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In what was a playoff atmosphere the Pittsburgh Penguins and New Jersey Devils squared off in the first half of a weekend home and home series today in Newark. The Penguins drew first blood in the first minutes of the game on the power play on an apparentÂ goal by Simon DespresÂ only to beÂ given to Brandon Sutter on a deflection. This was the first goal given up by the Devils on the penalty kill in their last 20. The Pens controlled much of the first period but could not get anything pastÂ Martin Brodeur who was steady if not spectacular in his 1200th NHL game. In the second period the Pens seemed to come a bit unhinged starting a parade to the penalty box killing off one after another of the devils power plays. Stefan MatteauÂ scored his first ever NHL goal in the second period to tie the game. In the third period the Pens just couldnâtÂ stay out of the sin bin and eventually the worn down penalty killers of the Pens just couldnât keep the Devils off the board with the Devils tallying t...
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When Martin Brodeur lost his stick during the New Jersey / Pittsburgh game on Saturday afternoon, no one could have guessed the hilarity we'd be in for. After declining a stick from his defenseman, Brodeur made a couple more saves without his stick before the Devils were finally able to clear the zone. Brodeur went to the corner to retrieve his stick while the Penguins hurriedly...
Martin Brodeur had some issues with his stick and his skating on Saturday, which is a real issue if youâre an NHL goaltender.
The legendary Devils goalie had some big problems on Saturday during the Devilsâ matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Brodeur was left without a stick, as he lost it and it ended up in the corner to his right. After having to defend the Jersey cage for...
When Martin Brodeur lost his stick during the New Jersey / Pittsburgh game on Saturday afternoon, no one could have guessed the hilarity we'd be in for.
After declining a stick from his defenseman, Brodeur made a couple more saves without his stick before the Devils were finally able to clear the zone. Brodeur went to the corner to retrieve his stick while the Penguins hurriedly...
Ilya Kovalchuk and David Clarkson scored less than two minutes apart in the second period Sunday night as the New Jersey Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 for their season-high fifth straight win.
It was the second time New Jersey beat Pittsburgh in as many games after the Devils ended the Penguins' five-game winning streak in the first of installment of the home-and-home...
The New Jersey Devils extended their winning-streak to five games on Sunday evening after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of 3-1. The Devils dominated the Penguins this weekend, outscoring their division rival 6-2 in two games and playing solid hockey for the full 120 minutes.
Ryan Carter energized the Devils as soon as the puck dropped. He scrapped with Robert...
After the first of a joke-and-home against the mighty Penguins the Devils find themselves with 17 points. Thats good for top of the Atlantic Division, top of the Eastern Conference and second only to the Blackhawks in the NHL. (I am writing mid day with many NHL games to go thus standings will change.
Yes, the same New Jersey Devils that were in the Stanley Cup Finals and did nothing...
Pittsburgh Penguins (8-3-0) @ New Jersey Devils (6-1-3)
ROOT, MSG PLUS, NHLN-US - 1:00 pm/et
Prudential Center - Newark, NJ
This is the quarter-point of the Pens' 2013 season (12x4=48). It's also the first game of a home-and-home against the Devils. The Pens are currently one point ahead of the Devils in the standings for the Atlantic Division and Eastern...
New Jersey Devils (7-1-3) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (8-4-0)
NBCSN, RDS - 7:30 pm/et
Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA
The second half of a back-to-back against the Devils, who now hold the division and the conference lead. These are the kind of battles we expected with the shortened schedule.
Tomas Vokoun will be in net for the Penguins The Devils will start...
Match-up - New Jersey Devils (7-1-3) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (8-4-0)
Road/Home records - 2-1-2 -------------- 2-2-0
TV - NBCSN, RDS
Puck drop - 7:30 PM ET
Season series - Tied 1-1
Last 10: Devils 6-1-3 / Penguins 6-4-0
Projected starting goalies - Johan Hedberg (NJ) vs. Tomas Vokoun (PIT)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Pittsburgh - 3.25 / 2.42
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Congrats to Martin Brodeur for playing...
Home and homes are like torture.Â
If we wanted to spend this much time with people who live in New Jersey, we'd just kill ourselves and go to the laundromat in hell.Â
Alas, hockey makes us see terrible things sometimes.
At least we're getting it out of the way.
Hope you are out of the snow and in your pajamas this Saturday afternoon.
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