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Devils sign prospect Eric Gelinas, add D Dan Kelly

Wednesday, 05.19.2010 / 3:19 PM / News
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Devils sign prospect Eric Gelinas, add D Dan Kelly
Newark, NJ – The Devils today signed two players: defensemen Eric Gelinas and Dan Kelly. The announcement was made by Devils’ President/CEO/ General Manager Lou Lamoriello.  As per club policy, no further terms were disclosed.

Gelinas, 19, was New Jersey’s second choice, and 54th overall selection in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-4, 190-lb. defenseman split the 2009-10 season between Lewiston and Chicoutimi, combining for six goals and 25 assists for 31 points and 59 penalty minutes in 61 QMJHL games played. Gelinas added one goal and four assists for five points and six penalty minutes in six post-season contests. Born May 8, 1991 in Vanier, Ont., he spent his first two full seasons of junior hockey in 2007-08 and 2008-09 with the MAINEiacs. Prior to being drafted, Gelinas participated in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game.

Kelly, 21, spent the past five seasons with Kitchener (OHL), totaling 11 goals and 71 assists for 82 points and 277 penalty minutes in 235 appearances. The 6-1, 215. lb. defenseman  saw action in 58 games this past season, posting six goals and 21 assists for 27 points and 99 penalty minutes while serving the Rangers as captain. Kelly added four goals and nine assists for 13 points and 23 penalty minutes in leading Kitchener to the Western Conference Finals. Born May 17, 1989 in Morrisonville, NY, he will attend his first NHL training camp in September. Kelly was not drafted.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 32 22 6 4 102 72 48
2 NYI 33 23 10 0 104 91 46
3 MTL 34 21 11 2 92 83 44
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5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
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12 CBJ 32 14 15 3 79 102 31
13 PHI 32 12 14 6 88 96 30
14 NJD 35 12 17 6 77 102 30
15 BUF 33 13 18 2 63 105 28
16 CAR 32 9 19 4 68 91 22

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 28 9 11 0 20
J. Jagr 34 5 15 -11 20
M. Zidlicky 35 4 13 -5 17
M. Cammalleri 23 11 4 0 15
M. Ryder 33 4 10 -1 14
P. Elias 29 4 9 -16 13
D. Severson 32 4 8 -4 12
E. Gelinas 28 4 6 2 10
A. Greene 35 0 9 -3 9
T. Zajac 27 4 4 -6 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Kinkaid 1 1 2 .939 1.75
C. Schneider 11 16 3 .915 2.57