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Going into the 2011-12 NHL season, many hockey fans and pundits alike felt that it might be the last season for New Jersey Devils' goaltender Martin Brodeur.The reasons for this were quite simple. He was getting old (hockey-player wise), looked like he did not have the same skills that made him successful in the first place, was coming off a year in which he and his team missed the postseason for the first time since the 1995-96 season and lastly, people felt that may be it was time to move on and start thinking about the future.As it turns out, these same people were dead wrong. Brodeur surprised everyone last season by not only having a pretty solid regular season, but an incredible run in the postseason in which the Devils came within two games of winning the Cup.For starters, Brodeur did not seem to show his age last season. Brodeur started 59 games and went 31-21-4 with a 2.41 goals against average, a .908 save percentage and 3 shutouts.While those numbers ...
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Going into the 2011-12 NHL season, many hockey fans and pundits alike felt that it might be the last season for New Jersey Devils’ goaltender Martin Brodeur.
The reasons for this were quite simple. He was getting old (hockey-player wise), looked like he did not have the same skills that made him successful in the first place, was coming off a year in which he and his team missed...
New Jersey Devils news comes few and far between these days, but some broke yesterday afternoon when Slava Malamud of Sport-Express tweeted out news that Devils star forward Ilya Kovalchuk will play in the KHL in the event of a lockout. Malamud claims that if the NHL goes into a lengthy lockout, Kovalchuk will play for SKA St. Petersburg, the same team that almost signed him to a...
While nobody wants a lockout and in more cases than not it does more harm than good, there are several players that spent time with the New Jersey Devils last season that could benefit from an NHL lockout while playing the season in Albany. In this post I take a look at who three of those players are.
While Tedenby has the skill set to play in the NHL, his lack...
The Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Home of the New Jersey Devils.
On October 13, 2012, the beer will be expensive, the chicken tenders fresh, and the 4,800 square foot projection screen facing Newark Penn Station will be lit up; all to kick off the New Jersey Devils 2012-13 NHL season versus the Boston Bruins. The rosters will be set and the adrenaline will be flowing as Peter...
Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey released their 2012-13 fantasy rankings the other day and with fantasy season just around the corner, assuming there is no lockout - big assumption, I know, I decided to take a look at how some of the New Jersey Devils players rated in the rankings.
Top rated Devils:
Ilya Kovalchuk (13th)
Martin Brodeur (74th)
David Clarkson (84th)
Patrik Elias (108th...