Found October 26, 2011 on
New Jersey Devils
Los Angeles Kings
Pete DeBoer may have finally found his lines.
The New Jersey Devils had one of their best team performances in recent memory last night, beating the now 5-2-1 Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at the Staples Center.
Danius Zubrus scored two goals after being hit in the face with a slap shot early in the first period, and his line with Patrik Elias and Petr Sykora combined for six points on the night. DeBoer made the change days before the game to try and boost the team's scoring chances.
"It just clicked right from the start," DeBoer told Devils.com "I think putting Zubrus back on the wing where he's more comfortable, I think he did a great job winning puck battles. Patrik's been off to a great start, and I think that was Petr's best game for us to date. They were on tonight."
Last night's performance was a significant improvement from past games, as New Jersey was near the bottom of the NHL rankings in scoring. Elias and Sykora have had great ...
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Rather than stay up until 1:45-2:00AM ET to write a game recap for you all, I figured I'd just wait until this morning to post my thoughts on last night's game. This is not a normal game recap, it is just strictly notes on the Devils. This is what you can expect for late night Devils games.
- I liked how Zach Parise played at center. He looked quite comfortable, and he...
Line combines for all three goals in 3-0 triumph over Kings
TV: MSG PLUS (HD) RADIO: WFAN 660 AM Last 10 Games: Los Angeles 5-1-1 / New Jersey 3-2-1 Know Your Enemy: The Royal Half
Our EA Sports NHL 12 Simulation Results: The Devils got goals from Elias and Sykora but it wasn’t enough as Mike Richards beat Johan Hedburg three times and Simone Gagne added an insurance goal late.
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Will make fifth straight start vs. Coyotes
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Dainius Zubrus scores twice for New Jersey, which snaps the Kings' four-game winning streak and franchise-record shutout streak.Dainius Zubrus scores twice for New Jersey, which snaps the Kings' four-game winning streak and franchise-record shutout streak.
Like it will in February and March when NHL teams are in the thick of a playoff race, division play has dominated the Coyotes' schedule to this point. But they'll play outside the division when they host the New Jersey Devils on Thursday.
Dainius Zubrus scored two of New Jersey's three second-period goals and ended the Los Angeles Kings' franchise-record shutout streak after more than 221 minutes during the Devils' 3-0 victory Tuesday night.
Defenseman Andy Greene also skates
Dainius Zubrus scored two of New Jersey's three second-period goals and ended the Los Angeles Kings' franchise-record shutout streak after more than 221 minutes during the Devils' 3-0 victory Tuesday night. Johan Hedberg made 31 saves in his 18th career shutout, and Patrik Elias had a goal and an assist as the Devils snapped the Kings' four-game winning streak with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) While Dainius Zubrus and the New Jersey Devils ended the Los Angeles Kings ' franchise-record shutout streak,
Johan Hedberg started one of his own.