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The Pittsburgh Penguins will play in New Jersey for the first time this season, as they visit the Devils for today's Atlantic Division battle at the Prudential Center.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-assigned forward Jason Williams and defenseman Alexandre Picard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.
This could just be for salary cap reasons. Deryk Engelland will be back from his suspension next game as well.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored on a penalty shot in the first period and added an assist on David Clarkson's power-play goal four minutes later, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday.
Zach Parise scored an empty-net goal with 49.5 seconds left as the Devils ended a four-game winless skid against Pittsburgh and won for the ninth time in...
Sidney Crosby's situation could be discouraging for anyone. He's back to sitting out practices and games, back to dealing with concussion symptoms. According to others with the Penguins, though, their captain and best player is keeping his spirits up. "Sid knows how to handle a lot," winger Tyler Kennedy said. "He's handling it great.
The Penguins have reassigned defenesman Alexandre Picard and forwad Jason Williams to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League.
Forward Pascal Dupuis sustained an upper-body injury late in the first period Saturday and did not return. Then, in the second period, right wing Arron Asham injured his foot while blocking a shot.
The New Jersey Devils currently have a 92.4% success rate on the penalty kill. This is a remarkable success rate. The NHL keeps penalty kill rates on their website since the 1997/98 season and the best penalty kill rate over a full season was 89.2% and this was achieved by the 1999/2000 Dallas Stars and again by the 1997/98 Washington Capitals. Both of those seasons were prior...
Also, other news and notes from around the league
After a six-game absence, Henrik Tallinder is expected to return for Saturday's home meeting with Pittsburgh. The New Year's Eve puck drop is set for 3 p.m., and the final buzzer will be followed by fireworks outside the Rock.
The Devils kept faith in and with Martin Brodeur, and he’s proving them correct. The 39-year-old all-time great is confounding doubters again.
Hockey’s winningest goalie struggled a month ago, losing four of five game and yanked early in another. New coach Pete DeBoer, who had no past allegiance...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Before his team took the ice to face the Pittsburgh Penguins Saturday, New Jersey Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk spoke to head coach Peter DeBoer about the possibility of taking a penalty shot.
Henrik Tallinder, Ryan Carter back in lineup vs. Penguins
Brendan Shanahan explains the suspension.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored on a penalty shot in the first period and added an assist on David Clarkson's power-play goal four minutes later, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Zach Parise scored an empty-net goal with 49.5 seconds left as the Devils ended a four-game winless skid against Pittsburgh and won for the ninth time in 12 games overall.
Ilya Kovalchuk supplied the offense with a goal and two assists, as the New Jersey Devils downed the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, at Prudential Center.
Russian could miss Monday night's game in Ottawa with lower body muscle strain