The Devils announced the stunning news in a statement, saying that Kovalchuk had alerted general manager and president Lou Lamoriello earlier this year that he wanted to return home with his family after 11 seasons in the NHL.
It’s only the second round, but the Rangers have to be feeding off the momentum provided by Lundqvist’s turn. If he keeps it up, I could be put in position to admit that Lundqvist did indeed earn his crown.
The New Jersey Devils packed up on Monday morning after finishing out a disappointing 2012-13 season that left them out of the playoffs for the second time in three years.
Kovalchuk scored his first goal since suffering a shoulder injury last month, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Penguins.
No, this team will not bring back the echoes of the great Islanders dynasty of 30-plus years ago. They are not going to win the Stanley Cup this year. But this team is young, hungry and improving. They have become the team that nobody wants to play.
Patrik Elias scored his 375th NHL goal, Martin Brodeur made 19 saves for his 669th victory and the New Jersey Devils earned a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.
The New Jersey Devils were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday with their 4-1 loss to the Rangers. It is the second time in the last three seasons that the Devils will not be in the postseason.
Things are finally clicking for the 32-year-old veteran briefly nicknamed “Broadway Brad.”
The Devils exited the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference way earlier than they hoped and expected.
Patrik Elias scored twice and the New Jersey Devils kept with faint playoff hopes alive by rallying from a two-goal deficit for a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers Saturday.
Martin Brodeur stopped 23 shots for his 121st career shutout to keep New Jersey’s slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
The New Jersey Devils’ playoff hopes have dwindled as a result of a tailspin that has now matched the fourth-longest winless streak in club history.
The past few weeks have made it blindingly clear that Devils head coach Pete DeBoer is stuck with a group of players who collectively have the skill, but not the talent required to reach the playoffs.
James Reimer made 31 saves, and Phil Kessel snapped a scoreless tie late in the third period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night, despite recording only 12 shots.
Craig Anderson made 33 saves in his third shutout of the season, and the Ottawa Senators sent the sliding New Jersey Devils to their ninth straight loss with a 2-0 victory Friday night.