The New York Rangers traded rugged forward Mike Rupp to the Minnesota Wild on Monday for forwards Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri.
The Canadiens snapped a two-game losing streak, while the Devils fell for the sixth time in their last eight games. It was only Montreal’s second win in the last eight games.
Benoit Pouliot scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:01 left in the third period to give the Boston Bruins a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night and send the defending Stanley Cup champions to their sixth consecutive win.
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.
Patrik Elias scored his eighth career hat and the New Jersey Devils kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday 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.
Nick Palmieri scored a power-play goal with 5:37 left and Johan Hedberg stopped 19 shots as the New Jersey Devils extended their season-high winning streak to eight with a 1-0 win over Dallas on Tuesday.
The Devils are in the midst of a 13-1-2 stretch, but the question remains, will they actually be able to complete this miracle run by making the playoffs, or will they simply run out of time?
Brian Rolston and Patrik Elias blew the game open with goals early in the third period as the Devils won for the 13th time in 16 games.
The Maple Leafs will try for a season-high fourth consecutive home win and a fourth straight over the Devils on Thursday night.
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 Brodeur and the suddenly revived New Jersey Devils took advantage of the absence of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to shut out the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-0 on Thursday night.
Dmitry Kulikov fired a high wrist shot past Martin Brodeur 3:36 into overtime and the Florida Panthers won their third straight with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.