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.
Jeff Vanderbeek has taken over sole control of the New Jersey Devils and refinanced the team’s debt.
The Rolling Stones got together 50 years ago and will be celebrating that anniversary with concerts in New Jersey.
U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Frank Lautenberg sent letters to the NHL and NHLPA urging the sides to end the lockout.
Even though it doesn’t open until September 28, Ratner feels it’s already a success. Events are booked for more than 200 nights.
The New Jersey Devils announced Tuesday that former defenseman and team captain Scott Stevens will return to the team as an assistant coach.
After the New Orleans Hornets made the long-expected selection of forward Anthony Davis with the first pick, Charlotte followed by taking fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.