• Resumes skating following day off

    News: Mike Cammalleri is skating Wednesday after taking the previous day off for a "maintenance day," Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
    Analysis: Maintenance days typically give players a chance for some extra rest. This is not Mike Cammalleri's first dance in the NHL; he's been in the league since 2005-06, and has little to prove in the way of preparing for the regular season. However, he could afford to stay healthy this season, since various ailments kept him out for 14 games last year.
  • Cammalleri Represents Devils' Offense Tuesday

    News: Mike Cammalleri scored both New Jersey goals -- one on a power play, the other shorthanded -- Tuesday in a 3-2 overtime loss at the hands of Columbus.
    Analysis: A terrific effort for Mike Cammalleri, who's now reached 40 points on the year and has exceeded last season's 26 goals in exactly the same number of games (63). However, the 32-year-old remains a relatively unexciting, middle-of-the-road fantasy contributor for a Devils team that often can't muster much offense beyond what he provides.
  • New Jersey's Cammalleri Returns

    News: Mike Cammalleri (illness) is slated to play Monday against the Kings.
    Analysis: With Mike Cammalleri back in action, Martin Havlat, Tuomo Ruutu and Michael Ryder are set to be the team's scratches up front on Monday.
  • New Jersey's Cammalleri Set To Play Monday

    News: Mike Cammalleri (illness) was on the ice for warmups in advance of Monday's game against the Kings, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
    Analysis: Mike Cammalleri -- who has missed the last two games -- is thus poised to return to the New Jersey lineup Monday. The veteran forward has recorded 25 goals and 36 points in 58 games for the Devils this season.
  • New Jersey's Cammalleri A Game-Time Call

    News: Mike Cammalleri (illness) is viewed as a game-time decision for Monday's game against the Kings.
    Analysis: Per nj.com, Mike Cammalleri -- who participated in the team's morning skate -- expects to play Monday, but a final call on that front likely won't arrive until warmups.
  • Devils To Sit Cammalleri For Another

    News: Mike Cammalleri (illness) will not play Saturday against the Islanders, Rich Chere of the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
    Analysis: After being held out of Friday's game against the Sabres, Mike Cammalleri didn't make enough progress in his recovery to warrant lineup consideration for Saturday's contest. Expect either Michael Ryder or Martin Havlat to replace him for the second straight night.
  • Devils' Cammalleri Won't Play Friday

    News: Mike Cammalleri (illness) will not play Friday against the Sabres, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
    Analysis: The Devils regarded Mike Cammalleri as a game-time decision after he left morning skate early due to an illness, but after he didn't make the short trip to Buffalo with the rest of the team, it's safe to rule him out. Martin Havlat is slated to swap in for Cammalleri in the lineup, though it's not clear if he'll directly replace him on the Devils' second line. Cammalleri could still return to action Saturday, when the team returns to New Jersey for a match versus the Islanders.
  • Devils' Cammalleri Feeling Ill

    News: Mike Cammalleri was sent home from morning skate feeling ill, but he may still play in Friday's game against the Sabres, NJ.com's Rich Chere reports.
    Analysis: Mike Cammalleri will be a game-time decision, with Martin Havlat his potential replacement in the lineup. The winger is the Devils' leading goal scorer this season, producing an impressive 25 tallies in 58 games.
  • Devils' Cammalleri Hits 25-Goal Mark In Win

    News: Mike Cammalleri hit the 25-goal mark Saturday, potting two goals in a win over Arizona.
    Analysis: Mike Cammalleri has now scored at least 25 goals in back-to-back seasons and is up to 36 points in 57 games. While he recently went through a four-game scoreless drought, the 32-year-old continues to find twine on a regular basis, making him a safe and reliable fantasy option.
  • Devils' Cammalleri Stays Sizzling In Win

    News: Mike Cammalleri potted a goal on one of his game-high six shot attempts in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Predators.
    Analysis: The Devils have been atrocious offensively this season, but few of those struggles can be attributed to Mike Cammalleri. Despite missing 12 games due to injury this season, the veteran winger has recorded 24 goals, which would prorate to 37-goal production over an 82-game schedule. And he's probably playing his best hockey of the season at the moment, recording six goals and three assists just in the last seven contests.