The Devils opened the season with two road wins for the first time in team history, starting with a 6-4 victory at Philadelphia last Thursday and beating the Panthers 5-1 in Florida.
While Islanders fans thought they had seen the last of the infamous logo, it’s coming back — for one night only.
Phil Kessel, James van Riemsdyk and the rest of the Toronto Maple Leafs broke out of their scoring slumber with five goals in the second period against Henrik Lundqvist and wrecked the New York Rangers’ home opener with a 6-3 victory on Sunday night.
Damon Severson scored his first NHL goal to cap a four-goal opening period by New Jersey and the Devils chased Roberto Luongo early to beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Saturday night.
Cam Atkinson scored twice while Marko Dano and Nick Foligno each had a goal and an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
John Tavares and Brock Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Islanders began their final home schedule at Nassau Coliseum with a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday night to sweep a season-opening two-game series from the Hurricanes.
Brock Nelson had two goals and two assists, Johnny Boychuk added a goal and two assists in his Islanders debut, and New York beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Friday night.
The Adirondack Flames introduced “Scorch” on Thursday. The mascot’s back story is that he’s the lone surviving ember from an 1864 fire that destroyed much of Glens Falls.
On Thursday night, the Rangers entered a rowdy building in St. Louis and emerged as the victors thanks to a bit of magic from their top line. It will have to continue.
Rangers coach Alain Vigneault revealed the injury following New York’s 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in the season opener Thursday night.
The Islanders are a team on the move, leaving Long Island and heading to Brooklyn after this season. They hope to be a team on the rise, as well.
Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, including the tiebreaking score late in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Thursday night in the first game of the season for both teams.
Dainus Zubrus scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Michael Cammalleri had two goals, leading the New Jersey Devils to a season-opening 6-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
The sale to Jonathan Ledecky, a former co-owner of both the Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards, and Scott Malkin, an investor, was approved by the NHL Board of Governors last week.
Last season, the Rangers surprised many by reaching their first Stanley Cup Final since 1994. The 2014-15 Rangers have more of a youthful look after a number of familiar faces moved on to new teams.
New York Rangers photos of the week.
New York Islanders photos of the week.
New Jersey Devils photos of the week.