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 ...

Hossa sets tone in win

Feb 14, 2015

Hossa sets tone in win

Marian Hossa is smiling again. The swagger is back. While the Chicago Blackhawks are searching for successful line combinations, Hossa is rolling. The veteran winger scored his seventh goal in four games, and the Blackhawks rallied for a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey ...

Penguins defeat Devils in overtime

Jan 31, 2015

Penguins defeat Devils in overtime

The struggling Pittsburgh Penguins could have given up against the New Jersey Devils. They trailed by a goal in the third period, and goalie Cory Schneider was stopping everything and getting bailed out by some pings off the posts. But the Penguins hung in ...

Power play lifts Devils past Kings

Jan 15, 2015

Power play lifts Devils past Kings

Steve Bernier netted his first two power-play goals of the season, and the New Jersey Devils scored three times during a 68-second span of the second period in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. Martin Havlat, Michael Cammalleri and Michael ...

Tavares goal leads Isles past Devils

Jan 10, 2015

Tavares goal leads Isles past Devils

John Tavares was good and lucky, and that was just what the New York Islanders needed to beat the New Jersey Devils. Tavares forced overtime with a somewhat lucky goal moments after a power play expired, and then scored a magnificent unassisted winner with ...

Elias hits milestone in Devils win

Jan 7, 2015

Elias hits milestone in Devils win

Patrik Elias was in a reflective mood after notching his 1,000th NHL point. Elias had a goal and two assists, and the New Jersey Devils beat the struggling Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night. “I don’t think I ever considered myself a goal scorer, ...

Rangers win eighth straight

Dec 28, 2014

Rangers win eighth straight

After a three-day break, the New York Rangers kept on winning, while the New Jersey Devils remained on the skids even with a brand new coaching staff behind the bench. Derek Stepan led the way for the surging Rangers, who were powered to their ...

Devils fire coach DeBoer

Dec 27, 2014

Devils fire coach DeBoer

Pete DeBoer, who coached the New Jersey Devils to the Stanley Cup finals in his first season in 2011-12, was fired Friday, with his aging and diminished team in danger of missing the playoffs for a third straight season. Devils president and general manager ...

Hawks extend winning run

Dec 10, 2014

Hawks extend winning run

New Jersey Devils rookie Keith Kinkaid has never been a fan of the shootout, and that was long before he faced Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane in his first NHL start. Toews and Kane scored on the Blackhawks’ first two chances, and Chicago rallied ...

Pens muscle past Devils

Dec 3, 2014

Pens muscle past Devils

Robert Bortuzzo’s main responsibility is to protect Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. The towering Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman is unapologetic in his aggressive approach, figuring if he does his job, then his team’s stars can do theirs. One board-rattling second-period collision with New Jersey’s Jaromir ...