Once mumps invades a professional sports dressing room, it finds a fertile breeding ground and the NHL is finding that it is not easy to get rid of.
Brodeur had played all of his 1,259 career games for the Devils before his first Blues appearance. There are now only seven goalies in team history that played their entire NHL “careers” for New Jersey.
Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 3:25 apart in the second period and Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
Darren Helm and the Detroit Red Wings rallied Saturday night to top the New York Rangers 3-2 and give coach Mike Babcock his 500th career victory.
New York hasn’t won eight straight home contests since a nine-game run during the 1989-90 season.
Mike Cammalleri and Eric Gelinas scored power-play goals and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Thursday night.
Jaroslav Halak made 34 saves for his ninth straight win, and Cal Clutterbuck scored his third goal of the season as the New York Islanders got back to their winning ways with a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
Derick Brassard scored twice to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers Saturday afternoon.
The Rangers (10-8-4) have won nine straight regular-season home meetings with the Flyers (8-11-3), who lost those games by a combined 33-9 score after a 2-0 loss Nov. 19.
Gustav Nyquist scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied for a 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
How’s this for a stat: the Isles have more wins than the Jets (2), Giants (3), Knicks (4) and Nets (5) combined.
The 39-year-old winger was a force throughout Sunday’s victory over Montreal, harassing the Habs with his legs and executing an array of jaw-dropping passes.
The Devils have reached the quarter mark of the 2014-15 NHL season and are almost in the exact same position they were one year ago.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 shots for his fourth shutout, and theNew York Rangers routed the NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens 5-0 on Sunday night.
Curtis Glencross had two goals twice and Jiri Hudler scored late in regulation to start Calgary’s comeback and then got the deciding score in the shootout to give the Flames a 5-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.