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January 31, 2014
Devils can't hang on in overtime loss to Nashville Predators, 3-2
After winning in overtime Thursday night in Dallas, Cory Schneider and the Devils fell in OT, 3-2, to the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Devils’ playoff hopes are now resting firmly on the shoulders of goaltender Cory...
Devils, Nashville Predators instant analysis
Highlights and lowlights from the Devils' game in Nashville on Friday night NASHVILLE – Final: Predators 3, Devils 2, overtime LOWLIGHTS • The Devils coughed up a 2-1 lead in the final minute for the second night in a row, and this time they lost in...
Devils at Predators gameday: Lineups, stats, injury updates
Tonight: Devils (23-21-11, 57 points, tied for 10th in Eastern Conference) at Nashville Predators (24-23-8, 56 points, 11th in Western Conference) Site: Bridgestone Arena Time: 8 p.m., EST TV: MSG Plus, (Steve Cangialosi & Glenn Resch) Radio: WCBS, 101.9 FM (Matt Loughlin & Sherry Ross)...
Devils vs. Predators: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Cory Schneider vs. Carter Hutton NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Cory Schneider was in goal for the Devils as they completed their three-game road trip Friday against the Predators at Bridgestone Arena. Dainius Zubrus (bruised left leg) was okay to play. Jacob Josefson and Mike...
Devils coach Pete DeBoer: Eric Gelinas can't just be a 'big shot'
Says rookie defenseman needs to improve his defensive game NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The decision to send rookie defenseman Eric Gelinas back to the minors on Friday may be a bit controversial, but Devils coach Pete DeBoer didn’t see it that way. Gelinas, he...
Devils send Eric Gelinas to Albany (AHL) and recall Mike Sislo; Dainius Zubrus a game time decision
Cory Schneider will be in goal against Predators Friday night NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Rookie deefenseman Eric Gelinas, who was on the ice when the Devils won Thursday night's game in Dallas early in overtime, was on a plane back to the minors the next morning. The Devils...
Jaromir Jagr's joking adds fun to loose Devils dressing room
Team prankster Jaromir Jagr was at it again after the Devils' win in Dallas on Thursday night NASHVILLE - Outsiders visiting the Devils’ dressing room after practices or games often become spectators to the standup comedy act provided by their version of...
3 reasons why Devils beat the Stars
Why did the Devils win Thursday night in Dallas? Here are 3 big reasons. DALLAS - A night that Devils coach Pete DeBoer called a perfect road game until the final 52 seconds of regulation had a chance to become a really bad lost point. It turned out to be a relieving...
Devils get big effort from little Stephen Gionta in OT win
Gionta played big role in an early 5 on 3 kill. DALLAS - Long before the crazy ending Thursday night at American Airlines Center, the deflating game-tying goal with the Dallas Stars goalie pulled in the final minute of regulation and then the exhilarating relief of...
January 30, 2014
Devils, Dallas Stars instant analysis
Highlights, lowlights from Devils' game in Dallas on Thursday night: DALLAS – Final: Devils 3, Stars 2, OT HIGHLIGHTS • The Devils gave up the lead in the final minute of regulation, then won it 40 seconds into OT on a power-play goal by Patrik...
Devils defeat Stars, 3-2, thanks to Patrik Elias' overtime goal
Dainius Zubrus forced to leave game early with leg injury DALLAS – Ryane Clowe issued a warning to his Devils teammates that they are flirting with disaster if they wait too long to make a move in the Eastern Conference standings. Apparently, they were...
Devils vs. Stars: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Devils dress seven defensemen; Cory Schneider in goal DALLAS-- Cory Schneider started in goal for the seventh time in 10 games as the Devils faced the Dallas Stars Thursday night at American Airlines Center. The Devils dressed seven defenseman and scratched forwards...
Devils' Jaromir Jagr made lasting impression with hot tub antics in Dallas
Stars players still are bummed about Jagr being traded away last spring. DALLAS - Dallas Stars right wing Ryan Garbutt still can't believe what he saw last season when entering an oversized hot tub at his team's practice rink. Most guys go there to get loose. Not...
Devils' Ryane Clowe: It's not do or die yet, but it's pretty close
Coach Pete DeBoer reunites Dainius Zubrus with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr DALLAS – Ryane Clowe suggested that it’s now or never for the Devils to make a move towards getting themselves into playoff position and coach Pete DeBoer doesn’t...
Devils: What teammates was Patrik Elias calling selfish?
Elias: 'What goes on in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas.What goes on in St. Louis...' DALLAS – When Devils forward Patrik Elias called out several of his teammates for playing as individuals rather than as a team in St. Louis Tuesday night, speculation began...
Travis Zajac deals with Devils' line changes better than Jaromir Jagr
Devils' top line is changing again Thursday night. DALLAS - Through sarcasm and honesty, Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr has made it known during several recent interviews that he’s not a fan of his line constantly changing. Travis Zajac, his center since...
Devils' Martin Brodeur ranks 2000 Cup win in Dallas as his favorite
Reunion Arena, the former home of the Dallas Stars, lives on for Martin Brodeur. DALLAS - Reunion Arena has been replaced by American Airlines Center after the 2000-01 hockey and basketball seasons, was demolished in 2009 and now is a parking lot. The former home to...
Devils put Dainius Zubrus back on top line, juggle defense pairings
Cory Schneider will face Stars DALLAS -- Dainius Zubrus was back on the line with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr Thursday during the Devils' morning skate at American Airlines Center. Stephen Gionta centered for left winger Patrik Elias and right winger Damien Brunner...
Devils at Stars gameday: Lineups, stats, injury updates
This is the second of a three-game roadtrip for the Devils, who play play third game in four nights Friday in Nashville. Tonight: Devils (22-21-11, 55 points, 13th in Eastern Conference) at Dallas Stars (24-21-8, 56 points, 10th in Western Conference) Site: American...
January 29, 2014
Devils' Patrik Elias says selfish play by some players is costing team valuable points
Elias: 'We've got guys that want to do it by themselves out there' DALLAS – Patrik Elias didn’t want to talk. Not because the Devils’ alternate captain wanted to avoid dealing with the media after Tuesday night’s 3-0 loss in St...
Devils' Jacob Josefson on mission to show he belongs in NHL
Jacob Josefson has played two games in a row after sitting out 14. DALLAS - It can get lonely being so far away from home when life’s journey isn’t going as planned, yet today’s technology provides opportunities to drum up quick fixes. Jacob...
3 reasons why Devils lost to Blues
The Devils' roadtrip opened with a shutout defeat. Here's why the Blues gave them the blues: ST. LOUIS - The start to a three-game roadtrip and a stretch of six games before the Olympic break was a big dud for the Devils, who were shut out 3-0 by the Blues at...
Ryane Clowe shows leadership on Devils' lost night
Ryan Clowe walked walk and talked talk in Devils' 3-0 loss to Blues. ST. LOUIS - Someone had scribbled “10:15 bus” with a magic marker on a board in the Devils’ dressing room, and it was getting close to that time Tuesday night when left wing...
January 28, 2014
Angry Devils shut out by Blues, 3-0; Ryane Clowe and Patrik Elias sound warnings
Devils shut out for sixth time this season, and fifth with Schneider in goal ST. LOUIS – The way veteran winger Ryane Clowe sees it, time is running out on the Devils. Unless they start playing a grittier game and find a way to score some goals, it will be too...
Devils shut out for sixth time in 3-0 loss to Blues
Alexander Steen's 27th goal was all the Blues needed ST. LOUIS – For the second time in a week, the Devils shut down the St. Louis Blues. But this time the Devils didn’t score seven goals. Goalie Cory Schneider held the Blues to one goal for more than...
Devils, St. Louis Blues instant analysis
Highlights, lowlights from the Devils' game in St. Louis on Tuesday night: ST. LOUIS – Final: Blues 3, Devils 0 LOWLIGHTS • The Devils were shut out for the sixth time in 54 games, but the first time in almost 2 ½ months. They hadn’t been...
New city, more opposition love for Devils' Jaromir Jagr
Blues players say Jagr uses smarts, size, strength and skill to put up big numbers at age 41. ST. LOUIS - It seems everywhere the Devils go Jaromir Jagr draws a crowd of reporters at his locker and admiring opponents rave about him in the other dressing room. That...
Devils vs. Blues: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Cory Schneider vs. Jaroslav Halak ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Starting a key three-game road trip, the Devils faced the St. Louis Blues Tuesday night at Scottrade Center. Cory Schneider was in goal for the Devils. Jaroslav Halak started for the Blues. Andrei Loktionov and Jon...
What makes Devils' system so effective? Impressed Blues tell us
The Blues will get a second shot at the Devils on Tuesday night. ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues are thinking Stanley Cup this year, and for the most part they've looked like a club that could dethrone the Chicago Blackhawks. The biggest exception was last Tuesday at...
Devils' Martin Brodeur admits he wouldn't be shocked if team wanted to trade him
Goalie would consider waiving no-trade clause if deal helped team and let him play more ST. LOUIS. Mo. – Would the Devils dare trade Martin Brodeur over the next few weeks and hand the goaltending duties completely to Cory Schneider? With Schneider clearly...
Blues' Kevin Shattenkirk pulling for old Jersey youth coach in battle with cancer
St. Louis Blues star defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk is helping raise money for his former New Jersey Devils Youth Hockey Association coach in his battle with leukemia. ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk’s story to NHL stardom and 2014 USA...
Devils' Dainius Zubrus suffered broken nose during outdoor game vs. Rangers
He'll be in the lineup against Blues despite significant swelling ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Devils forward Dainius Zubrus suffered a broken nose during the first period of Sunday's game against the Rangers in Yankee Stadium. The hard-hitting veteran nevertheless will play...
Devils at Blues gameday: Lineups, stats, injury updates
Jacob Josefson to stay on Devils' top line for second game in a row. Tonight: Devils (22-20-11, 53 points, 11th in Eastern Conference) at St. Louis Blues (35-11-5, 75 points, 3rd in Western Conference) Site: Scottrade Center Time: 8 p.m., EST TV: MSG Plus, (Steve...
Devils: No line changes in morning skate; Cory Schneider to face Blues
Jaroslav Halak will start for St. Louis ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Devils made no line changes during their morning skate Tuesday in Scottrade Center. Their defense pairings also remained the same as in Sunday's outdoor game against the Rangers. Cory Schneider will start...
More outdoor games for Devils? Here are 5 fun options
Ready for more outdoor hockey? How about Devils and Penguins in Red Bull Arena? Here are 5 venues that would be cool places for Jersey to play outdoors: ST. LOUIS - The Devils' long-awaited outdoor game is over, and while Sunday's result, a 7-3 loss to the Rangers, was...
January 27, 2014
Losing stunk, but Devils still had a ball playing at Yankee Stadium
It was no fun losing or playing in the cold, but the Devils still had a blast playing in Yankee Stadium. ST. LOUIS - The usual disappointment and disgust that comes with a fresh loss was setting in as the Devils were escaping the below-freezing weather Sunday and...
Devils likely to seek left winger to play on top line with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr
GM Lou Lamoriello may also pursue a veteran defenseman It has become apparent that Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello must focus his attention on obtaining a left winger for the team’s top line. With five weeks remaining before the NHL’s March 5 trade...
Rangers whip Devils 7-3; Here are 3 reasons why
What went wrong for the Devils in their 7-3 outdoor hockey loss to the Rangers on Sunday at Yankee Stadium? Here are 3 reasons why the game ended this way: NEW YORK - What a bummer for the Devils and double bummer for Devils fans. Sunday’s outdoor extravaganza...
January 26, 2014
Devils vs. Rangers Stadium Series clash: Conditions weren't ideal
Players dealt with delay at start because of sun glare and holes in the ice NEW YORK – Conditions were not ideal for Sunday’s Devils-Rangers game in Yankee Stadium, where it was 24 degrees. After sun glare delayed the start of the game for about 40...
Devils' Jaromir Jagr makes secret adjustment to avoid another outdoor injury
Jaromir Jagr got hurt in his first NHL outdoor game, the 2012 Winter Classic. This time, his pre-game preparation kept him healthy. NEW YORK - Aside from the ugly final score, Sunday was a pretty good day for Jaromir Jagr. He never brought up his two first-period...
Devils feel awful about hanging Martin Brodeur out to dry in Yankee Stadium collapse
Devils players feel they're the reason Martin Brodeur let in 6 goals and was pulled after the second period. NEW YORK - Stripped down to long underwear and a t-shirt, Devils center Patrik Elias stood at a locker that is one away from where Derek Jeter dresses with...
Henrik Lundqvist says he was 'half asleep' before start of Stadium Series game
Lundqvist worried that he might get yanked after Rangers fell behind early. NEW YORK -- New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist didn't look sharp early in Sunday's Stadium Series game against the New Jersey Devils. "Yeah, it was a tough start to the game,"...
Politi: Martin Brodeur struggles as decision to start him in outdoor Yankee Stadium game backfires
Brodeur headed to the bench after the second period, and it's likely he'll spend a lot of time there as the Devils finish the season with Cory Schneider as their best goalie. NEW YORK – Martin Brodeur seemed to reach the epiphany sometime during the...
Rangers forward Derek Stepan admits he 'might have gotten away' hold that led to penalty shot
Stepan scores final goal in Rangers' victory over the Devils at Yankee Stadium. NEW YORK -- It was already 6-3 and the New York Rangers had chased veteran New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur. That doesn’t mean the Rangers stopped trying to score, even...
Devils, Rangers instant analysis
Highlights, lowlights and more lowlights from the Devils' loss to the Rangers in Sunday's outdoor game at Yankee Stadium: NEW YORK – Final: Rangers 7, Devils 3 LOWLIGHTS • The Devils were up 3-1 in the first period, gave up a late goal before the...
Devils overwhelmed by Rangers, 7-3, as Martin Brodeur is pulled
Veteran goalie played first two periods before Cory Schneider took over in third NEW YORK – Devils goalie Martin Brodeur might not have been as thrilled to start Sunday’s outdoor game against the Rangers had he known his teammates planned to play pond...
Rangers-Devils fans to Super Bowl ticket holders: Don't worry about the cold
Those who braved the cold at Yankee Stadium have little sympathy for those going to NFL title game. NEW YORK -- The sun -- not slow, sleet or extreme winds --- caused an hour-plus delay at New York Rangers-New Jersey Devils game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. Beats a...
Devils, Rangers outdoor game at Yankee Stadium delayed
Sun glare has delayed the start of Sunday's outdoor hockey game at Yankee Stadium. NEW YORK - Yankee Stadium is filling up for outdoor hockey Sunday, but the weather isn't cooperating and the 12:30 p.m. start time between the Devils and Rangers is being delayed...
Devils vs. Rangers: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Martin Brodeur vs. Henrik Lundqvist in Yankee Stadium; sun glare delayed game NEW YORK -- The Devils and Rangers outdoor clash at Sunday afternoon in chilly Yankee Stadium was delayed because of ice quality and player safety (sun glare). Martin Brodeur will be in...
Rangers, Devils gameday at Yankee Stadium: Lineups, injury updates
The goalie matchup for Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium will be Martin Brodeur vs. Henrik Lundqvist. Today: New York Rangers (27-23-3, 57 points, 6th in Eastern Conference) at Devils (22-19-11, 55 points, tied for 11th in Eastern Conference) Site: Yankee...
Devils' Eric Gelinas happy he moved on from goalie, catcher days
Eric Gelinas' journey to playing an outdoor game at Yankee Stadium included coming from a baseball family and being a 5-year-old goalie for his older brother's pond hockey games. NEW YORK - When Devils defenseman Eric Gelinas was just a little guy, he would...
January 25, 2014
WATCH: Devils' Jaromir Jagr finds his locker in cavernous Yankees clubhouse
Jaromir Jagr is having a season worthy of some of the ghosts of Yankee Stadium greats. While becoming the Devils' leading scorer this season -- with 16 goals and 26 assists -- the ageless winger has moved past Gordie Howe as the NHL's all-time leader in game-winning goals (122), eclipsed...
Devils GM Lou Lamoriello thinks Stadium Series is breath of fresh (cold) air
Foremost on Lamoriello’s mind is taking two points from the Rangers on Sunday NEW YORK — As a brash, young right winger for Providence College in the early 1960s, Lou Lamoriello vividly remembers one notable stop on the hockey schedule. It was the...
Devils' Damien Brunner admits he's never heard of Yankees' Derek Jeter
Devils right wing Damien Brunner is from Switzerland, a land where few people play baseball. NEW YORK - Devils right wing Damien Brunner grew up in a far away land where skiing, volleyball, soccer and hockey are popular … a place where baseball fields practically...
Devils: Jacob Josefson will try to fill hole on line with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr
He'll play vs. Rangers after Joe Whitney is sent back to Albany (AHL) NEW YORK – Another day, another left winger on the Devils’ top line. Having sent Joe Whitney back to Albany (AHL) after one NHL game, the Devils will use Jacob Josefson on the left...
Jaromir Jagr, Devils in awe with Yankee Stadium
The Devils had a blast before, during and after practice Saturday at Yankee Stadium. NEW YORK - Using his cell phone as a camera, Devils right wing Jaromir Jagr played tourist before heading outdoors for practice at Yankee Stadium. Seeing a candid shot of Yankees...
Devils' Martin Brodeur: 'I want to play outdoor game because of how I'm playing now, not in the past'
Pete DeBoer admits it was a tough decision, praises Cory Schneider's graciousness NEW YORK – Devils coach Pete DeBoer conceded that Cory Schneider is his No. 1 goaltender right now, but he also said the No. 1 goalie of all-time deserves to start...
Devils' Jaromir Jagr fears risk of injury playing in frigid Yankee Stadium
Winger injured calf muscle playing in 2012 Winter Classic NEW YORK – Jaromir Jagr was thrilled to see photos of Babe Ruth in the Yankees clubhouse and acknowledged that the setting for Sunday’s outdoor game against the Rangers is exciting even for someone...
Stadium Series: Devils' Ryane Clowe on outdoor hockey as child
Devils left wing Ryane Clowe used to walk to ponds to play outdoor hockey as a kid in Newfoundland. NEW YORK - Devils left wing Ryane Clowe comes from the most eastern part of Canada, the tiny town of Fermeuse, Newfoundland, population 323 as of a 2011 Canadian...
Devils: Martin Brodeur will start outdoor game vs. Rangers
Will face Henrik Lundqvist NEW YORK -- Devils coach Pete DeBoer said Saturday that Martin Brodeur would be in goal in Sunday's Stadium Series meeting with the Rangers at Yankee Stadium. Brodeur and his teammates practiced in the ballpark Saturday, with fellow goalie...
Devils send Joe Whitney back to Albany (AHL) after NHL debut
Team practices in Yankee Stadium NEW YORK -- The Devils assigned Joe Whitney to Albany (AHL) Saturday, one day after the left winger made his NHL debut. Whitney played his first NHL game in the Devils' 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals Friday night at...
Stadium Series: Devils bracing for cold weekend at Yankee Stadium
It's supposed to be very cold this weekend in the Bronx for Devils-Rangers outdoor hockey at Yankee Stadium. NEW YORK - Devils left wing Ryane Clowe took his 4-year-old daughter to a local park after practice Thursday. “She just wanted to roll around in the...
3 reasons why the Devils beat the Capitals
Why did the Devils beat the Caps on Friday night? Here are three big reasons: NEWARK - The Devils have been playing a lot of good hockey of late, and Friday night's 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals pulled them to a point within the final wild card playoff in the...
January 24, 2014
Devils will stay in hotel before outdoor game; Joe Whitney makes NHL debut
Cory Schneider said he's no longer thinking about the Olympics despite strong run NEWARK -- The Devils will practice in Yankee Stadium at noon Saturday in preparation for Sunday's Stadium Series meeting with the Rangers. Players will get to skate on the ice with...
Devils' Cory Schneider builds case for outdoor start, but OK with sitting
Devils goalie Cory Schneider wants to start Sunday's outdoor game at Yankee Stadium, but says he'll understand if he doesn't because of what Martin Brodeur means to the franchise. NEWARK - Cory Schneider flopped around making big save after big save again...
Devils put away short-handed Washington Capitals, 2-1
The Devils will be the home team in tomorrow’s outdoor game against the Rangers in Yankee Stadium. It’s time for the Devils to take this Eastern Conference playoff race outside. Taking advantage of the fact the Washington Capitals were without 35-goal...
Devils, Capitals instant analysis
Here are highlights and lowlights from the Devils' game against Washington on Friday night: NEWARK – Final: Devils 2, Washington Capitals 1 HIGHLIGHTS • Devils G Cory Schneider stopped 30 of 31 shots, a few in spectacular fashion, in continuing a hot...
Devils vs. Capitals: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Cory Schneider vs. Michal Neuvirth NEWARK -- The Devils tuned up for Sunday's outdoor game against the Rangers when they hosted the Washington Capitals Friday night at Prudential Center. Cory Schneider was in goal for the Devils against Michal Neuvirth. Jacob...
Gameday notes: Devils power play heats up with full cast
The Devils' power play has scored 4 goals in 2 games. A reason is key injured players returning to the lineup. NEWARK - When the Devils' power play was in a recent three-week funk, coach Pete DeBoer would admit it has to be better while issuing a reminder that key...
Stadium Series: Devils' Stephen Gionta on outdoor hockey as child
Devils center Stephen Gionta grew up in the suburbs of Rochester, N.Y. playing a lot of pond hockey. NEWARK - Devils center Stephen Gionta grew up in upstate New York in the little town of Greece, which is a suburb to Rochester. Some of his best childhood memories are...
Devils rookie Eric Gelinas feels benching was a needed 'reality check'
Rookie defenseman Eric Gelinas was mad at himself for repeatedly making mental mistakes earlier this month when he lost his spot in the Devils' lineup for two games. NEWARK - Eric Gelinas was in Buffalo with the Devils earlier this month when he was told he would...
Devils' Joe Whitney set for NHL debut, possibly game in Yankee Stadium
Will play on top line with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr NEWARK – Joe Whitney may have faced overwhelming odds to get to the Devils, but the 25-year-old winger has walked into an enviable position since he recall from Albany (AHL). The 5-6, 170-pound native of...
Why Richard Sherman and New Jersey are among this week's sports winners and losers
A look back at the sports week that included names like Carmelo Anthony, DeSean Jackson and Mark Sanchez. This week, we saw a running back curse at a coach, a cornerback call out a wide receiver and a former wideout tweet about an arrested pop star. Here's a look at...
CeeLo Green to perform at Devils-Rangers Yankee Stadium clash
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes also slated to apear in Stadium Series NEWARK-- Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer CeeLo Green will take the stage at Yankee Stadium during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. Grammy...
Washington Capitals at Devils gameday: Lineups, stats, injury updates
Here are projected lineups, stats and injury updates for the Devils' home game Friday night against the Washington Capitals: Tonight: Washington Capitals (22-20-8, 52 points, 13th in Eastern Conference) at Devils (21-19-11, 53 points, tied for 11th in Eastern...
Ex-WFAN host Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo talks Super Bowl, Mike Francesa and imitators on YouTube
Russo wasn't a fan of the Super Bowl coming to MetLife Stadium but he's "going to embrace it now." The Super Bowl is nearly a week away, which means it's time for the majority of the media to descend on the area. One member who will be a part of the...
Devils' Joe Whitney out to prove contributing in NHL is no tall order
Joe Whitney was the top scorer the last two seasons for the Devils' top farm club, the AHL's Albany Devils. On Friday night, he'll make his NHL debut as the left wing of the Devils' top line. NEWARK - Eggs were cooking in a skillet, bacon was sizzling...
January 23, 2014
Stadium Series: Devils' Cory Schneider on outdoor hockey as child
Devils goalie Cory Schneider played a lot of pond hockey as a kid in Marblehead, Mass. Here are his memories from those days" NEWARK - Marblehead, Mass, the hometown of Devils goalie Cory Schneider, produces more Hollywood movies than NHL players. Grownups and...
Devils' Jaromir Jagr irked at line changes
Jaromir Jagr has played with nearly a half dozen line combinations this season. Jaromir Jagr is a creature of comfort. He has built his Hall-of-Fame career on chemistry and having a sixth-sense about where his linemates are at all times. It’s a philosophy that...
LOOK: Stadium Series rink for Rangers-Devils is ready (and snowy)
Take a look at videos and photos of the finished rink that will host the Rangers and Devils on Sunday.   MetLife Stadium isn't the only sports venue in the area prepping for fans to descend -- the puck is about to drop on the Stadium Series this weekend with...
Devils summon Joe Whitney for first NHL stint as LW on top line
The Devils have called up rookie Joe Whitney from the AHL to play on the top line. He'll make his NHL debut on Friday night at home against Washington. NEWARK - The morning after farming out Reid Boucher, the Devils brought in another rookie to take a shot at...
Devils' Adam Henrique practices with team
Adam Henrique has 13 goals, the third-most on the team, and 12 assists this season. The Devils’ run of good health is continuing. After a rash of early-season injuries, the Devils are as healthy as they’ve been all season and that good health continued...
January 22, 2014
Devils send rookie winger Reid Boucher back to minors
The Devils returned rookie winger Reid Boucher to the AHL on Wednesday. Reid Boucher's 62 goals last season in the Ontario Hockey League didn’t translate into instant success in the NHL. The Devils gave the rookie winger chance after chance after chance to...
Stadium Series: Devils' Damien Brunner on outdoor hockey as child
Devils right wing Damien Brunner played a lot of hockey as a kid on an outdoor rink that is close to his childhood home in Kloten, Switzerland. NEWARK - Devils right wing Damien Brunner is one of six current NHL players born in Switzerland, among just 21 who have ever...
Devils fans braving blizzard had 2 for 1 offer, 1 for 1 for rest
Devils fans traveling through a blizzard to attend Tuesday night's 7-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues at Prudential Center were given an opportunity to be rewarded in a big way. Before going home, fans were encouraged to go to the arena box office and trade in their used ticket for two to one...
Devils' Jaromir Jagr proving doubters wrong that thought he ran out of gas
Winger has three goals in four games When Devils winger Jaromir Jagr went 10 games without scoring a goal after the Christmas break, sirens sounded. The 41-year-old future Hall of Famer finally hit a wall, ran out of gas, as doubters knew he must. “Critics...
3 reasons why the Devils stomped the Blues 7-1
The Devils beat up on one of the NHL's top teams in Tuesday night's 7-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. Here are 3 reasons why they won" NEWARK - This will be hard because, if you saw the Devils' 7-1 hammering of the St. Louis Blues, you probably could come...
January 21, 2014
Devils' Damien Brunner deals with snow, shovels up 3 points in return
In his first game in a month, right wing Damien Brunner played a big role in the Devils' offense exploding Tuesday night in a 7-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. NEWARK - The drive to the arena Tuesday afternoon was treacherous for Devils right wing Damien Brunner...
Devils reward brave fans with 7-1 rout of Blues
Damien Brunner scores a goal and adds two assists in return from sprained MCL With a blizzard raging outside Prudential Center, the Devils made their trudge through the snow more than worthwhile. Swiss winger Damien Brunner, returning from a sprained MCL in his right...
Devils, Blues instant analysis
Here are highlights and lowlights from the Devils' win over St. Louis on Tuesday night: NEWARK – Final: Devils 7, Blues 1 HIGHLIGHTS • Two goals in the first 2:51, 3 in the first period, more than 5 for the first time this season and 7 for the first...
Few fans tackle weather to get to Devils game, and some not happy
Not everyone was happy the Devils' game Tuesday night was played. NEWARK - Snow-covered roads became so icy and dangerous near Prudential Center on Tuesday that North Arlington Fire Department Deputy Chief Brian Fitzhenry says his on-call firefighters were told to...
Devils vs. Blues: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Damien Brunner returns from knee injury on snowy night in Newark NEWARK -- With a blizzard raging outside Prudential Center Tuesday night, Damien Brunner played his first game in a month as the Devils hosted the St. Louis Blues. Brunner returned from a sprained MCL in...
Stadium Series: Devils' Bryce Salvador on outdoor hockey as child
Devils captain Bryce Salvador won't be playing his first outdoor hockey game Sunday at Yankee Stadium. As a youngster, he was in them almost every winter night with his buddies at the local rink in Brandon, Manitoba. NEWARK - Devils veteran blueliner and captain...
Devils' Travis Zajac vows he won't get stranded on his way home like in 2010 with Patrik Elias
Center says, 'I'll make sure I eat after the game and take seconds home' NEWARK -- Devils center Travis Zajac isn't taking any chances in Tuesday's snowstorm. He is driving his own truck rather than riding home with teammate Patrik Elias. It was on Dec...
Blues at Devils gameday: Lineups, stats, injury updates
Tonight: St. Louis Blues (33-10-5, 71 points, 3rd in Western Conference) at Devils (20-19-11, 51 points, tied for 11th in Eastern Conference) Site: Prudential Center Time: 7 p.m. TV: MSG Plus, (Steve Cangialosi & Glenn Resch) Radio: WFAN 660AM, 101.9 FM (Matt Loughlin & Sherry Ross)...
Blizzard won't snow in Devils, just as it didn't in '334 Club' game
A Tuesday blizzard hasn't canceled the Devils' game against St. Louis … just as it didn't 27 years ago when the 334 Club was formed. NEWARK - Heavy snow is falling outside Prudential Center, the roads are covered, the traffic is bumper to bumper, and...
Devils' Martin Brodeur recalls playing outdoor as a kid, when he wasn't a goalie
Coach Pete DeBoer hopes there will be snow at Yankee Stadium on Sunday NEWARK – Like most kids who grew up in Canada, Martin Brodeur remembers playing hockey on Montreal’s outdoor rinks all day and then again at night after going home for dinner. So it...
Damien Brunner will be in Devils' lineup; Jon Merrill a healthy scratch
Cory Schneider in goal vs. Blues NEWARK -- Damien Brunner will return to the Devils' lineup Tuesday night after missing 14 games with a sprained MCL in his right knee. Rookie defenseman Jon Merrill will be a healthy scratch as the team abandons dressing seven...
Peter Harrold, Damien Brunner take part in Devils' optional morning skate
Devils will host St. Louis Blues Tuesday night NEWARK-- The Devils held an optional morning skate Tuesday at Pru Center. Defenseman Marek Zidlicky was the only player that did not skate. The Devils will face the St. Louis Blues Tuesday night. Defenseman Peter Harrold...
Blues on deck twice in a week, but Devils' schedule to ease up soon
Besides getting healthy, the Devils are happy that their schedule is about to ease up somewhat after they get through the next two weeks. NEWARK - Right from opening night in Pittsburgh, then through six winless games over 11 days in Canada and the 13 back-to-backs...
3 reasons why the Devils stomped the Blues 7-1
What went right for the Devils' Tuesday night in their 7-1 win over St. Louis? Here are 3 of the biggest reasons they won: NEWARK - This will be hard because, if you saw the Devils’ 7-1 hammering of the St. Louis Blues, you probably would come up with about...
January 20, 2014
Stadium Series: Devils' Dainius Zubrus on outdoor hockey as child
The Devils play their first outdoor game Sunday at Yankee Stadium against the Rangers. Most of the players grew up playing hockey outdoors, and we'll let some of them tell their stories this week: Here is the first in a series: NEWARK - Devils left wing Dainius...
Devils psyched to be injury free for first time since Day 1 of camp
The Devils, finally completely healthy, had their full team available for Monday's practice, a first for them all season, including training camp. NEWARK - Devils players noticed who was skating during Monday's practice. Then they thought about who was...
Devils: Will Martin Brodeur start outdoor game? Sentimentality will be a factor
Cory Schneider will be in goal against St. Louis Blues NEWARK – Martin Brodeur has a specially-designed and painted silver mask for Sunday’s outdoor game at Yankee Stadium, but Devils coach Pete DeBoer wasn’t ready to officially name him as the...
Devils' Damien Brunner thinks knee-to-knee hit should have been avoided
Says Anaheim's Mark Fistric wasn't trying to hurt him but, but 'had something to prove' NEWARK – Devils winger Damien Brunner doesn’t feel Ducks defenseman Mark Fistric was intentionally trying to hurt him with his knee-to-knee hit back on...
Damien Brunner, Peter Harrold rejoin Devils for practice
Winger has missed 14 games with right knee injury NEWARK -- Damien Brunner, sidelined with a right knee injury, resumed practicing with the Devils Monday morning at AmeriHealth Pavilion, as I reported last week. Brunner has missed 14 games since being injured Dec...
Devils fans, how do you like Ryane Clowe now?
A lot of Devils fans were quick to judge the Ryan Clowe signing as a bad move. Some probably are rethinking their position after Clowe scored six points in four games during the Devils' last roadtrip. PHOENIX - The Devils' week on the road was a long-awaited coming...
January 19, 2014
Devils: Adam Henrique wants to score more goals, but takes pride in scoring the big ones
At 23, he anchors the Devils' hottest line with Ryane Clowe and Michael Ryder The Devils remain ever hopeful that Adam Henrique will put up big offensive numbers as his career evolves, but there is one asset the center already possesses that could prove vital if...
3 reasons why Devils lost to the Coyotes
The Devils ended their four-city roadtrip with a 3-2 loss in Phoenix on Saturday night. Here are 3 reasons they lost: GLENDALE, Ariz. - This long roadtrip that started with a shootout loss in the backend of a back-to-back in Toronto, included a satisfying win in...
January 18, 2014
Yet another sloooooow start haunts Devils
The Devils were down two goals 13:13 into Saturday night's game and never recovered in a 3-2 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes. Bad starts are a recurring theme for the Devils, and their coach wasn't happy after this one. GLENDALE, Ariz. - Jaromir Jagr was on a...
Devils fall to Coyotes, 3-2, for first regulation defeat on four-game road trip
Jaromir Jagr scores 15th goal of season GLENDALE, Ariz. – For six straight games, in the words of coach Pete DeBoer, the Devils scraped and clawed for at least one point. But with a chance to end their four-game road trip with a victory, the Devils finally wound...
Devils, Coyotes instant analysis
Here are highlights and lowlights from the Devils' game Saturday night against the Phoenix Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. GLENDALE, Ariz. – Coyotes 3, Devils 2 LOWLIGHTS • The Devils fell behind 2-0 in the first period, never caught up and their...
Devils vs. Coyotes: Live game analysis and fan discussion
Martin Brodeur vs. Mike Smith GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Devils dressed seven defenseman Saturday night as they faced the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena. Martin Brodeur was in goal for the Devils while Mike Smith started for the Coyotes. Forwards Andrei Loktionov...
Gameday notes: Devils dumps must be precise vs. Mike Smith, Coyotes
The Devils need to be extra precise with their dumps into the offensive end on Saturday night because Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, like Martin Brodeur, is very, very good at stick-handling pucks. GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Devils will be getting a dose of their own...
Stephen Gionta doing his best to fill role as Devils' utility man
Coach Pete DeBoer: 'He's a hard guy not to play' GLENDALE, Ariz. – Stephen Gionta calls himself the Devils’ utility man. It has a lot better ring than minor leaguer, which is what the 30-year-old forward was until two years ago when he was...
Devils address faceoffs regularly, yet among NHL's worst
Center Travis Zajac and winger Dainius Zubrus are good on draws, but the rest of the Devils really struggle at faceoffs. How big of a deal is this? Head coach Pete DeBoer gives his opinion. GLENDALE, Ariz. - One of the more interesting matchups in the Devils-Phoenix...
Devils at Coyotes gameday: Lineups, stats, injury updates
Here are lineups, stats and injury updates for the Devils and Phoenix Coyotes, who will play Saturday at 8 p.m. in Glendale, Ariz. Tonight: Devils (20-18-11, 51 points, tied for 9th in Eastern Conference) at Phoenix Coyotes (22-16-9, 53 points, 9th in Western...
Devils' Reid Boucher is given a bonus at breakfast: Promotion to first line
Looking for more scoring, coach Pete DeBoer tweaks his lines against Coyotes GLENDALE, Ariz. -- GLENDALE, Ariz. – Devils rookie Reid Boucher had a little something extra with his breakfast Saturday morning. A promotion to the first line with Travis Zajac and...
Devils put rookie Reid Boucher on top line for morning skate
Skates at left wing with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Devils rookie Reid Boucher, who scored his second NHL goal in Denver Thursday night, skated at left wing with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr Saturday morning at Jobing.com Arena. Defenseman Anton...
January 17, 2014
GM Lou Lamoriello likes how Devils are playing but won't rule out a trade
Says he's not worried about standings; Damien Brunner will practice with team next week GLENDALE, Ariz. – History suggests that Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello will make a trade to bolster his team down the stretch. And with more financial resources...
Super Bowl 2014: Roger Goodell wonders why NHL's Stadium Series gets love but outdoor SB doesn't
The NFL commissioner commented on all the criticism about the Super Bowl being played outdoors. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't see the NHL's Stadium Series -- starring the Rangers and Devils at Yankee Stadium next weekend -- and MetLife Stadium's Super Bowl as...
Why Kellen Winslow and Ben McAdoo are among this week's sports winners and losers
A look back at the sports week that included names like Michael Vick, Ron Prince and Mark Teixeira. This week, we learned why everyone's talking about Omaha, Mr. Happy and "August: Osage County." Here's a look at the NJ.com's sports winners and losers from this past...
Devils' Martin Brodeur, Jaromir Jagr building friendship on bus rides
The Devils have two all-time greats on their roster this season, Martin Brodeur and Jaromir Jagr. They've been building their friendship while sitting next to one another in the back of the team bus all season long. PHOENIX - Martin Brodeur shook his head and broke...
3 reasons why the Devils lost to the Avs in a shootout
The Devils' lost another shootout Thursday night, this time falling to the Colorado Avalanche 2-1. Here are 3 reasons why they lost: DENVER - It's real debatable on whether Thursday night was a glass-half full or glass-half empty night for the Devils. Beforehand...
Cory Schneider takes blame for Devils' record-setting shootout loss
The Devils' record in shootouts dropped to 0-8 this season, and 0-12 dating to last season. The 12 in a row is an NHL record. Goalie Cory Schneider accepted the blame for the latest debacle. DENVER - As they say, Devils goalie Cory Schneider stood on his head...
Devils again come up short in shootout, lose to Avalanche, 2-1
The Devils have scored just one shootout goal in 25 tries this season DENVER — Fighting to stay in the thick of the playoff race, the Devils remained winless in shootouts as they fell for the eighth time this season. Ryan O’Reilly scored the only goal for...

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