As expected, the Devils made some cuts today, sending 16 players to the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League. In addition, four players were placed on waivers.
To the AHL go goalies Evan Cormier and Gilles Senn. Defensemen sent down are Michael Paliotta, Colby Sissons and Colton White. The forwards are: Joey Anderson, Brandon Gignac, Ludvig Larsson, Mikhail Maltsev, Nikita Popugaev, Ryan Schmelzer, Brett Seney, Yegor Sharangovich, Blake Speers, Marian Studenic and Fabian Zetterlund.
The four players put on waivers were forwards Brandon Baddock and Ben Street and defensemen Josh Jacobs and Dakota Mermis. Should they clear by noon tomorrow, without another team claiming them, they will be assigned to Binghamton as well.
The Devils made their first round of cuts to their training camp roster, sending five players back to their junior teams and one to Binghamton of the AHL.
Forwards Mitchell Hoelscher and Graeme Clarke and defenseman Nikita Okhotyuk were all sent back to the Ottawa 67’s of the Ontario Hockey League.
Defenseman Xavier Bernard was sent to the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL and defenseman Michael Vukojevic was sent to the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL.
Goaltender Akira Schmid was sent back to the Omaha Lancers of the USHL.
Goalie Eamon McAdam was sent to the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League. He will report to their training camp when it opens.
The Devils will play their next preseason game on Wednesday at the Rangers from Madison Square Garden.