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John Hynes
Head Coach

John Hynes was hired as head coach of the New Jersey Devils on June 2, 2015. Hynes worked for Devils general manager Ray Shero when Shero was Pittsburgh Penguins GM, but has no NHL coaching experience. Hynes was coach of the Penguins' American Hockey Leageu affiliate Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins from 2010-2015 where he compiled a 231-126-10-17 record and qualified for the AHL playoffs in all five of those seasons. ...more
Geoff Ward
Assistant Coach

Geoff Ward was hired as an assistant coach by the New Jersey Devils on June 17, 2015. Ward spent 2014-15 with Adler Mannheim of the German Ice Hockey League, where he was named the coach of the year and led the Eagles to the championship. His coaching career spans 22 years, including seven seasons (2007-08 through 2013-14) as an assistant coach with Boston. ...more

Alain Nasreddine
Assistant Coach

Alain Nasreddine was hired as assistant coach by the New Jersey Devils on June 17, 2015. Nasreddine joined the Devils’ organization after spending the past five seasons as an assistant coach under Hynes with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL). During that time, his defense allowed the league’s fewest goals four times. ...more
Chris Terreri
Goaltending Coach

Chris Terreri has served as goaltending coach of the New Jersey Devils since the 2009-10 season and has been with the Devils organization in roles as a player and coach since 1986. As a player, Terreri suited up for the Devils, San Jose Sharks, Chicago Blackhawks and New York Islanders and won the Stanley Cup in 1995 and 2000 as a backup to Martin Brodeur on the Devils. ...more

Quote of the Day

He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson