John Schweibacher

Dillon Gee (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Here We Go! Schwei’s Mets Opening Day Notebook

The Mets have won 34 of their last 44 Opening Day games, including seven of their last eight. It will be the fourth time the Mets will play their season opener at Citi Field, having won all three previous times.

03/31/2014

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs at Prudential Center on March 23, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The New Jersey Devils defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Schwei: Slim Playoff Hopes Alive, Getting Shut Out And More Devils Notes

After a tough loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night, the New Jersey Devils kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night at Prudential Center.

03/24/2014

Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes tries to skate with the puck in the second period between Dainius Zubrus #8 and Bryce Salvador #24 of the New Jersey Devils. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: A Forgettable Weekend, Returning Home And More Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils’ playoff push will have to come on home ice, as they return home this week to begin a five-game homestand at Prudential Center.

03/17/2014

Adam Henrique (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: Henrique Is Red Hot, Ruutu Arrives And More Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils are still in the hunt for a playoff spot in the NHL’s Eastern Conference thanks to the red-hot Adam Henrique, who has taken over the club lead in goals.

03/10/2014

Jaromir Jagr #68 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his goal with teammates on the bench in the first period against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Prudential Center on February 27, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei: Jagr’s 700th, Scoring From Defensemen And More Devils Notes

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.

03/03/2014

Marek Zidlicky #2 of the Czech Republic shoots the puck against the United States during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Schwei: Olympic Break Is Over, Playoff Push & More Devils Notes

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.

02/25/2014

The New Jersey Devils defend against the Edmonton Oilers at Prudential Center on February 7, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Oilers 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: Heading Into The Break On A Down Note, Olympics And More Devils Notes

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.

02/10/2014

Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils checks Colorado Avalanche center Maxime Talbot #25 during the second period in an NHL hockey game at Prudential Center on February 3, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Schwei: Failing To Finish, Points — But Not Enough — And More Devils Notes

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.

02/04/2014

Benoit Pouliot #67 of the New York Rangers celebrates a second-period goal against Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei: Brodeur’s Nightmare Game, Schneider’s Brilliance & More Devils Notes

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.

01/27/2014

Martin Brodeur (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei: Brodeur’s Brilliance In Montreal, Stadium Series & More Devils Notes

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.

01/21/2014

FILE- The Devils' Reid Boucher (credit: Getty Images)

Schwei: Another Shootout Loss, Plenty Of Shots And More Devils Notes

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.

01/14/2014

Marek Zidlicky #2 of the New Jersey Devils skates with Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Schwei: Rough Start To 2014, Schneider’s Tough Luck And More Devils Notes

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.

01/06/2014

Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils skates with the puck as Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders defends. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Schwei: Finishing 2013 Strongly, Shootout Losses And More Devils Notes

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.

12/30/2013

Andy Greene #6 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his game-tying goal in the third period against the Anaheim Ducks. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei: Greene’s Big Night, Jagr’s Milestone And More Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils will head to the Christmas break with a road matchup against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks.

12/23/2013

Martin Brodeur (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Schwei: Brodeur’s Shutout, DeBoer’s Milestone And More Devils Notes

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.

12/16/2013

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