The New Jersey Devils have recalled Eric Gelinas from Albany. New Jersey announced the transaction before its noon practice Wednesday.
The New Jersey Devils and the Elmira Jackals (ECHL) announced Friday that they have entered into an affiliation agreement.
Of the nine defensemen in Albany, not one is shorter than six foot. Seth Helgeson, Corbin McPherson and Harry Young are 6′ 5″ and Eric Gelinas, Raman Habarenka and Jon Merrill are 6′ 4″. Round out the group are Dan Kelly and Reece Scarlett at 6′ 1″ and Brandon Burlon at 6′ 0″.
Both the New Jersey Devils and the Albany Devils rosters changed slightly during the weekend. The NHL Devils acquired center Scott Timmins from Florida and the AHL Devils received goaltender Keith Kinkaid from the big club.
Head Coach Rick Kowalsky sees a youthful team filled with many young prospects.
The New Jersey Devils announced Friday that 15 players have been assigned to the Albany Devils, who will begin skating in the Capital Region Saturday at 3 pm.
Defensive prospect Damon Severson will be paired with Andy Greene in Thursday’s preseason game against the Islanders at Prudential Center.
Devils defensive prospect Eric Gelinas talks about the continued development of this game at training camp.
Devils defensive prospect Alexander Urbom is looking to make a big impression at Devils training camp.