Rookie watch: Anderson setting foundation for success with Devils

20-year-old forward earning respect for work ethic, attention to detail by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / Staff Writer  March 11th, 2019 Joey Anderson learned early in his playing career that good things happen to those willing to win puck battles in all areas of the ice. It’s a formula that has not only afforded the 20-year-old New

How Devils’ Joey Anderson changed summer workouts to prep for 1st pro season

Updated Sep 9; Posted Sep 9 Devils forward Joey Anderson (49) moves the puck during the Devils developmental camp 3-on-3 scrimmage on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.  (Andrew Mills | NJ Advance Media ) By Chris Ryan NJ Advance Media for Joey Anderson went to the same rink in St. Paul, Minnesota that he frequented every summer for the past

Devils sign Joey Anderson to entry-level contract

Anderson was selected 73rd overall in the 2016 NHL Draft by New Jersey Devils @NJDevils /   Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today signed forward Joey Anderson to a three-year, entry-level contract. The contract will begin with the 2017-18 season. He signed the contract in New Jersey today and will skate with members of the

Q & A with Anton Volchenkov of the New Jersey Devils

RP – Original Article by Dan Rice, The Hockey Writers During a recent game in New Jersey defenseman Anton Volchenkov skated to the Devils bench during a penalty kill after the puck was cleared, hunched over in pain after one of the NHL’s rising stars — Winnipeg Jets winger Evander Kane blasted a shot that

Kovalchuk, Stamkos among players to watch

There are certain NHL players who will command fans’ attention no matter where or when they are playing: Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby, Washington’s Alex Ovechkin and New Jersey’s Martin Brodeur, to name a few. There are also unknowns coming into each season who create a buzz and have everyone eager to see how well they acclimate

Kovalchuk goal gives Devils 3-2 win over Flyers

NEWARK, N.J. — Ilya Kovalchuk gave the New Jersey Devils 100 million reasons to smile on Tuesday night when he helped rally the home team to a 3-2 preseason victory against the Philadelphia Flyers at Prudential Center. Kovalchuk, who inked a 15-year, $100 million dollar contract with the Devils in the off-season, connected off a

Ilya Kovalchuk’s agent looks back at a long, hot summer

Ilya Kovalchuk wasn’t the only high-profile potential 2010 free agent Jay Grossman had as a client. But one of them, goalie Pekka Rinne, got a deal to remain with the Nashville Predators before the regular season ended — a two-year, $6.8 million contract that looked awfully good for Rinne in hindsight. Another one, defenseman Anton