Josh Filmon is looking to prove the nay-sayers wrong. The New Jersey Devils selected Filmon in the sixth round of the 2022 NHL Draft, 166th overall. Among North American skaters, Filmon ranked 38th overall pre-draft.
There is still lots of smoke around the goaltending situation in New Jersey and whether Tom Fitzgerald has another deal up his sleeve. In the absence of a splash, though, should the Devils feel comfortable rolling with what they’ve got?
New Jersey Devils news has slowed since they acquired Colin Miller in a trade on July 1. But with many of the Devils’ prospects in attendance for development camp starting today, it’d be worthwhile to look ahead at the next week.
The New Jersey Devils continue to make themselves a Stanley Cup Contender. Even though Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald did not win the GM of the Year award, he continues to make smart hockey trades to help the Devils win now.
With most of the offseason moves completed by the New Jersey Devils and their division foes post NHL Draft and Free Agent Frenzy, let’s assess where this team lies when compared to the rest of the Metropolitan Division.
There’s no doubt that expectations are sky-high for Simon Nemec. During the 2022 Draft, the New Jersey Devils passed on top-flight talents such as Logan Cooley and Shane Wright in order to grab the top-ranked defenseman in the entire class with the second overall selection.
After the success the Devils had last season, they have had a great offseason and have made moves to help them going into next season and beyond. They locked up key pieces in Jesper Bratt and Timo Meier, while also adding Tyler Toffoli from the Calgary Flames in a trade.
July 20 looms as the date at which NFL owners will convene to vote on the sale of the Commanders to Josh Harris. Issues with his historic bid to purchase the franchise have been detailed in recent months, but they are not poised to interrupt or threaten the sale being approved.
Ahead of the 2023-24 New Jersey Devils season, one of the biggest questions is the team’s defensive unit. New Jersey will be without longtime Devil Damon Severson and the recently departed Ryan Graves.
The New Jersey Devils continue their busy off-season. After not qualifying Nathan Bastian and Michael McLeod on Friday, making them unrestricted free agents, the Devils were able to work out new deals with both players at the start of free agency.
The biggest prize that landed in the Garden State is here to stay. Tom Fitzgerald has given Timo Meier a new contract. Meier will remain with the New Jersey Devils for the next eight years and carries a cap hit of $8.8 million per season.