Schwei’s Devils Notes: Butcher Off To Historically Good Start To CareerSince the NHL expanded in 1967-68, the only other defenseman to register at least eight points in their first five career games was Phil Housley, who had two goals and six assists in his first four games for the Buffalo Sabres in October 1982.
Short-Handed Goal In Third Period Dooms Islanders In L.A.Second-string goalie is one of the toughest jobs in hockey. Long lulls between starts, constant rust, trying to stay sharp in practice.
Kinkaid Solid Between The Pipes As Devils Beat RangersDrew Stafford scored early in the third period, backup goalie Keith Kinkaid stopped 29 shots in his season debut and the New Jersey Devils beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Upstart Devils Can’t Handle Capitals, Fall From Unbeaten RanksThe Washington Capitals have been the best regular-season team in the Eastern Conference the past two years, and they showed the surprising New Jersey Devils why.
Lundqvist Stops 40 Shots, But Rangers Fall To Blue Jackets On 3rd Period GoalWith his first goal as a Blue Jacket, Artemi Panarin showed exactly why Columbus traded for the elite forward over the summer.
Hartnett: A Little Metro Action Intensity Should Get Rangers GoingThe calendar reads Oct. 13 and only four games have been played, but the 1-3 Rangers are already in a show-me situation.
Islanders' Struggles On Power Play Continue In Loss To DucksJohn Gibson made 38 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night, ending a four-game losing streak to New York.
Unbeaten Devils End Toronto's Perfect Start With 6-3 WinBrian Gibbons had a rare 3-on-5 goal, Miles Wood and Pavel Zacha each scored twice.
Devils' Boyle Not Alone In Fighting Cancer And Playing HockeyWhen Phil Kessel got over the initial shock of being diagnosed with cancer and had surgery, he asked doctors, "When can I play?"
Hartnett: Rangers Must Simplify Execution In Order To Get On TrackFrom top to bottom, the 1-3-0 Rangers haven’t been up to snuff through four games. It’s hard to be a winning hockey club when so few players are performing close to their A-game.
Schwei's Devils Notes: Beginning With A Bang, Thanks To The KidsThe Devils are off to a good start to the regular season with a pair of victories and 10 goals scored.
Rangers Sing The Blues With 3-1 Loss To St. LouisNew York outshot the Blues 32-23 overall but dropped to 1-3.