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Langenbrunner, Parise and Clemmensen take home Devils' player awards

Tuesday, 03.24.2009 / 3:52 PM ET / News
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Langenbrunner, Parise and Clemmensen take home Devils\' player awards
Linemates Parise (l.) and Langenbrunner won the Most Valuable Devil and Players' Player awards, respectively.
Parise highlights
Langenbrunner highlights  
Unsung Hero Award
Players' Player Award 
MVP Award 
newjerseydevils.com – Captain Jamie Langenbrunner, Zach Parise and Scott Clemmensen were the big winners Tuesday, when the Devils voted on the 2009 player awards at Prudential Center.

Langenbrunner was named the Devils' Players' Player, while Parise took home the Most Valuable Devil award. Scott Clemmensen was chosen as the Unsung Hero.

Langenbrunner accepted his award from Devils' Assistant Coach Tommy Albelin. The veteran right wing has enjoyed his most productive NHL season with 25 goals, 38 assists and 63 points – all new career highs.

Langenbrunner is tied with Patrik Elias for second on the team with six game-winners, and shares the club lead for shorthanded goals (3) with Brian Gionta.

Past winners of the Players' Player have included Scott Stevens, Randy McKay and Jay Pandolfo. 

Parise accepted his award from Devils' Assistant Coach John MacLean. Parise, the team's leading scorer, this season became the seventh player in Devils history to record a season of 40-or-more goals.

His 41 tallies are second-best in the NHL, and he has established new career highs across the board, including 47 assists, 88 points and 13 power-play goals. The left wing leads all Devils with seven game-winners.

Past winners of the MVD have included Martin Brodeur, who had earned 10 of the previous 12. He split the award with Patrik Elias in 2000-01.

Clemmensen, who was reassigned to Lowell (AHL) on Feb. 25, was credited by Devils' Goaltending Coach Jacques Caron for having had a major role in the club's success during Brodeur's rehab from injury. Caron accepted the Unsung Hero award on Clemmensen's behalf.

Clemmensen posted a record of 25-13-1, including two shutouts, in 39 starts this season. He began the year with the Devils' AHL affiliate after re-signing as a free agent during the offseason.

Clemmensen was recalled two days after Brodeur suffered a left elbow injury on Nov. 1, and went on to win 11 of his first 15 starts. He recorded a personal seven-game winning streak from Jan. 13-30.

The winners of the annual awards are determined by a players' secret ballot vote.


Bill Fox wins 2009 Dr. John J. McMullen Service to New Jersey Hockey Award

Bill Fox of Bloomfield, NJ, was today named the recipient of the 2009 Service to New Jersey Hockey Award.  The award is named for the late Dr. John J. McMullen, who brought professional ice hockey to the Garden State in 1982.  It has been presented annually since 1984 by the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils to an individual or individuals who have supported amateur hockey throughout the state.
 
Fox has served on the Montclair Hockey Club’s Board of Directors since 1985.  During that time, he has contributed in several different capacities, including five years as the club’s President.  He has served as Director of the Clinic and Travel Team programs, as well as the MHC’s liaison to the New Jersey Youth Hockey League.  From 1995 to 1999, Fox was the MHC’s league representative to the NJYHL.  Since 1999, he has served as NJYHL secretary and registrar, a position which he currently holds.  Fox was the longtime NJYHL representative to USA Hockey’s Atlantic District, and operated as the district’s Vice President of Rules and Regulations.
 
For more than a decade, Fox has been in private practice with Graham Curtin, a New Jersey law firm.  His professional career also features 17 years of public service, including a decade as Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office Division of Criminal Justice.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 x - TBL 77 47 23 7 249 201 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 69 16 24 -3 40
M. Cammalleri 62 25 13 3 38
P. Elias 63 11 21 -16 32
S. Gomez 52 7 24 -7 31
S. Bernier 61 13 14 3 27
T. Zajac 68 11 12 -4 23
A. Larsson 58 3 19 3 22
A. Greene 76 3 18 3 21
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
E. Gelinas 56 6 11 -3 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 28 8 .928 2.19
K. Kinkaid 5 5 3 .918 2.47