Devils: Corey Crawford Announces Retirement

Goalie Corey Crawford has retired. The 36-year-old announced his retirement Saturday, a day after announcing he’d be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the New Jersey Devils for personal reasons. Crawford signed a two-year deal with the Devils as a free agent in October. The Chateauguay native was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks inContinue reading “Devils: Corey Crawford Announces Retirement”

Devils: Taylor Hall Traded to Arizona Coyotes

The New Jersey Devils have traded forward Taylor Hall to the Arizona Coyotes for a 2020 conditional first-round draft pick, a conditional 2021 third-rounder, along with forward prospects Nate Schnarr, Nick Merkley and defenceman Kevin Bahl. The Devils also sent Blake Speers to Arizona. New Jersey will retain 50 percent of Hall’s salary cap hitContinue reading “Devils: Taylor Hall Traded to Arizona Coyotes”

Devils: New Jersey Fires Hynes, Promotes Nasreddine to Interim Head Coach

The New Jersey Devils have fired head coach John Hynes, the club announced Tuesday. Alain Nasreddine will serve as interim head coach, while Peter Horachek has been promoted to assistant coach from his post as a pro scout. “John played an integral role in the development of this team in establishing a foundation for ourContinue reading “Devils: New Jersey Fires Hynes, Promotes Nasreddine to Interim Head Coach”

Canadiens: Thanks to Devils, Montreal’s Now Winless in Six

The Montreal Canadiens found a way to lose Thursday, dropping a 6-4 decision to the New Jersey Devils in what was the lone NHL game on American Thanksgiving. That was the sixth straight loss for the Habs. The Canadiens cracked off 48 shots on Devils netminder Mackenzie Blackwood, who picked up his eighth win ofContinue reading “Canadiens: Thanks to Devils, Montreal’s Now Winless in Six”

Devils: Is New Jersey Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel?

Yesterday we wondered if the floundering of the Dallas Stars was business as usual. Today, we can’t help but wonder the same thing about the New Jersey Devils. The Garden State’s hockey club of note seemed to get off to a good start this season, leading the Winnipeg Jets 4-0 into the opener with roughlyContinue reading “Devils: Is New Jersey Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel?”