2012 Stanley Cup Final

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Hartnett: Brodeur Ready To Test Free Agent Waters

Martin Brodeur’s off-season has taken a strange twist as he’s hired agent Pat Brisson and is ready to test free agent waters.

06/29/2012

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Hartnett: Retirement Not On Brodeur’s Mind, Fire Still Burning Strong

Martin Brodeur isn’t entertaining thoughts of retirement or representing any team but the Devils, whom he hopes to lead back to the Stanley Cup Finals.

06/12/2012

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Hartnett: Unheralded Devils’ Veteran Salvador Finally Getting His Due

Bryce Salvador has taken his game to new heights, allowing the Devils to continue their Stanley Cup Final fight back against the Kings.

06/11/2012

Marek Zidlicky of the New Jersey Devils and Jeff Carter of the Los Angeles Kings shove each other during Game Five of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Exorcising The Devils Proving To Be A Difficult Task

The Devils have gone from the brink of being swept in four games to seizing the momentum due to their self-belief and even-keeled approach.

06/10/2012

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Hartnett: Underdog Devils Fighting Back Off The Ropes

The underdog Devils showed the fight needed to avoid a Stanley Cup sweep and unexpectedly brought the series back to Prudential Center for Game 5.

06/07/2012

The Kings and Devils are separated by officials during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Have Run Into Kings’ Buzzsaw

Some have pointed to a lack of effort as reason for the Devils’ impending demise, a theory I’m not buying.

06/05/2012

Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Struggling To Match Kings’ Firepower

New Jersey simply cannot match ammunition with a loaded Los Angeles Kings’ roster.

WFAN–06/04/2012