Lichtenstein: Devils Can Score (In A Trade) If Kovalchuk Returns To NHLShero is in his favored position where he can hold an auction and execute a sign-and-trade. No matter what folks say, we are still in the Dead Puck Era, and natural goal scorers are rare commodities on the open market.
Devils Contact Kovalchuk To Discuss Possible Return To NHLNew Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero has had preliminary talks with Ilya Kovalchuk's agent regarding the former No. 1 draft pick's possible return to the NHL four years after bolting to play in his native Russia.
New York Sports Stars Who Retired EarlyFerguson follows in the footsteps of these star athletes who played in New York and retired when they were 32 or younger.
Report: Ex-Devils Star Ilya Kovalchuk Considering A Return To The NHL In 2016-17Ilya Kovalchuk, who once walked away from a massive, long-term contract so that he could go home to Russia, now is reportedly considering a return to NHL in the not-too-distant future.
NHL Modifies Ilya Kovalchuk Penalty Against Devils The league on Thursday announced that the Devils would be allowed to keep a first-round draft pick it was scheduled to forfeit this year. It also reduced the $3 million fine assessed against the team.
Kovalchuk Happy As A Clam In Russia, While Devils Struggle To Score GoalsIlya Kovalchuk took his talents — a rare blend of skill, speed and strength — home to Russia last summer. It doesn't sound as if Kovalchuk has any regrets about his abrupt retirement from the NHL.
Hartnett: Legendary Jaromir Jagr Proves He's Still A Hockey God At 41Hockey experts questioned whether aging icon Jaromir Jagr had anything left in the tank. Now, it's Jagr who's having the last laugh.
Hartnett: Next 5 Games Will Define The Devils' SeasonThe 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.
Hartnett's Fearless 2013-14 NHL Regular Season & Stanley Cup PredictionsThe new NHL comes to life when the puck drops on Tuesday night. Four brand spanking new divisions (some with geographically confusing names) will be introduced. From there, it should be chaos as usual.
Season Preview: Devils Out To Erase Chaos From Last Season, OffseasonWhile other teams made the most of the lockout-shortened season, the New Jersey Devils missed the playoffs a year after making the Stanley Cup finals. There were injuries. There were slumps. It was not pretty.
Hartnett: New-Look Devils Banking On Experience To Guide Them Into PlayoffsFreshly acquired goaltender Cory Schneider has barely gotten a taste of life with the Devils, but he already understands exactly what his new organization is all about.
At 41, Brodeur And Jagr Are Finally Teammates In New JerseyThe Devils officially opened training camp for their veterans Wednesday at the Prudential Center. Martin Brodeur and Jaromir Jagr are finally teammates in New Jersey.