The New Jersey Devils and the Elmira Jackals (ECHL) announced Friday that they have entered into an affiliation agreement. The Devils join the Ottawa Senators as Jackals affiliates for the 2013-14 season.
The Devils organization is excited to enter into a formal affiliation with the Elmira Jackals and congratulate their new ownership group led by Tom Freeman and Nate Cook,” said New Jersey Devils Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations and Albany General Manager Chris Lamoriello. “I look forward to again working with Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Dwight Mullins. I know under his leadership, the Jackals not only will be competing for a championship, but also developing players for future success in the game.”