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All About The Jersey 9 hours ago
Adam Samuelsson: 2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Big-Bodied D with NHL Pedigree

Adam Samuelsson: 2018 NHL Draft Prospect Profile; Big-Bodied D with NHL Pedigree

Continuing with our prospect profiles today, we look at another Samuelsson, this time Ulf’s son Adam, who at just shy of 18 years old already has NHL size. Projected as a mid round pick, could the Devils snatch him up to attempt to improve their defense? Between picks 17 and 110, the New Jersey Devils as of now will be watching the NHL Draft from the sidelines. Ray Shero has proven himself to be very savvy in trading since coming to New Jersey, which means that come June when the draft actually goes down, Jersey’s Team may have a second or third rounder back. Today we look at a...
All About The Jersey 13 hours ago
5/23/18: New Face Edition

5/23/18: New Face Edition

Here are your links for today: Devils Links Here’s a translated interview with the newest New Jersey Devil, defenseman Egor Yakovlev, about his expectations for moving to the NHL: [The Hockey Writers] And here’s what the Devils scouting staff has to say about Yakovlev: [NHL.com] Devils prospects Marian Studenic and Colby Sissons are playing in the Memorial Cup tournament. Here’s how they’re doing so far: [NHL.com] Hockey Links We get a Game 7! The Capitals and Lightning will play a winner-take-all game for the Eastern Conference Final and a chance to play for the Stanley Cup....
The Hockey Writers May 22, 2018

Egor Yakovlev Ready for the Devils

The New Jersey Devils recently announced the signing of Russian free-agent defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year contract. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian website Sport-Express, Egor Yakovlev talked about his move overseas, discussed his strong points and talked about his countrymate, the New York Rangers’ Igor Shesterkin. * You can read […] The post Egor Yakovlev Ready for the Devils appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey May 21, 2018
New Jersey Devils Sign Egor Yakovlev

New Jersey Devils Sign Egor Yakovlev

The New Jersey Devils have signed Russian defencemen Egor Yakovlev to a one-year entry-level contract. The financial terms of the deal have not yet been released. He will also be allowed to start the year in the AHL and is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2018-2019 Season. OFFICIAL: The #NJDevils have signed defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year, entry-level contract! https://t.co/7utHxdPjpM — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) May 21, 2018 Egor Yakovlev Signs With Devils In six seasons in the KHL, he scored 26 goals and 42 assists for 68 points in 301 KHL games. He...
All About The Jersey May 21, 2018
New Jersey Devils sign Yegor Yakovlev

New Jersey Devils sign Yegor Yakovlev

NJ Devils sign Russian defenseman Yegor Yakovlev to entry level contract The New Jersey Devils signed Russian defenseman Yegor Yakovlev to a one-year entry level contract. OFFICIAL: The #NJDevils have signed defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year, entry-level contract! https://t.co/7utHxdPjpM— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) May 21, 2018 Yakovlev has played in the KHL for the last six seasons, three years each for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl and SKA St Petersburg. He has scored 40 points in his 150 games for SKA. The twenty-six-year-old was a part of the Russia team that won Olympic gold in...