|Assets:||Is a pretty good pugilist. Loves to crash and bang to stir the pot. Is an excellent team-first player and is willing to come to the rescue of his teammates.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't own enough skills to play more than a fourth-line role at the NHL level. Needs to limit the number of bad penalties that hurt his team.|
|Career Potential:||Veteran part-time enforcer.|
|11/06/2013||Recalled from Albany (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils.|
|7/09/2013||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils to a one-year contract.|
|3/06/2013||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|3/05/2013||Recalled from Albany (AHL).|
|1/31/2013||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|1/30/2013||Placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils.|
|6/29/2012||Re-signed by the New Jersey Devils to a one-year contract.|
|12/12/2011||Missed 3 games (chest injury).|
|12/03/2011||Chest injury, injured reserve.|
|7/14/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils to a one-year, two-way contract.|
|10/27/2010||Missed 6 games (concussion).|
|10/11/2010||Concussion, injured reserve.|
|10/10/2010||Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/06/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues to a one-year contract.|
|7/05/2010||Filed for salary arbitration.|
|6/23/2010||St. Louis Blues tendered a qualifying offer.|
|3/02/2010||Suspended by the NHL for 5 games.|
|2/28/2008||Missed 15 games (shoulder injury)|
|2/26/2008||Acquired from the New Jersey Devils.|
|1/29/2008||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|1/28/2008||Recalled from Lowell (AHL).|
|1/23/2008||Missed 48 games (Dislocated right shoulder) and assigned to Lowell (AHL) for conditioning purposes.|
|9/21/2007||Dislocated right shoulder, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/24/2007||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils.|
|4/12/2007||Recalled from Lowell (AHL).|
|4/08/2007||Missed 3 games (soreness) and assigned to Lowell (AHL).|
|3/03/2007||Suspended by the NHL for three games.|
|2/05/2007||Recalled from Lowell (AHL).|
|1/05/2007||Assigned to Lowell (AHL).|
|12/22/2006||Recalled from Lowell (AHL).|
|12/19/2006||Missed 11 games (separated right shoulder) and assigned to Lowell (AHL).|
|12/19/2006||Assigned to Lowell (AHL).|
|11/25/2006||Separated right shoulder, sidelined indefinitely.|
|2/01/2006||Recalled from Albany (AHL).|
|1/29/2006||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|1/09/2006||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|12/20/2005||Recalled from Albany (AHL).|
|11/12/2005||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|11/05/2005||Recalled from Albany (AHL).|
|9/24/2005||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|9/16/2004||Assigned to Albany (AHL).|
|9/27/2003||Returned to his junior team (Windsor-OHL).|
|9/19/2002||Returned to his junior team (Windsor-OHL).|
|7/14/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils.|
|2/26/2008||New Jersey Devils traded Cam Janssen to the St. Louis Blues for Bryce Salvador.|
|6/23/2002||Drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 4th round (117th overall) in 2002.|
Cam Janssen a scoring machine? | 11/11/2013 7:58 AM
NewsCam Janssen scored his second goal in three games for the Devils on Sunday.
ImpactIs Cam Janssen a scoring machine or what? The enforcer had scored only three goals in 312 NHL games heading into this season but all of a sudden he is the reincarnate of Ilya Kovalchuk. Don't expect any more goals from Janssen this season but pick him up if you are on the lookout for penalty minutes. Is Cam Janssen a scoring machine or what? The enforcer had scored only three times in 312 NHL games before the start of the season and now has two in three games after his recall from the minors on Wednesday. He has fantasy value in penalty minutes but apparently he thinks he is Ilya Kovalchuk around the net at this time. Don't expect him to score another goal this season but pick him up if you need penalty minutes.
Cam Janssen scores in first game of year | 11/07/2013 10:22 PM
NewsCam Janssen scored a goal for the Devils in a 3-0 defeat of the Flyers Thursday.
ImpactCalled up to add some grit to a struggling lineup, the noted enforcer actually found the back of the net in his 3:59 of ice time. The goal was the fourth of his career in over 400 career games. Jaromir Jagr and Adam Henrique also potted goals for New Jersey in the win.
Cam Janssen is likely to play Thursday | 11/07/2013 9:10 AM
NewsCam Janssen will probably be inserted into the Devils' lineup on Thursday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactJanssen was summoned from the minors on Wednesday. He doesn't do much of anything offensively, but he is a reliable source of penalty minutes.
Devils summon Cam Janssen | 11/06/2013 12:56 PM
NewsCam Janssen has been called up by the New Jersey Devils.
Devils.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactJanssen has next to no offensive upside, but he does accumulate a ton of penalty minutes. He has 752 PIM in 312 career NHL contests.
Devils punch out enforcer Cam Janssen | 09/29/2013 4:43 PM
NewsThe New Jersey Devils decided to waive fighter Cam Janssen on Sunday.
ImpactJanssen has a lot of bouts under his belt, collecting 752 PIM in 312 career regular season games. You can bet what he'll be up to when/if he gets called up, especially during rivalry games.
Cam Janssen signs two-way deal with Devils | 07/08/2013 11:29 PM
NewsCam Janssen has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with the New Jersey Devils.
ImpactIf Janssen spends the 2013-14 campaign in the NHL, then he'll earn $550,000. "I'm really excited to be back," Janssen said tonight. "I love that organization. I got a chance to play some hockey in Albany, which at the beginning was kind of scary. Getting sent down was a little tough mentally on you because of the fact I hadn't been down in the minors in a long time." He has 11 points and 752 penalty minutes in 312 career NHL games.
Cam Janssen sent back to AHL Albany | 03/06/2013 2:40 PM
NewsCam Janssen has been demoted to the AHL.
The Bergen Record
ImpactHe played Tuesday for the first time since Jan. 27 after being brought up from the minors. In four games with New Jersey, he has no points and two penalty minutes.
Cam Janssen may hear from the league for hit | 03/06/2013 11:58 AM
NewsThere's a chance Cam Janssen may hear from the NHL's Department of Player Safety after he delivered a hit that appeared to make contact with the head of Tampa Bay's Cory Conacher late in the second period.
The Bergen Record
ImpactHe picked up a charging penalty on the play, but he doesn't feel like the play warrants supplemental discipline. "I know it's all reaction and it comes really fast, but I make sure my elbows are down," said Janssen, who joined the team from the minors Tuesday. "Some things happen the way they are, but I make sure my elbows are down and everything else seemed to fall into place."
Devils recall Cam Janssen | 03/05/2013 5:01 PM
NewsNew Jersey Devils recall Cam Janssen from AHL Albany.
Devils on Twitter
ImpactThe Devils needed to fill a roster spot after waiving Bobby Butler on Sunday. Janssen will slide right into the lineup Tuesday night, taking the place of rookie Stefan Matteau. Janssen has no fantasy value.
Cam Janssen clears, heading for minors | 01/31/2013 2:02 PM
NewsCam Janssen has cleared waivers and he's expected to be reassigned to the minors.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactThe Devils waived him Wednesday afternoon in order to open a spot for Adam Henrique's return on Thursday night.
Devils place Cam Janssen on waivers | 01/30/2013 4:17 PM
NewsCam Janssen has been waived by the New Jersey Devils.
The Bergen Record
ImpactHe has played in three of the team's first five games this season, while averaging just 3:25 of ice time per outing.
Cam Janssen replaces Krys Barch on Sunday | 01/27/2013 5:36 PM
NewsThe New Jersey Devils rotated pugilists for Sunday's match against the Montreal Canadiens, dressing Cam Janssen for Krys Barch.
Rich Chere on Twitter
ImpactThe Habs have only had three fights this season, so Janssen isn't a guaranteed PIM resource. Still, an enforcer getting back in the lineup will probably hope to get one in. It appears he's most likely to face off Brandon Prust, who has two of Montreal's scuffles in 2013.
|11/29/2013||NJ||Car||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||1||2 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Nov 10||0|
|Assists||0||13 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 2||0|
|Points||1||2 times-last:vs. Nas||last:Nov 10||0|
|Penalty Minutes||5||at LA||Nov 21||2|
|Plus/Minus||1||3 times-last:at NYR||last:Nov 12||0|
|Power Play Goals||0||13 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 2||0|
|Power Play Points||0||13 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 2||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||13 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 2||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||13 times-last:at Mtl||last:Dec 2||0|
|Shots||2||vs. Nas||Nov 10||0|
|Goals||1||3 times-last: 2010-11 (StL)|
|Assists||3||2 times-last: 2010-11 (StL)|
|Points||4||2 times-last: 2010-11 (StL)|
|Penalty Minutes||190||2009-10 (StL)|
|Plus/Minus||-1||2 times-last: 2012-13 (NJ)|
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