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Robinson, MacLean, Albelin Named as Assistant Coaches; Caron as Goaltending Coach

Wednesday, 07.25.2007 / 2:59 PM ET / News
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Robinson, MacLean, Albelin Named as Assistant Coaches; Caron as Goaltending Coach

MacLean returns for his sixth season behind the Devils' bench.

newjerseydevils.com – The Devils completed their coaching staff, naming Larry Robinson, John MacLean, and Tommy Albelin as assistant coaches, and Jacques Caron as goaltending coach.

They will join recently-appointed Head Coach Brent Sutter’s staff. The announcement was made by Devils’ CEO/President/General Manager Lou Lamoriello.

“Brent’s additions of Larry, John, Tommy, and Jacques as assistant coaches gives our organization a staff that has tremendous knowledge, experience, and success,” said Lamoriello. “We are all looking forward to the start of training camp."
Caron


Robinson, 56, will enter his 11th season as a member of the team’s hockey operations staff. The defenseman has previously served the organization as head coach, assistant coach, and special assignment coach. He joined the Devils after a 20-season Hall of Fame playing career that included 17 years with Montreal.

Robinson’s 20 playoff seasons are tied for third, while his 227 post-season appearances are ranked seventh all-time. He was a member of six Stanley Cup Championship teams with the Canadiens, winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP in 1978.
Albelin

MacLean, 42, returns for his sixth season as assistant coach, after being named to the position September 29, 2002. A right wing, he retired as an active player June 7, 2002, following a 19-season pro career that included 14 seasons with the Devils.

MacLean is the franchise’s all-time leader with 347 goals and 701 points, and is best remembered for his overtime goal in the 1987-88 season-finale, which helped propel the team to its first-ever playoff berth. As an assistant coach, he was a member of New Jersey’s 2003 Stanley Cup Championship team, and as a player, the franchise’s first championship in 1995.

Albelin, 43, begins his first career pro coaching assignment following an 18-year NHL career, including 12 seasons with the Devils. The former defenseman saw action in 539 regular-season games with New Jersey, and was a member of its 1995 and 2003 Stanley Cup Championship teams. He spent the 2006-07 season as a member of New Jersey’s Alumni Association.

Caron returns for his 15th season as goaltending coach, after being named to the position August 9, 1993. He is the only member of the coaching staff to be a part of all three of the team’s Stanley Cup Championships.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59