 2 years, becoming a UFA on July 1, 2013. At first glance, this trade doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. For one, Arnott’s salary was coming off […]


According to Darren Dreger of The Sporting News and Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet, the NHL and the NHLPA have reached an agreement on CBA amendments, clearing the way for Ilya Kovalchuk’s 15-year, $100 million contract to be approved. Read more on the decision after the jump The league and the players’ union extended Wednesday’s deadline in […]

New Kovalchuk Contrat Submitted; Devils Awaiting League Approval

The Devils and Ilya Kovalchuk are once again at the mercy of the National Hockey League. Both sides submitted a new contract to the league this past Friday. The Devils and Kovalchuk worked extensively with the league to create the framework of a new contract, which is a 15-year, $100 million dollar contract. Kovalchuk will account […]

Mark Fraser

Devils Sign Mark Fraser to One-Year Deal

The Devils avoided arbitration with defenseman Mark Fraser, signing him to a one-year, one-way contract for $500,000. Last season, Fraser made $500,000, but had a two-way contract. Fraser wanted a one-way contract to ensure himself a spot on an NHL roster. Fraser became an important rookie on the Devils’ blue line last season. In 61 games, […]

Kovalchuk Re-Signs: Interesting Quotes From The Press Conference

Today marked a great day for Devils fans. The team officially announced the signing of Ilya Kovalchuk, locking up the left-winger for 17 years, $102 million dollars. Management, players and Kovalchuk all took center stage during the press conference today (click here for video links and here for Kovalchuk’s statement). The event was also marked with a potential […]


Kovalchuk Signs Deal, A Very LONG Deal

So Kovalchuk is here to stay and the numbers that surround his name are astounding. Obivously there will be changes made in order for the Devils to meet the NHL Salary Cap. Problem is, who goes? According to, the following players have NTC/NMC in their contract: Elias, Rolston, Arnott, Langenbrunner, Volchenkov, White, Salvador, Brodur […]

Devils Ink Kovalchuk

  Devils announce Press Conference for Tuesday announcing that Kovalchuk will return to NJ. Update (1:03 p.m.) – Gulitti referenced a report from Russian hockey writer Dmitry Chesnokov that Kovalchuk’s deal is worth more than $100 million and is spread over 17 years. There is still no conformation on whether the report is true or […]

Devils UFA Signings – July 1, 2010

This post will attempt to follow all the Devils signings today. Continue to check back regularly for updates throughout the day! Devils Re-Sign Rod Pelley The Devils re-signed UFA center Rod Pelley. Contract details will follow. Pelley played 63 games last season, tallying two goals and eight assists while playing on the fourth line. The team […]