Travis Zajac’s long road to full-health has finally paid off as he’s rediscovered his best play, scoring the overtime winner in Game 6.
Improved scoring depth is a key reason why the overlooked New Jersey Devils could sneak up and surprise everyone during the playoffs.
The Devils are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games, led by Martin Brodeur, who is now 7 and 1 with a 1.72 goals against average since the All-Star break.
The Devils have won four in a row since the NHL’s all-star break, thanks in great part to Kovalchuk.
By John Schweibacher » More Columns Martin Brodeur picked up his first two road wins of the season this past week, with victories against Buffalo and Tampa Bay. Brodeur has started 168 of the Devils’ […]
The Devils goaltender, who suffered a bruised shoulder three weeks ago, could be between the pipes Wednesday when New Jersey faces the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Devils said that Brodeur won’t play while he continues rehabilitation. No surgery is planned.
Devils head coach Jacques Lemaire’s exit was hardly unexpected. The Chicago Blackhawks’ near departure was almost a much bigger stunner. A similar scenario played out for the Rangers this weekend.