Derek Stepan #21, Kevin Hayes #13 and Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrate their win over the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/24/2015

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 23: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings falls as he shoots as Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during the third period at Prudential Center on March 23, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Kings defeated the Devils 3-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Devils, Fighting For Playoff Spot, Fall To Kings 3-1

Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Monday night at the start of a five-game trip.

03/24/2015

Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Ex-Devils Star Ilya Kovalchuk Considering A Return To The NHL In 2016-17

Ilya Kovalchuk, who once walked away from a massive, long-term contract so that he could go home to Russia, now is reportedly considering a return to NHL in the not-too-distant future.

03/23/2015

Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders is congratulated by Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders after scoring a goal against the New Jersey Devils during the third period at Prudential Center on March 21, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

After a shutout win against the Penguins and completing a season sweep of the Sabres, the New Jersey Devils were the victims of a shutout and a season sweep by the Islanders.

03/23/2015

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes a save on a shot by Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils during the third period at the Prudential Center on March 21, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Halak Shutout, Strome Goal Help Islanders End 4-Game Skid

Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves in his return to the lineup, and the New York Islanders snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 20: Mark Fraser #32, Martin Havlat #9 and Travis Zajac #19 of the New Jersey Devils celebrate a goal against the Buffalo Sabres by teammate Jordin Tootoo (not pictured) at First Niagara Center on March 20, 2015 in Buffalo, New York. New Jersey defeated Buffalo 3-1. (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Bernier Scores Twice As Devils Skate To 3-1 Win Over Sabres

Steve Bernier scored twice, including the 100th of his career, in leading the New Jersey Devils 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

03/20/2015

Lou Amundson #21 and Alexey Shved #1 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/19/2015

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 17: Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes the third period save on Steve Downie #23 of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Prudential Center on March 17, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils shut out the Penguins 2-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schneider Stops 35, Devils Shut Out Penguins 2-0

Cory Schneider made 35 saves in earning his fifth shutout of the season, and the New Jersey Devils beat Pittsburgh 2-0 on Tuesday night, sending the Penguins to their third straight loss.

03/18/2015

Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning shields the puck from Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins during overtime at TD Garden on March 12, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

NHL General Managers Like Idea Of 3-On-3 Overtime Next Season

Three-on-three overtime is getting a nod from NHL general managers, although a format decision and final approval are still needed.

03/17/2015

Jordin Tootoo #20 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 8, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New Jersey Devils went 1-1-1 on their three-game, three time-zone road trip to remain at NHL .500 with a 29-29-11 overall record.

03/16/2015

FILE -- Devils goalie Cory Schneider (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Devils Recover From Poor Start, Beat Coyotes 4-1

Cory Schneider kept the Devils in it during a sluggish start, then Mike Cammalleri scored his 25th goal in a three-goal third period and New Jersey beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Saturday night to avoid a winless road trip.

03/15/2015

Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils clears the puck in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 8, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Devils Fall To Colorado Avalanche In Shootout

Jarome Iginla scored in the second period and got the decisive goal in the shootout, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Thursday night.

03/13/2015

Mike Maccagnan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

03/12/2015

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

10 Notable Players Who Came Back To Their New York Roots After Leaving

In honor of Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets, here are 10 notable players (some more than others) who came back to their New York roots.

03/11/2015

Devils goalie Cory Schneider. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Schneider Stops 25 Shots, But Devils Fall To Wild

Thomas Vanek scored twice, Devan Dubnyk stopped 30 shots and the Minnesota Wild beat the New Jersey Devils 6-2 on Tuesday night.

03/11/2015