Some have pointed to a lack of effort as reason for the Devils’ impending demise, a theory I’m not buying.
New Jersey simply cannot match ammunition with a loaded Los Angeles Kings’ roster.
There is no little-brother syndrome facing the Devils in this round, so forgive New Jersey if takes a bit of time to develop some animosity toward the Kings.
The Los Angeles Kings have plenty of respect for the New Jersey Devils, as the two Stanley Cup Finalists share many qualities.
The Devils have been the overlooked team throughout these playoffs. Sure, they’ll push the Kings to the limit, but Los Angeles has shown the ability to win on the road.
The New Jersey Devils are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the fifth time in team history, and they will attempt to capture their fourth championship as their series with the Los Angeles Kings begins on Wednesday night at Prudential Center.
The Rangers are not in need of a dramatic shake-up. But when free agency comes around, you never know how things will unfold.
Unfortunately for the Rangers and their legion of fans, the Rangers peaked in the regular season. That’s a classic formula for heartbreak.
The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals might be the final hurrah in Martin Brodeur’s glorious career.
A season of destiny has come crashing down for the Rangers who expected to reach the finals.
A new generation of Devils have lived up to the organization’s proud standard by reaching their first Stanley Cup Finals since 2003.
Adam Henrique scored off a wild scramble in front at 1:03 into overtime and the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 to advance to their first Stanley Cup finals since 2003.
Peter DeBoer shook up the Devils’ forward lines and his players responded by dominating Game 4 and evening the Eastern Conference Finals.
If you have any doubt this series is becoming a classic, just look at Game 4.
Stu Bickel continues to see limited ice time and repeatedly makes costly turnovers. Why not give talented 21-year-old Tim Erixon a chance?