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June 30, 2013
Hockey: New Jersey local hockey represents at 2013 NHL Draft
Rockets' Adam Erne selected by Tampa Bay Lightning; CBA's Clifton goes to Phoenix Coyotes Watch video Adam Erne had a little more than a cup of coffee during his month-and-a-half stint with the New Jersey Rockets junior team. That was more than...
NHL draft 2013: Devils take Anthony Brodeur in seventh round
Martin Brodeur's son is 208th overall pick after trade with Kings The call came from Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello late in the sixth round of today's NHL entry draft at Prudential Center. Although the Devils did not have a pick in the seventh and final...
NHL draft 2013: Martin Brodeur still Devils' No. 1; buyout for Johan Hedberg?
Dainius Zubrus multi-year contract extension could be announced today Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello said he hasn’t decided yet how the acquisition of goalie Cory Schneider in a trade with the Vancouver Canucks will impact Johan Hedberg. It is likely the...
Hockey: Christian Brothers' Connor Clifton bound for Phoenix Coyotes
Former CBA and US NTDP defenseman heading to the desert Connor Clifton broke in with Christian Brothers Academy of Lincroft, played for the New Jersey Hitmen and New Jersey Titans junior teams and even earned Second Team All-Non-Public honors by The Star-Ledger in...
NHL draft 2013: Devils pick defenseman Steven Santini with 42nd pick in second round
From Mahopec, N.Y. The Devils traded the 39th overall pick in the NHL entry draft to the Phoenix Coyotes for the 42nd and 73rd selections. They used the 42nd pick to take defenseman Steven Santini from the under-18 USHL developmental program. Santini, who is 6-1, 208...
NHL draft 2013: Newest Devils goalie Cory Schneider learned of trade on TV
Anxious to play alongside Martin Brodeur New Devils goalie Cory Schneider, acquired today in a trade with the Vancouver Canucks for the ninth overall pick in the NHL entry draft, knows Martin Brodeur will be a tough act to follow in New Jersey. For now, Schneider is...
NHL draft 2013: Devils trade first-round pick to Canucks for goalie Corey Schneider
Looks to be Martin Brodeur's successor The Devils acquired a successor for goalie Martin Brodeur today when they traded the ninth overall pick in the NHL entry draft to the Vancouver Canucks for 27-year-old Corey Schneider. Schneider was 17-9-4 for the Canucks...
Hockey: NJ Rockets' Adam Erne bound for Tampa Bay Lightning
Connecticut native and Rockets' junior headed to Tampa Bay Adam Erne has had many stops along the way, one of which was a month-and-a-half long stint with the N.J. Rockets junior team under coach Bob Thornton. Adam Erne For Erne, who skated at The Prudential Center...
NHL draft 2013: Devils have ninth overall pick at Prudential Center
Colorado Avalanche with first selection The 2013 NHL entry draft has begun at Prudential Center in Newark. Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek welcomed everyone to the event. Then, there were boos as Gov. Chris Christie delivered a video message. Commissioner Gary Bettman...
Hockey: Quick hits from the 2013 NHL Draft - LIVE BLOG
All the action featuring our local athletes here in the Garden State Here we are live at the 2013 National Hockey League entry draft, a first for the New Jersey Devils which play host to the event for the first time in franchise history this afternoon in Newark. The...
NHL draft 2013: Devils' Martin Brodeur worried about team finances and free agency
Outside players might not want to come to New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur said he is concerned that owner Jeff Vanderbeek’s financial problems and the instability of the franchise will have a nagative impact on trying to bring in outside free...
NHL Draft 2013: Devils looking for a pick who will make immediate impact
The Devils didn't make the playoffs, and have holes to fill, like, they never did replace Zach Parise The days in which the Devils would draft a player with the intention of seeing him in the NHL three or four years down the road are long gone. When the entry...
Politi: Seth Jones, top NHL Draft prospect, is an inspiration to Newark's young hockey players
With two black players likely to be selected in the top 10 picks of the NHL Draft today in Newark, they will serve as role models for kids in the Hockey in Newark program Watch video Alicia Gibson heard the disbelief in the voices of other moms, and...
Hockey: NJ hopefuls in line to be selected at 2013 NHL Draft
11 athletes from New Jersey have been drafted by NHL clubs over the last seven years Bobby Sanguinetti remembers it like it was yesterday: “With the 21st pick in the 2006 NHL draft, the New York Rangers select, from Owen Sound of the Ontario Hockey...
June 29, 2013
Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek may sell team
Vanderbeek in talks to sell controlling interest to investment group led by attorney Andrew Barroway. New Jersey Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek is in talks with an investment group led by attorney Andrew Barroway to obtain a significant influx of capital and possibly...
Devils have qualified Adam Henrique, Harri Pesonen among restricted free agents
GM Lou Lamoriello says team is open to trading up or down in entry draft The Devils have retained negotiating rights by sending qualifying offers to restricted free agents Adam Henrique, Harri Pesonen, Mike Sislo and Jacob Josefson. General manager Lou Lamoriello said...
Report: NJ Devils may be sold to attorney Andrew Barroway
In a memorandum dated June 27, 2013, the Players Association tells its members that attorney Andrew Barraway has loaned the hockey team $30 million to help with serious cash-flow issues and may buy it. A reporter obtained a memo suggesting the New Jersey...
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur will be on EA Sports NHL 14 cover
He's first goaltender on game cover since John Vanbiesbrouck in 1997 Devils goalie Martin Brodeur will be the cover boy for EA Sports NHL 14. The 41-year-old goalie was selected by fans in a vote. He defeated Columbus Blue Jackets goalie and Vezina Trophy...
NHL Draft 2013: Lou Lamoriello cares about the pick, not the place
Devils will forfeit their first round pick next year after choosing to keep this year's pick because they are selecting No. 9 overall Lou Lamoriello was asked why he decided to hold onto the Devils’ first-round pick in this year’s NHL entry draft rather...
June 28, 2013
Devils clearly interested in Medicine Hat center Hunter Shinkaruk
Portland defenseman Seth Jones not worried about possibly going second in entry draft There are some scouts who think Hunter Shinkaruk is as exciting to watch as Ilya Kovalchuk and has the goal-scoring ability of Zach Parise, while others suggest he plays defense like...
June 27, 2013
Former Devils goalie Sean Burke excited about draft for son Brendan
Will Devils are Coyotes pick 13th-ranked North American goalie? Sean Burke was the goaltender who started the Devils’ run of playoff success 25 years ago, ultimately paving an early path towards the franchise’s three Stanley Cups. So he is excited about...
Devils have ties to at least three top NHL entry draft prospects
Brendan Burke and Adam Tambellini are sons of former Devils players At least three prospects for the upcoming NHL entry draft have ties to the Devils. Brendan Burke, the 13th-ranked North American goalie, is the son of former Devils goaltender Sean Burke. The Devils...
Cake Boss will present 'special surprise' during NHL Draft at Prudential Center: What should it be?
Tell us what you think the Cake Boss is cooking up for Sunday's event at the Devils' home. The NHL Draft, taking place at the Prudential Center this Sunday, is going to be sweet. According to NHL Network Radio's Steve Lepore, Buddy Valastro, the "Cake Boss"...
June 26, 2013
Devils pick 9th as NHL releases complete order of Sunday's entry draft
They also have 39th, 100th and 160th selections The NHL confirmed today that the Devils will have four picks in Sunday's entry draft at Prudential Center. The Devils will not have selections in the third round (traded to Minnesota for Marek Zidlicky), fifth round...
June 25, 2013
Devils make qualifying offer to potential restricted free agent Jacob Josefson
Center had one goal in 22 NHL games last season The Devils have sent center Jacob Josefson a qualifying offer, which means they will retain negotiating rights to the potential restricted free agent. Had the Devils not made a qualifying offer to Josefson by the July 2...
Devils pre-draft chat with Rich Chere: Wednesday at noon
Talk draft and other off-season issues with the Devils beat writer Meet live with Star-Ledger Devils beat writer Rich Chere and get the off-season picture into focus a few days before the draft. With three key unrestricted free-agent situations still pending (Patrik...
June 24, 2013
Chicago Blackhawks win 2013 Stanley Cup, stun Bruins with two goals in 17 seconds
Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks won the Conn Smythe Trophy as Chicago wins second Cup in four seasons BOSTON — Bryan Bickell and Dave Bolland scored 17 seconds apart in the final 1:16 of the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup for the...
Former Devils Viacheslav Fetisov, Alexei Kasatonov in Brooklyn hockey event
Valeri Kamensky, Pavel Bure will also be involved in Battles On Ice Former Devils defensemen Viacheslav Fetisov and Alexei Kasatonov will be among those players participating in the third annual Battles On Ice beginning tomorrow in Brooklyn, N.Y. New York, Boston...
Devils' drafts: The good (Patrik Elias) and the bad (Neil Brady)
First round pick doesn't make or break a draft Few events on the hockey calendar are filled with the optimism surrounding the NHL entry draft, which will be hosted by the Devils Sunday afternoon at Prudential Center. It is a day in which the fortunes of...
June 23, 2013
Devils first-ever draft pick, Rocky Trottier, was a 'can't miss' who missed
The younger brother of Hall of Famer Bryan Trottier, Rocky played just 38 NHL games, all with the Devils The hockey team, which John McMullen had purchased 13 days before, did not yet have a name. It would be another three weeks before they were called the Devils...
June 22, 2013
Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Blackhawks defeat Bruins to take 3-2 series lead
Patrick Kane scores two goals to give Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 victory CHICAGO — Patrick Kane scored two goals, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 to take a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday night. Dave Bolland added an empty...
June 20, 2013
Should the Devils sign Danny Briere after he's bought out by Flyers?
Weigh in and tell us if you think the Devils should pursue the veteran center. Danny Briere's days with the Flyers are officially coming to an end. According to the Associated Press, Briere will have the final two years of his contract bought out by Philadelphia. That...
Devils not contemplating any amnesty buyouts this summer
It appears they'll keep Anton Volchenkov It appears increasingly likely that the Devils will not buy out the contracts of any of their players this summer. General manager Lou Lamoriello told The Star-Ledger he is not contemplating using either of the team's two...
Stanley Cup Finals 2013: Blackhawks beat Bruins, 6-5, in OT to even series
Brent Seabrook scores 9:51 into overtime to tie series, 2-2 BOSTON — The Chicago Blackhawks kept taking the lead until there were no more chances for Boston to come back and tie it. Brent Seabrook’s slap shot beat Tuukka Rask with 9:51 gone in overtime...
June 19, 2013
Devils fans: Enter to win behind-the-scenes tickets to NHL Draft at Prudential Center is giving away two pairs of two VIP tickets to the June 30 draft at Prudential Center in Newark The NHL Draft is coming to New Jersey, and you can win VIP tickets by entering our sweepstakes. is giving away two pairs of two VIP tickets to the June 30...
Devils sign Mattias Tedenby to one-year, $600,000 contract
Forward endured severe skate cut to face last season The Devils have signed Swedish winger Mattias Tedenby to a one-year, contract for $600,000. It is a one-way deal. Tedenby spent most of last season at Albany (AHL), where he suffered a severe skate cut to his face...
June 18, 2013
Anthony Brodeur, son of Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, to play for Gatineau Olympiques
18-year-old goalie excelled at Shattuck-St. Mary's Prep school Anthony Brodeur, the eldest son of Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, revealed today that he will play for the Gatineau Olympiques in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League next season. Brodeur, 18, posted...
VIDEO: Gov. Christie reveals sports allegiances: he roots for Knicks, Mets, Rangers...and Dallas Cowboys
The governor was asked by a student about who he roots for. Check out the video to hear his response. If you thought Governor Chris Christie simply rooted for all things New Jersey, you'd be wrong. While visiting Samsel Upper Elementary School, Christie was asked...
June 17, 2013
Stanley Cup Finals: Tuukka Rask's third shutout leads Bruins to 2-0 win in Game 3
Daniel Paille and Patrice Bergeron scored in the second period and Boston took a 2-1 series lead BOSTON — Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday night and got enough help from the Bruins’ offense to do it...
June 16, 2013
Stanley Cup Finals: Daniel Paille scores in OT to lift Bruins over Blackhawks in Game 2
Bruins even series 1-1 heading into Game 3 in Boston Monday CHICAGO — Daniel Paille scored in overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1, Saturday night to tie the Stanley Cup Finals at one game apiece. The Blackhawks failed to clear the...
June 14, 2013
Devils players, management mostly overlooked in NHL awards voting
Travis Zajac, Adam Henrique, Ilya Kovalchuk well behind in Lady Byng, Selke The Devils' disappointing 2012-13 season, in which they missed the playoffs, was reflected in the voting for NHL awards. Neither general manager Lou Lamoriello nor coach Pete DeBoer received a...

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