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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.
Midway through the period Michael Haley and Cam Janssen dropped the gloves and gave the fans a good show.
Marty Reasoner was called for hooking at 19:54 of the first period and allowed the Devils to get their second power play of the night. Travis Zajac took advantage of the power play by scoring 22 seconds into the second period.
That’s all it would take to propel the Devils to a victory. Ilya Kovalchuk added an empty netter with 55 seconds left in the game to ensure the win.
The Isles were outshot 20-19 in the loss to the Devils.
Rookie defensemen Matt Donovan, who was making his NHL debut,...
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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...
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.
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 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...
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.
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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...
April 3rd 2012 may be the day that the New York Rangers clinched the top seed in the NHL's Eastern Conference for the playoffs but it is only just the beginning.
As we have said over the years, this is the best job in the world to because we get to see the future of the Rangers today. We get to watch tomorrow's Rangers as they grow up and work to earn that blue jersey...
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...