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New Jersey Devils
Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils
7:00 p.m, Prudential Center
TV: FS-Carolinas, MSG+
The Hurricanes have a chance to end this six-game road trip on a high note by winning four out of six games and taking home nine out of a possible 12 points with a win tonight over the New Jersey Devils. At the beginning of the year, I said that the Hurricanes need to make it out of this road trip with a winning record and they managed to clinch that last night with a win over the Islanders. A win over the Devils tonight will make it a much bigger success but it isn't going to come easy because much like the Islanders, the Canes had little to no success against New Jersey last season.
Carolina is also going to come out much stronger than they did last night, too. They might be able to get away with a bad first period and giving up four powerplay goals against the Islanders but that probably won't happen against the Devils, who are arguably the hottest team in the NHL right...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
The Hurricanes managed to pull out a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils last night and they did it on the back of one of their weakest offensive performances of the young season. The Devils held Carolina to only nine scoring chances at even strength and 12 overall, which are season lows for the Hurricanes this season. New Jersey is also only the third team this season to outchance...
Well, that didn't take long.
New Jersey Devils President and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, announced today that recently acquired forward Andrei Loktionov has been called up to the big club.
The Devils have placed veteran forward Dainius Zubrus, who has missed the last few games with an upper-body injury, on injured reserve to make room for Loktionov.
from Damien Cox of The Spin,
They came into the season as the most disrespected Stanley Cup finalist in modern NHL history.
Nobody, but nobody looked at the New Jersey Devils when the NHL and union finally worked out their differences and imagined they would be a serious Stanley Cup contender.
No matter that the Devils were the class of the Eastern Conference last season...
Match-up - Carolina Hurricanes (6-4-1) @ New Jersey Devils (8-1-3)
Road/Home records - 4-2-1 -------------- 5-0-1
TV - MSG Plus, FS-Carolina
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Tied 0-0
Last 10: Hurricanes 6-3-1 / Devils 6-1-3
Projected starting goalies - Dan Ellis (CAR) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Carolina - 3.09 / 3...
Update: Whoops, wrong blog! Sorry! The CBC's Elliotte Freidman's penned another excellent "30 Thoughts" column, and he leads the affair off by duly noting that the rumors of the New Jersey Devils' Zach Parise-less demise were at least slightly exaggerated:
The New Jersey Devils lost Zach Parise for nothing and we were quick to write them off. Boy, do we...
By Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci)
Despite coming up short in the Stanley Cup Finals last season, New Jersey Devils head coach Pete DeBoer said one of the big pluses of the Devils remarkable playoff run were the playoff demons they exorcised along the way. Their first round triumph over the Florida Panthers snapped a postseason advancement drought that’s stretched back to 2008. Their...
Carolina Hurricanes at New York Islanders
7 p.m., Nassau Coliseum
TV: FS-Carolinas, MSG Plus
Despite the Hurricanes "so-so" 5-4-1 start to the year, they are still in the thick of things in the Southeast Division and are faced with a great opportunity in the latter stages of this road trip. They are still only one point out of first place thanks to a four-game losing...
I recently acquired a fantastic card with an even better story. 2005-2006 Upper Deck Rookie Update featured Rookie Inspirations Dual Autos from a great class of rookies. My main man Ryan Getzlaf is thankfully in the set, and when I came across the below beaut of him paired with Hurricanes' center Eric Staal, I couldn't pass it up. I out-waited high prices and eventually nabbed...
The more things change, the more things stay the same.
New Jersey Devils President and General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, announced via conference call that the Devils have acquired veteran forward and former Devil Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 7th round pick in the 2013 draft and a 4th round pick in the 2014 draft.
This trade makes sense on a few...
The New Jersey Devils pulled out their lunch pales and got to work in Pittsburgh Sunday as they picked up a 3-1 over the Pittsburgh Penguins to complete the home-and-home sweep.
- The importance of the Devils last two wins over the Penguins can not be understated. Not only were they both divisional wins over what was the best team in the division record wise heading...
After a long road journey lasting 6 games and 11 days, the Carolina Hurricanes and Canes fans finally get another dose of home hockey against the Toronto Maple Leafs. I would not say that the Canes are firing on all cylinders but they are playing confident and finding ways to win. What's not to like about a 4-1-1 road trip and coming home in 1st place in the Southeast Division...