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Dainius Zubrus #8, Petr Sykora #15 and the New Jersey Devils celebrate Zubrus' goal against Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Philadelphia Flyers at 17:47 of the second period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Prudential Center on May 6, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Relentless Devils Push Flyers To The Brink

They can no longer be ignored, brushed aside or considered as some kind of annoying afterthought. A year after they finished out of the playoffs completely, the New Jersey Devils are one game away from playing in the Eastern Conference Finals.


Goalie Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres is beaten for a goal by Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils during a shootout during an NHL hockey game at Prudential Center on January 24, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils Working Overtime

If the Devils return to the playoffs this spring, the extra points New Jersey has collected in overtimes and shootouts this season will be a major reason why.


Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils Look To Stay Hot

The Devils suffered their first regulation loss since the All-Star game, a 3-1 defeat against the Florida Panthers this past Saturday, giving New Jersey a 5-1-1 mark since the break.


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Devils’ Ending An Unfamiliar One

The Devils found themselves in an eerily dark Prudential Center Monday morning, clearing out their lockers and heading home, a situation that the franchise had not experienced since 1996.


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Doomed Devils Still Disappointing Fans

To a man, the New Jersey Devils do not believe that they are as poor as their 4-10-2 record indicates.


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Masked Man: A Look At The Locals

The three local NHL teams have built their rosters in a variety of ways this season.


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NHL Preview: Can The Local Teams Compete?

So, is there any hope? Can any of the three locals compete for a title like the Jets or Yankees or is this going to be a winter of bad ice chips in the metropolitan area?