Chris McKelvie receives instructions.

Day 1: Training Camp

NEWARK, NJ — The on-ice portion of Devils training camp began at high noon Wednesday at AmeriHealth Pavilion. In all, 33 players participated in two sessions that Albany Head Coach Rick Kowalsky, New Jersey Assistant Coach Tommy Albelin and Albany Assistant Coaches Sergei Brylin and David Cunniff directed.

New Jersey Goaltending Coach Chris Terreri and Albany Goaltending Coach Johan Hedberg worked with the netminders.

Goaltenders
Anthony Brodeur, Keith Kinkaid

Defensemen
Raman Hrabarenka, Dan Kelly, Corbin McPherson, Reece Scarlett

Forwards
Myles Bell, Reid Boucher, Connor Chatham, Cam Janssen, Ben Johnson, Chris McKelvie, John Quenneville, Tim Sestito, David Wohlberg, Darcy Zajac, Kelly Zajac

Goaltenders
Maxime Clermont, Scott Wedgewood

Defensemen
Brandon Burlon, Joe Faust, Seth Helgeson, Ryan Rehill, Damon Severson

Forwards
Brandon Baddock, Ryan Kujawinski, Stefan Matteau, Rod Pelley, Mike Sislo, Paul Thompson, Ben Thomson, Scott Timmins, Joe Whitney

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9/17 – Morning Skate

Welcome to the Albany Devils “Morning Skate” a daily feature on thealbanydevils.com. Check back each morning to catchup on the latest Albany and New Jersey Devils news.

Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday.

Streaming and broadcast schedule set

Yesterday, the Devils announced that audio streaming for all 76 games this season can be heard for free on ahllive.com. Additionally, 38 dates will be aired on the flagship station 104.5 “The Team” ESPN Radio.

The voice of the Albany Devils, Josh Heller, returns for his fifth season. Along with calling all the action, he will provide a 10 minute pre and postgame show.

Veterans audition

Five NHL veterans are attending camp as tryouts: forwards Scott Gomez, Ruslan Fedotenko and Jordin Tootoo, and defensemen Tomas Kaberle and Mike Komisarek.

Not much change

Of the 33 players to appear in at least one regular-season game for Albany last season, 24 are participating in training camp. Notably nine of the team’s top 10 scorers from 2013-14 are back with the organization this season.

Gear up

Game worn Albany Devils jerseys are on sale now through the team’s online team store

About today’s image

Keith Kinkaid gives a thumbs up after having his headshot taken Monday morning. Before this shot was snapped, Kinkaid — like all players — had his picture taken in a suit and tie and another in his jersey with no shoulder pads.

Today’s Morning Skate was posted at 6:00 am

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Devils Release Streaming & Broadcast Schedule

ALBANY, NY – The Albany Devils announced their 2014-15 broadcast schedule. All 76 games can be streamed online and on mobile devices at AHLLive.com and 38 contests will be aired on 104.5 “The Team” ESPN Radio.

“We are extremely excited to offer our fans access to all 76 games this season whether it’s audio or video through AHL Live or over the airways on 104.5 ‘The Team’ ESPN Radio,” said Albany Devils CEO Christopher Ciceri. “Thanks to these partnerships, we are able to provide high-quality and in-depth coverage for our loyal fans.”

View Broadcast Schedule

Through collaboration between the Devils and AHL Live, fans can access free audio of all Devils games. Individuals can also watch each game online or through the AHL Live app – available for Apple and Android devices. For more information on subscription fees visit AHLLive.com.

For the fifth consecutive season, “The Team” will be the official flagship station of AHL hockey in the Capitol Region. The broadcast schedule will feature 28 away contest and 10 home contests, including the Jan. 21 game at Prudential Center – the home of the New Jersey Devils.

“We’re very excited to announce the continuation of our partnership with the Albany Devils,” said WTMM Brand Manager Armen Williams. “We fully recognize the passion for the sport in the area and are excited as ‘Your Home for New York sports’ that we can provide coverage of our local hockey team to the Capital Region listeners.”

The first broadcast on “The Team” will be Friday, Oct. 17 when the Devils travel to Bridgeport to take on the Sound Tigers at 7:00 pm. Each game this season will include 10-minute pre-and post-game shows.

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9/16 – Morning Skate

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Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday.

64 is the magic number

This year’s NJ Devils Training camp roster includes 64 names, including 26 players who suited up for Albany in 2013-14.

Rod Pelley, Tim Sestito, Chris McKelvie, Mike Sislo and Dan Kelly — Albany’s leadership group from last year — are all in camp.

Rebuilding the coaching staff

With Tommy Albelin being named to New Jersey’s coaching staff, David Cunniff has been hired to fill the void in Albany. He joins the Devils after spending the previous 12 seasons in the San Jose Sharks organization. David is the son of former NJ Devils Head Coach John Cunniff.

Gelinas re-signs before camp

The Devils re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Eric Gelinas, President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello announced yesterday.

“Just happy to have everybody here, everybody ready,” Lamoriello said. “It’s the first step towards getting our team together. We’ve got all our players here, and now training camp begins.”

Welcome back

On Monday, rookies reported to Prudential Center for the beginning of training camp. They split their time between physicals and media headshots.

The first on-ice session for the rookies will take place later this afternoon.

Tee time and then ice time

The New Jersey Devils host the 14th Annual Alumni Association Charity Golf Classic today at Upper Montclair Golf Club. The event features a silent auction for exclusive Devils memorabilia to support the association’s charitable efforts in the community.

About today’s image

Brandon Burlon answers questions for MSG Network during Monday’s media circuit through the hallways of Prudential Center.

Today’s Morning Skate was posted at 6:00 am

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Welcome To Newark

NEWARK, NJ – The locker room hall way at Prudential Center came alive Monday as players started to report for the 2014 New Jersey Devils training camp. The mornings activities were split between physicals and media headshots. The first on-ice session takes Tuesday with a select few of players participating.

As for the rest of camp, here is what the roster looks like:

Anthony Brodeur, Scott Clemmensen, Maxime Clermont, Keith Kinkaid, Cory Schneider, Scott Wedgewood

Brandon Burlon, Joe Faust, Eric Gelinas, Andy Greene, Peter Harrold, Seth Helgeson, Raman Hrabarenka, Tomas Kaberle, Dan Kelly, Mike Komisarek, Adam Larsson, Corbin McPherson, Renat Mamashev, Jon Merrill, Ryan Rehill, Bryce Salvador, Reece Scarlett, Damon Severson, Marek Zidlicky

Brandon Baddock, Reid Boucher, Mike Cammalleri, Ryan Carter, Ryane Clowe, Ruslan Fedotenko, Marty Havlat, Stefan Matteau, Chris McKelvie, Tuomo Ruutu, Ben Thomson, Dainius Zubrus, Joe Whitney

Graham Black, Patrik Elias, Stephen Gionta, Scott Gomez, Adam Henrique, Jacob Josefson, Ryan Kujawinski, Rod Pelley, John Quenneville, Tim Sestito, Scott Timmins, David Wohlberg, Darcy Zajac, Travis Zajac

Myles Bell, Steve Bernier, Damien Brunner, Connor Chatham, Jaromir Jagr, Cam Janssen, Ben Johnson, Michael Ryder, Mike Sislo, Paul Thompson, Jordin Tootoo, Kelly Zajac

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Devils Add David Cunniff To Staff

NEWARK, NJ — The Albany Devils have added David Cunniff as an assistant coach, joining Sergei Brylin and Goaltending Coach Johan Hedberg on Head Coach Rick Kowalsky’s staff. The announcement was made by Albany Devils General Manager Chris Lamoriello.

Cunniff, 43, joins the Devils after spending the previous 12 seasons in the San Jose Sharks organization. He was promoted to associate coach of the American Hockey League’s Worcester Sharks in 2012-13 after serving the previous ten season as an assistant coach with both Cleveland (2002-06) and Worcester (2006-12).

A forward, Cunniff played five season professionally, including three-plus season in the Devils organization with Raleigh (ECHL) and Albany (AHL). Between 1997-2000, he appeared in 120 AHL games, posting 25 points (5g-20a) and 219 penalty minutes. He began his professional career in 1996-97 with Jacksonville (ECHL) before joining Raleigh later that season. Cunniff, who played 148 career ECHL games, spent his last season in 2001-02 between Louisiana and Richmond (ECHL).

For the past 12 years, the South Boston native has been an instructor at the Sharks Summer Hockey School, teaching hockey to more than 1,000 campers ranging in age from six to adult. Additionally, Cunniff created and operates Cunniff Hockey, which offers hockey camps, private lessons and video analysis for all age groups and all levels of expertise.

David, the son of former Devils Head Coach John Cunniff, resides in Milton, MA with his wife, Mary Ann and two sons, David Jr. and Patrick.

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Devils Announce Schedule Adjustment

ALBANY, NY – The Albany Devils game against the Springfield Falcons on Tuesday, Dec. 2 will now be played on Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Times Union Center. Puck drop remains at 7 pm. The adjustment was made at the request of the arena’s management, SMG.

View Complete 2014-15 Schedule

The game will be the first meeting of the season between the Devils and the Falcons. The teams occupied the first two spots in the Northeast Division in 2013-14. Albany was second with a 40-23-5-8 record (93 pts.) and Springfield was first with a 47-23-1-5 mark (100 pts.). In eight games last year, the Devils earned eight-out-of-a-possible-16 points against the Falcons.

Albany’s season opener is set for Saturday, Oct. 11 (7 pm) at the Adirondack Flames and the home opener is slated for Saturday, Oct. 18 (5:05 pm) against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

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Game Worn Jerseys

The Albany Devils Online Store has just made 80+ game worn jerseys available for sale. Choose from a wide assortment of current and past players. The jerseys are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis, so act now.

Matt Anderson Jersey 1      
Reid Boucher SOLD SOLD  SOLD   
Riley Boychuk Jersey 1      
Brandon Burlon Jersey 1 Jersey 2 Jersey 3  Jersey 4 
Dave Caruso SOLD      
Matt Corrente Jersey 1      
Phil DeSimone Jersey 1 Jersey 2    
Eric Gelinas Jersey 1 Jersey 2    
Seth Helgeson Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Mike Hoeffel Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3  Jersey 4 
Raman Hrabarenka SOLD Jersey 2     
Cam Janssen SOLD      
Jacob Josefson Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Dan Kelly Jersey 1 Jersey 2  SOLD  Jersey 4 
Keith Kinkaid SOLD SOLD     
Adam Larsson Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Olivier Magnan Jersey 1      
Stefan Matteau SOLD SOLD     
Chris McKelvie Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Corbin McPherson Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3  Jersey 4 
Jon Merrill Jersey 1      
Rod Pelley Jersey 1 SOLD     
Harri Pesonen Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3   
Reece Scarlett SOLD      
Tim Sestito Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Mike Sislo SOLD Jersey 2  Jersey 3  Jersey 4 
Stefan Stepanov Jersey 1      
Mattias Tedenby Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3   
Scott Timmins Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Alexander Urbom Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3  Jersey 4 
Scott Wedgewood SOLD SOLD  SOLD  Jersey 4 
Joe Whitney SOLD SOLD  Jersey 3   
David Wohlberg Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3   
Harry Young Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
Darcy Zajac Jersey 1 Jersey 2  Jersey 3   
Kelly Zajac Jersey 1 Jersey 2     
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