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Dallas Stars (18-11-1, 37 pts) @ New Jersey Devils (16-13-1, 33 pts)
7:00 PM CT, December 16, 2011
Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
The Stars' cross-country, five game road-trip comes to an end tonight as Dallas takes on the New Jersey Devils. The two teams are both running hot coming into this game with Dallas having won three in a row and the Devils winning four of their last five games.
Dallas has been riding the hot hand of Richard Bachman in their run. The rookie has been spectacular in his NHL debut week, stopping 85 of the 88 shots he's faced while going 3-0-0. He's stabilized a team that looked lost while Andrew Raycroft was in net. Tonight is the second night of a back-to-back though, so Raycroft could get the call as Bachman has started the last three games.
The Devils, meanwhile, have been rotating their goalie situation. Martin Brodeur and Johan Hedberg have been alternating starts since the beginning of December and it doesn't look like it will...
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It's that time of year when other obligations take precedence over hockey. It's the Holidays and they make me nuts.
But my problems are small compared to those of the Islanders. With defensive lapses causing problems and the injury list growing daily, yesterday another name was added to it.
First Steve Staios had a "maintenance day" and did not skate yesterday...
After fully recovering from an offseason Achilles injury, Travis Zajac will make his season debut with the New Jersey Devils on Friday night against the Dallas Stars. The night adds and extra sense of nostalgia, as former Devils defenseman Scott Niedermayer will have his jersey raised to the rafters prior to the puck drop.
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MLive’s Ansar Khan reports that the Red Wings visited with one Brendan Shanahan, former teammate of about a third of the Wings, to talk about something that doesn’t involve reminiscing old times:
The Detroit Red Wings are probably the last team Brendan Shanahan has to concern himself with when it comes to disciplinary matters, since they usually have the fewest fighting majors...
photo courtesy of Tom Gulitti on TwitterTonight at the Prudential Center, the New Jersey Devils will honor former defensemen Scott Niedermayer, making him the third Devils player to have his number retired as the organization will raise his #27 to the rafters.Niedermayer played 12 seasons in New Jersey after being drafted third overall in the 1991 NHL Draft, winning three Stanley...
Patrik Elias scored twice, including his team-record 348th goal, and the New Jersey Devils spoiled Randy Cunneyworth's NHL coaching debut with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Zach Parise made sure the night the New Jersey Devils honored former captain Scott Niedermayer ended on
a winning note by scoring a goal and setting up three others in a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday.
The New Jersey logo on his chest is almost redundant.
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Following an emotional home victory last night, the New Jersey Devils will try to push their winning streak to a season-high four straight games this evening against the Montreal Canadiens.
The Dallas Stars will try to win three straight games for the first time since early November when they visit the sliding New York Islanders for tonight's battle at Nassau Coliseum.
Former New Jersey Devils defenseman Scott Niedermayer became the third player in franchise history to have his number retired Friday, when the team honored him in a pregame ceremony while raising his No. 27 to the rafters of Prudential Center.