Ryan Strome #18, John Tavares #91 and Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders celebrate Tavares' third-period power-play goal against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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 NY/NJ sports landscape.

01/29/2015

NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 28: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his shootout goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center on January 28, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Maple Leafs 2-1 in the shootout.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elias, Jacobsen Score In Shootout To Give Devils Win Over Leafs

Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied late to beat Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs’ losing streak to a season-high seven games.

01/29/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils in action against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Scott Gomez On Devils: ‘I’m Telling You, We’ll Make It Interesting’

With less than half the season to go, the New Jersey Devils are in danger of missing the playoffs for the third straight year and for the fourth time in five.

01/28/2015

Martin Brodeur holds up the Stanley Cup after defeating Anaheim in Game 7 of the finals on June 9, 2003. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/NHLI)

7 Brightest Highlights Of Martin Brodeur’s Legendary Career

Marty produced countless memorable moments during his illustrious career, but we’ve narrowed it all down to a list of his seven best with the Devils.

01/28/2015

Martin Brodeur (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Legendary Devils Goalie Martin Brodeur To Retire, Join Blues’ Front Office

The 10-time All-Star and four-time Vezina Cup Trophy winner finished his career with St. Louis after a standout career with New Jersey, and will join the Blues in a management role in hockey operations.

01/27/2015

Carmelo Anthony  (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: If You’re A Sports Fan, It’s Better To Be A Bostonian Than A New Yorker

Beyond our native hubris, do we have absolutely anything to be proud of? Do we have any hardihood on the hardwood, diamond or gridiron?

01/23/2015

A GoPro Hero 4 camera is displayed at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

VIDEO: GoPro, NHL Have Deal To Bring Cameras Closer To The Action

GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees.

01/23/2015

Henrik Lundqvist  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

They Were Robbed! 7 NHL All-Star Game Snubs

As always, there are some pretty notable snubs who will not be attending the festivities. Here are three from the local teams, as well as four others from outside the area.

01/22/2015

Jeff Vanderbeek in 2013 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Former Devils Owner Jeff Vanderbeek To Coach HS Football In New Jersey

Jeff Vanderbeek has been approved as a co-head football coach at central New Jersey’s Somerville High School. He’ll be paid $1 a year to be on the sidelines with coach Chris Casamento during the 2015 season.

01/22/2015

Travis Zajac (center) of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated by Martin Havlat, left, and Adam Larsson after he scored a goal in the third period against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Jan. 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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

The New Jersey Devils head to the NHL All-Star break after winning two of three on their California road trip.

01/20/2015

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils watches the puck during their game against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 19, 2015 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Devils Beat Sharks In Final Game Before All-Star Break

Cory Schneider and the Devils found a way to get rid of the bad taste from a lopsided loss at Anaheim before heading into a lengthy break.

01/20/2015

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 29: Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates with teammates after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Prudential Center on December 29, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Devils Clobbered 5-1 By Sizzling Anaheim Ducks

Hampus Lindholm and Jacob Silfverberg scored 1:52 apart to break open a tie game, Corey Perry got his team-high 19th goal and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-1 on Friday night.

01/17/2015

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils leads the back as they celebrate Jaromir Jagr's goal in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 3, 2015 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Devils Score 3 Goals In 68 Seconds, Beat 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 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

01/15/2015

Jim Dowd with the Devils in 2007 (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Former Devils Center Jim Dowd Accused Of Assaulting High School Player

A former New Jersey Devils player who now coaches a high school team is accused of kicking a 16-year-old player in the back.

01/13/2015

Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at Prudential Center on January 6, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Elias recorded his 600th NHL assist and his 1000th NHL point during the game. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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

The New Jersey Devils have not had a lot to celebrate this season, but Patrik Elias had a memorable week, reaching a milestone and being selected to his fourth All-Star Game.

01/12/2015