New Jersey Devils
Matt Moulson scored the only goal of the shootout in the sixth round and the New York Islanders opened the season with a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
After ending a five-year playoff drought, the Islanders enter 2013-14 under the spotlight. Kicking things off on a positive note, though, could prove difficult against future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur.
Fleury stopped 28 shots for his 250th NHL victory and franchise-record 24th shutout in Pittsburgh’s 3-0 season-opening win over New Jersey on Thursday night.
The New Jersey Devils will open the 2013-14 season with a change in goal and changes at forward.
The new NHL comes to life when the puck drops on Tuesday night. Four brand spanking new divisions (some with geographically confusing names) will be introduced. From there, it should be chaos as usual.
The NHL used to be about one thing and one thing only: hockey. The NHL is now no longer about hockey; it’s about pretty much everything but hockey as I knew it.
The Devils announced on Saturday that the team has acquired center Scott Timmins and a 2014 sixth-round draft pick in exchange for forward Krys Barch and a 2015 seventh-round pick.
At Prudential Center, the Devils honored Denis with a moment of silence before Thursday’s 4-1 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Matteau was the Devils’ top pick in 2012 and was on the final roster to start last season. He played in 17 games for New Jersey and had a goal and two assists.
The New Jersey Devils have signed Damien Brunner after reaching a professional-tryout agreement with the free-agent forward earlier this month.
While other teams made the most of the lockout-shortened season, the New Jersey Devils missed the playoffs a year after making the Stanley Cup finals. There were injuries. There were slumps. It was not pretty.
The New Jersey Devils have returned goaltender Martin Brodeur’s son to his junior hockey team in reducing their training camp roster.
Coach DeBoer has already named Brodeur New Jersey’s opening night starter. That doesn’t mean Cory Schneider isn’t capable of stealing away the job in the long run.
Clutterbuck left Tuesday night’s split-squad game against the Flames in Calgary in the third period after delivering a hit. He was seen at Nassau Coliseum on Thursday morning walking with a limp and sporting a long gash on his thigh.
Cory Schneider’s competitive start to his Devils career couldn’t have gone more swimmingly.