Devils Trade Loktionov, Conditional 3rd-Round Pick To 'Canes For Ruutu The New Jersey Devils have acquired left wing Tuomo Ruutu from the Carolina Hurricanes for center Andrei Loktionov and a conditional third-round pick in 2017.
Schwei: Devils Notes And Observations From The Week That WasThe Devils went 0-0-3 on their three-game road trip last week, losing shootouts to both Ottawa and Tampa Bay and falling in overtime to Florida.
Hartnett: Devils Can’t Stand Pat At Trade Deadline, Must Focus On Adding Veteran ScorerWith Ilya Kovalchuk on the mend and stars slumping, it's imperative Devils GM Lou Lamoriello acquires a veteran scorer before the April 3 trade deadline.
Devils Blow 2-Goal Lead In Third Period, Lose To Lightning In ShootoutAlex Killorn scored with 15.1 seconds left in the third period and Tampa Bay won 5-4 in a shootout over the New Jersey Devils to give new Lightning coach Jon Cooper a victory in his NHL debut on Friday night.
Devils Outshoot Sens 34-14, But Lose In Shootout In First Game Without Kovalchuk Mika Zibanejad scored the winner in the shootout to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Monday.
Not A Typo: Brodeur Scores Power-Play Goal In Return; Devils Top HurricanesMartin Brodeur playfully asked what else he could have done for the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night, and coach Peter DeBoer had an idea. "If he would've got in a fight, he would've done a little bit of everything for us," DeBoer said.
Hartnett: Loktionov Success Just Another Example Of Lamoriello's Mastery As Devils GMThe player who couldn’t find his place in LA and was cast aside by the Kings is turning out to be the Devils’ treasure.
Devils Have An Easy Time With Stumbling And Bumbling FlyersIlya Kovalchuk capped New Jersey's three-goal first period with his NHL-leading fourth short-handed goal, and the Devils beat the mistake-prone Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Wednesday night.
Schwei: Devils Notes And Observations From The Week That WasNew Jersey is now an NHL-worst 1-5 in games decided after regulation after tying Colorado with a league-best 16-6 mark in games decided in either overtime or shootouts last season.
Devils Fall Behind Almost Immediately, Never Really Recover In WinnipegAndrew Ladd scored 8 seconds into the game, tying a franchise record, and finished with two goals and an assist to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Thursday night.
Hartnett: Kovalchuk, Devils Setting The Pace In The AtlanticIlya Kovalchuk and the determined Devils have the fortitude needed to win the Atlantic and perhaps make another visit to the Stanley Cup finals.