New Jersey Devils Communications DepartmentPete Albietz Vice President, Hockey Communications & Team Operations 973-757-6118 firstname.lastname@example.org *Interview, Management/Coach/Player Availability Requests, Travel Contact Sarah Baicker Director, Hockey Communications & Content 973-757-6111 email@example.com *Hockey-related Content James Stolfi Manager, Hockey Communications & Team Operations 973-757-6137 firstname.lastname@example.org *Credentials, WordPress, Game Notes, Press Releases, Publications Scott Litwack Assistant, Hockey Operations & Communications 973-757-6124 email@example.com *Clips, Stats, Publications
EXECUTIVE OFFICES: The Devils’ executive offices are located adjacent to AmeriHealth Pavilion at Prudential Center on Lafayette Street.
CREDENTIALS: Season passes are issued to those members of the media who regularly cover the New Jersey Devils. These passes will be honored for entrance to Prudential Center and all working areas for all 2016-17 regular-season home games. Single-game passes may be requested by contacting the Devils’ Communications Department at least 24 hours prior to game time. Accredited individuals are strictly prohibited from obtaining player autographs while in a working capacity. Credentials will be issued only to representatives of legitimate news gathering agencies.
MORNING SKATE: Morning skate will take place at Prudential Center’s main rink or Barnabas Health Hockey House. All media (print and broadcast) covering the morning skate at Prudential Center must be credentialed. Please contact the Devils’ Communications Department to confirm time and location. Credentials for practices and morning skates will be available at the Event Staff entrance adjacent to the Lafayette Street security entrance.
PHOTOGRAPHERS: Accredited photographers may shoot only from designated areas. The Devils’ Communications Department issues location assignments just outside the press room approximately 30 minutes prior to game time. No roving passes will be issued.
GAME-TIME PRESS ENTRANCE: Members of the media should enter the building through the Mulberry Street press entrance. Credentials will be available two and one-half hours prior to game time. All credentials must be picked up individually.
PRESS LOUNGE: The press lounge/working room is located behind the press entrance on Mulberry Street. The lounge is open only to properly accredited and identified members of the media, as well as club and league personnel. A buffet meal will be served approximately 90 minutes prior to face-off. The cost of the meal is $10. Beverages are provided free of charge. Refreshments are available prior to, during, and after all games.
PRE-GAME: The Devils’ locker room is closed at all times prior to the start of the game. The dressing room corridor will remain open until 90 minutes prior to game time. A representative from the Devils’ Communications Department will remain outside the Devils’ locker room to assist members of the media wishing to interview players. After that time, only members of the media requiring access to television production areas are permitted to pass through the corridor once it has
PRESS BOX: An elevator to the press box is located adjacent to the press lounge. Seating charts are displayed throughout the press lounge and in the press seating area. The Devils provide a limited number of courtesy phones in the press box for use by the media. Anyone who wishes to order a private line should contact Andre Mutovic of DAE at 973-757-6532. Wireless, high-speed internet access is available.
POST-GAME: Locker rooms will open to the media no later than five (5) minutes following the conclusion of the game. Head Coach John Hynes will be available to the media in the coaches’ press conference area, approximately 20 minutes after the conclusion of each home game.
FINDING PRUDENTIAL CENTER
FROM NEWARK PENN STATION: Walk through the terminal and up the staircase to Gateway Center. Walk the full length of the Gateway Complex and exit the building onto Mulberry Street. Continue left on Mulberry Street until reaching Prudential Center, which is across the street on the right.
FROM THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE: Take exit 15E (Newark/Jersey City), and follow signs to Raymond Blvd. At the stoplight, make a right and proceed about two miles to Mulberry Street (Downtown Newark). Turn left onto Mulberry Street. Continue past Market Street and Edison Place, Prudential Center is on the right.
FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY SOUTH: Take exit 145, and follow signs to Route 280 East (Harrison/Newark). Take exit 15A (Route 21/Downtown Newark). Make a right and proceed for 1/2 mile on Route 21 until the Market Street intersection. Make a right at the light onto Market Street. Make a left at the next light at the intersection of Market and Mulberry Streets, Prudential Center is on the right.
FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY NORTH/ROUTE 78: Take exit 142 (Route 78), follow Route 78 east to exit 58A and follow signs for Rts. 1 and 9 North and then proceed to Rt. 21 North (McCarter Highway). Continue north on Rt. 21 for approximately 11/2 miles. At the Market Street intersection, make a left onto Market Street. Make a left at the next light at the intersection of Market and Mulberry Streets, Prudential Center is on the right.
FROM NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Follow signs for Rts. 1 and 9 North and follow directions above for Garden State Parkway North.
FROM NEW YORK CITY: From George Washington Bridge or Lincoln Tunnel follow signs to New Jersey Turnpike South. Follow directions above for New Jersey Turnpike.