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Caps hope to avoid 3rd straight loss in clash with Devils
(Sports Network) - The Washington Capitals will try to avoid their first three-game slide of the season when they visit the streaking New Jersey Devils tonight at Prudential Center. This evening's tilt is the opener of a home-and-home series that will end Saturday in Washington. The Capitals...
The Sports Network
Caps use solid third period to top Devils
Newark, NJ (Sports Network) - Jason Chimera and Marcus Johansson both scored third-period goals to lift the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in the opener of a home-and-home set at Prudential Center. Alex Ovechkin netted his seventh goal of the season for Washington...
The Sports Network
Chimera lifts Capitals over Devils 3-1
NEWARK, N.J. — Jason Chimera scored a short-handed goal 2:27 into the third period and Marcus Johansson added an insurance tally eight minutes later, leading the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils Friday night. The Capitals (10-4) snapped a two-game losing streak and broke...
New York Post
Devils couldn't score crucial second goal against Capitals
Power play goes 0-for-5 and allows short-handed goal Nick Laham/Getty ImagesDevils rookie defenseman Adam Larsson (5) is unable to stop Washington's Jason Chimera from going past him for a short-handed goal. It was a game the Devils did not think they deserved to...
The Star Ledger
Devils in the Details - 11/11/11
A round up of New Jersey Devils news and links for 11/11/11.
All About The Jersey
Devils recall left wing Vladimir Zharkov
The Devils have recalled left wing Vladimir Zharkov from Albany of the AHL. Zharkov, 23, had one goal and five assists in nine games with Albany. A 2006 third-round draft pick by the Devils, Zharkov has two goals and 12 assist in 78 career NHL games. The Devils’ morning skate for tonight’s...
Fire & Ice
Devils recall Vladimir Zharkov from Albany (AHL)
Left winger played 38 NHL games last season Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerDevils left winger Vladimir Zharkov was recalled from Albany (AHL) today. The Devils today recalled left winger Vladimir Zharkov from their Albany (AHL) farm team. Zharkov played 38 NHL games...
The Star Ledger
Devils vs. Capirals: Three-game winning streak ends with 3-2 loss
Adam Larsson scores his first NHL goal in Devils' loss Nick Laham/Getty ImagesThe Washington Capitals' Jason Chimera scores against Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur tonight at the Prudential Center in Newark. It was a night Devils rookie defenseman Adam Larsson...
The Star Ledger
Devils vs. Caps Open Thread
Join us for some hot, hot Land Zhark action in tonight’s Devils-Caps game!
Interchangeable Parts
Devils' Adam Larsson and Pete DeBoer: Alex Ovechkin hit was clean
Rookie was briefly knocked out Rich Schultz/APDevils center Patrik Elias has a scoring chance against Capitals goalie Tomas Vokoun. Devils rookie Adam Larsson said he was briefly knocked out by a hit from Alex Ovehckin with 12:06 remaining in Friday night's 3-1 loss...
The Star Ledger
Devils-Capitals: As they play
Martin Brodeur vs. Tomas Vokoun Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesDevils center Adam Henrique had points in four straight games.The Devils hosted the Washington Capitals Friday night in the first half of home-and-home games. Martin Brodeur was in goal for the Devils while Tomas...
The Star Ledger
Devils: Ilya Kovakchuk will miss at least next two games
Won't face Capitals with 'lingering' lower body injury Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerDevils winger Ilya Kovalchuk will miss at least the next two games with a lingering lower bosy injury. Ilya Kovalchuk won't play in either of the Devils' home-and-home...
The Star Ledger
Devils’ continued power-play struggles costly in 3-1 loss to Capitals
It was one of those games the Devils easily could have won and did not. And the biggest reason is an element of their game that has been hurting them all season (and last season as well). They got away with giving up a shorthanded goal in their 3-2 win over Carolina on Tuesday, but Jason...
Fire & Ice
Game 14 Preview: New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals
This is a preview for tonight's game between the New Jersey Devils and the Washington Capitals. It goes over Thursday's news from both teams, what the Capitals have been strong and weak at this season, and what the Devils need to strive for to have a good chance at winning this game.
All About The Jersey
Kovalchuk out: But is that actually bad news?
But perhaps this vacation from Kovalchuk is exactly what the man and the team needs. Kovalchuk could use a rest from the pressure and his serious goal-scoring slump. He needs to re-evaluate his role on the team and check his ego at the door. He needs to start playing for the guys on the ice...
Devils Due
Kovalchuk to miss both games vs. the Capitals
Devils coach Pete DeBoer insisted that Ilya Kovalchuk’s leg muscle strain is getting better, but the left wing will not play in either game of the Devils’ home-and-home series against the Washington Capitals—tonight at Prudential Center and Saturday at Verizon Center. “He did skate this...
Fire & Ice
Kovy to miss home-and-home with Caps

newjerseydevils.com
Larsson scores first NHL goal, learns valuable lesson on eve of 19th birthday
There was a lot for Devils rookie defenseman Adam Larsson to take in on his final night as an 18-year-old. Larsson scored his first NHL goal—and the Devils’ only goal—in a 3-1 loss to the Washington Capitals. He also learned a valuable lesson about what can happen when you don’t keep your...
Fire & Ice
Live post: Devils vs. Washington Capitals, 11/11/11
Pre-game warm-ups are under way for tonight’s game between the Devils and the Washington Capitals at Prudential Center. This is the first game of a home-and-home series between the teams that concludes Saturday night at Verizon Center. The Devils (7-5-1) have won three in a row. The Capitals...
Fire & Ice
Mattias Tedenby & His Early Season Struggles
Mattias Tedenby has a lot of offensive potential but he's been earning less than 12 minutes per game on average and isn't in the coach's favor. In this post, I take a closer look at his performances to see if and where he's been struggling early on this season.
All About The Jersey
New Jersey Devils vs. Washington Capitals - Gamethread #14
This is the game thread where New Jersey Devils fans can discuss tonight's game against the Washington Capitals.
All About The Jersey
Petr Sykora - He's Still Got it
34 year-old returns to National Hockey League after two year hiatus. When the New Jersey Devils signed veteran forward, Petr Sykora, to a tryout back in September, fans didn't know what to expect from the aging veteran. He was clearly passed his peak years, as...
Devils Due
The Good and the Bad of Adam Larsson
Larsson is going to be a stud in this league. He has all of the skill and poise to be a star offensive defenseman. Yet, at this point in time, the Devils and their fans are going to have to live with his rookie mistakes. Turning the puck over in his defensive zone and shooting wristers into...
Devils Due
There’s A Far More Interesting Alternate Universe Somewhere Out There
Life at stately IPB Manor is normally a lot like being in a Noel Coward play, with the elegant dress, high-class decor, and zingy witticisms. But some evenings we’re all maybe just a bit off our games — a bit tired, a bit dull, a bit not paying any attention to each other. But from...
Interchangeable Parts
With Vladimir Zharkov recall, Rod Pelley isn't sure if he's still in Devils' picture
Admits it's hard to remain positive Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerDevils forward Rod Pelley is a healthy scratch again with the recall of Vladimir Zharkov. Rod Pelley isn't sure about his status with the Devils. But the versatile forward does know the recall of...
The Star Ledger
Z Line wakes up Devils’ offense
Lines don’t last long enough for names these days, so Dainius Zubrus took it upon himself to christen what’s left of the old A Line, on which he has replaced Jason Arnott.“The Z Line. I’ll say it,” Zubrus said of skating with Petr Sykora and Patrik...
New York Post
Zharkov recalled from Albany (AHL)
The Devils announced Friday they have recalled forward Vladimir Zharkov from Albany (AHL). Zharkov, 23, has a goal and five assists for six points in nine games with the Devils' affiliate. He tallied two goals, two assists in 38 games with New...
newjerseydevils.com
Zharkov “so excited” to be back with Devils
Left wing Vladimir Zharkov was “so excited” that he was called up from Albany and will play for the Devils in tonight’s game against the Capitals. “I’m ready to play,” he said. “We’ll see how it goes tonight.” Zharkov said he got the call Thursday night that he was being called...
Fire & Ice
Capitals, Ovechkin put the crunch on Devils
The Devils had no answer for Alexander Ovechkin last night, no response even when he flattened their rookie phenom. The Capitals’ captain gets to run around on them again this evening, this time in his building in downtown D.C.It started out like an early birthday party, rookie Adam...
New York Post
Caps host Devils in home-and-home finale
(Sports Network) - The New Jersey Devils will try to salvage the finale of a home-and-home series when they visit the Washington Capitals for tonight's clash at the Verizon Center. The Capitals took the opener of this set Friday in Newark, as Jason Chimera and Marcus Johansson both scored...
The Sports Network
Clarkson lifts Devils past Capitals in SO, 3-2
WASHINGTON — David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on Nicklas Backstrom, and the New Jersey Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Clarkson skated in on Michael Neuvirth, faked to the right and then...
New York Post
Clarkson makes Oates’ decision look good by scoring shootout winner
Three rounds of the shootout weren’t enough for the Devils and the Capitals to decide a winner tonight, so they went to a sudden death fourth round,. While Bruce Boudreau was picking Nicklas Backstrom as his fourth shooter, Devils coach Pete DeBoer was trying to decide beteen David Clarkson and...
Fire & Ice
Comeback Kids, Devs Top Caps
Our three stars of the game, Hedberg, Fayne and Tallinder. First, Johan Hedberg. The Devils got themselves in trouble early on on the game going down by two goals before the first period horn sounded. Devils commentator Steve Cangelosi commented that it looked like he was busier than the shots on...
At the Red Line
Devils edge Capitals in SO
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - David Clarkson netted the decisive goal in the fourth round of the shootout, as the New Jersey Devils salvaged the back end of a home-and-home set with a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center. New Jersey goalie Johan Hedberg denied Nicklas...
The Sports Network
Devils in the Details - 11/12/11
A round up of New Jersey Devils news and links for 11/12/11.
All About The Jersey
Devils Need More Performances Like Ryan Carter's
The Devils need more players like Carter to step up, though, if they are going to have sustained success this year. It is obvious that Zach Parise is still a bit rusty after missing most of last season. Ilya Kovalchuk is injured and, when healthy, has been inconsistent. The role players like Carter...
Devils Due
Devils rookie Adam Larsson, 19 today, on course for bright future
Scored his first NHL goal Friday night against Capitals Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerDevils rookie defenseman Adam Larsson is celebrating his 19th birthday today in Washington. WASHINGTON – It was Casey Stengel who in 1966 said of his young Mets catcher:...
The Star Ledger
Devils vs. Capitals: David Clarkson helps rally Devils to 3-2 shootout win
Devils win despite going 0-for-5 on power play Chuck Myers/MCTDevils defenseman Andy Greene (6) and right wing Dainius Zubrus (8) knock Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) to the ice during the second period at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C...
The Star Ledger
Devils' David Clarkson rewarded coaching staff's faith in shootout
Wins game by beating goalie Michal Neuvirth in fourth round Chuck Myers/MCTDevils winger David Clarkson (23) scores the winner in Saturday night's shootout against the Capitals and goalie Michal Neuvirth. WASHINGTON -- It may have come as a surprise to some that...
The Star Ledger
Devils' Johan Hedberg 4-1 in shootouts this season after beating Capitals
Patrik Elias extends scoring streak to seven games Chuck Myers/MCTDevils goalie Johan Hedberg makes a save on Jeff Halpern of the Capitals. WASHINGTON -- There is a good reason goalie Johan Hedberg never lost faith when the Devils fell behind the Capitals, 2-0...
The Star Ledger
Devils' Ryan Carter: My hit on Mike Green wasn't questionable
Thinks Green re-aggravated a previous injury Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerDevils center Ryan Carter (20) said he doesn't think he hurt Washington's Mike Green when he hit him in the corner Friday night. WASHINGTON – Ryan Carter said he doesn’t think he...
The Star Ledger
Devils-Capitals: As they play
Johan Hedberg vs. Michael Neuvirth Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerDevils forward Dainius Zubrus played in his 998th NHL game Saturday night in Washington. WASHINGTON -- The Devils and Capitals played the second game of their home-and-home series Saturday night at the...
The Star Ledger
Game 15 Preview: New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals
Game 15 Preview: New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals
All About The Jersey
Hedberg to start in net tonight in Washington; no other lineup changes
As reported previously, Johan Hedberg will start in net for the Devils tonight against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center. That will be the only lineup change for the Devils from Friday’‘s 3-1 loss to the Capitals att Prudential Center. The Capitals aren’t saying who their starting...
Fire & Ice
Live post: Devils at Washington Capitals. 11/12/11
Pre-game warm-ups are under way for tonight’s game between the Devils and the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center. This is the second game of a home-and-home series. The Capitals won, 3-1, Friday night at Prudential Center. Johan Hedberg will start in net for the Devils against Michal...
Fire & Ice
N.H.L. Roundup: Devils Rally to Defeat Capitals in Shootout
David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the Devils rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 victory in Washington.
The New York Times
New Jersey Devils at Washington Capitals - Gamethread #15
This the gamethread where New Jersey Devils fans can discuss tonight's game against the Washington Capitals.
All About The Jersey
New Jersey Devils Burnt Twice in Third Period in 3-1 Loss to Washington Capitals
This recap goes over the New Jersey Devils' 3-1 loss to the Washington Capitals. It goes over the awful power play, how two bad sequences burned the Devils, what went right for the Devils, and several more observations.
All About The Jersey