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from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,
It’s seven games into the 2013-14 season and they Devils have yet to win a game.
Tonight, early struggles by goaltender Martin Brodeur and a three-goal deficit proved too much for the Devils to overcome in a 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators that dropped their record to 0-4-3.
They completed their five-game Canadian road trip with a 0-3-2 record and now head home to host the rival Rangers, who, no doubt, would like nothing more to add to their misery.
“We’re being tested right now. That’s for sure,” Devils captain Bryce Salvador said. “All of our character is being tested right now and we’ve got to make sure that we have our head up and realize that no one’s coming in to do anything for us. It’s everyone in here that’s going to have to continue to put on our work hats and make sure we’re coming and sticking to it.”
A couple of plays from last night also shows the Devils are getting some scoring chances, but... watch the st
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Devils players and general manager Lou Lamoriello remain convinced that coach Pete DeBoer has one of the brightest hockey minds in the NHL and that he is still the man who can turn the team’s season around before it’s too late.
But as the 0-4-3 Devils look for their first victory of the season when they host the Rangers (2-4-0) tonight at Prudential Center how patient will Lamoriello...
from Tom Gulitti of The Record,
So far, the players and Lamoriello have given every indication that they still believe in head coach Pete DeBoer. But, if a team keeps losing like this one has been dating back to last season – 4-12-7 in its last 23 games overall – eventually the head coach pays for it no matter how much the players want to play for him or how much of the...
Martin Brodeur will start Thursday when the Devils play in Ottawa.
Brodeur is 0-1-2 this year with a .878 save percentage and a 3.19 goals-against average.
The New Jersey Devils are enduring the worst start in franchise history.
The New York Rangers are dealing with a different type of loss.
The Devils get an eighth attempt at their first win of 2013-14 on Saturday night as they try to take advantage of a visiting Rangers team playing without captain Ryan Callahan.
New Jersey (0-4-3) has started a season with seven straight losses...
TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils tonight, Oct. 19, at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in their second of three straight divisional matchups. The Blueshirts currently rank fourth in the Metropolitan Division standings, and 10th in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 2-4-0 (4 pts). The Rangers enter the […]
from Larry Brooks of the New York Post,
Watching Martin Brodeur yield a boatload of soft goals through his first four games has been like watching Derek Jeter hit a succession of soft ground balls through the first half of the 2011 season.
It has been tough on the eyes, difficult to absorb and more difficult to process, because the mind’s eye freezes Brodeur in time as...
Martin Brodeur (center) makes a save against Ottawa in this Ottawa Sun photo.
The New Jersey Devils are the only winless team left in the NHL after Craig Anderson stopped 40 shots and the Ottawa Senators knocked off the Devils 5-2. Jason Spezza, Bobby Ryan and Erik Karlsson each scored in the win. Spezza and Karlsson each recorded two assists as well. Steve Bernier and Travis...