By virtually all accounts, this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs have been outstanding. Just about everything has gone right for the NHL. Everything, that is, except for the officiating.
Andy Greene scored from in close 2 minutes into overtime and the Devils snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night.
Matt Moulson scored twice and had three points in his first game against the Islanders since being traded earlier this season, and Ilya Bryzgalov was solid in making 36 saves as the Minnesota Wild made the most of 22 shots and beat New York 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Zach Parise broke a tie goal early in the third period, and Darcy Kuemper stopped 29 shots to break the franchise rookie victory record in the Minnesota Wild’s 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.
The rumored trade would send the NHL’s all-time win leader goaltender to Minnesota and make tonight’s home game against the Detroit Red Wings his last time in red and black.
Martin Brodeur will start for the Devils against the Red Wings on Tuesday night. And then, amazingly, that could be it for the future Hall of Famer in New Jersey.
I know it happens all the time. Icons come to a mutual agreement with their long-time employers and switch uniforms for one last hurrah. But I don’t want Martin Brodeur to join that club.
Zach Parise of the Minnesota Wild was named captain of the U.S. men’s hockey team at the Sochi Olympics. Ryan Suter and Dustin Brown will serve as alternate captains.
Kyle Okposo scored two twice midway through the third period, and the New York Islanders overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Sunday night.
While The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is thrilling moviegoers, another “Hobbit” is captivating Rangers fans.
Carl Hagelin and Mats Zuccarello scored second-period goals, and backup Cam Talbot made 24 saves in the New York Rangers’ much-needed 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night.
Josh Harding stopped 19 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0 Sunday night.
There will be a ton of pressure on Adam Henrique to step forward and be a key player for the Devils in 2013-14.
Recently-acquired Isles forward Cal Clutterbuck signed a four-year deal.
According to reports from Newsday, the New York Islanders are bringing back their goaltender and one of their best defensemen.