The Undrafted New Jersey Devils PlayersWith Yoahnn Auvitu recently signed, he can become the latest undrafted free agent to be a part of the New Jersey Devils. They have been present throughout their team's history. This post looks at those players, both those who started with the Devils and those who have not.Hudson Elynuik: 2016 NHL Draft Prospect Profile
In Lou We TrustToday, we have a 6'5" bloodline player. Hudson is the youngest son of former NHL player Pat Elynuik, who had a quality career in the NHL. Will Hudson have one as well?Only One Devil, Cory Schneider, Will Go to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey
In Lou We TrustAll eight World Cup of Hockey rosters have been released today and no other New Jersey Devils have been named. Only Cory Schneider (Team USA) will go to the tournament. This news post is a reaction to that realization.Devils Sign D Yohann Auvitu to One-Year, Two-Way Entry-Level Deal
In Lou We TrustThe 26-year old defenseman joins the NHL from SM-Liiga, Finland's top professional league. Auvitu was the recipient of last year's Pekka Rautakallio Award, which is awarded to the League's Best Defenseman.French defenseman signed to entry-level deal after World Championships Devils sign defenseman Yohann Auvitu
In Lou We TrustNewark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today signed defenseman Yohann Auvitu to a one-year, entry-level contract. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero. Auvitu, 26, spent parts of the previous six s...
Devils' Jon Merrill out 4 months following shoulder surgery
Jon Merrill missed the Devils' final 10 games of 2015-16 with a shoulder injury.
"This past Monday, Jon Merrill underwent successful surgery on his right shoulder," Devils General Manager Ray Shero said in a release. "The procedure was performed at the Midtown Surgical Center in New York City by the club's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jonathan L. Glashow. His expected recovery time is approximately four months."
Merrill had his season cut short by the shoulder injury, missing the final 10 games of the season after last playing on March 19. Merrill also missed more than a month in January and February with an arm injury.
The 24-year-old defenseman played in 47 games last season.
A four-month recovery period would put Merrill's return just before the start of the regular season.
Stanley Cup Finals 2016 schedule with TV: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. San Jose Sharks, NHL Playoffs
The Pittsburgh Penguins will meet the San Jose Sharks in the best-of-seven 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Finals, beginning Monday, May 30.
The Pittsburgh Penguins, who beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday, will meet the San Jose Sharks in the best-of-seven 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Finals, beginning Monday, May 30.
Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Lightning to send the franchise to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009.
Pittsburgh will host Western Conference champion San Jose in Game 1 of the final Monday night.
Jonathan Drouin scored his fifth goal of the playoffs for the Lightning and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 37 saves, but it wasn't enough to send Tampa Bay back to the Cup Final for a second straight year.
Captain Steven Stamkos had two shots in his return from a two-month layoff while dealing with a blood clot.
Here's a look at the series schedule:
STANLEY CUP FINALS
(Best-of-seven; x-if necessary)
San Jose Sharks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Monday, May 30: at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m., NBC, CBC
Wednesday, June 1: at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m., NBCSN, CBC
Saturday, June 4: at San Jose, 8 p.m., CBC, TVAS
Monday, June 6: at San Jose, 8 p.m., CBC, TVAS
x-Thursday, June 9: at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m., NBC, CBC
x-Sunday, June 12: at San Jose, 8 p.m.
x-Wednesday, June 15: at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)