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The New Jersey Devils defend against the Edmonton Oilers at Prudential Center on February 7, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Oilers 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: Heading Into The Break On A Down Note, Olympics And More Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils headed into the Olympic break on a down note, as they were shut out for the seventh time this season, 3-0, against the Capitals on Saturday night in Washington.

02/10/2014

A view inside the Bolshoy Ice Dome where the hockey will take place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Olympic Work Stoppage Is A Good Thing For NHL Fans

I have no problem with the NHL shutting its doors every four years. No, I’m not talking about another labor dispute. It’s time for the Olympics!

02/10/2014

Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils

Holtby Makes 25 Saves, Capitals Beat Devils

Julien Brouillette broke a scoreless tie with his first NHL goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby stopped 25 shots and the Washington Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 3-0 Saturday night in the teams’ final game before the Olympic break.

02/08/2014

Adam Henrique #14 of the New Jersey Devils tries to gain control of a rebound during the second period against Ilya Bryzgalov #80 of the Edmonton Oilers at the Prudential Center on February 7, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Merrill’s 1st Goal Lifts Devils Over Oilers In OT

Devils defenseman John Merrill scored his first NHL goal 2:34 into overtime, and New Jersey defeated the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Friday night.

02/07/2014

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

DeBoer’s Juggling Of Devils’ Lines Has Leading Scorer Jagr Seeing Red

The New Jersey Devils are fighting for a playoff spot. They need everyone on the same page. So it doesn’t make a lot of sense to upset their best offensive player. Coach Peter DeBoer seems to think the risk is worth the potential reward.

02/05/2014

Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils checks Colorado Avalanche center Maxime Talbot #25 during the second period in an NHL hockey game at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Schwei: Failing To Finish, Points — But Not Enough — And More Devils Notes

The Devils have allowed the tying goal with less than two minutes to play in regulation and the opposing goaltender pulled in each of their last three games.

02/04/2014

Goalie Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save as Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche skates in looking for the rebound during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Devils Lose To Colorado Avalanche 2-1 In Overtime

Ryan O’Reilly scored a power-play goal 28 seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.

02/04/2014

New Jersey Devils v Edmonton Oilers

Devils Lose To Nashville Predators 3-2 in OT

Shea Weber scored two goals, including at 1:29 of overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied late in beating the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.

01/31/2014

Ryane Clowe #29 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates a goal scored by teammate Michael Ryder #17 in the second period. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Elias Scores In OT, Devils Beat Stars 3-2

Patrik Elias scored a power-play goal 40 seconds into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.

01/30/2014

Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils

Devils Shut Out By St. Louis Blues 3-0

Alexander Steen gave the St. Louis Blues the early lead and Jaroslav Halak earned his fourth shutout of the season in a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.

01/29/2014

A view inside the Bolshoy Ice Dome where the hockey will take place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Park. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

NHL Could Rethink Sending Players To Sochi Olympics

With the league set to push pause on its season for next month’s Winter Games, Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly is allowing for the possibility of a security issue that could keep the players from traveling to Russia at all.

01/28/2014

Benoit Pouliot #67 of the New York Rangers celebrates a second-period goal against Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei: Brodeur’s Nightmare Game, Schneider’s Brilliance & More Devils Notes

Martin Brodeur’s 100th career regular-season outing against the Rangers did not turn out the way he and the Devils would have liked, as Pete DeBoer was forced to go to the bullpen after two periods.

01/27/2014

Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers scores a second-period goal against Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils with teammates during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur On Yankee Stadium Ice: It ‘Was The Worst Ice I’ve Ever Played On’

“The ice was the worst ice I’ve ever played on. You went from the shadows to the sun. It was almost a 10-degree difference. It was unbelievable. You rely a lot on instinct and poise, and I couldn’t close my glove. It was so cold.”

01/27/2014

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers and teammates celebrate his second-period goal against the New Jersey Devils during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rangers Dominate Devils, Score 6 Unanswered In Rout At Yankee Stadium

Rick Nash scored for the fifth straight game, and the New York Rangers used a four-goal second period to beat the New Jersey Devils, 7-3, on a cold and snowy Sunday outside at Yankee Stadium.

01/27/2014

Rangers fans pose at Yankee Stadium on Jan. 26, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Outdoor Hockey Scores Big With Rangers, Devils Fans

History was made again at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, but it had nothing to do with the Bronx Bombers.

01/26/2014