Tallackson placed on waivers
Tallackson, 25, has played in four games for New Jersey this season. Selected with the Devils' second pick (53rd overall) in 2002, Tallackson has a goal and an assist in 20 career NHL appearances.
The native of Grafton, N.D., was a member of Minnesota's back-to-back NCAA Div. I national titles in 2002 and 2003.