EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Centers Mike Antonovich and Glenn Merkosky and right wing Mike Moher, all of whom saw action with New Jersey last season, were among 20 players assigned by the Devils Monday to the training camp of the Maine Mariners of the American Hockey League.
Also assigned to Maine were goaltenders Steve Janaszak and Rick LaFerriere, defensemen Doug McGrath, Mike Hordy, M.F. Schurman and Carmine Cirella, centersJoe Ward, Roy Somner and Kevin Maxwell, left wings Mike Lekun, Paul Fulcher, Pat Rabbitt, Gary McAdam and Ed Cooper and right wings Mitch Wilson, Brent Shaw and John Paddock.
The Devils also assigned left wing Tony Gilliard to the Muskegon Mohawks of the International League, leaving 31 players on their major league training camp, including three goaltenders, 10 defensemen and 18 forwards.
McAdam played with Buffalo of the National League last season and Paddock with Philadelphia.