The New Jersey Devils 2014 Rookie Camp is underway at the AmeriHealth Pavilion, which is connected to Prudential Center. This year’s camp includes 41 players — a mix of Devils prospects and camp invitees.
The first session is underway with 11 defensemen and two goaltenders. NJ Devils Head Coach Pete DeBoer is directing the session with the help of NJ assistant coaches Dave Barr, Mike Foligno and Scott Stevens. NJ goaltender coach Chris Terreri and Albany assistant coach Sergei Brylin.
The players are…
Goaltenders: Jeremy Brodeur, Scott Wedgewood
The first first session has ended and the remaining players are scheduled to take the ice at 10:30 am. The day will conclude with a 2:30 pm scrimmage.
Next up for NJ Devils Rookie Camps, the forwards take the ice.
The second session of the day includes…
Goaltenders: Anthony Brodeur, Charlie Finn
Forwards: Michael Ambrosia, Brandon Baddock, Graham Black, Reid Boucher, William Brodeur, Connor Chatham, Blake Coleman, Joey Dudek, Eric Gaille, Jayden Hart, Tom Hartnett, Ben Johnson, Ryan Kujawinski, Roberts Lipsbergs, Matt Lorito, Stefan Matteau, Ross Mauermann, Darcy Murphy, Matt Needham, Black Pietila, John Quenneville, Ryan Rosenthal, Brandon Shea, Ben Thomson, Miles Wood
Here are some images from the day’s second skate
Players are on the ice for a 3-on-3 scrimmage with 45 second shifts.
The team announced that Myles Bell, who is listed on the camp roster, is not participating because of knee surgery last season and is being eased back into the swing of things. Curtis Gedig (resting) and Brandon Shea (sore) are also not participating in the scrimmage.
Team White wins 11-8
The 2014 New Jersey Devils Rookie Camp gets rolling Monday with a on-ice sessions at 9 am, 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. This year’s camp roster includes 41 players, including four goaltenders, 11 defensemen and 26 forwards.
2014 Rookie Camp Roster
Anthony Brodeur, Jeremy Brodeur, Charlie Finn, Scott Wedgewood
Michael Ambrosia, Brandon Baddock, Myles Bell, Graham Black, Reid Boucher, William Brodeur, Connor Chatham, Blake Coleman, Joey Dudek, Eric Gaille, Jayden Hart, Tom Hartnett, Ben Johnson, Ryan Kujawinski, Roberts Lipsbergs, Matt Lorito, Stefan Matteau, Ross Mauermann, Darcy Murphy, Matt Needham, Black Pietila, John Quenneville, Ryan Rosenthal, Brandon Shea, Ben Thomson, Miles Wood
The American Hockey League’s Board of Governors has concluded its 2014 Annual Meeting, held this week at Hilton Head Island, S.C.
Chaired by AHL President and CEO David Andrews, the four days of meetings, which concluded Thursday, saw the approval of the following rules changes to be implemented beginning in 2014-15:
“With the full support of the league’s Competition Committee and Player Development Committee, the Board has approved these changes with the betterment of our game and the safety of our players in mind,” said Andrews.
Rule 85 (“Overtime”)
• During the regular season, the sudden-death overtime period will be seven minutes (7:00) in length, preceded by a “dry scrape” of the entire ice surface.
• Teams will change ends at the start of overtime.
• Full playing strength will be 4-on-4 until the first whistle following three minutes of play (4:00 remaining), at which time full strength will be reduced to 3-on-3 for the duration of the overtime period.
• If the game is still tied following overtime, a winner will be determined by a three-player shootout.
Rule 20.4 (“Major Penalties”)
• An automatic game misconduct will be applied to any player who has been assessed two major penalties for fighting or three major penalties for any infraction in the same game.
Rule 9.6 (“Helmets”)
• A player on the ice whose helmet comes off during play will be assessed a minor penalty unless he immediately (a) exits the playing surface or (b) puts the helmet back on with the chin strap properly fastened.
The 2014 New Jersey Devils Rookie Camp opens Monday with sessions at 9 am, 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Early in the week, thealbanydevils.com will be covering the sessions and we want to know what storylines you want us to follow.
ALBANY, NY – The Albany Devils announced they will play their 2014-15 Home Opener on Saturday, October 18 at Times Union Center. The time and opponent will be determined at a later date.
The American Hockey League will release the full schedule and opponents later this summer.
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Albany Devils photographer James DiBianco Jr. captured a hit between Mattias Tedenby, Stefan Matteau and St. John’s Jordan Hill during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals with a GoPro attached to the top of his camera.
Albany Devils photographer James DiBianco Jr. captured Reid Boucher’s goal in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against St. John’s with a GoPro attached to the top of his camera.