The Devils have placed defenseman Sami Vatanen on Injured Reserve, retroactive to Feb. 1. Vatanen suffered a right leg injury from blocking a shot.
The club also recalled forward Nick Merkley from the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League. He has been assigned number 39.
Merkley was acquired in the Taylor Hall trade on Dec. 16. Since joining the Devils organization, Merkley has seven goals and 11 assists in 21 AHL games.
The Devils take on the Detroit Red Wings tonight at Prudential Center.