Found April 23, 2013 on The Sports Blitz:
Last May, the New Jersey Devils ended the New York Rangers run to the Stanley Cup six victories shy of the Holy Grail. Fast forward to Sunday’s contest at Madison Square Garden, where, although the stakes weren’t nearly as high, Ranger fans were relishing the sight of their cross-river rivals unraveling right before their eyes. The Rangers 4-1 victory eliminated the Jersey-ites from the playoff picture, but more importantly to the Blueshirts, the win pushed them three points clear of ninth place Winnipeg with just three games to go.... Read more

The Real Story On Devils’ Prospect Stefan Matteau

from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice, Devils 2012 first-round draft pick Stefan Matteau did not quit his junior team, his agent Pat Brisson said this afternoon. There were multiple initial reports that Matteau, 19, quit the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada after being benched for the third period of the Saturday’s 2-1 loss to Baie-Comeau in Game 2 of the QMJHL semifinals. Armada...

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Prospect Stefan Matteau Quits QMJHL Team

Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell. Stefan Matteau is making waves in the QMJHL, but for all the wrong reasons. The 19-year-old forward has quit his QMJHL team, Blaineville-Boisbriand Armada, according to RDS. Matteau reportedly quit after being unhappy about being benched during Game 2 of the Armada's series against Baie-Comeau. He traveled back to Blaineville-Boisbriand...

Devils eliminated from playoff race with loss

The New Jersey Devils exited the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference way earlier than they hoped and expected. And they went out kicking and screaming. It was hardly a graceful departure for the reigning conference champions. One year after a surprising run to the Stanley Cup finals, they are gone without getting a chance to defend their title in the postseason. The inevitable...

Devils 3, Canadiens 2

Patrik Elias scored his 375th NHL goal, Martin Brodeur made 19 saves for his 669th victory and the New Jersey Devils earned a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. New Jersey, which was eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday, dealt a blow to Montreal's hopes of winning the Northeast Division. The Devils (18-18-10) won for the third time in four games...

Devils Haven’t Recovered From Losing Parise

from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, From the Final in 2012 to Finality in 2013. And when Martin Brodeur was asked if he could define the difference in the Devils from one year to the next in the moments following regular-season Game 45 elimination from playoff contention with yesterday’s 4-1 Garden defeat to the Rangers, the all-time goaltender didn’t hesitate. ...

Todd Cordell: Sullivan, Josefson Lead Devils To 3-2 Win Over Slumping Canadiens

Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell. The New Jersey Devils are no longer playing for anything, but they're not mailing it in. New Jersey played a solid team game Tuesday and picked up a 3-2 win at home against a struggling Montreal Canadiens team that has now lost five of their last six games. Game Notes - The fact the Devils put in an effort like that last night...

Todd Cordell: NHL Gameday Preview: Montreal Canadiens @ New Jersey Devils - Game 46

Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell. Match-up - Montreal Canadiens (27-13-5) @ New Jersey Devils (17-18-10) Road/Home records - 13-6-2 -------------- 11-9-2 TV - RDS, TSN-Habs, MSG2 Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET Season series - Canadiens lead 2-0 Last 10: Canadiens 4-6-0 / Devils 2-7-1 Projected starting goalies - Carey Price (MTL) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ) Battle of the stats...
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