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The 10 Worst Contracts Handed Out By NHL Local Teams Over Last Decade

NHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.

07/02/2014

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Hartnett: Next 5 Games Will Define The Devils’ Season

The jury is still out on whether the Devils will contend for a playoff seed. Their depth will be tested against three loaded Pacific Division foes and the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins.

11/15/2013

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Devils Defenseman Anton Volchenkov Suspended 4 Games For Elbowing Head

Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov was suspended for four games by the NHL for elbowing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head.

04/11/2013

The Rangers’ Rick Nash, right. celebrates his goal in the second period against the Devils at the Prudential Center on March 19, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers Top Devils, Teams Now Tied For 8th And Final Playoff Position In East

All the New York Rangers needed to regain their confidence and get back in the playoff hunt was two wins in two nights. That is how tight the NHL is in this lockout-shortened season.

03/19/2013

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Crosby’s Penguins Make It A Tough Day At The Office For Devils And Brodeur

Sidney Crosby lit up the Devils in a 5-1 victory at Consol Energy Center.

02/02/2013

Alexander Semin shoots at the Boston Bruins in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Devils’ Coaching Staff Additions Will Help, Signing High-Scoring Semin Will Help More

Signing Alexander Semin will help ease the scoring Devils’ void left by the loss of Zach Parise to the Wild.

07/19/2012

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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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Defensive Breakdown Costs Devils Dearly In Game 1 Loss

East. West. It doesn’t make a difference to the Los Angeles Kings. All they have done in the playoffs is win and the Eastern Conference champion New Jersey Devils became their latest victim.

WFAN–05/30/2012

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Silverman: Rangers, Devils Need To Keep It Clean

There are indications that as New York and New Jersey move to this critical fourth game, the emphasis could change from winning on the scoreboard to winning in the alley.

05/21/2012

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Tortorella Blasts Devils For Questionable Hits, Flops; Rangers’ Prust Banned For Game 4

John Tortorella doesn’t say much to the media. But when he does, the Rangers’ fiery head coach makes it count.

05/21/2012

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Rangers’ Prust Elbows Devils’ Volchenkov In Head

Brandon Prust could be facing punishment for an elbow to the back of the head of Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov.

05/19/2012

Bryce Salvador of the New Jersey Devils checks Scott Hartnell of the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Prudential Center. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Experienced Devils Neutralizing Flyers’ Biggest Strengths

The Devils have neutralized the Flyers’ once-dominant powerplay and won the physical battles through three series games.

WFAN–05/06/2012

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Will 6-Day Playoff Layoff Slow Momentum For Devils?

Star winger Ilya Kovalchuk recently said, “If we play our best, nobody can beat us.” But the red-hot Devils might lose some momentum with almost a week off.

04/10/2012

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Devils Win 4-1, Brodeur Earns 650th Career Victory

Martin Brodeur made 18 saves for his 650th career victory and Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and two assists to help the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1

03/11/2012

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