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Capitals' Sprong has goal, assist in 4-1 win over Devils

Oct. 21, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Washington Capitals had the New Jersey Devils' number last season, winning all eight games. Nothing seemingly has changed this season. Daniel Sprong set up the Capitals' first goal and scored on a second-period breakaway in one-sided 4-1 victory...

Devils' Jack Hughes has dislocated left shoulder, no surgery

Oct. 21, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes, the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL draft, has a dislocated left shoulder and will be sidelined indefinitely. The Devils placed Hughes on injured reserve Thursday. They said he won’t need surgery at this time and he...

Devils deal Kraken 4-2 loss ahead of Seattle's home opener

Oct. 19, 2021 23:10 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rookie Dawson Mercer and Damon Severson scored first-period goals and Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 win over the expansion Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night. The Devils won their second straight to start the...

Hughes scores 2, lifts Devils past Blackhawks in OT

Oct. 15, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only did defenseman Dougie Hamilton pay instant dividends for the New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes had a game worthy of a No. 1 overall pick. Hughes scored his second goal of the game less than a minute into overtime, the high-priced Hamilton...

Devils sign Frederik Gauthier to 2-way contract after tryout

Oct. 08, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

NEWARK. N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils signed forward Frederik Gauthier to a two-way contract Friday after he attended training camp on a tryout agreement. The Devils said Gauthier would earn $800,000 at the NHL level and $175,000 at the AHL level. General manager...

Islanders-Devils preseason game canceled due to power outage

Oct. 07, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils' preseason game against the New York Islanders was canceled Thursday night due to a power outage in part of Prudential Center. The lights in one area of the arena went out before the start of the game and could not be restored....

Offseason deals and signings raise expectations for Devils

Sep. 28, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils coach Lindy Ruff doesn't like it when a question starts with the phrase: “You've been around hockey a long time...” It's the equivalent of saying: “Hey, you're old.” At the same time, the 61-year-old...

Travis Zajac signs 1-day deal to retire a New Jersey Devil

Sep. 20, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Longtime New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac has retired. Zajac signed a one-day contract with the Devils on Monday so he could retire as a member of the organization where he spent all but 27 games of his 15-year career. The...

Jimmy Vesey among 3 vets signed by Devils to tryout deals

Sep. 14, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Rangers forward Jim Vesey is among three players the New Jersey Devils have signed to tryout contracts. The Devils also announced Tuesday the signings of center Mark Jankowski and defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon. They will join the team...

Holmgren, McNab, Fischler elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

Sep. 09, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Longtime NHL player, coach and executive Paul Holmgren, retired forward Peter McNab and broadcaster Stan Fischler make up the 2021 class of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. USA Hockey announced the class Thursday. Holmgren, McNab and Fischler...