Martin Brodeur and the New Jersey Devils have started the lockout-shortened season in playoff form. The Philadelphia Flyers seem to have missed the opening bell.
David Clarkson scored the winner as the Devils got their season off to an ideal start as they beat the Isles 2-1.
“It’s hard to replace guys like Zach and Sykie,” goaltender Johan Hedberg said. “Those are pure goal-scorers. This will be an opportunity for other guys to step up. We have talent in this system, and sometimes all you need is opportunity.”
David Clarkson played through a fractured ankle during the Devils’ run to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Signing Alexander Semin will help ease the scoring Devils’ void left by the loss of Zach Parise to the Wild.
Just two wins shy of his 4th Stanley Cup, Martin Brodeur has clearly stated he would like to return next year.
Martin Brodeur isn’t entertaining thoughts of retirement or representing any team but the Devils, whom he hopes to lead back to the Stanley Cup Finals.
The underdog Devils showed the fight needed to avoid a Stanley Cup sweep and unexpectedly brought the series back to Prudential Center for Game 5.
The season was one of redemption and guts for the Devils after missing the playoffs a season ago. They have the stomach to win a game and extend the series, but any more than that seems way out of their reach.
The Devils’ defensemen aren’t exactly household names but are finally getting credit for the job they’ve done to push New Jersey to the Stanley Cup Finals.
The Los Angeles Kings have plenty of respect for the New Jersey Devils, as the two Stanley Cup Finalists share many qualities.
The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals might be the final hurrah in Martin Brodeur’s glorious career.
A new generation of Devils have lived up to the organization’s proud standard by reaching their first Stanley Cup Finals since 2003.
Stu Bickel continues to see limited ice time and repeatedly makes costly turnovers. Why not give talented 21-year-old Tim Erixon a chance?
The Eastern Conference Finals between the Devils and rival Rangers are turning out to be exactly what everyone thought. Hard hitting. Tight checking. Low scoring.