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The all-of-the-sudden red hot scoring machine that is the New Jersey Devils play host to the season’s done/not much left to play for New York Islanders tonight at The Rock. Here’s the thing, when it comes to the Islanders this season, we’ve played some real stinkers. Here’s a fact that you might not know, that won’t make you feel good about tonight. 3 times this season the Devils have scored 6 goals in a game and 3 times that 6 goal game was followed up by a 5 goal game, most recently last week against Tampa Bay and then Carolina on Saturday. The previous 2 6 goal game then 5 goal games were followed up by a 1 goal game, 1 which we lost 4-1 to the Rangers on 12/16 and one that we beat the Rangers 1-0 on 2/7. SO, if I am a betting man, we are only putting 1 puck in the net tonight. Come on Hedburg, we need to keep every puck out of the net.
This will be the final meeting between the Islanders and the Devils this season. The Devils lead the season series 3-2 but those 2 losses to t...
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New York Islanders owner Charles Wang has given both general manager Garth Snow and coach Jack Capuano a vote of confidence.
Wang told MSG Network on Sunday that he thinks Snow has done "a very good job," noting that he has "complete confidence" in him.
He then agreed when asked if Snow and Capuano would return to their respective posts for next season.
New York Islander goaltender Rick DiPietro bought lunch for 5,000 fans at yesterday’s Islanders-Senators game. DiPietro handed out vouchers to the first 5,000 fans himself, which got them a hot dog and small pop at the New York Islanders Fan Appreciation Day. The franchise goalie paid for the food out of his own pocket to thank the fans for all of their support.
Pat LaFontaine was the face of the New York Islanders following their glory years of the early 80s. He was one of the best players in the NHL, and is one of the best American-born hockey players off all-time. During his 7 years with the team, he scored 287 goals and recorded 238 assists. But if you were to go to Islanders games, unless you find fans wearing his old jersey, you will...
New Jersey Devils center Jacob Josefson will be sidelined 4-to-6 weeks after breaking his left wrist in a game against the New York Islanders.
It wasn't immediately clear when Josefson was hurt during Tuesday night's game. He played six shifts in the first period and two more in the second, but didn't return to the ice for the third.
The Devils, who will begin the Stanley...
The leading scorer for the University of North Dakota hockey team is turning pro.
Sophomore Brock Nelson, 20, has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the NHL's New York Islanders and will forgo his final two years of college eligibility. Terms were not disclosed by the team. He will start his pro career in the minors.
The 6-foot-4, 192-pound forward was a first-round...
Newark Mayor Cory Booker is blasting the owner of the New Jersey Devils after an arbitration ruling in a long-running dispute over the hockey team's lease at the Prudential Center arena.
Arbitrators ruled Tuesday that the city must pay the team $2.7 million per year in parking revenue under an agreement signed in 2005. That award plus additional money the city owes the team...
Travis Zajac broke a tie early in the second period with a power-play goal and the New Jersey Devils inched closer to nailing down at least the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
Patrik Elias added a goal and an assist, and Ilya Kovalchuk scored into an empty net in the final minute to help the Devils win their third...
The Bridgeport Sound Tigers clinched a spot in the Calder Cup Playoffs with their afternoon win over the Springfield Falcons. David Ullstrom scored the game-winning goal with 4:45 left to play in the game. Long Island native Tony Romano and John Persson also scored for the Sound Tigers in the win.
Kevin Poulin made 33 saves and Bridgeport’s record improved to 38-24-3-6. Mike Halmo...
Despite playing very well when given the opportunity, Johan Hedberg has not received the minutes he deserves over the second half of the season. With that said, he will start tomorrow against the Islanders as the Devils prepare themselves for the post-season. Here are some notes on that, among other Devils related topics.
- First off, I think Pete DeBoer is making the right decision...
The Islanders quietly fell to the New Jersey Devils 3-1 as New York wraps up another disappointing season.
Things did not start off well for the Islanders; Patrik Ellias scored just 1:18 into the game to make it 1-0 Devils. But the Islanders Matt Moulson answered back two minutes later. He picked up a loose puck in front of the net and fired it past Devils starter Johan Hedberg...
New Jersey Devils center Jacob Josefson suffered a fractured left wrist during the first period of Tuesday's game against the Atlantic Division rival New York Islanders.
Josefson is expected to miss four to six weeks with the injury, the team announced on its Twitter feed.
The 20th overall pick of the 2009 draft, Josefson collected two goals, seven assists and six penalty minutes...
Welcome back Devils Fans! Im on a "back-to-back" blog swing once again this evening as well as tomorrow night. Tonight on Second Look, I will be reviewing the Devils' recent 3 game win streak which began on March 27th in a shootout victory over the Blackhawks at home in Newark followed up to a scoring frenzy in another home game against the Bolts wrapped up by a playoff...
The New Jersey Devils are returning to the playoffs, and they're playing like they could do some damage once the postseason begins.
Ilya Kovalchuk will try to lead the Devils to a fourth straight win Tuesday night when they host the last-place New York Islanders.
New Jersey (45-28-6) failed to reach the postseason last year, ending a franchise-record streak of 13 consecutive...
Anyone care what the New Jersey Devils think?Well even if you don't...you're going to find out anyway. Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger decided to poll the New Jersey Devils to see who they thought would be coming out of the Western Conference to play in the Stanley Cup Final.Here's the tallies from the 24 players asked:St. Louis Blues: 8 votesDetroit Red Wings: 7 votesVancouver...