Brian Rolston

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Devils Extend Winning Streak To Seven Games

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.


New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk gets congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Kovalchuk Scores 20th As Devils Win 5th In Row

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.


New Jersey Devils' Ilya Kovalchuk, second from right, celebrates with teammates, from left to right, Jason Arnott, Mark Fayne, and Henrik Tallinder, after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime during NHL hockey game action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011. The Devils defeated the Maple Leafs 2-1. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

Devils Making Hard Run At Improbable Playoff Berth

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?


Goalie Johan Hedberg #1 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on February 11, 2011 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Kovalchuk Scores Winner For 2nd Straight Night

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.


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Red Hot Devils Face Panthers

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.



Devils Hang On For Dear Life, Escape With 2 Points

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.


Vinny Prospal #20 of the New York Rangers hits Travis Zajac #19 of the New Jersey Devils. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Prospal Expected To Make Debut For Rangers-Devils

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.


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After All-Star, Devils Try To Turn Season Around

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.


Head coach Jacques Lemaire of the New Jersey Devils (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images),  former head coach John MacLean (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Schwei On Ice: A Tale Of Two Coaches

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.


Dainius Zubrus #8 of the New Jersey Devils is taken down by Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings in a game on January 26, 2011 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Filppula, Red Wings Snap Devils’ 4-Game Winning Streak

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.


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Improving Devils Take On Wings

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 of the New Jersey Devils (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Schwei On Ice: Elias The All-Star

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.


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Dealing With The Devils: Second Half Surge

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.


Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins dives in an attempt to stop Henrik Tallinder #7 of the New Jersey Devils from getting off this shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game at the Prudential Center on January 20, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Brodeur Has 23 Saves, Shuts Out Depleted Penguins

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

Kulikov, Panthers Edge Devils In OT

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.