Found November 12, 2011 on
The Hockey Guys:
Martin St. Louis
New Jersey Devils
Tampa Bay Lightning
By Mike Luciano (@MikeLuci)
It’s great to be back writing hockey. I’m in Ithaca this weekend on a much needed getaway after getting some immaculate stresses lifted off my shoulders from the unrelenting academic demands of my class schedule, but have and always will find the time to write and talk hockey. On an unrelated note to this article, Cornell’s mens ice hockey team has won four of their first six games, defeating Harvard last night 4-2 on the road. Tonight, they’re facing Dartmouth, where they hope to string together back-to-back wins.
Getting on the Devils now. Last night’s loss against the Washington Capitals brings their record to 7-6-1. They’re at a relatively slow start, but anything looks better compared to how they fared last year at this point. Offensive production continues to be a glaring issue for this team, which currently ranks in the bottom-five with goals scored (thirty-four). Far as how the power play is concerned, I’m going to take it for granted that you, t...
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New Jersey Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk has been ruled out for both ends of a home-and-home series against the Washington Capitals.
Kovalchuk, who is nursing a muscle pull in his leg, will miss games on Friday and Saturday, coach Peter DeBoer detailed.
"It's lingering," DeBoer told ESPNNewYork.com. "But it's definitely getting better. He'll be back...
Give the Devils credit, they not only went into a tough arena and got the win, but they did so after falling into a 2-0 hole. In fact, they were down by 2, being completely dominated in their own zone and took a penalty but found a way to kill it off.
Petr Sykora then got the Devils within 1 by scoring what's becoming his kind of goal, ripping a wrist shot past the goalie...
Devils win despite going 0-for-5 on power play
Coach Pete DeBoer: 'He has a lot of gas left in the tank'
David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout and the Devils rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 3-2 victory in Washington.
Ilya Kovalchuk will miss his third straight game with a lower-body injury.
Admits it's hard to remain positive
Patrik Elias extends scoring streak to seven games
WASHINGTON - David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on...
Left winger played 38 NHL games last season
Matchup - Capitals (9-4-0 - 18 points) vs. Devils (7-5-1 - 15 points)
TV - CSN-MA, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Projected starting goalies - Tomas Vokoun (WSH) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJD)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Washington - 3.77 / 2.92
New Jersey - 2.31 / 2.69
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage
Washington - 25% / 78.7
New Jersey - 12.5%...
David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on Nicklas Backstrom, and the New Jersey Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.
Martin Brodeur vs. Tomas Vokoun
David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on Nicklas Backstrom, and the Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Capitals on Saturday night.