Johan Hedberg recorded his first shutout of the season, a 3-0 win for the Devils over the Islanders. It was Hedberg’s eighth shutout with New Jersey, breaking a tie with Chris Terreri for the second-most in club history.
The Blue Jackets star won’t be shipped to New York before Monday’s trading deadline.
The span of 9 years, 8 months and 21 days separating Sykora’s last two multiple-goal games for the Devils is the second-longest gap between multi-goal games for the franchise by one player.
Unless Jack Capuano has a Scott Gordon-like meltdown or clashes with the Islanders’ brass, he will not be going anywhere. Those who are waiting for the axe to drop like it did last season will be waiting a while.
Brian Rolston scored the go-ahead goal 9:23 into the third period and Al Montoya stopped 30 shots to give the New York Islanders their second straight road win by beating the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Mike Carver believes the last-place Islanders must makes changes now before their November slide turns into an avalanche.
New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro suffered another concussion, but this time his teammate was the one that knocked him out.
In a move that helps both teams with regards to salaries, the Devils on Thursday acquired forward Trent Hunter from the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Brian Rolston.
Pascal Dupuis had two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins moved closer to clinching home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.
Patrik Elias scored his eighth career hat and the New Jersey Devils kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night.
Ilya Kovalchuk makes another return to Atlanta on Friday night for the first of two meetings in five days between the Thrashers and Devils.
In losing to the basement-dwelling Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night, the Devils lost more than just a hockey game. They lost their air of invincibility.
The Devils have inched within eight points of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. A matchup with the league-worst Ottawa Senators could help them continue their incredible run.
Brian Rolston scored in the sixth round of the shootout to lift the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Sunday.
David Clarkson and Brian Rolston scored goals and Martin Brodeur stopped 25 shots in his return from injury and the New Jersey Devils beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday.