NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 17: David Legwand #17 of the Ottawa Senators watches a shot by Kyle Turris #7 (not shown) go past Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils on the powerplay at 2:47 of the first period at the Prudential Center on December 17, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Drop 5th In A Row, Blanked By Ottawa 2-0

Craig Anderson made 34 saves, and Kyle Turris scored two goals as the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on Wednesday night.

12/18/2014

UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 15: Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders scores on Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils in the shootout during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 15, 2014 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Isles Rally, Top Devils 3-2 On Bailey Shootout Goal

Josh Bailey scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout, and the New York Islanders rallied in the third period for the second straight game and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Monday night.

12/16/2014

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers is congratulated by Lee Stempniak #12 after defeating the Vancouver Canucks 5-1. (Photo by Rich Lam/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.

12/15/2014

Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Chicago Blackhawks at Prudential Center on December 9, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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

It’s getting late early for the Devils, who begin the week with just two wins in their last 11 games (2-6-3) and have fallen to a season-low four games below .500 (11-15-5), tied for 12th in the Eastern Conference standings.

12/15/2014

Trevor Daley #6 of the Dallas Stars celebrates a goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third period at American Airlines Center on April 9, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daley, Horcoff Lead Stars Past Devils, 4-3

Trevor Daley and Shawn Horcoff scored in the second period to help the Dallas Stars recover after giving up a two-goal lead and beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 Saturday night.

12/13/2014

Damien Brunner (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Officially Terminate Contract Of Damien Brunner

The 28-year-old right wing, who had seven points in 17 games for New Jersey this season, passed through unconditional waivers on Friday and then signed with HC Lugano in Switzerland.

12/12/2014

An exterior view of the Devils' Prudential Center (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Devils, NHL Battling Mysterious Mumps Outbreak

Once mumps invades a professional sports dressing room, it finds a fertile breeding ground and the NHL is finding that it is not easy to get rid of.

12/12/2014

New Jersey Devils v Vancouver Canucks

Flyers Score Every Which Way As Devils Lose In Philly

Matt Read and Sean Couturier each had a goal and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

12/12/2014

John Tavares (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

7 Local Athletes Who Haven’t Been Themselves This Season

There’s usually at least one underperformer on every team, whether it’s because he’s failed to live up to the hype, regressed or just been going through a rough patch. Here are seven from the local teams.

12/10/2014

NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 09: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores on Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils during a shootout at the Prudential Center on December 9, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Devils Fall To Chicago 3-2 In Shootout

Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in a shootout, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied late to earn their seventh straight victory with a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.

12/10/2014

Rick Nash (Photo by Mike Carlson/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.

12/09/2014

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Jagr Leads Devils To 2-1 Win Over Hurricanes With Goal, Assist

Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist in his 1,500th NHL game, and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 Monday night.

12/09/2014

Martin Brodeur of the St. Louis Blues takes a break during the second period against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 6, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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

Brodeur had played all of his 1,259 career games for the Devils before his first Blues appearance. There are now only seven goalies in team history that played their entire NHL “careers” for New Jersey.

12/08/2014

Jaromir Jagr #68 of the New Jersey Devils takes the puck as Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals defends on December 6, 2014 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.The Washington Capitals defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-1. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Capitals Beat Struggling Devils, 4-1

Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 3:25 apart in the second period and Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.

12/06/2014

New Jersey Devils v New York Islanders

Power-Play Goals Help Devils Defeat Maple Leafs

Mike Cammalleri and Eric Gelinas scored power-play goals and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Thursday night.

12/05/2014