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Devils promote Hugh Weber, with Jake Reynolds new president

Sep. 19, 2019 11:50 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have promoted team president Hugh Weber and replaced him with Jake Reynolds. Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the team owners, announced the move Thursday. It takes effect immediately. Reynolds will oversee all business, revenue, strategy and operations...

Devils spoil preseason debut for new Rangers Panarin, Kakko

Sep. 19, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

Brett Seney's goal 3:55 into the third period was the game-winner as the New Jersey Devils beat the Rangers 4-3 Wednesday night, spoiling the preseason debuts for New York newcomers Artemi Panarin and Kaapo Kakko at Madison Square Garden. Nico Hischier, Mikhail Maltsev and Nikita Gusev also scored for New Jersey,...

Lightning still the team to beat in NHL's Eastern Conference

Sep. 18, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

Getting swept in the first round wasn't enough to knock the Tampa Bay Lightning off the mountaintop. After finishing 21 points ahead of everyone else during the 2018-19 regular season, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving Eastern Conference. With a stacked roster...

Hughes scores 2 in preseason debut for Devils

Sep. 16, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

Jack Hughes scored twice in his NHL preseason debut, including the winner 40 seconds into overtime to lift a New Jersey Devils split squad to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night in Newark, New Jersey. Hughes, the first overall pick in June's NHL draft, and P.K. Subban, acquired in a trade with...

Moves make clear Preds' early playoff exits not good enough

Sep. 12, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — P.K. Subban now is with the New Jersey Devils, and Matt Duchene finally is a member of the Nashville Predators. That sends as clear a message as possible that last season was not nearly good enough. "It's a message from the front office that just willing to do anything that's going...

Rangers are one of NHL's biggest mysteries going into camp

Sep. 11, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

Henrik Lundqvist wants training camp to begin with an honest conversation. The longtime face of the New York Rangers sees this as an important time to define expectations for this season after watching the team fast-track a rebuild by signing winger Artemi Panarin, trading for defensemen Jacob Trouba and Adam...

Devils re-sign center Zacha to 3-year, $6.75 million deal

Sep. 10, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

The New Jersey Devils have re-signed restricted free agent center Pavel Zacha to a three-year, $6.75 million contract. The signing on Tuesday happened days before the Devils open training camp. And it comes a day after general manager Ray Shero peppered his comments with profanities in questioning the former...

Devils GM doesn't care if Zacha considers signing with KHL

Sep. 9, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero says he is still attempting to sign center Pavel Zacha amid concerns the former first-round draft pick will play in the Kontinental Hockey League this season. Peppering his comments with profanities, Shero told The Associated Press on Monday...

Devils promote Fitzgerald, MacKinnon to senior VP positions

Sep. 7, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have promoted player personnel directors Tom Fitzgerald and Dan MacKinnon to front-office vice president positions. Fitzgerald adds the title of executive vice president to his title as assistant general manager. MacKinnon was elevated to a senior vice president's...

Jack Hughes shows smarts in Devils prospects' losing debut

Sep. 6, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie center Jack Hughes need not be too disappointed over the dud he and the New Jersey Devils produced in the No. 1 draft pick's debut in an NHL competitive setting Friday night. Overlooking the 6-4 loss to Buffalo at the Sabres' prospects tournament, Devils minor-league coach Mark...