A showdown with Anderson Silva may never happen, but a defeated Chael Sonnen left Newark with no doubt that nobody does MMA better than “Bones” Jones.
It’s a shame a small segment of decision-makers and political puppet-masters can’t recognize a gold mine right under their noses.
Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov was suspended for four games by the NHL for elbowing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head.
The Devils went 0-0-3 on their three-game road trip last week, losing shootouts to both Ottawa and Tampa Bay and falling in overtime to Florida.
What made the Rangers great last season was their ability to protect third-period leads. It’s up to them to follow that blueprint in order to replicate the success of 2011-12.
The 40-year-old Brodeur last played in a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Feb. 21. The NHL’s all-time winningest goalie had an 8-2-3 mark with one shutout and a 2.27 goals-against average before being hurt.
Newark’s City Council on Tuesday approved a revenue-sharing deal between the city and the NHL’s New Jersey Devils for the Prudential Center arena.
Newark police say an 18-year-old man from Pearl River, N.Y., was struck and killed by a car as he left a New Jersey Devils hockey game.
The New Jersey Devils have won five straight games and are 8-1-3 one-quarter of the way through this 48-game season. The club’s 19 points are the most through the first 12 games in team history.
The Harlem Globetrotters are on their way back to the Tri-State area for a week-long schedule of entertaining hoops.
The way the Pittsburgh Penguins were taking penalties, it was only a matter of time before New Jersey took advantage.
Johan Hedberg recorded his first shutout of the season, a 3-0 win for the Devils over the Islanders. It was Hedberg’s eighth shutout with New Jersey, breaking a tie with Chris Terreri for the second-most in club history.
“We appreciate Governor Christie’s leadership and commitment to the Super Bowl,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We look forward to working closely with the state to help present a memorable week for our fans, teams, and partners, and media from around the world.”
The centerpiece of Newark’s on-going revitalization and fledgling cultural scene is the Prudential Center, fondly known by sports and music enthusiasts as The Rock.
Kovalchuk, who signed a 15-year, $100 million contract with New Jersey in 2010, played in a KHL game Tuesday. He told Russian media he was playing to stay in shape pending the end of the lockout.