• Devils Claim Urbom

    News: The Devils claimed Alexander Urbom off waivers from the Capitals on Wednesday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
    Analysis: The young defenseman was originally drafted by the Devils in 2009, and spent three years in the organization before playing for the Capitals. He will be assigned to AHL Albany to begin his second stint with his former team.
  • Capitals Place Urbom On Waivers

    News: Alexander Urbom was placed on waivers by the Capitals on Tuesday, Renaud Lavoie of The Montreal Journal reports.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom played in 20 games for the Capitals this season, totaling one goal and one assist. He was claimed by Washington from New Jersey in early October and now may head to the AHL if he is not claimed off waivers.
  • Caps' Urbom Scores Rare Goal

    News: Urbon scored his first goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Islanders.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom hadn't found the net in an NHL game since Dec. 23, 2011, so this had to be a nice moment for the third-pairing defenseman. Not much to see here from a fantasy perspective.
  • Caps' Urbom Will Play Thursday

    News: Alexander Urbom will play against the Hurricanes on Thursday, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.
    Analysis: The Capitals claimed Alexander Urbom off waivers from the Devils at the beginning of October, and he'll get a chance to make a good first impression on his new team Thursday. The blueliner recorded eight assists in 68 games with AHL Albany in 2012-13, so he's more of a stay-at -home defenseman than a point producer.
  • Urbom Claimed Off Waivers By Caps

    News: Alexander Urbom was claimed off waivers by the Capitals from the Devils on Thursday, TSN's Darren Dreger reports.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom was sent down to clear a space on the roster for Patrik Elias who is returning from injury Thursday. The defenseman is not a big scorer, but the Capitals must like his presence enough to snatch him up off waivers and provide depth for them at the position.
  • Devils Reassign Urbom

    News: The Devils assigned Alexander Urbom to AHL Albany on Wednesday, the Bergen Record reports.
    Analysis: The move will clear up a roster spot for Patrik Elias (groin), who is expected to come off of IR in time for Thursday's opener against the Penguins. Alexander Urbom is never going to put up big offensive numbers for fantasy teams though, as last year in the AHL he posted no goals and eight assists in 68 games.
  • Urbom Recalled By Devils

    News: The Devils have recalled Alexander Urbom on an emergency basis.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom -- who has eight points and 64 PIMs in 68 games with AHL Albany to date -- will give the Devils some added blue line depth, with Anton Volchenkov and Bryce Salvador currently unavailable.
  • Devils' Urbom Out With Injury

    News: Alexander Urbom, playing in Albany of the AHL, is currently sidelined with an upper-body injury, Tom Gulitti of the Bergen Record reports.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom has played in five games in the NHL this season, recording one point and a plus-1 rating. It is not known when he will return to the ice.
  • Devils Option Urbom To AHL

    News: Alexander Urbom was sent to Albany (AHL) Thursday, the Bergen Record reports.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom played five games over the last two weeks for New Jersey, posting one goal and finishing a plus-2. Urbom played solidly, but, with Henrik Tallinder returning from a back injury, the coaching staff wants Urbom to get playing time in the minors.
  • Devils' Urbom Scores First Goal

    News: Alexander Urbom netted his first NHL goal in Friday's shootout win over Washington, his first point of the season as well.
    Analysis: Alexander Urbom showed a good amount of poise on his goal, pinching in at the right time and waiting out a sprawling Michael Neuvirth. Urbom is a talented, but young, player on whom the Devils are high. Urbom's talent and production have not yet caught up with his potential.