Nieds ceremony to begin at 6:45 Dec. 16

The Devils announced Friday that Scott Niedermayer’s ceremony -- which includes the team retiring his No. 27 jersey -- will begin at 6:45 p.m. on Dec. 16. Their game against the Stars later that evening with start at 8:08 p.m.

The Devils urge all fans to arrive early and be in their seats by 6:40. Doors will open at 5:30. All fans in attendance will receive a commemorative Niedermayer mini-banner and collector’s card.

MSG Plus will have special coverage of the festivities, which begin with a pre-game show at 6:30.