New Jersey Devils
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.
Pascal Dupuis scored 41 seconds into the game and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins used a big first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night.
December did not begin well for the Devils as they dropped three straight games, but New Jersey put the brakes on the losing skid with an overtime victory against the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
Marc Staal is one of the league’s foremost shutdown defenseman. Unless the Rangers receive an unexpected stroke of luck, they will need to figure out how to cope with losing Staal for an extended period of time.
Eric Gelinas scored a power-play goal 1:15 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils shook off the tying goal in the closing seconds of regulation to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night.
Johan Franzen and Tomas Tatar scored third-period goals and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Friday.
David Desharnais scored the tying goal with 37 seconds left in the third period and added a goal in the shootout as the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Devils.
The New Jersey Devils announced on Wednesday that forward Ryan Carter has been placed on the injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 30.
Martin Brodeur had grown accustomed to seeing his father, Denis, a renowned photographer working Montreal Canadiens games.
Cory Schneider made 15 saves to record his second shutout of the season and the 11th of his NHL career in the Devils’ 1-0 win over the Sabres.
Steve Bernier scored at 4:19 of overtime and Cory Schneider made 15 saves and the New Jersey Devils shut out the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Saturday.
Jaromir Jagr had a goal and two assists, and the New Jersey Devils scored four goals in the third period of a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.
Patrick Dwyer scored short-handed to cap a three-goal burst in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped their six-game road losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.
In the metropolitan area, we have teams that did well and not so well over the past year, but all of them have something to smile about.