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New Jersey's longest losing streak of the season has ended, but the Devils still must improve if they're going to make a run in the other direction.
Looking to build on their first win in two weeks, the visiting Devils may face a stiff challenge from the Southeast Division-leading Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Adam Henrique and Patrik Elias scored third-period goals to help New Jersey (11-8-5) overcome a two-goal deficit and snap a six-game skid with a 3-2 shootout victory over Buffalo on Thursday. Elias and David Clarkson scored in the shootout for the Devils, 3-7-2 in their last 12.
"We just had to keep working through this," said Elias, who has goals in back-to-back games after going without one in five straight. "After losing six games in a row, we didn't know. We had three or four of those games we could have won and didn't find a way. Hopefully, this will turn us around and jump-start us a little.''
There's still work to ...
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David Clarkson and Patrik Elias scored in a shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied from a late two-goal deficit to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Thursday night, snapping a season-high six game winless streak.
Elias and Adam Henrique got the Devils to the overtime, scoring in the final 6 1/2 minutes, with Elias tying the game on a rebound with 66 seconds left in regulation...
Sleep easy Devils Army, the streak is over!
Patrik Elias and David Clarkson were able to score on Ryan Miller, who backed up the injured Jhonas Enroth, and gave the Devils a much needed win snapping their six game losing streak. Hedberg made some huge saves including the two in a shootout to help end the streak.
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The Carolina Hurricanes kept on winning, this time at the expense of the skidding New Jersey Devils, who still can't get on track without Martin Brodeur.
Jiri Tlusty had two goals, and the surging Hurricanes built an early lead and carried it through to a 6-3 victory over the Devils on Saturday night.
New Jersey, which was in rally mode almost all night, got two goals from...
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By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
The Buffalo Sabres have thrown a bone to the New Jersey Devils who are winless in their last six games, by announcing that goaltender Jhonas Enroth will start for the Sabres tonight at the Prudential Center.
A team that is sure to be lacking confidence, the Devils recent scoring drought has been as much bad...
New Jersey Devils at Carolina Hurricanes
7 p.m, PNC Arena
TV: FS-Carolinas, MSG+
After Thursday's frustrating loss against the Canadiens, the Hurricanes are looking to finish off this homestand on a good note by taking on the New Jersey Devils tonight. As maddening as that Montreal loss was, there were stretches of that game where the Hurricanes looked better than they...