Sep 2, 2016

Devils farmhand Johnson guilty of sexual assault

New Jersey Devils farmhand Ben Johnson was found guilty Thursday of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in the washroom of a Windsor bar in March 2013. Justice Kirk Munroe delivered the guilty verdict against the 22-year-old Johnson in a nearly three-hour ruling. The former ...

Panthers beat Devils, regain Atlantic first place

Apr 1, 2016

Panthers beat Devils, regain Atlantic first place

The Florida Panthers had to beat the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night to reclaim first place in the Atlantic Division. In a way, they had to overcome their own fans, too. Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice and Florida killed off two third-period penalties after ...

Capitals conquer Devils in OT

Mar 26, 2016

Capitals conquer Devils in OT

The Washington Capitals got a missing piece back and it helped them move within grasping distance of the Presidents’ Trophy — and the top seed when the playoffs start next month. Defenseman John Carlson scored at 2:17 of overtime in his return to the ...

Feb 7, 2016

Unlikely hero Carey helps Capitals beat Devils

A day after being called up from the minor leagues, Paul Carey got the Washington Capitals to overtime with his first NHL goal. T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin took over from there. Oshie and Ovechkin scored in the shootout, and the NHL-leading Capitals continued ...

Improving Penguins down Devils

Jan 27, 2016

Improving Penguins down Devils

The Pittsburgh Penguins may finally be starting to figure things out. Just in time — they hope — for a playoff push. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the surging Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 ...

Ovechkin saves Capitals in opener

Oct 11, 2015

Ovechkin saves Capitals in opener

After leading the Washington Capitals to a victory with a breakout third-period performance, Alex Ovechkin said Saturday night’s game shouldn’t have reached that point. Although the Russian captain scored a stunning go-ahead goal and set up another in a 5-3 victory over the New ...

Maple Leafs bring in NHL legend Lamoriello as GM

Jul 24, 2015

Maple Leafs bring in NHL legend Lamoriello as GM

Brendan Shanahan’s new-school Toronto Maple Leafs front office built on his philosophy of differing viewpoints has a new voice, and this one comes with a lot of NHL experience. Shanahan, who’s a year into his duties as team president, believes new general manager Lou ...

Jun 3, 2015

Devils tap Hynes to fill coaching vacancy

John Hynes was hired Tuesday as coach of the New Jersey Devils, becoming the youngest coach in the NHL at 40 years old. General manager Ray Shero said under Hynes, the Devils will be a fast, attacking team that knows how to play defense. ...

Rangers seal best record

Apr 8, 2015

Rangers seal best record

There wasn’t much celebrating after the New York Rangers won the Presidents’ Trophy for the best regular-season record for the third time in franchise history. The postgame activity after the Rangers’ 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night was businesslike, from ...

Kings skate past Devils

Mar 24, 2015

Kings skate past Devils

The Los Angeles Kings’ chances of defending their Stanley Cup title might depend on their current five-game road trip. The opener against the New Jersey Devils got them off to a good start. Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and Los Angeles ...

Devils keep postseason hopes alive

Mar 4, 2015

Devils keep postseason hopes alive

The New Jersey Devils remain hopeful of making a charge to the playoffs. Thank Cory Schneider for that faith. Schneider made 33 saves and the Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the Predators to their fourth straight loss. Adam Larsson and ...