So let’s just get this part out of the way… Trade deadline day comes and goes and still on our roster are Martin Havlat and Michael Ryder. The first game the Devils play after the trade deadline expires, which happens to be the very next day, both Havlat and Ryder are healthy scratches. On top of that, the Devils decide that they will dress 7 defenseman and threw Peter Harrold...
When Erik Cole was traded for Michael Ryder and a 3rd round pick in February 2013, eyebrows rose across the NHL. Ryder had been a goal scoring machine for the Dallas Stars, and although Cole matched his 35 goals in 2011-12, Cole was under-performing following the lockout and represented a much larger commitment than the […]
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The New Jersey Devils are fielding a short-handed lineup in their first game with a new committee of coaches behind the bench.
The Devils are without center Patrik Elias and right wing Michael Ryder, who have been diagnosed with the mumps. Elias was placed on the injured list retroactive to Dec. 20 along with LW Martin Havlat, who is sidelined by another illness.
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December 27, 2014
Philadelphia Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier and New Jersey Devils winger Michael Ryder were both healthy scratches Tuesday, and for some, that raised a big issue: Should coaches bench their veterans?
Dale Arnold, Billy Jaffe and Gord Kluzak discussed this on “The Instigators” on Thursday, and the answer wasn’t necessarily black and white.
NEW YORK (AP) Adam Henrique broke a tie with 51.7 seconds left, moments after New Jersey squandered its second two-goal lead of the night, and the Devils outlasted the New York Rangers 5-4 on Monday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
After Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast scored 2 1/2 minutes apart to get the Rangers even at 4 with 2:30 left, Henrique fired a shot past Cam...
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September 22, 2014
The Tim Thomas style of goaltending is never boring and always adventurous. That was on display yet again Saturday night.
The Florida Panthers goalie was left flopping all over the ice on Saturday during a game with the New Jersey Devils. The veteran goalie lost track of the puck behind the Florida net as the Devils worked behind the cage. Devils forward Ryane Clowe outworked a Florida...
Despite a solid stretch from Michael Ryder and Adam Henrique, the New Jersey Devils haven't been able to solve the offensive issues that have plagued them all season.
The Devils might be able to make some strides against Ryder's former club, which has been allowing goals at an alarming rate.
New Jersey seeks its seventh win in eight home games against the Dallas Stars on Thursday...
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January 09, 2014