Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Devils today assigned 16 players to their top development team, the American Hockey League's Binghamton Devils, and placed four players on waivers.
Assigned to Binghamton were:
Goaltenders: Evan Cormier and Gilles Senn
Defensemen: Michael Paliotta, Colby Sissons and Colton White
Forwards: Joey Anderson, Brandon Gignac, Ludvig Larsson, Mikhail Maltsev, Nikita Popugaev, Ryan Schmelzer, Brett Seney, Yegor Sharangovich, Blake Speers, Marian Studenic and Fabian Zetterlund
Additionally, the club placed the following players on waivers and they will be assigned to Binghamton pending them clearing tomorrow at noon:
Forwards: Brandon Baddock and Ben Street
Defensemen: Josh Jacobs and Dakota Mermis
New Jersey's current depth chart is as follows (alphabetical):
Goaltenders (2): Mackenzie Blackwood, Cory Schneider.
Defensemen (9): Will Butcher, Connor Carrick, Andy Greene, Mirco Mueller, Damon Severson, Ty Smith, P.K. Subban, Matt Tennyson, Sami Vatanen.
Forwards (16): Nathan Bastian, Jesper Boqvist, Jesper Bratt, Blake Coleman, Nikita Gusev, Taylor Hall, John Hayden, Nico Hischier, Jack Hughes, Michael McLeod, Kyle Palmieri, Kevin Rooney, Wayne Simmonds, Miles Wood, Pavel Zacha, Travis Zajac.
Injured: Jeremy Groleau, Julian Melchiori