The Winter Classic is dead this year, but as the NHL buries its most popular regular-season event there is hope that the lockout won’t wipe out the entire season.
The Devils hope Claude Giroux has already played his last game of the season.
They can no longer be ignored, brushed aside or considered as some kind of annoying afterthought. A year after they finished out of the playoffs completely, the New Jersey Devils are one game away from playing in the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Devils took Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals and are a win away from reaching the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Flyers took advantage over the Devils in the Eastern Conference semifinals as Danny Briere scored the Game 1 overtime winner.
The Devils were frustrated on Saturday as they were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1. The Flyers remain four points behind the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers.
The 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they’re superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.
Neil Keefe watched the second episode of Rangers-Flyers 24-7 and wrote down thoughts on his favorite moments, as he does following every episode of the four-part series. In Part 2 of his 24/7 Thoughts, he shares his take on Henrik Lundqvist, John Tortorella, Jaromir Jagr and Mike Rupp.
The 24/7 series returned with the first of four episodes taking us up to Winter Classic on Jan. 2. If you missed it, Neil Keefe gives the four most intriguing figures and some of his favorite moments from the first hour of the best sports reality show on TV.
Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell scored two goals apiece to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the fast-fading New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
The Philadelphia Flyers weren’t doing much with their power-play chances in their first eight games, but they’ve scored at least once with the man advantage in five consecutive wins. That’s more bad news than the reeling New York Islanders need to hear.
Bitter Atlantic Division rivals, New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers, will meet for the first time since their season-ending showdown in Philadelphia on Thursday night.