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2010–11 New Jersey Devils · NHL
2010–11 record
General Manager Lou Lamoriello
Coach John MacLean
Captain Jamie Langenbrunner
Alternate captains TBD
Arena Prudential Center
Team leaders

The 2010–11 New Jersey Devils season is the team's 28th season in the National Hockey League since the franchise relocated to New Jersey.

Off-seasonEdit

On April 26, 2010, Jacques Lemaire announced that he would retire from coaching.[1] On June 17, 2010, the New Jersey Devils announced that John MacLean would become the 19th head coach in the franchise's history.[2] On June 29, 2010, the Devils announced that former NHL player Adam Oates will be the assistant coach for the team for the 2010-11 season.[3]

Ilya Kovalchuk chose to re-sign with the Devils on July 19 for $102 million over 17 years. The deal was front-loaded with minimal payments in the last few seasons, when Kovalchuk would be in his forties, and unlikely to play. The deal was rejected by the NHL as a circumvention of the collective bargaining agreement. The Devils stated after the NHL rejection that they would appeal the decision under the "collective bargaining agreement" process.[4] On August 8, arbitrator Richard Bloch held up the NHL's rejection of the contract, making Kovalchuk an unrestricted free agent again.[5]

Regular season Edit

The Devils will open their regular season at home on October 8 against the Dallas Stars. The Devils will close out the season on April 10 at home against the Boston Bruins

Divisional standings Edit

Conference standings Edit

PlayoffsEdit

Schedule and resultsEdit

PreseasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2010-11 Game Log: 0-0-0, 0 Points (Home: 0-0-0; Road: 0-0-0)

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played in; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes; +/- = Plus/minus; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals 

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM

Goaltenders Edit

Note:  Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Regular season
Player GP Min W L OT GA GAA SA Sv% SO G A PIM

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Devils. Stats reflect time with Devils only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Devils only.

Awards and records Edit

Awards Edit

Regular Season
Player Award Awarded

Records Edit

Player Record (Amount) Achieved

Milestones Edit

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached

Transactions Edit

The Devils have been involved in the following transactions during the 2010–11 season.

Trades Edit

Date
Details
June 19, 2010[6] To Nashville Predators
Matt Halischuk
2nd-round pick in 2011
To New Jersey Devils
Jason Arnott

Free agents acquiredEdit

Player Former team Contract terms
Dan Kelly[7] Kitchener Rangers 3 years, $1.75 million entry-level contract
Henrik Tallinder[8] Buffalo Sabres 4 years, $13.5 million
Anton Volchenkov[9] Ottawa Senators 6 years, $25.5 million
Johan Hedberg[10] Atlanta Thrashers 1 year, $1.5 million
Mark Fayne[11] Providence College 2 years, $1.085 million entry-level contract
Stephen Gionta[11] Lowell Devils undisclosed
Chad Wiseman[11] Springfield Falcons 1 year, $500,000

Free agents lostEdit

Player New team Contract terms
Cory Murphy[12] ZSC Lions 2 years
Ilkka Pikkarainen[13] Timrå IK 2 years
Paul Martin[14] Pittsburgh Penguins 5 years, $25 million
Martin Skoula[15] Avangard Omsk 1 year
Rob Niedermayer[16] Buffalo Sabres 1 year, $1.15 million
Ben Walter[17] Colorado Avalanche 1 year, $500,000
Andrew Peters[18] Florida Panthers 1 year, $500,000

Claimed via WaiversEdit

Player Former team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Waivers Edit

Player New team Date claimed off waivers

Lost via Retirement Edit

Player

Player SigningsEdit

Player Contract terms
Mattias Tedenby[19] 3 years, $2.625 million entry-level contract
Jacob Josefson[20] 3 years, $2.7 million entry-level contract
Eric Gelinas[21] 3 years, $2.07 million entry-level contract
David Clarkson[22] 3 years, $8 million
Mark Fraser[23] 1 year, $500,000
Tyler Eckford[11] 1 year, $550,000
Olivier Magnan-Grenier[11] 1 year, $500,000
Harry Young[11] 3 years, $1.61 million entry-level contract
Jean-Sebastien Berube[11] 3 years, $1.595 million entry-level contract
Patrick Davis[11] 1 year, $500,000
Tim Sestito[11] 1 year, $500,000

Draft picks Edit

New Jersey's picks at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in Los Angeles, California.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Club Team
2 38 (from Atlanta) Jon Merrill D Flag of the United States United States U.S. National U-18 Team (United States Hockey League)
3 84 Scott Wedgewood G Flag of Canada.svg Canada Plymouth Whalers (Ontario Hockey League)
4 114 Joe Faust D Flag of the United States United States Bloomington Jefferson High School (United States High School-MN)
6 174 Maxime Clermont G Flag of Canada.svg Canada Gatineau Olympiques (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League)
7 204 Mauro Jorg RW Flag of Switzerland Switzerland HC Lugano (National League A)

Roster Edit

Updated April 13, 2010.

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
30 Flag of Canada.svg Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur

G L 42 1990 Montreal, Quebec
23 Flag of Canada.svg Clarkson, DavidDavid Clarkson

RW R 30 2005 Toronto, Ontario
32 Flag of Canada.svg Corrente, MattMatt Corrente

D R 26 2006 Mississauga, Ontario
35 Flag of Canada.svg Danis, YannYann Danis

G L 33 2009 Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
26 Flag of the Czech Republic Elias, PatrikPatrik Elias

 (A)

LW L 38 1994 Třebíč, Czechoslovakia
2 Flag of Canada.svg Fraser, MarkMark Fraser

D L 28 2005 Ottawa, Ontario
6 Flag of the United States Greene, AndyAndy Greene

D L 32 2006 Trenton, Michigan
17 Flag of Russia Kovalchuk, IlyaIlya Kovalchuk

LW R 31 2010 Kalinin, Soviet Union
15 Flag of the United States Langenbrunner, JamieJamie Langenbrunner

 (C)

RW R 39 2001 Cloquet, Minnesota
22 Flag of Canada.svg Letourneau-Leblond, Pierre-LucPierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond

LW L 29 2004 Lévis, Quebec
7 Flag of the United States Martin, PaulPaul Martin

D L 33 2000 Minneapolis, Minnesota
11 Flag of Canada.svg McAmmond, DeanDean McAmmond

C L 41 2009 Grande Cache, Alberta
27 Flag of the United States Mottau, MikeMike Mottau

D L 36 2006 Quincy, Massachusetts
21 Flag of Canada.svg Niedermayer, RobRob Niedermayer

C L 39 2009 Cassiar, British Columbia
20 Flag of the United States Pandolfo, JayJay Pandolfo

LW L 39 1993 Winchester, Massachusetts
9 Flag of the United States Parise, ZachZach Parise

 (A)

LW L 30 2003 Minneapolis, Minnesota
10 Flag of Canada.svg Pelley, RodRod Pelley

C L 30 2007 Kitimat, British Columbia
25 Flag of Canada.svg Peters, AndrewAndrew Peters

LW L 34 2009 St. Catharines, Ontario
12 Flag of the United States Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston

LW L 41 2008 Flint, Michigan
24 Flag of Canada.svg Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador

D L 38 2008 Brandon, Manitoba
29 Flag of Finland Salmela, AnssiAnssi Salmela

D L 30 2010 Nokia, Finland
28 Flag of the Czech Republic Skoula, MartinMartin Skoula

D L 35 2010 Litoměřice, Czechoslovakia
5 Flag of Canada.svg White, ColinColin White

D L 36 1996 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
19 Flag of Canada.svg Zajac, TravisTravis Zajac

C R 29 2004 Winnipeg, Manitoba
18 Flag of Russia Zharkov, VladimirVladimir Zharkov

RW L 26 2006 Elektrostal, Soviet Union
8 Flag of Lithuania Zubrus, DainiusDainius Zubrus

C L 36 2007 Elektrėnai, Soviet Union

See also Edit

Farm teams Edit

The Albany Devils of the American Hockey League and the Trenton Devils of the ECHL remain the New Jersey Devils' minor league affiliates for the 2010–11 season.

References Edit

External links Edit

New Jersey Devils
Team Kansas City ScoutsColorado RockiesPlayersAward WinnersSeasonsRecordsDraft picks • • Continental Airlines ArenaPrudential Center
New Jersey Devils coaches MacMillanMcVieCarpenterSchoenfeldCunniffBrooksLemaireFtorekRobinsonConstantineBurnsLamorielloJulienSutter
Division titles 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2005-06, 2006-07
Conference Championships 1994-95, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03
Stanley Cups 1994-95, 1999-00, 2002-03
Affiliates Lowell Devils (AHL), Trenton Devils (ECHL)


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