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Jon Merrill | Defenseman

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (23) / 2/3/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
College: U. of Michigan
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Jon Merrill will be scratched for Saturday's tilt with Buffalo.
Still no update on Merrill's condition but we do know he won't be playing tonight. For fantasy purposes it's just as well, Merrill's not a fantasy contributor. Oct 24 - 6:18 PM
Source: Joe Yerdon

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Jon Merrill (illness) will be scratched in Thursday's game against Ottawa.

It's unclear if Merrill is still sick or if the Devils just don't want to change a winning lineup. The 23-year-old will miss his third consecutive games. He has no points and a minus-2 rating in four games this season.
Oct 22 - 7:28 PM

Jon Merrill (illness) won't play Tuesday.

Merrill, who was suffering from a bout of the stomach flu, practiced Monday and skated on Tuesday as well, but he doesn't have all of his energy back yet. Devils coach John Hynes also likes the way his defense group has been playing of late.
Oct 20 - 2:35 PM

Jon Merrill (illness) is a "possibility" to play Tuesday, according to coach John Hynes.

He missed Sunday's game with a stomach issue, but felt better Monday. The Devils will see how he feels at the morning skate.
Oct 19 - 3:11 PM

Jonathon Merrill (leg) is questionable Thursday.

Merrill was seen walking with a limp after Tuesday's contest. That's likely due to a Dan Girardi shot he blocked in the second period of that game. New Jersey has summoned Raman Hrabarenka and Seth Helgeson.
Apr 9 - 11:10 AM

Jonathon Merrill had two assists in the Devils' 5-3 victory Thursday night.

Merrill has a goal and six points in 12 games this season. It was his first game back after missing a little over a month with a hand injury.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 10:43:00 AM

Jonathon Merrill (hand) is slated to return to the lineup Thursday to play against Toronto.

He has been sidelined since Nov. 1 with a hand injury, but was cleared to return early this week.
Thu, Dec 4, 2014 04:08:00 PM

Jonathon Merrill (hand/arm) has been medically cleared to return.

He took part in Monday's practice, but it isn't clear if he'll suit up against Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 01:38:00 PM

Jonathon Merrill (arm) isn't available for Friday's game.

Merrill still hasn't been cleared medically to return. He's been out for almost a month at this point.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 11:08:00 AM

Jonathon Merrill (arm) still hasn't received clearance to return to the Devils' lineup.

Merrill has been practicing with the Devils though and should be regarded as day-to-day. He has a goal and four points in 11 games this season.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 03:48:00 PM

Jonathon Merrill (arm) won't play against Edmonton on Friday.

Merrill was able to practice on Thursday though. He hasn't played since Nov. 1.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 11:09:00 AM

Jonathon Merrill (arm) will not be available for Tuesday's game.

Merrill is traveling with the Devils though and he's projected to return in the near future. He has a goal and three assists in 11 contests in 2014-15.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 05:39:00 PM

Jonathon Merrill (arm) will travel with the Devils on their upcoming road trip.

Merrill has missed the last seven games with a sore hand/arm. He has four points including a goal in 11 games and is expected to play at some point this week.
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 06:45:00 AM

Jon Merrill (arm) will not travel to Boston with his teammates.

Merrill has missed the last three games with the injury. There is no timetable for his return.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 12:56:00 PM

Jonathon Merrill (arm) has been moved to the injured reserve list.

Merrill's placement is retroactive to Nov. 1, so this doesn't necessarily signify that the Devils expect him to be sidelined for much longer. He's missed two straight games due to the ailment.
Fri, Nov 7, 2014 09:40:00 AM

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