Ilya Kovalchuk

Ilya Kovalchuk (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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.

03/06/2014

Team Russia forward Ilya Kovalchuk sits on the bench during the preliminary round match against Germany at the IIHF International Ice Hockey World Championship in Helsinki on May 5, 2013. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Kovalchuk Happy As A Clam In Russia, While Devils Struggle To Score Goals

Ilya 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.

01/14/2014

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Legendary Jaromir Jagr Proves He’s Still A Hockey God At 41

Hockey experts questioned whether aging icon Jaromir Jagr had anything left in the tank. Now, it’s Jagr who’s having the last laugh.

11/22/2013

Patrik Elias (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Next 5 Games Will Define The Devils’ Season

The 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.

11/15/2013

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, blocks a shot by the Kings’ Tanner Pearson during a preseason game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 27, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hartnett’s Fearless 2013-14 NHL Regular Season & Stanley Cup Predictions

The 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.

10/01/2013

Devils goaltender Cory Schneider. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Devils Out To Erase Chaos From Last Season, Offseason

While 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.

09/24/2013

Peter DeBoer (credit: Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Hartnett: New-Look Devils Banking On Experience To Guide Them Into Playoffs

Freshly 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.

09/13/2013

Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils in action against Jaromir Jagr. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

At 41, Brodeur And Jagr Are Finally Teammates In New Jersey

The Devils officially opened training camp for their veterans Wednesday at the Prudential Center. Martin Brodeur and Jaromir Jagr are finally teammates in New Jersey.

09/11/2013

Martin Brodeur #30 and Ilya Kovalchuk #17 (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur Says Kovalchuk Saga Is Behind The Devils

Martin Brodeur thinks the Devils are over Ilya Kovalchuk’s sudden departure to the KHL.

09/11/2013

Adam Henrique of the New Jersey Devils (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Devils Re-Sign Center Adam Henrique To Multi-Year Deal

The New Jersey Devils have re-signed center Adam Henrique to a new multi-year contract. Henrique will enter his third NHL season in September, and will be counted on heavily on a team light on offense.

08/26/2013

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jagr Debating Whether First Season With Devils Will Be His Last

Devils winger Jaromir Jagr hinted on Facebook that this might be his last NHL season.

08/21/2013

Chairman and Managing Partner Jeff Vanderbeek of the New Jersey Devils  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Several Groups Vying To Buy Devils; Deal Expected Before Start Of Season

A person familiar with the negotiations says several groups are vying to buy the financially-strapped franchise and there is a chance a deal might be done quickly.

08/09/2013

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Why Jagr Signing Could Be A Heavenly Deal For The Devils

Here’s the remarkable thing about Jagr: he’s been able to adapt over the years to remain a useful top-six forward at the age of 41.

07/24/2013

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Shorthanded Devils Sign Legendary Right Wing Jaromir Jagr

The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Jaromir Jagr to make up for some of the scoring lost with the recent retirement of Ilya Kovalchuk.

07/23/2013

Adam Henrique (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Will Eventually Become Adam Henrique’s Team

There will be a ton of pressure on Adam Henrique to step forward and be a key player for the Devils in 2013-14.

07/19/2013

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