Cory Schneider’s competitive start to his Devils career couldn’t have gone more swimmingly.
18-year-old Stefan Matteau unexpectedly made the Devils’ opening night roster. Now, he’s ready to make his mark with the Devils.
“It’s hard to replace guys like Zach and Sykie,” goaltender Johan Hedberg said. “Those are pure goal-scorers. This will be an opportunity for other guys to step up. We have talent in this system, and sometimes all you need is opportunity.”
The Devils were frustrated on Saturday as they were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1. The Flyers remain four points behind the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers.
Now before you go crazy and remind me that the Devils aren’t built to win games the same way the Washington Capitals do, you’re absolutely right.
Seven games are in the books for the New Jersey Devils and few can complain with their 4-2-1 record so far. They’ve faced some stiff competition and for the most part have held their own.
The Devils pulled off a surprise shutout victory over the Kings on Tuesday, causing some fans to voice their confidence. November match-ups against the Flyers, Capitals and Bruins could paint a clearer picture of the NJ’s progress.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 30th goal and added an assist to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.
David Clarkson scored twice and Martin Brodeur made 13 saves to earn his NHL-record 115th shutout as the New Jersey Devils snapped a two-game slide with a 3-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday.
The red-hot New Jersey Devils come into the week having gone 12-1-2 in their last 15 games dating back to January 9th, the best record in the NHL since that date.
Mattias Tedenby scored his second goal of the game 2:42 into overtime as the Devils continued their winning ways without goalie Martin Brodeur.
Martin Erat scored a pair of power-play goals and the Nashville Predators won their fifth straight, 3-1 over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
Brad Winchester scored the winning goal 5:15 in the third period and Jaroslav Halak stopped 35 shots to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
After Thursday night’s 3-1 loss in Toronto at the hands of the struggling Maple Leafs, I think it’s time to come right out and say it: the Devils are in crisis mode.
Ilya Kovalchuk brought the Devils’ fans out of their seats again. Only this time, the New Jersey faithful were cheering instead of booing the Russian star.