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December 12, 2017
Devils keep pace in Metro, hammer red-hot Kings
NEWARK, N.J. — Taylor Hall scored twice and the Devils ended the Kings’ eight-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Tuesday night. Travis Zajac, Brian Boyle and Brian Gibbons also scored for the Devils, who snapped a two-game skid. Cory Schneider made 16 saves. The Kings were beaten for the first time since losing 3-2...
December 9, 2017
Rangers get the points they need with hard-fought win over Devils
The competitive parity of the NHL which Rangers coach Alain Vigneault spoke about was on full display Saturday night at the Garden, when his Blueshirts were the better team for almost all the night — and still needed all the effort they could muster to eventually get rid of the Devils. So it was a...
December 1, 2017
The NHL has a goal-scoring problem: There are too many
The NHL was shouting from the rooftops at the quarter mark of this season that scoring was up 12.4 percent from this past year. Holy jeepers, Batman! The 1,924 goals through 318 games is the second-most goals since they canceled the 2004-05 season — remember they canceled a season, and also canceled half a season...
November 30, 2017
Devils get needed defensive help, but part with playoff hero
The Devils acquired defenseman Sami Vatanen from the Anaheim Ducks for center Adam Henrique and forward Joseph Blandisi. The teams announced the deal Thursday. New Jersey gets a conditional 2019 or 2020 third-round pick along with Vatanen and sent a 2018 third-round pick to Anaheim. Even though he has a goal and three assists in...
November 28, 2017
Why Hockey Fights Cancer means so much to veteran Rangers
It’s days like these that put things in perspective for hockey players. More than the lavender tape on their sticks and the uniforms the Rangers are set to wear for warmups Tuesday night at the Garden before a game against the Panthers, it’s the message of Hockey Fights Cancer month that has hit indelibly close...
The missing pieces that could keep Rangers from playoffs
As of early Monday evening, all three local NHL teams were in the playoff picture, making for what could be an interesting hockey winter in the metropolitan area. But the Thanksgiving Rule that most teams in playoff position by the final Thursday in November are going to make it to the postseason might not apply...
November 24, 2017
Cancer survivor Brian Boyle lifts Devils on Hockey Fights Cancer Night
Brian Boyle scored one of the most meaningful goals of his career to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Friday night. The Devils were marking “Hockey Fights Cancer Night,” a battle especially meaningful to Boyle, who was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia during training camp and missed the first 10...
November 22, 2017
Man convicted in killing over New Jersey Devils hat comment
PHILADELPHIA — A man has been convicted of stabbing another man to death near a popular Philadelphia park because of a comment about the killer’s New Jersey Devils hat. Philly.com reports Wednesday that 42-year-old Steven Simminger has been convicted of first-degree murder for the 2016 killing of 24-year-old Colin McGovern in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square. One...
November 11, 2017
Cory Schneider’s heroics help Devils snap skid
After giving up 17 goals while losing four straight, the Devils used a strong defensive effort to end their first skid of the season. Cory Schneider stopped 32 shots to help the Devils beat the Panthers, 2-1, at Prudential Center on Saturday night. “You see around the league, scoring is going down,” Schneider said. “I...
Cory Schneider’s heroics help Devils snap skid
Cory Schneider made 32 saves to help the Devils top the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night at Prudential Center. Damon Severson and Kyle Palmieri scored for the Devils (10-4-2), which had dropped four in a row. The Panthers have lost seven of 10. James Reimer made 19 stops, and Nick Bjugstad scored Florida’s lone...
November 9, 2017
Brian Boyle scores first goal in return, but Devils fall in OT
Brian Boyle’s first goal since being diagnosed with cancer wasn’t enough to break the Devils out of their slide. Leon Draisaitl scored with 16.3 seconds left in overtime to lift the Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Devils at Prudential Center on Thursday night. Boyle opened the scoring as he jammed a loose puck...
Brian Boyle scores first goal in return but Devils fall in OT
Leon Draisaitl’s goal with 16.3 second left in overtime lifted the Oilers to a 3-2 win over the Devils on Thursday night in Newark. Brian Boyle and Drew Stafford scored while Cory Schneider made 29 saves for the Devils (9-4-2), who have lost four straight. Boyle opened the scoring as he jammed a loose puck...
November 8, 2017
Two quick Blues goals sinks Devils into season’s first slump
It took a lucky bounce, but Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz scored in a 1:35 span bridging the second and third periods and the Blues beat the Devils 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending New Jersey to its season-high third straight loss. Blake Coleman scored early in the first period for the Devils, but he also...
Two quick Blues goals sinks Devils into season’s first slump
It took a lucky bounce, but Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz scored in a 1:35 span bridging the second and third periods and the Blues beat the Devils 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending New Jersey to its season-high third straight loss. Blake Coleman scored early in the first period for the Devils, but he also...
November 4, 2017
Don’t buy Alex Ovechkin’s bogus Vladimir Putin hedge
This just in: Jeff Sessions cannot recall whether he has ever seen Alexander Ovechkin play hockey. Ovechkin may claim, as he did Thursday, that he is not trying to be “a politics man” in the wake of his social media commitment to and endorsement of Russian president Vladimir Putin, but only the willfully naïve would...
Don’t buy Alex Ovechkin’s bogus Vladimir Putin hedge
This just in: Jeff Sessions cannot recall whether he has ever seen Alexander Ovechkin play hockey. Ovechkin may claim, as he did Thursday, that he is not trying to be “a politics man” in the wake of his social media commitment to and endorsement of Russian president Vladimir Putin, but only the willfully naïve would...
Connor McDavid shows Devils the definition of a young star
EDMONTON, Alberta — The Devils fast start has been fueled by its talented youth. The Oilers know what it is like to have one of the best young players in the game and Connor McDavid didn’t disappoint. He had three assists and the Oilers beat New Jersey 6-3 on Friday night to hand the Devils’...
Connor McDavid shows Devils the definition of a young star
EDMONTON, Alberta — The Devils fast start has been fueled by its talented youth. The Oilers know what it is like to have one of the best young players in the game and Connor McDavid didn’t disappoint. He had three assists and the Oilers beat New Jersey 6-3 on Friday night to hand the Devils’...
November 2, 2017
Cory Schneider dominates old team as Devils stay perfect on road
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Canucks are probably glad they traded Cory Schneider to an Eastern Conference team. Schneider made 37 saves for his first shutout this season and the 24th of his career as the Devils defeated Vancouver 2-0 on Wednesday night. Dealt to the Devils for the ninth pick in the 2013 NHL...
Cory Schneider dominates as Devils stay perfect on road
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Cory Schneider made 37 saves for his first shutout of the season and 24th of his career, leading the Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Canucks on Wednesday night. Jimmy Hayes and Drew Stafford also scored to help the Metropolitan Division-leading Devils win for the ninth time in 11 games...
November 1, 2017
Brian Boyle will make Devils debut during his cancer fight
Brian Boyle will make his season debut Wednesday night for the Devils, six weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. He’ll play for the first time with the Devils when they face the Canucks in Vancouver. Boyle, who signed a two-year, $5.5 million contract in the offseason, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone marrow...
Brian Boyle will make Devils debut during his cancer fight
Brian Boyle will make his season debut Wednesday night for the Devils, six weeks after being diagnosed with cancer. He’ll play for the first time with the Devils when they face the Canucks in Vancouver. Boyle, who signed a two-year, $5.5 million contract in the offseason, was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone marrow...
October 28, 2017
Devils find a way to keep the Coyotes winless
When the were consistently one of the NHL’s elite franchises, one of their trademarks was a near-unwavering belief that they could defeat any opponent. It’s a trait their modern-day descendants appear to be developing. “When you find ways to win, it does build a belief that you can do it,” coach John Hynes said after...
Devils find a way to keep the Coyotes winless
Jesper Bratt’s tiebreaking goal on a power play with 4:13 left sent the Devils to a 4-3 victory Saturday night over the Coyotes on Saturday night at Prudential Center. Arizona became the second NHL team to start a season with 11 consecutive losses. Taylor Hall scored twice and Bratt also had an assist as the...
October 27, 2017
Devils win in shootout after losing late two-goal lead
Last season, the Devils wasted plenty of leads. Now, even if they lose one, the Devils are fighting back. Jesper Bratt and Drew Stafford scored in the shootout, goalie Keith Kinkaid made a big stop at the end and the Devils beat the Senators 5-4 Friday night at Prudential Center in Newark after blowing a...
Devils win in shootout after losing late two-goal lead
Jesper Bratt and Drew Stafford scored in the shootout, and the Devils beat the Senators 5-4 Friday night at the Prudential Center after blowing a two-goal lead in the final 1:15 of regulation. Stafford kept the Devils in it by netting a backhand on their third shootout chance and then Bratt totally faked out Mike...

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