Press Release – New Jersey Devils Celebrate Social Media Night

NEWARK, N.J. (January 19, 2016) – The New Jersey Devils announced today that the organization has changed its social media handles, including on Twitter and Instagram, from @NHLDevils to @NJDevils to help better align the team with its dedicated fan base in the Garden State. The switch coincides with tonight’s inaugural Social Media Night as the Devils host the Calgary Flames at 7 p.m. at Prudential Center.

Before and during tonight’s Social Media Night game, Devils fans will have a number of ways to participate in special experiences, both at Prudential Center and at home, through interaction with the team’s social platforms. Earlier this week, Devils players Adam Henrique (@AdamHenrique), Jordin Tootoo (@Jtootoo22), Kyle Palmieri (@kylepalmieri) and Stephen Gionta (@steviegio11) each gave away an autographed jersey with their social handle on it via Twitter.


Warmup Selfie (@NJDevils Twitter)

Post a photo near the glass during warmups for the chance to take a selfie with a player as he come off the ice.

Devils Equipment Contest (@NJDSk8Guy Instagram)

Follow @NJDSk8Guy and use #RELENTLESS to win a player game-used stick. Fans on Twitter and can also retweet to win an additional player stick.

Team Signed Shirt (@NJDevils Twitter)

Follow @NJDevils and retweet to win a team signed #RELENTLESS shirt.

Penalty Box for Warmups (@NJDevils Twitter)

Tweet a photo from Prudential Center for the chance to watch warmups from the penalty box.


Snapchat Scavenger Hunt (DevilsNJ Snapchat)

The DevilsNJ snapchat will use emjois to hide in photos. Fans can screen shot and post to Twitter using #DevilsNJSnapchat. Winners will be delivered autographed puck prizes.

#BringMeSnacks (@NJDevils or @PruCenter Twitter)

Fans can tweet #BringMeSnacks to @NJDevils or @PruCenter for the chance to have pretzels, nachos and other snacks delivered to their seats.

#NJDFirstGoal (@NJDevils Twitter)

Correctly guess the first goal scored of the game to win a signed #RELENTLESS shirt by that player.

#NJDevilsGWG (@NJDevils Twitter)

Correctly guess the game-winning goal to win a signed #RELENTLESS shirt by that player.

#RELENTLESS Fan of the Game (All Accounts)

Fans can tweet selfies using #RELENTLESS throughout the game for the chance to win tickets to an upcoming Devils game.

About the New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils are part of the 30-team National Hockey League, with teams throughout the United States and Canada. Established in 1982, they are currently in their 34th season in the Garden State.  During that time, the team has won three Stanley Cup Championships:  1995, 2000 and 2003. Follow the Devils at, on Facebook and @NJDevils on Twitter.

About Prudential Center

Prudential Center is a world-class sports and entertainment venue located in downtown Newark, New Jersey. Opened in October 2007, the state-of-the-art arena is the home of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) three-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, Seton Hall University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball program, and more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events each year. Ranked in the Top 10 nationally by Pollstar, Billboard and Venues Today, Prudential Center is recognized as one of the premier venues in the United States, and welcomes 1.75 million guests annually. For more information about Prudential Center, visit and Facebook, and follow @PruCenter on Twitter.

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