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Running With The Devils:
Matchup: The Devils roll into Toronto tonight to take on the 8th place Maple Leafs. The Devils are coming off a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens, which brough NJ’s current winning streak to 3 straight games. The Devils are also 8-1-1 over their last 10 games. The Leafs are coming off of a 6-2 loss in Vancouver and haven’t been playing the best hockey as of late. Toronto is 4-5-1 in their last 10 and currently in a battle with Winnipeg and Washington for the 8th and final playoff spot. This is the third meeting between the Leafs and the Devils with each taking a game on the other's ice.
Keys to the Game: Don’t let the Leafs current position in the standings fool you, they actually do have a lot of fire power and the ability to score goals so NJ will need to play a smart defensive game tonight. Phil Kessel leads the team with 30 goals, which happens to be 3rd best league wide in that category and Joffrey Lupal is another scoring threat with 23 goals. The Devils have issues...
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New Jersey Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello tells Mark Everson of the New York Post that he will not trade pending unrestricted free agent forward Zach Parise before the February 27 trade deadline....
from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice, There hasn’t been much speculation about Devils captain Zach Parise being traded before next Monday’s NHL deadline (at least not by anyone informed), but in Toronto (the capital for NHL rumors) it’s hard for some to understand how the uncertainty of Parise’s contract situation – he’s due to become an unrestricted free agent on July...
There’s been a lot going on around Martin Brodeur. He’s been struggling back from a cold start this season, with the annual discussions as to whether he should finally hang them up.
Brodeur has turned it around, and was back to his winning ways. Then came the phone call—his father, Denis Brodeur had been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
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Mark Fayne scored 1:18 into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday night.
The New Jersey Devils' surge has lifted them into the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race. A matchup with the sinking Toronto Maple Leafs could help them solidify their spot in the standings.
Eying a chance for home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs, the Devils try to win their fourth in a row Tuesday night when they visit the Maple Leafs, losers of five...
from Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun, But if the Leafs aren’t questioning their goaltending publicly, you have to wonder what’s going on behind closed doors.
Jonas Gustavsson allowed a couple of softies against the Devils, including the winner by defenceman Mark Fayne at 1:18. The puck would have gone wide of the net had Gustavsson not tried to stop it. Earlier, a goal by David...
Winning goal knuckled past Maple Leafs goalie Jonas Gustavsson