New Jersey Devils

Scott Neidermayer

Date sent: January 29th, 2011
Date received: August 11th, 2011
Total time: 194 days
Total players responses: 293
Total 2011 responses: 288

A really sweet return from one of Canada’s best hockey players!  Scott Niedermayer played 18 season, winning basically every single type of trophy available!  He’s won the Stanley Cup (4), Olympic gold (2), Memorial Cup, World Junior Championships, IIHF World Championships and the World Cups.  Geez, as if this guy couldn’t get any better, he’s an avid supporter of the green-environment movement and a vocal member of PETA.  Scott now runs a Calgary based hockey school with his brother (I believe during the summers), teaching kids about conditioning, hockey skills and overall hockey knowledge.  Thanks for the return Scott!


Brian Rafalski

Received: July 25th, 2011
Total players responses: 284
Total 2011 responses: 279

A nice win from Marko over at Marko’s Hockey Autos!  I had won this card because I had correctly guessed that Eric Brewer was the mystery autograph.  Thanks a lot Marko, and keep up the fantastic blog!


Zach Parise

Date sent: June 28th, 2011
Date received: July 19th, 2011
Total time: 21 days
Total players responses: 279
Total 2011 responses: 274

A nice return from Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils!  Zach is a high scoring forward for the Devils, and notched 6 points last season!  That’s right, six!  Don’t mind the fact that he only played 13 games due to meniscus tear in his right knee, because we all know that anyone can play through that type of injury.  =D


Travis Zajac

Date sent: May 23rd, 2011
Date received: July 7th, 2011
Total time: 45 days
Total players responses: 266
Total 2011 responses: 261

Wow! Finally a return from Travis Zajac.  This is a nice return as I’ve sent a few to him already.  Travis is a pretty integral part of the NJ line up, although last season saw him score a season low within the past 3 years.  I believe this card was sent to Travis at his house, but not through the Devils.  I’m certain the Devils (along with the Rangers) are one of a few teams who do not send items along to their players to get autographed.


Scott Gomez

Date sent: February 5th, 2011
Date received: May 18th, 2011
Total time: 102 days
Total players responses: 227
Total 2011 responses: 222

Wow! Another great autograph from Scott Gomez.  If I recall, Scott was one of my earlier TTM returnees!  If you’re looking for an auto from Scott, he’ll definitely send you a return back in reasonable time.  Scott has been a great player for the Montreal Canadiens this year, and hopefully for a few more years to come.  Quick and skillful, he plays as hard as he can game in and game out.  Good job Scottie!


Brian Rolston

Date sent: January 18th, 2011
Date received: March 21st, 2011
Total time: 62 days
Total players responses: 162
Total 2011 responses: 157

Brian Rolston has a nice list of hardware which he has won during his almost 20 year career.  A Stanley Cup with the Devils in ’95, World Cup of Hockey in ’96 with Team USA, Silver in the ’02 Winter Olympics,  Bronze during the World Juniors back in 1992.  A veteran player which adds leadership and experience, a trait any young team would love to have, but hey, what do I know?  Rolston was waived in December by the Devils, in which nobody picked him up.


Brendan Morrison

Date sent: February 1th, 2011
Date received: March 11th, 2011
Total time: 38 days
Total players responses: 123
Total 2011 responses: 118

Brendan Morrison is a former Vancouver Canuck whom I have gotten autographs in person.  He’s a really nice guy, but unfortunately he’s injured for 2 – 3 weeks.  Thanks for sending me my cards back though!