Latest Ray Shero News

Devils sign Hischier to $50.75 million, 7-year extension

Oct. 18, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

No. 1 in the 2017 NHL draft, Nico Hischier will now be with the New Jersey Devils for a number of years to come. The Devils on Friday signed Hischier to a $50.75 million, seven-year contract extension that counts $7.25 million against the salary cap through the 2026-27 season. Committing long term to Hischier is...

New Jersey Devils sign D Joe Morrow, waive him for AHL depth

Oct. 6, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed veteran defenseman Joe Morrow and waived him, hoping to send him to their AHL franchise. General manager Ray Shero says Morrow signed a one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000 at the NHL level and $250,000 at the AHL level. Shero said Morrow would be...

Culture is key in developing NHL prospects, Devils GM says

Oct. 1, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

Whether it involves New Jersey rookie center Jack Hughes or any other prospect, Devils general manager Ray Shero says the most important aspects of a prospect's development must be in place before first stepping into the locker room. Simply put, the key is culture, and how it rubs off on an impressionable...

Lee Stempniak retires after 14 NHL seasons with 10 teams

Oct. 1, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

Lee Stempniak has retired from the NHL after playing for 10 teams in 14 seasons. The 36-year-old winger announced his decision Tuesday through the players' union. He says he is "extremely grateful to have lived my dream every day throughout my career." Stempniak was a steady presence, playing in 70 games or more...

Coaching carousel: Sabres Krueger fine with being unknown

Sep. 25, 2019 3:18 AM EDT

Ralph Krueger doesn't care if you have never heard of him. Having just turned 60, the Buffalo Sabres' new coach leans on the benefit of his vast experience — in hockey, soccer, and life as a father, husband, author and motivational speaker — to have stopped worrying a long time ago about how others...

Hughes, Hall, Hischier look to lead Devils back to playoffs

Sep. 23, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If you saw what Daniel Jones did for the New York Giants, you have an idea what Jack Hughes might be able to do for the New Jersey Devils. The No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft, Hughes has been nothing short of sensational in training camp and the preseason. The 18-year-old center has...

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...