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Lamoriello confident Devils moving in right direction

Saturday, 05.09.2015 / 4:18 PM / News

Mike G. Morreale - Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils president of hockey operations Lou Lamoriello watched and listened as team co-owner Joshua Harris talked about the recent changes within the organization in a roundtable discussion with the media on Saturday at Prudential Center.

Lamoriello, who first approached Harris and co-owner David Blitzer about the possibility of hiring Ray Shero as general manager, is confident the pieces are in place to help the Devils move in the right direction. Shero was hired May 5 after a 28-year run by Lamoriello in the same role.

Lamoriello, 72, said there is a process that needs to happen to achieve the ultimate goal of winning the Stanley Cup.

"Look, everybody wants to win," Lamoriello said. "Everything is going to be done within the power and the knowledge to win, but the winning is the end result of everything else you do. You never put winning before doing the things necessary that give you the ability to win, and that's the focus we are taking right now.

"[Harris and Blitzer] have given us the resources and they are going to do everything they can to help this organization."

Jets forward Ladd will be ready for camp after surgery

Friday, 05.08.2015 / 10:19 PM / News

Winnipeg Jets forward Andrew Ladd had surgery for a sports hernia and will be recovered in time for next season.

"Ladd is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for training camp in September," the Jets said in a statement Friday.

Ladd will be the fourth Jets player to have surgery (Jacob Trouba, Toby Enstrom, Adam Pardy) since they were swept by the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

"Hopefully I'll get over that, get healthy and get back to the grind of another regular season," Ladd told NHL Live on Tuesday.

Red Wings will allow Babcock to talk to other teams

Friday, 05.08.2015 / 9:56 PM / News

The Detroit Red Wings have granted coach Mike Babcock permission to talk to other NHL teams.

The window for teams to talk to Babcock began at 12 p.m. Friday and is expected to remain open until late May, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. The Red Wings want to bring back Babcock and are aiming for a resolution by May 25.

"People can read it into it what they want," Babcock told the Detroit Free Press. "There is no decision made at all. We really like it here. My family loves Detroit. It's way easier for my family to stay here, 100 percent easier. My kids are all going away, but they still want to come back to Detroit on Thanksgiving. They want to come back to Detroit in the summer to work out. So it's way easier for them."

Babcock's contract with the Red Wings expires June 30.

"I want Mike here if Mike wants to be here," general manager Ken Holland said, according to Red Wings beat writer Bill Roose. "That's always been my attitude with players and with personnel. If there's a better opportunity for you elsewhere then you probably should pursue it.

"I want Mike to be here because he thinks this is the best situation for him, for his family, for his career."

Oilers' Hall, Eberle praise McLellan as coach: report

Friday, 05.08.2015 / 5:25 PM / News

Todd McLellan has interviewed for the coaching job with the Edmonton Oilers, according to the Edmonton Sun.

The former San Jose Sharks coach, coaching Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic, told the newspaper he has met with Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli during the tournament. Chiarelli also met with Oilers players taking part in the tournament and has traveled to Arizona for scouting meetings, according to the Sun.

"You don’t know what he’s thinking, but I saw Peter Chiarelli," Oilers forward Taylor Hall, playing for Canada, told the Sun in remarks published Friday. "I don't know if they interviewed, but he’s a great coach. I have a ton of respect for what he teaches and I've learned a lot so far."

Though refusing to discuss how the interview went, McLellan said in general terms that Edmonton would be a desirable location for any coach.

Sharks agree to lengthy lease extension at SAP Center

Friday, 05.08.2015 / 4:36 PM / News

SAN JOSE, CA – San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and the San Jose Sharks announced that an agreement has been reached between the Sharks and the City of San Jose for a lease extension to allow the Sharks to remain at SAP Center potentially through 2040.

The terms of the agreement will be discussed by the Mayor and City Council in a public hearing on Tues., May 19 in the San José City Council Chambers.

Discover extends NHL sponsorship, unveils new card

Thursday, 05.07.2015 / 2:00 PM / News

NHL Public Relations

NEW YORK – The National Hockey League (NHL) today announced the renewal of a multiyear sponsorship with Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) in the U.S. As part of this agreement, Discover remains the Official Credit Card and Official Payment Service Partner of the NHL and for all U.S.-based League events through 2019.

In addition, Discover will deepen its engagement with hockey fans of all 30 NHL teams with the launch of its NHL Discover it card. Starting now, NHL fans can apply for an NHL Discover it card and choose to add the NHL Shield or their favorite team's logo from among all 30 NHL teams at The card offers:

• Five percent cash back in categories that change each quarter, up to the quarterly maximum, and one percent cash back on all other purchases

Stars captain Benn sidelined through summer: report

Wednesday, 05.06.2015 / 9:36 AM / News

Dallas Stars captain Jamie Benn could need until November to recover from his second hip surgery in a week, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Benn is expected to need four to five months to recover, but Stars head athletic trainer Dave Zeis told the newspaper it could be as long as five to six months before Benn would be in hockey shape.

Training camp would begin in a little more than four months. The newspaper said Benn "could be ready for the start of the regular season if all goes well."

Devils GM Shero on Bylsma, Brodeur: report

Tuesday, 05.05.2015 / 11:22 PM / News

New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero addressed the possibility of hiring Dan Bylsma as coach and adding Martin Brodeur to the front office in a lengthy interview with published Tuesday.

Shero was the general manager and Bylsma was the coach when the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2009. They were fired by Pittsburgh after last season.

"I'm sure people will ask that based upon our working together in the past and having some success or winning the Cup together," Shero told writer Tom Gulitti. "That's nothing that I have any preconceived notion on at all. I believe Dan is a really good coach. He'll be a head coach again in the National Hockey League, but I've got to do what's best for the Devils and Dan's got to do what's best for him, and if that leads us a certain way, so be it. But, as I speak to you now, there's certainly no preconceived notion on any persons or player or staff member.

"I'm on the job for what? Two, three hours now. We'll have plenty of time for that and, hopefully, make the right decision."

Shero on Monday was named general manager, replacing Lou Lamoriello, who will remain as Devils president. Lamoriello ended the season as co-coach with Adam Oates and Scott Stevens.

NBC's Mike Emrick wins third Sports Emmy

Tuesday, 05.05.2015 / 11:02 PM / News

Mike "Doc" Emrick of NBC/NBCSN was awarded the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality, Play-by-Play at the annual ceremony on Tuesday.

Emrick, the lead play-by-play voice for the "NHL on NBC," also won last year and in 2011.

Emrick did television play-by-play for the New Jersey Devils for 21 seasons on the MSG Network, through the 2010-11 season. He was the voice of the Philadelphia Flyers from 1988-93.

Canadiens' Prust fined $5,000 for comments

Tuesday, 05.05.2015 / 6:20 PM / News

NEW YORK -- Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 for derogatory public comments directed toward Referee Brad Watson during his post-game media availability on Sunday, May 3, the National Hockey League announced today.

"Brandon Prust's post-game comments were both baseless and demeaning of a referee whose 20-year career in the League has been marked by professionalism, integrity and a high degree of respect from players, coaches and management," said NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell.

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