Found January 07, 2012 on
After an impressive 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers last night, the New Jersey Devils will look to leap frog over Pittsburgh in the Eastern Conference standings tonight against the Penguins.Both teams are currently tied for sixth in the conference with 46 points, but the Penguins have the advantage because of games played. A Devils victory tonight will not only give them complete control of the sixth seed but will move them ahead of the Ottawa Senators as well.“It’s going to be another big game, especially after last week,”  center Adam Henrique told The Record. “Going into their building is always tough, so it’s going to be another challenge, but we’re looking forward to it and, hopefully can keep things rolling.”New Jersey and Pittsburgh have split the two meetings they’ve had this season, but the Devils took the last match-up on New Year’s Eve 3-1. The Devils are 6-3-1 in their last ten, while the Penguins are 5-5-0 and have lost three straight games in regulation.The Devils wi...

Devils deal reeling Pens another loss

Ilya Kovalchuk and Adam Henrique each had a goal and an assist and the New Jersey Devils handed the Pittsburgh Penguins their fourth consecutive loss, 3-1 on Saturday night. Dainius Zubrus also scored, Zach Parise had two assists and Martin Brodeur made 41 saves for the Devils, who beat the Penguins for the second time in eight days and moved past them into sixth place in the Eastern...

Devils rally in third to down Panthers

Ilya Kovalchuk had two third-period goals to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers Friday night. The win enabled the Devils to snap a two-game losing streak, while the Panthers lost for the second straight night, after falling in overtime to the New York Rangers on Thursday. Kovalchuk broke a 2-2 tie at 11:40, when he made a nice rush up the ice...

Stars Go Out With a Bang

By Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci) Talk about a lengthy layoff. If the Hockey Guys was a hockey team and its writing staff comprised of its roster, where written posts were the equivalent of goals and points, I’d be that one inconsistent player everybody scratches their head over. With that said, let’s get right into it. For any astronomy buffs out there, it’s common knowledge that...

Big turnout for Devils' optional morning skate

Anton Volchenkov, Travis Zajac still out

Devils-Panthers: As they play

Patrik Elias plays in 1,000th game

Kovalchuk scores twice in 3rd as Devils cruise

Ilya Kovalchuk had two third-period goals to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers Friday night.

Palmieri recalled, Volchenkov to IR

The Devils have recalled right wing Nick Palmieri from Albany (AHL) and placed defenseman Anton Volchenkov on injured reserve, retroactive to Dec. 31. This is the second recall for Palmieri, who has four goals and three assists in 23 games wit...

Devils recall Nick Palmieri from Albany; place Anton Volchenkov on IR

Defenseman out with lower body strain

Devils topple slumping Penguins

PITTSBURGH - The New Jersey Devils' solid first half doesn't guarantee them a playoff spot, but at least they don't...

Recap: New Jersey vs. Florida

Patrik Elias, playing in his 1,000th career game, assisted on Ilya Kovalchuk's go-ahead goal midway through the third period, as the New Jersey Devils beat the Florida Panthers, 5-2.

Pete DeBoer: Nick Palmieri played his way out of job with Devils

Young winger is back after recall from Albany (AHL)

Penguins fall short, 3-1, against New Jersey Devils

The Penguins lost their fourth game in a row, 3-1, against the New Jersey Devils tonight at Consol Energy Center. It was their third loss in a row by the same score.
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