Patrik Elias

Boston’s Zdeno Chara takes a penalty for tripping the Devils’ Steve Sullivan, right, during the second period at the Prudential Center on April 10, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Fall To Bruins, Now Suffering Through Longest Losing Streak Since 1985-86

Gregory Campbell scored twice in a three-goal first period and the Boston Bruins regained first place in the Northeast Division with a 5-4 victory over the reeling New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night.

04/11/2013

Lou Lamoriello (credit: Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Can’t Stand Pat At Trade Deadline, Must Focus On Adding Veteran Scorer

With Ilya Kovalchuk on the mend and stars slumping, it’s imperative Devils GM Lou Lamoriello acquires a veteran scorer before the April 3 trade deadline.

04/02/2013

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 23:  Martin Brodeur #30 and Marek Zidlicky #2 of the New Jersey Devils defend the net against Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers at the Prudential Center on March 23, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Brodeur Stops 17, Devils Skate To 2-1 Win Over Florida

Travis Zajac set up two goals, and the New Jersey Devils rode another solid performance by Martin Brodeur to a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.

03/23/2013

Henrik Lundqvist and Marian Gaborik (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Haven’t Proven Anything Yet; Meeting With Devils Is Season-Defining

Should the Rangers not get the job done at Prudential Center, bigger questions will be asked of their underperforming stars, and the pressure will be tightened on John Tortorella. It’s up to the Blueshirts to bury their demons in New Jersey.

03/19/2013

The Devils’ Ilya Kovalchuk, right, celebrates with teammate Stephen Gionta after scoring a short-handed goal in first period against the Flyers at the Prudential Center on March 13, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Have An Easy Time With Stumbling And Bumbling Flyers

Ilya Kovalchuk capped New Jersey’s three-goal first period with his NHL-leading fourth short-handed goal, and the Devils beat the mistake-prone Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Wednesday night.

03/13/2013

Johan Hedberg #1 of the New Jersey Devils makes the shootout save on Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils Notes And Observations From The Week That Was

The Devils may have put the brakes on their recent skid with two shootout victories in their last three games.

03/11/2013

Patrik Elias (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Timeless Elias Hasn’t Lost A Step, Is Still The Devils’ Heartbeat

Patrik Elias holds nearly every record in Devils history, and he hasn’t suffered any decline in his game as his 37th birthday approaches.

03/08/2013

Buffalo goalie Jhonas Enroth stops a wrap-around attempt by the Devils' Adam Henrique, left, during the teams' meeting at The Prudential Center on March 7, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Devils Battle, Finally End Long Losing Streak With Win Over Sabres

David Clarkson and Patrik Elias scored in a shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied from a late two-goal deficit to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night, snapping a season-high six game winless streak.

03/07/2013

Tampa Bay’s Pierre-Cedric Labrie, left, squares off against the Devils’ Krys Barch during their first-period fight at the Prudential Center on March 5, 2013 in Newark. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Devils Fall Behind Early, Never Recover; Losing Streak Grows To 6

Nate Thompson scored twice and Martin St. Louis and rookie Alexander Killorn each had a goal and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning snapped a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the struggling New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.

03/05/2013

Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils in action against Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei: Devils Notes, Penalty Shots And Shorthanded Goals

After starting February with a 5-1-0 record, the slumping Devils have gone 2-4-1 in their last seven games, including consecutive regulation losses for the first time since last March.

02/25/2013

The Flyers' Bruno Gervais, left, battles with the Devils' Jacob Josefson during the teams' meeting on Feb. 15, 2013, in Newark. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Shake Off Brutal First Period, Steamroll Road-Weary Flyers

There is a reason the New Jersey Devils are leading the Eastern Conference. Whatever happens, they just seem to find a way to get the job done. Against the Philadelphia Flyers Friday night, a two-goal deficit after 20 minutes didn’t prove a problem.

02/15/2013

Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky, left, throws a first-period check against the Lightning’s Nate Thompson at the Prudential Center on Feb. 7, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Kovalchuk Comes Up Big, Pushes Devils Past Struggling Lightning

New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer never worries when Ilya Kovalchuk goes into a goal-scoring drought. Kovalchuk gets his chances every game, and sooner or later the puck starts going in the net.

02/07/2013

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Hartnett: Rangers Playing Scared, While Determined Devils Are Feasting

The Rangers were expected to be ready-made contenders straight out of the gates. So much for that.

02/06/2013

Devils goalie martin Brodeur stops the Rangers' Rick Nash, left, on a breakaway during the first period on Feb. 5, 2013, in Newark. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Devils Pick Up Where They Left Off Last Spring, Still A Bit Better Than Rangers

A year after beating them in the Eastern Conference finals, the New Jersey Devils still have the New York Rangers’ number. The reasons haven’t changed, either.

02/05/2013

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Bernier’s Late Goals Lift Devils Over Islanders

Steve Bernier scored two big goals late in the third period as the Devils beat the Isles 3-0.

02/03/2013

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