Dainius Zubrus scored goals in the first and third periods and the surging New Jersey Devils earned their season-best seventh straight victory by beating the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday night.
Brian Rolston and Patrik Elias blew the game open with goals early in the third period as the Devils won for the 13th time in 16 games.
The franchise that came into the season looking for its 14th straight playoff berth is looking like a Stanley Cup contender again. The question is do the Devils have enough time to overcame a deficit that saw them 27 points out of a playoff berth as recently as Jan. 9?
Ilya Kovalchuk scored with 3:59 to play for his second game-winning goal in as many nights and the New Jersey Devils won the matchup of the NHL’s hottest teams with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
The Devils are tied for last in the conference, but their recent play has them among the hottest teams in the NHL. They look to continue their home dominance over the Panthers on Friday.
Dainius Zubrus had a goal and an assist for the New Jersey Devils, who escaped the NHL cellar with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.
With Vinny Prospal potentially back on the ice, the Rangers attempt to extend their winning streak over the league-worst Devils to five games when the bitter rivals meet Thursday night at the Garden.
The Devils face a daunting task in trying to reach the playoffs for the 14th straight year. They look to take the first of many small steps Tuesday night when they host the Senators.
The Devils return from the break having played 16 games under Jacques Lemaire, who replaced John MacLean 33 games into the season. Here is a comparative look at some of the statistics under each of the two New Jersey coaches so far.
Valtteri Filppula scored 5:32 into the third period, putting the Detroit Red Wings ahead to stay in a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.
The Devils could finally give the Red Wings a challenge Wednesday night as they attempt to snap an eight-game slide at Joe Louis Arena.
Patrik Elias will represent the Devils at the NHL’s All-Star Weekend. Elias’ third all-star appearance will tie him for the fourth-most in club history.
Despite their 10-29-2 record at the season’s midway point, the Devils have earned 9 out of a possible 10 points in the five games since.
Martin Brodeur and the suddenly revived New Jersey Devils took advantage of the absence of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to shut out the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 on Thursday night.
Dmitry Kulikov fired a high wrist shot past Martin Brodeur 3:36 into overtime and the Florida Panthers won their third straight with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.