The Devils are no closer to re-signing restricted free agent defenseman Eric Gelinas.
Eric Gelinas sustained a sprained ankle while playing in the AHL playoffs.
Eric Gelinas has been assigned to the minors.
Eric Gelinas played on the fourth line Saturday.
Although the Devils have been experimenting with using Eric Gelinas as a forward recently, they still plan to use him as a defenseman in the long term.
Eric Gelinas practiced as a forward on Tuesday.
Eric Gelinas returned to the New Jersey lineup on Sunday but played only 8:06 minutes as their seventh defenseman.
Eric Gelinas played only one shift in the third period but coach Peter BeBoer said after the game that he was not hurt and it was a coaching move.
Eric Gelinas picked up a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Islanders.
Eric Gelinas has been summoned from the minors.
The New Jersey Devils are a different team with Eric Gelinas on the point during the power play.
Eric Gelinas needs to work on his defense to return to and stay in the NHL, according to Devils coach Pete DeBoer.
Eric Gelinas has been sent down to the minors.
Eric Gelinas had a goal and two assists in the Devils' 7-1 victory on Tuesday.