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Running With The Devils:
New York Islanders
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Tonight closes out the season series between the New York Islanders and the New Jersey Devils. The Devils would look to gain 2 more points to help aid the cushion between themselves and the 7th placed Ottawa Senators. New York is a very dangerous team this time of year, considering their role in the playoff picture as a spoiler. The Islanders being officially eliminated Saturday in a loss to Boston followed up by another loss Sunday to the 7th seeded Sens, New York would be itching for a late season victory against a team which they've had some success against throughout the season. The Devils would continue their powerplay goal streak tonight when Travis Zajac scored in the middle period, extending that streak to 3 games with a PPG. In my opinion, the most exciting period of play in the game, unfortunately, since the rest of the game to me, was a bit on the slow side. Johan Hedberg would get the call from coach Pete DeBoer as he'd be the Devils starting goaltender, presumab...
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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...
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...
The New Jersey Devils are challenging Newark Mayor Cory Booker's recent criticism of the team.
Booker ripped team owner Jeff Vanderbeek on Wednesday for what the mayor said was reneging on promises, including a promise to build a community center on the Prudential Arena site.
But the Devils produced a letter signed by the Newark Housing Authority chief in 2007 that says the...
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...
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...
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...
New Jersey Devils right wing David Clarkson is expected to return for Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.
Clarkson had been nursing a lower body injury which forced him to miss Tuesday's tilt with the Atlantic Division rival New York Islanders.
The 28-year-old Clarkson has collected 30 goals, 15 assists and 138 penalty minutes this season.
New Jersey (46-28...
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...
Last night the New Jersey Devils beat the New York Islanders in what was a pretty close game. Though the Devils won the game, they lost Jacob Josefson for the next 4-6 weeks with a fractured wrist. Here are some notes on the game and the injury.
- You have to feel bad for Jacob Josefson. As I said last night, he just can't catch a break (pun not intended). He's been playing...
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...
Match-up - Islanders (33-35-11 - 77 points) @ Devils (45-28-6 - 96 points)
Road/Home records - 17-17-5 -------------- 22-13-4
TV - MSG Plus (HD), MSG Plus 2 (HD)
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Devils lead 3-2
Last 10: Islanders 5-4-1 / Devils 5-4-1
Projected starting goalies - Al Montoya (NYI) vs. Johan Hedberg (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per...