Devils shouldn’t risk trading future for faint playoff prospect

Here’s the thing about parity — it makes bad teams think they’re not that bad. There is an obvious example right here in New Jersey, where the Devils are fooling themselves if they think winning 25 of their first 60 games — sounds a lot worse than 25-25-10, doesn’t it? — should have them within...
Via New York Post
6 hours ago

What changes for Devils' John Hynes in days before trade deadline

Devils coach John Hynes talks about what he goes through in days leading up to the trade deadline. NEWARK -- Devils coach John Hynes expects to be in frequent communication with general manager Ray Shero leading up to the NHL trade deadline on March 1. But those talks won't vary much from their usual communication throughout the season....
10 hours ago

Devils' Pavel Zacha diagnosed with concussion

Pavel Zacha suffered a concussion in the Devils' loss to the Senators. NEWARK -- Devils rookie forward Pavel Zacha was diagnosed with a concussion following Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators, coach John Hynes said Thursday. Zacha left Tuesday's game and did not return, and he was evaluated again on Wednesday. "He made progress the...
1 day ago

NHL trade rumors: Devils' Kyle Quincey an underrated asset

The 2017 NHL trade deadline is less than a week away, and trade rumors leading up to the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1 continue to grow. Teams have just a few days left to become buyers or sellers at the deadline. Here are NHL trade rumors from around the league for Thursday, Feb. 23, with updates from the New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins...
1 day ago

Why this loss was especially demoralizing for anemic Devils

Craig Anderson made 29 saves and the Senators beat the Devils 2-1 on Tuesday night in Newark despite playing without three of their top forwards. Ottawa was without Mark Stone (22 goals), Mike Hoffman (19 goals) and Bobby Ryan (12 goals) after all three were injured over the weekend. Ryan will miss 4-to-6 weeks with...
Via New York Post
3 days ago

Devils Kids Are All Right

If the writing isn’t on the wall, it doesn’t have to be. Michael Cammalleri was a healthy scratch in two consecutive contests. Sergey Kalinin was traded. Vernon Fiddler was also dealt. The kids are coming and they’re coming fast with the New Jersey Devils. Before the season started I wrote about how the AHL Albany Devils were hoping the kids would be all right with a roster...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Isles get Devils payback before brutally long road-trip test

One last bit of home cooking before heading off for the do-or-die deployment. The Islanders took advantage of their final game in Brooklyn before a franchise-record nine-game road trip, taking a 6-4 victory over the Devils on Sunday night at Barclays Center. It split this back-to-back, home-and-home set after the Devils took a 3-2 game...
Via New York Post
5 days ago

Devils edge Islanders 3-2 behind Schneider's 40 saves

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Cory Schneider made 40 saves and Travis Zajac had a goal and an assist to lead the New Jersey Devils over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday night. Devante Smith-Pelley and Pavel Zacha also scored for New Jersey (25-23-10), which finished 3-2-0 on its longest homestand of the season. Schneider stopped a penalty shot by John Tavares. New York dropped to 26...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils acquire D Viktor Loov from Leafs for F Sergey Kalinin

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils have acquired defenseman Viktor Loov from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Sergey Kalinin. The Devils announced the trade on Saturday. The 24-year-old Loov will report to Albany of the AHL. He had two assists in four NHL games last season. Kalinin, 25, has four points in 43 regular-season games with the Devils this season...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Scorers in Devils History

Known for their defensive prowess, the New Jersey Devils also have a history of players who could rack up points. Some players came and went, one was a Devils lifer and yes, there’s one defenceman. Below, we check out the top five scorers in the history of the Devils: 5. Scott Niedermayer – 476 points We drop the puck on this list with a Hall of Fame defenceman and a member...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 days ago

Greene, Palmieri score in 2nd period as Devils beat Avs 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Devils defenseman Andy Greene scored the go-ahead goal on a power play and Kyle Palmieri converted on an odd-man rush with Taylor Hall to lead New Jersey over the struggling Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Tuesday night. Cory Schneider made 28 saves and Pavel Zacha added a goal as New Jersey won for the fourth time in six games (4-1-1) in its push to make the playoffs...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils: buyers or sellers?

As the trade deadline inches closer and closer, teams must decide whether they are buying players for a playoff run, or selling away assets and looking ahead to future seasons. The New Jersey Devils find themselves in an interesting position. The Devils found themselves at the bottom of the Eastern conference just a few weeks ago, but have gone 5-4-1 in their last ten games and are...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrik Elias considering retirement over NHL return

Patrik Elias has missed the entire 2016-17 recovering from knee surgery, throwing his NHL career in doubt. Now, it appears Elias is leaning toward retirement.Elias, who’s not under contract with the Devils and an unrestricted free agent, spoke with He revealed while he might be physically ready to come back, he isn’t quite mentally prepared to take the ice one last time...
Via Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils vs Washington Capitals preview

The New Jersey Devils are going down a dangerous path that does not get any easier when they take on the red hot Washington Capitals tonight from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. These are two teams going in completely opposite directions as they approach the All-Star game break. On one hand, the Devils are losers of five straight games at home while dropping two of their...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jared Spurgeon scores crazy goal

If Jared Spurgeon’s goal on Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils isn’t named the best of the year, it at least deserves to be in the conversation. After the puck deflected and hit off the opposing netminder, Spurgeon tipped the puck down to himself before batting in an absolute beauty of goal. I’ve watched a lot of hockey and I don’t think I’ve seen a goal quite...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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