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Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Wrist feels good
Hamilton, who underwent wrist surgery in May, is feeling "great." He was a full participant in Thursday's practice, per Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site.
Hamilton scored 22 goals and 74 points in 82 contests with the Devils in 2022-23. He'll reprise his role as the Devils' featured No. 1 defender in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Undergoes wrist surgery
Hamilton underwent right wrist surgery recently but is expected to be ready for the start of the 2023-24 season, James Nichols of The Fourth Period reports.
Hamilton was injured at the end of New Jersey's first-round playoff series against the Rangers. He played through the issue during the team's second-round loss to Carolina. Hamilton amassed 22 goals and 74 points in 82 games during the 2022-23 regular season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Played with injured wrist
Hamilton suffered a "bad" wrist injury in opening round versus the Rangers, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Hamilton played through the injury, as he did not miss any action, but his offensive performance in the postseason was a shell of what it was during the regular season. Hamilton had a goal and four points in 12 playoff contests after a great 2022-23 regular season campaign, as he set career highs in goals with 22 and assists with 52. Hamilton was second among NHL defensemen with 74 regular-season points and should be drafted as a top-five fantasy blueliner next season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Two points in Game 3 OT win
Hamilton scored the game-winning goal, added a power-play assist and levied two hits in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Rangers in Game 3.
Hamilton set up Jack Hughes on the second-period equalizer, then scored a goal of his own 11:36 into overtime to complete the comeback win. These were Hamilton's first two points through three postseason contests. The 29-year-old defenseman had a career year with 22 tallies, 52 assists and a plus-23 rating in 82 regular-season contests, and getting his offense going will go a long way for the Devils to make this first-round series at least interesting.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Scores in finale
Hamilton scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over the Capitals.
Hamilton ended a three-game scoring drought in the third period, ripping a one-timer from the point past Darcy Kuemper to tie the game 4-4 and force overtime. The 29-year-old Hamilton finishes a career-best year offensively with 22 goals and 74 points, third most among defensemen.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Good to go
Hamilton (illness) is expected to play Tuesday versus the Sabres, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Hamilton missed Monday's practice, but he's set to avoid missing a game. He'll play on the top pair and first power-play unit as usual. The Devils are dressing seven defensemen, which may help to ease the burden on the 29-year-old if he's not quite at 100 percent.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Dealing with illness
Hamilton (illness) didn't participate in Monday's practice, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
It is unclear at this time if Hamilton will play in Tuesday's game against Buffalo. He has racked up 21 goals, 73 points, 270 shots on net and 86 blocked shots in 80 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Grabs two more points
Hamilton tallied a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Penguins.
Hamilton opened the scoring in the first period Tuesday, beating Tristan Jarry with a one-timer off a feed from Ondrej Palat. Hamilton would pick up another point with an assist on Timo Meier's power-play goal in the second. The 29-year-old defenseman has had a tremendous season offensively with 21 goals and 73 points, both career highs.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Tops 70 points for first time
Hamilton scored a goal and added an assist in a 6-3 win over Chicago on Saturday.
He opened the scoring at 6:09 of the first with his 20th goal of the season. It came on a one-timer from the high slot of an Ondrej Palat pass. With the points, Hamilton has 71 points (20 goals, 51 assists) this season. That makes him just the second defender in Devils history to record at least 70 points in a single season. The other? Scott Stevens put up 78 points (18 goals, 60 assists) in 1993-94.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Playing at elite level
Hamilton crafted a power-play assist in Friday's 5-4 loss the Sabres.
Just one of Hamilton's career-high-tying 18 goals have come in March, but he's generated nine assists over that 13-game span, and when it comes to NHL blueliners, only Roman Josi of the Predators has more shots than Hamilton (269 versus 246). The fun doesn't stop there, as Hamilton has 27 man-advantage points, which is far and away his best output between career stops in Boston, Calgary, Carolina and New Jersey.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Provides game-winning marker
Hamilton netted the game-winning goal in a 5-3 victory over Ottawa on Saturday.
Hamilton has been a fairly consistent offensive contributor lately, providing at least a point in six of his last nine outings. His last scoring drought of more than two straight contests took place from Nov. 28-Dec. 3, so it's been a while since Hamilton has suffered anything resembling a noteworthy slump. The 29-year-old has 19 goals and 68 points in 73 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Adds pair of helpers in win
Hamilton logged two assists in the Devils' 5-2 win over the Lightning on Sunday.
Hamilton set up Jesper Bratt's game-tying goal midway through the second period before assisting on Nico Hischier's eventual game-winner just three minutes later. The 29-year-old Hamilton extends his career high in points to 66, with 18 goals and 48 assists. He's also added 56 hits, 76 blocked shots and a plus-23 rating through 70 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Crosses 60-point threshold
Hamilton produced a pair of assists, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Hamilton set up Timo Meier's first goal as a Devil 9:09 into the first period. In overtime, Hamilton popped up again, serving the lone assist on Nico Hischier's game-winning tally. During a five-game point streak, Hamilton has two goals and five helpers. He's secured his first 60-point campaign with 18 tallies, 43 helpers, 216 shots on net, 71 blocked shots, 49 hits and a plus-23 rating through 62 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Extends point streak to four games
Hamilton logged a power-play assist, two blocked shots and two PIM in Friday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Golden Knights.
Hamilton has collected two goals and three helpers, along with a plus-5 rating, during his four-game point streak. The 29-year-old helped out on a Jesper Bratt tally in the first period of Friday's game. Hamilton is at 59 points (25 on the power play), 212 shots on net, 69 blocked shots, 49 hits, 40 PIM and a plus-22 rating through 61 outings. He's almost doubled up his point total from 62 contests a year ago (30).... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: On three-game point streak
Hamilton tallied a goal in the Devils' 7-5 win over Colorado on Wednesday.
Hamilton scored during the second period to put New Jersey up 4-1. It was his 18th goal and 58th point in 60 games in 2022-23. Hamilton is on a three-game scoring streak with two goals and four points over that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Two helpers against Kings
Hamilton recorded two assists in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kings.
Both points were clutch for the Devils, as Hamilton picked up the secondary assist on Nico Hischier's game-tying goal with 39 seconds left in regulation before setting up Dawson Mercer for the winner in OT. Hamilton has already established a new career high with 56 points (16 goals, 40 helpers) on the season in only 58 games, and his scoring pace has actually accelerated in the new year -- over the last 13 contests, the 29-year-old blueliner has six goals and 18 points, including six multi-point performances.... See More ... See Less
Devils' Dougie Hamilton: Scores twice in win
Hamilton scored a pair of power-play goals in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Kraken.
Hamilton's excellent season continued with his two goals on the man advantage, including the game-winner in the third period. He's recorded points in five consecutive games, tallying 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in that span. The 29-year-old Hamilton is up to 51 points on the season, a new career high, with 15 goals and 36 assists.... See More ... See Less
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