Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday.
Bernier, Harrold and Janssen to Albany
After clearing waivers yesterday, Steve Bernier, Peter Harrold and Cam Janssen were all assigned by New Jersey to Albany. Each player has a history with the A-Devils, Bernier played 17 games and Harrold played 61 games during the 2011-12 season. Janssen has split the past two season between the leagues, logging 63 games in Albany.
New Jersey’s decision to send the three players to Albany came before the NHL’s 5 pm deadline for teams to submit their 23-man roster.
Tootoo signs with NJ
Yesterday, New Jersey signed forward Jordin Tootoo to a new contract. Tootoo will enter his 12th professional season after attending training camp on a tryout basis. He split the 2013-14 campaign between Detroit and Grand Rapids (AHL), his second season with the Red Wings’ organization. The 5-9, 195 lb. forward has career totals of 49 goals and 85 assists for 134 points and 808 penalty minutes in 539 regular-season appearances with Nashville and Detroit.
Other notables from NJ
The A-Devils will practice at 10 am at Knickerbacker Ice Arena … New Jersey will skate at 1 pm at AmeriHealth Pavilion.
About today’s image
Cam Janssen will reconnect with his Albany teams for the beginning of the regular season. The winger has appeared in 101 AHL games spanning five seasons: 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Today’s Morning Skate was posted at 9:00 am
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