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Bryce Salvador | Defenseman

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (38) / 2/11/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
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The New Jersey Devils are having some trouble with their penalty killing.
Bryce Salvador and Andy Greene were on the ice for both of the Sharks power play goals on Saturday as the Devils have now given up six goals on 26 chances. "We have a good PK," Salvador said. "Right now we’ve come up against some of the top power plays in the league. Right now some of the minors (two-minute penalties) we’re taking are costing us. But I don’t think it was the difference in the game. We had our chances and could’ve easily tied it up and won. We had them hemmed in and we felt like we were going to get it and tie it up." Oct 19 - 7:36 AM

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Although Bryce Salvador is healthy, he's only played in one preseason game thus far.

Salvador dealt with a hip injury last season and that likely is related to the Devils' decision to give him a relatively light workload over the preseason. He plans to play in at least one more exhibition contest before the regular season starts.
Oct 2 - 8:41 AM

Veteran Bryce Salvador is healthy once again after a suffering through a hip problem last season.

Salvador played in only 40 games last season as he was dealing with a torn labrum in his hip. The defenseman will turn 39 in February and gives the Devils a solid veteran on the blueline but he has little to no fantasy value as his one goal and four points last season will attest to.
Sep 27 - 8:53 AM

Bryce Salvador is no longer dealing with a hip problem.

Salvador was limited to just 40 contests in 2013-14, but he should be fine for the start of training camp. The bigger question is if the Devils will decide to buy out the final season of his contract.
Jun 17 - 6:53 PM

There's a chance that Bryce Salvador's tenure with the New Jersey Devils will end with a compliance buyout.

Salvador's cap hit for the 2014-15 campaign will be $3,166,667 and his contract will expire after that. He was limited to just 40 games last season, but he did log an average of 20:17 minutes per game when he was healthy.
Jun 17 - 11:07 AM

Bryce Salvador (groin) hasn't started to skate yet.

With that in mind, Salvador probably won't be back before the end of the regular season. He has a goal and three assists in 40 games in 2013-14.
Apr 7 - 10:11 AM

New Jersey defenseman Bryce Salvador was examined by a doctor Friday after missing Thursday's game with a groin injury and will sit out again tonight.

The Devils, struggling for their playoff lives, visit the New York Islanders tonight.
Mar 29 - 10:01 AM

Bryce Salvador (bruised collarbone) returned to action on Tuesday March 4.

Salvador was out for two games because of the ailment. He had a plus-one rating and four hits in 20:53 minutes of ice time.
Mar 5 - 2:38 AM

Bryce Salvador (bruised collarbone) is a possibility for Tuesday's game.

Salvador has missed two straight games due to the ailment. He participated in Monday's optional skate.
Mar 4 - 10:40 AM

Bryce Salvador (upper body) sat out his second straight game on Sunday.

Salvador took a shot off his collarbone/upper chest area Thursday and has not played since. He could not go on the weekend so consider him day-to-day for now. He has no fantasy value with only three assists in 30 games.
Mar 3 - 7:54 AM

Bryce Salvador (upper body) didn't take part in Friday's practice.

Salvador absorbed a shot to what was reportedly the collarbone/upper chest area during Thursday's game and that's the source of his injury. He did travel with the team to Long Island though and there's still a chance that he'll play on Saturday.
Feb 28 - 5:10 PM

Bryce Salvador (foot) ended up logging 23:36 minutes in his return on Saturday.

That's after Salvador missed a little bit over two months. "I wasn't expecting that much the first game, but I just got right back at it," said Salvador. "I couldn’t wait to get back into this game. It was good that we got the win." He blocked two shots and was credited with five hits in the 2-1 victory.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 10:00:00 AM

Bryce Salvador (foot) has been activated from injured reserve.

He will return to New Jersey's lineup Saturday night for the first time since Oct. 22. Salvador has two assists, 14 blocks and a minus-1 rating in nine games this season.
Sat, Dec 28, 2013 02:23:00 PM

Bryce Salvador (foot) has declared himself fit to play.

Now the decision of when he will be back in the lineup will be up to New Jersey GM Lou Lamoriello and coach Pete DeBoer. Salvador hasn't played since Oct. 22 because of a fractured foot.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 06:32:00 PM

Bryce Salvador (foot) will not return to the New Jersey Devils' lineup on Monday.

Salvador has been sidelined since Oct. 22. It shouldn't be too long before he plays, but he doesn't want to make any predictions.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 03:27:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Reid Boucher
5Jacob Josefson
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
6Jordin Tootoo
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Martin Havlat
3Michael Ryder
4Damien Brunner
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Marek Zidlicky
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Jonathon Merrill
7Adam Larsson
G1Cory Schneider
2Scott Clemmensen