The New Jersey Devils released the roster for their 2017 Training Camp, which will start tomorrow, Thursday, September 14, at Prudential Center and RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House at Prudential Center.
Players attending training camp will report for medicals, testing, photos and media day. Camp will include 57 players (34 forwards, 18 defensemen, 6 goalies). Attached and below is the complete roster.
Players, coaches and management will be available throughout this period as schedule permits. Head Coach John Hynes will be available at 1:15pm and Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero will follow at 1:45pm
All media are welcome to arrive at 8:00am, players will be available at approximately 9:00am. Please enter the Employee Entrance off Lafayette Street between the Parking Deck and the arena (closest to the corner of Broad Street). If you have last year’s season credential- that is valid.
If you are in need of a credential, please contact the New Jersey Devils Communications Department. Proceed to the back corridor past the loading docks for the media area- light breakfast/beverages will be served.
Any TV outlets sending a video camera, please contact me directly if you need to schedule specific times or a window.
See below for complete release:
New Jersey Devils 2017 Training Camp Numerical Roster
Damon Severson was a guest on NHL tonight to discuss signing his new six-year, $25 million contract worth an average annual salary of $4,166,700.
The New Jersey Devils today signed defenseman Damon Severson to a six-year contract worth $25-million (average annual salary of $4,166,700). The contract breakdown is as follows: 2017-18: $2,500,000; 2018-19: $3,000,000; 2019-20: $4,675,000; 2020-21: $4,675,000; 2021-22: $5,050,000; 2022-23: $5,100,000. The announcement was made by Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero.
“We are happy to have Damon under contract through the 2022-23 season,” said Shero. “Damon brings an important dimension to our hockey club and he is a young defenseman that we are excited to work with. This deal shows our ownership’s commitment in what we continue to build here. We look forward to helping Damon continue to grow and develop as a player.”
Severson, 23, completed his third-full professional season in 2016-17 and spent the entire campaign at the NHL level with New Jersey. The right-shooting blueliner set new career-highs with 28 assists, 31 points and 125 shots in 80 regular-season games played. He led all New Jersey defensemen in assists and points.
Damon will be available on a conference call to all media later today. Details to follow.
The 2017 New Jersey Devils Prospects Challenge Guide is now available to view and download. The guide includes photographic, statistical, biographical and general information about the Devils players, staff and hockey operations personnel.
Please find the link below to view:
2017 New Jersey Devils Prospects Challenge