The Devils today reduced their training camp roster to 32 players, assigning seven players to the AHL's Lowell Devils, and three players to their junior teams.
Assigned to Lowell were: goaltender Gerald Coleman; defensemen Matt Corrente and Tyler Eckford; and forwards Patrick Davis, Nick Palmieri, Michael Swift, and Alexander Vasyunov. Returned to their junior teams were: defensemen Eric Gelinas
(Lewiston, QMJHL) and Alexander Urbom
(Brandon, WHL); and forward Patrice Cormier (Rimouski, QMJHL).
The Devils' current training camp roster is as follows (listed alphabetically):
Goaltenders (3): Martin Brodeur
, Yann Danis, and Jeff Frazee
Defensemen (10): Rob Davison, Mark Fraser, Andy Greene
, Jay Leach
, Paul Martin, Mike Mottau, Cory Murphy, Johnny Oduya, Bryce Salvador
, and Colin White.
Left wings (7): Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Olivier Magnan-Grenier, Jay Pandolfo, Zach Parise
, Andrew Peters, Brian Rolston, and Vladimir Zharkov
Centers (6): Patrik Elias
, Rod Pelley, Tim Sestito
, Ben Walter, Travis Zajac
, and Dainius Zubrus
Right wings (6): Niclas Bergfors, David Clarkson
, Matt Halischuk, Jamie Langenbrunner, Ilkka Pikkarainen, and Brendan Shanahan.