Found April 17, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
The New Jersey Devils appeared to be a safe bet to reach the Eastern Conference playoffs prior to their current losing streak. The Devils have lost 10 straight. Their last win came on March 23, and it was a milestone win for future Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur as it was his 666th career victory. Uh oh. As you have probably heard, 666 is a number that has historically been associated with the Antichrist or the Devil. Brodeur has started every game in net since his 666th career victory, which came against the Florida Panthers, and the Devils have not won one a single of them. Guess how many games they have remaining? Six. Guess how many points they are trailing the 8th-seeded New York Rangers by in the standings? Six. If you believe in curses and hexes, New Jersey’s current situation is right up your alley. Brodeur himself even acknowledged it, although in a very conservative manner. “Now, it looks like that, huh?” Brodeur said after Monday night’s loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, via...
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from Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger,
A year ago, the Devils were set to embark on a run that ended in the Stanley Cup Finals. Today, we’re left to wonder what has gone wrong this season:
1. Injuries to two stars
Goalie Martin Brodeur was sidelined by a pinched nerve in his upper back and neck for most of March. He did not play in 13 straight games and the Devils went...
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from Dan Rosen of NHL.com,
Brendan Shanahan isn't interested in statistics anymore, not even the ones that appear to work in his favor, such as those that show the number of suspensions, fines and warnings he has handed out this season being down considerably from last season.
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