The New Jersey Devils came out of the Olympic break with a pair of wins, defeating Columbus and the New York Islanders, before losing to San Jose Sunday.
Four New Jersey Devils took part in the games, but for just the second time since 1998, when the NHL first sent its players to the Olympics, none of the Devils’ representatives reached the medal stand.
The New Jersey Devils headed into the Olympic break on a down note, as they were shut out for the seventh time this season, 3-0, against the Capitals on Saturday night in Washington.
The Devils have allowed the tying goal with less than two minutes to play in regulation and the opposing goaltender pulled in each of their last three games.
Martin Brodeur’s 100th career regular-season outing against the Rangers did not turn out the way he and the Devils would have liked, as Pete DeBoer was forced to go to the bullpen after two periods.
Martin Brodeur recorded his 20th regular-season win at Bell Centre when he made 29 saves to lead the Devils to a 4-1 road victory over the Canadiens last Tuesday night.
The Devils fell to 0-7 in shootouts this season after a 3-2 loss in the tiebreaker Sunday night against the Maple Leafs in Toronto. It was the Devils’ 11th consecutive shootout loss dating back to March 15 of last year.
The New Jersey Devils did not get off to the start they wanted in 2014, as they slipped back below the .500 mark with losses to the Chicago Blackhawks and the Buffalo Sabres.
The New Jersey Devils are finishing 2013 strongly, with points in six of their last seven games (4-1-2), climbing back to the .500 mark for the season at 16-16-8.
The New Jersey Devils will head to the Christmas break with a road matchup against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks.
Martin Brodeur tied his season-high with 33 saves and recorded the 124th regular-season shutout of his NHL career as the New Jersey Devils beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-0, Saturday night at Prudential Center.
December did not begin well for the Devils as they dropped three straight games, but New Jersey put the brakes on the losing skid with an overtime victory against the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
Cory Schneider made 15 saves to record his second shutout of the season and the 11th of his NHL career in the Devils’ 1-0 win over the Sabres.
The New Jersey Devils have a busy Thanksgiving week ahead after taking two of their three games on their California road trip.
The New Jersey Devils reached the 20-game mark on Saturday night with their 4-1 win against the Penguins. The Devils have gone 6-3-1 in their last 10 games after going 1-5-4 through the first 10 this season.