Video: Taylor Hall in New Jersey

Taylor Hall made his first visit to Prudential Center on Sunday to introduce himself to Devils’ fans.

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Devils Re-Sign Left Wing Reid Boucher

The New Jersey Devils today signed restricted free agent left wing Reid Boucher to a one-year, two-way contract worth $715,000 at the NHL level.  The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.

Boucher, who will turn 23 on September 8, split last season between New Jersey and Albany (AHL).  While with New Jersey, he set new career-highs with eight goals, 11 assists and 19 points with six PIM in 39 games played.  While with the A-Devils, Boucher posted 19g-13a-32pts with four penalty minutes in 34 games.  He also added four goals and six assists in 11 Calder Cup Playoff games this year.

Please find the attached release below:

Devils Re-Sign Left Wing Reid Boucher

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Devils Name Kevin Morley as Head Athletic Trainer

Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils have named Kevin Morley (MS, ATC, LAT) as Head Athletic Trainer.

Morley has spent three seasons as a member of the New Jersey Devils training staff and nine seasons with the organization overall. For the past three seasons, he has served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer, assisting the Head Athletic Trainer and team physicians with daily management, evaluation and care of the players. Prior to coming to New Jersey, Morley spent six seasons as the Head Athletic Trainer for the club’s AHL franchises in Lowell and Albany, overseeing care, budgeting and administration.

Before joining the Devils’ organization, he spent six seasons as Assistant Athletic Trainer for Miami (Ohio) University working with the school’s ice hockey, baseball, cheerleading, tennis and synchronized skating teams. Morley has also worked on sports medicine staffs for various athletic events including for USA Hockey, the Red Bull Cliff Diving and Flugtag Competitions and ESPN’s Winter and Summer X Games. He received a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida in 2001 and a Bachelor of Science with a major in Health Sciences from James Madison University in 1999. While at JMU, Morley was a member of the Men’s Swimming and Diving Team. He is a certified athletic trainer and a member of the Board of Certification’s Exam Development Committee.

Kevin, 39, and his wife Katie, reside in Livingston, NJ with daughter, Hayden, and son, Andon.

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Prospects Challenge

BUFFALO, N.Y.  — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host the Prospects Challenge from September 16 to 19 at HarborCenter.

The New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins will compete with the Sabres in the round-robin challenge featuring prospects from each team. The participating teams will each play two games during the course of the event, which is being held entirely at HarborCenter this year.

Tickets for the games are $10 and will go on sale on Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased in person at the First Niagara Center Box Office, by phone at 1-888-223-6000 or online at Sabres.com.

A full schedule for the Prospects Challenge is below:

Friday, Sept. 16
• Buffalo practice: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
• New Jersey practice: 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
• Boston practice: 3 – 5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 17
• Buffalo morning skate: 10 – 11 a.m.
• Boston practice: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
• New Jersey morning skate: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
• Buffalo vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 18
• Buffalo practice: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
• Boston morning skate: 10 – 11 a.m.
• New Jersey morning skate: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
• Boston vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 19
• Buffalo morning skate: 10 – 11 a.m.
• Boston morning skate: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
• Buffalo vs. Boston, 7 p.m.

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Devils Sign Defenseman Brandon Gormley

The New Jersey Devils today signed free agent defenseman Brandon Gormley to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000 at the NHL level.  The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.

Please see the attached release for complete details.

Devils Sign Defenseman Brandon Gormley

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