/ Apr 30, 2017

Devils defy odds to win NHL draft lottery

A few weeks after the New Jersey Devils closed their worst season in nearly 30 years, general manager Ray Shero has something to smile about. “We finally won something,” Shero told The Associated Press by phone shortly after the Devils won the NHL draft ...

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 ...