Islanders Sign Veteran Forward Stephen Gionta To 2-Way ContractThe New York Islanders signed forward Stephen Gionta to a one-year, two-way contract Wednesday and recalled him from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League.
Gionta's Goal Lifts Brodeur, Devils Over Red Wings 4-3Martin Brodeur made 20 saves in what might have been his last game with the Devils, and Stephen Gionta scored the tiebreaking goal with under 37 seconds left to lift New Jersey to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.
Schwei: Cory Schneider Makes History And More Devils NotesCory Schneider made 15 saves to record his second shutout of the season and the 11th of his NHL career in the Devils’ 1-0 win over the Sabres.
Hartnett: Next 5 Games Will Define The Devils' SeasonThe jury is still out on whether the Devils will contend for a playoff seed. Their depth will be tested against three loaded Pacific Division foes and the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins.
Hartnett: Kovalchuk, Devils Setting The Pace In The AtlanticIlya Kovalchuk and the determined Devils have the fortitude needed to win the Atlantic and perhaps make another visit to the Stanley Cup finals.
Schwei: Quick Goals, Islanders Hat Tricks And More Unearthed Devils StatsStephen Gionta gave the Devils a 1-0 lead just 1:19 into the first period in their 2-1 shootout loss to Ottawa, but it was only the third-fastest goal to begin a game this season.
Ottawa Senators Top Devils In Shootout, 2-1Jakob Silfverberg beat Martin Brodeur to his stick side in the shootout and goalie Ben Bishop turned aside 30 shots for his first victory of the season.
Hartnett: Rangers Playing Scared, While Determined Devils Are FeastingThe Rangers were expected to be ready-made contenders straight out of the gates. So much for that.
Devils Win Again, Off To Best Start Since 2002-03 Championship SeasonIlya Kovalchuk scored 4:39 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils won their third straight game to start the lockout-shortened season, 3-2 over the winless Washington Capitals on Friday night.
Devils Re-Sign FiveThe New Jersey Devils have announced the re-signing of five players.
Devils Come Up Two Wins Shy Of Fourth Stanley CupJust two wins shy of his 4th Stanley Cup, Martin Brodeur has clearly stated he would like to return next year.
Hartnett: Retirement Not On Brodeur's Mind, Fire Still Burning StrongMartin Brodeur isn't entertaining thoughts of retirement or representing any team but the Devils, whom he hopes to lead back to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Los Angeles Waits To Be Hockey TownLos Angeles has waited nearly 20 years for the Kings to make their second trip to the Stanley Cup finals. And they might have picked the perfect time to get there.
Schwei: Devils Sights Set On Franchise's 4th Stanley Cup In 5 TriesThe New Jersey Devils are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the fifth time in team history, and they will attempt to capture their fourth championship as their series with the Los Angeles Kings begins on Wednesday night at Prudential Center.
Hartnett: Stephen Gionta Has Devils Fans Experiencing Déjà VuThe unforeseen success of the Devils' fourth line has given New Jersey newfound energy -- and belief -- as they look to close out the Eastern Conference finals.