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The 10 Worst Contracts Handed Out By NHL Local Teams Over Last Decade

NHL free agency frenzy kicked off Tuesday, and there was enough money thrown around to end world hunger. But sometimes, general managers and owners act irresponsibly with their wallets.

07/02/2014

Tuomo Ruutu #15 of the New Jersey Devils hits Dmitry Kulikov #7 of the Florida Panthers during the third period at Prudential Center on March 31, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Panthers 6-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei: More Shootout Losses, Playoff Hopes Get Slimmer & Other Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils’ slim playoff hopes got even slimmer after suffering three more shootout defeats in their last four games.

04/03/2014

Travis Zajac #19 of the New Jersey Devils is checked by Dylan Olsen #4 of the Florida Panthers during the second period at the Prudential Center on March 31, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zajac Scores 3 Goals As Devils Beat Panthers 6-3

Travis Zajac scored the first of his career-best three goals just 12 seconds in, and the New Jersey Devils held on for a wild 6-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night after nearly blowing an early three-goal lead.

04/01/2014

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

DeBoer’s Juggling Of Devils’ Lines Has Leading Scorer Jagr Seeing Red

The New Jersey Devils are fighting for a playoff spot. They need everyone on the same page. So it doesn’t make a lot of sense to upset their best offensive player. Coach Peter DeBoer seems to think the risk is worth the potential reward.

02/05/2014

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Schneider Saves 30, Leads Devils To 2-1 Win Over Isles

Travis Zajac scored the go-ahead goal with 6:57 left when the puck went in off his face as the New Jersey Devils beat the New York Islanders 2-1 on Saturday night.

12/28/2013

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Devils Rally Past Ducks Late, Win 4-3 In OT

Jagr scored the tying goal with 1:01 left in regulation, and the Devils ended Anaheim’s eight-game home winning streak with a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night.

11/21/2013

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Schwei: Brodeur Registers Back-To-Back Shutouts And More Devils Notes

Devils netminder Martin Brodeur registered back-to-back shutouts for the first time since April of 2010.

11/12/2013

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils makes a save during the 4-0 shutout of the New York Rangers. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Schwei: Getting The 1st Win, Schneider Gets It Done And More Devils Notes

The New Jersey Devils finally got their first win of the 2013-14 season, a 4-0 victory over the rival New York Rangers, this past Saturday night at Prudential Center.

10/21/2013

Pete DeBoer (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Grinding Devils Finally Rewarded In Rivalry Win Over Rangers

The Devils are fully behind head coach Pete DeBoer — and it showed on Saturday night as they outworked the Rangers to a 4-0 victory.

10/20/2013

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Hartnett: New-Look Devils Banking On Experience To Guide Them Into Playoffs

Freshly acquired goaltender Cory Schneider has barely gotten a taste of life with the Devils, but he already understands exactly what his new organization is all about.

09/13/2013

Andrei Loktionov #21 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates the game winning goal by Ilya Kovalchuk #17 (not shown) at 13:50 of the third period against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Prudential Center on April 25, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Penguins 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Pull Off Comeback Victory Over Penguins

Kovalchuk scored his first goal since suffering a shoulder injury last month, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Penguins.

04/26/2013

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

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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

The Rangers’ Rick Nash, right. celebrates his goal in the second period against the Devils at the Prudential Center on March 19, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers Top Devils, Teams Now Tied For 8th And Final Playoff Position In East

All the New York Rangers needed to regain their confidence and get back in the playoff hunt was two wins in two nights. That is how tight the NHL is in this lockout-shortened season.

03/19/2013

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