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New Jersey Devils re-sign forward Nathan Bastian for 2 years

Jun. 15, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed right wing Nathan Bastian to a two-year deal worth $1.65 million. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing on Tuesday, saying the restricted free agent would be paid $775,000 next season and $875,000...

Predators' Rinne wins Clancy Trophy for leading on, off ice

Jun. 14, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy that annually honors an NHL player for leading on the ice and off it with humanitarian work. The league announced Monday night that the National Hockey League Foundation...

Wild hire longtime NHL GM Ray Shero as senior advisor

Jun. 09, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild hired longtime NHL general manager Ray Shero on Wednesday as a senior advisor to general manager Bill Guerin, who played for and worked under Shero with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Shero was fired last year by New Jersey, midway...

Devils hire Meghan Duggan as manager of player development

May. 19, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

The New Jersey Devils hired former U.S. national team captain Meghan Duggan a manager of player development on Wednesday, making her the latest prominent women's player to join an NHL team front office. Duggan joins fellow Americans Kendall Coyne Schofield and Cammi...

Devils sign Swiss goalie Akira Schmid to 3-year deal

May. 17, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils signed goalie Akira Schmid on Monday to a three-year, entry-level contract starting in the 2021-22 season. The 21-year-old Schmid was the club’s fifth-round pick and 136th overall selection in the 2018 draft. At Sioux City of...

Devils see bright future despite missing playoffs yet again

May. 13, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

The New Jersey Devils were one of the NHL's youngest teams this past season, and many times they played like it. Using 11 rookies at times over the course of Lindy Ruff's first season as coach, the Devils made mistakes and showed their inexperience in missing the playoffs...

Flyers end crushing season with 4-2 win over Devils

May. 10, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gritty stripped off his Philadelphia Flyers jersey and black shorts and left only his green belly button exposed as the final horn sounded. Much like their mascot, the streak goes on for the Flyers. They finished yet another...

Nelson scores 2 as Islanders beat Devils 5-1 in home finale

May. 08, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brock Nelson scored twice in the second period as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 5-1 Saturday night in the final regular season game at Nassau Coliseum. Mathew Barzal had a goal and an assist, and Jordan Eberle and Kyle...

Devils moving AHL franchise from Binghamton to Utica

May. 06, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are moving their AHL franchise from Binghamton, New York to Utica. The AHL Board of Governors on Thursday approved the relocation of the Devils-owned franchise starting with the 2021-22 season. General...

Devils sign G Nico Daws to 3-year entry-level contract

May. 05, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed goaltender Nico Daws to a three-year, entry-level contract starting in the 2021-22 season. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing of the team's third-round pick in the 2020 draft. ...