Latest New Jersey Devils News

P.K. Subban announces retirement after 13 NHL seasons

Sep. 20, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

Defenseman P.K. Subban announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday following 13 seasons playing for the Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators and New Jersey Devils. The 33-year-old former Norris Trophy winner shared the news on social media. Subban, who is from...

Devils avoid arbitration with Wood with 1-year, $3.2M deal

Aug. 04, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration with Miles Wood, agreeing to a one-year, $3.2 million deal with the forward. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Thursday night, two days before the two sides were scheduled to go to arbitration. Wood...

Devils avoid arbitration, sign Bratt to 1-year, $5.4M deal

Aug. 03, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils avoided arbitration with Jesper Bratt, signing the up-and-coming Swedish forward to a one-year, $5.45 million contract. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Wednesday before the two sides were scheduled to go to arbitration....

Devils sign D Jonas Siegenthaler for 5 years, $17 million

Jul. 26, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to a five-year, $17 million contract extension starting next season. General Manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing on Tuesday, saying the Swiss defenseman would make an annual average of $3.4...

NHL takes big strides on women in hockey ops executive roles

Jul. 20, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

Kate Madigan blushed and she could not keep herself from smiling. When it was time at New Jersey Devils development camp for her to introduce herself with her title, Madigan got the chance to say she was assistant general manager. She is just the sixth woman in the history of the...

Devils, goalie Vitek Vanecek agree to $10.2M, 3-year deal

Jul. 19, 2022 14:23 PM EDT

The New Jersey Devils acquired Vitek Vanecek so he would compete for the starting goaltender job. Now they're paying him in line with those expectations. Vanecek and the team agreed to terms Tuesday on a $10.2 million, three-year contract that counts $3.4 million...

Penguins revamp defense, acquire Jeff Petry and Ty Smith

Jul. 16, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired defenseman Jeff Petry and forward Ryan Poehling from the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and a fourth-round pick in 2023. The Penguins also dealt defenseman John Marino to the New Jersey...

NHL free agency: Devils sign Palat, Capitals add Strome

Jul. 14, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

A day after the New Jersey Devils missed out on the top prize in NHL free agency, they landed two-time Stanley Cup champion Ondrej Palat on Thursday. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, continued their busy offseason by signing former Chicago Blackhawks forward Dylan Strome. ...

Goalie carousel continues spinning on Day 2 of NHL draft

Jul. 08, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — When Brian MacLellan declared his intention to change up the Washington Capitals' goaltending situation, the seasoned general manager knew he was joining a crowded market given how many teams already had the same need. It didn’t matter. He made a move anyway to...

Slafkovsky, Nemec lead new Slovak hockey golden generation

Jul. 08, 2022 14:30 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Juraj Slafkovsky embraced Simon Nemec and hugged Filip Mesar so tightly he picked his countryman up off the ground. They had just made history as three players from Slovakia being selected in the first round of the NHL draft, and Slafkovsky and Nemec becoming the...