Devils make progress under Hynes, still miss playoffs

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The days of the New Jersey Devils being a permanent fixture in the Stanley Cup playoffs are long gone. The postseason drought reached four years in John Hynes' just concluded first season as coach. While the Devils were more competitive, they are still lacking key ingredients, the biggest being a superstar to carry the team. Goaltender Cory Schneider is clearly...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

VOTE: Who is the Devils' 2015-16 Most Valuable Player?

Kyle Palmieri leads team in scoring; Cory Schneider an All-Star Watch video NEWARK -- With two games remaining, the picture has virtually been painted when it comes to the Devils' 2015-16 season. When it comes to an overall view of the team's first season under GM Ray Shero and coach John Hynes, not much will be changed over...
23 days ago

Devils choose to look at bright side of overtime loss to Washington Capitals

They gained a point they hope will be valuable Watch video NEWARK -- Realistically, is there still time for the Devils to make the playoffs after falling to the Washington Capitals, 1-0, in overtime Friday night at Prudential Center? Yes, insisted several Devils players, who said it was a big point gained rather than a costly...
March 26, 2016

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. New Jersey Devils – Game 65 Notes

By Larry Snyder The Pittsburgh Penguins (33-23-8, 74 points) begin a stretch of nine consecutive contests against opponents from the Metropolitan Division with their Sunday afternoon match-up against the New Jersey Devils (31-28-7, 69 points). Today’s Metro showdown gets underway at 5:00 p.m. These two adversaries last met at center ice on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at Consol Energy Center...
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March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Cory Schneider injured in Devils' 4-2 loss to Dallas Stars | Rapid reaction

Goalie leaves game in third period DALLAS -- The Devils may have lost Cory Schneider for a significant period of time after the All-Star goaltender suffered a possible groin injury early in the third period of a 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars Friday night at American Airlines Center. Schneider, who suffered his fourth straight defeat, made a...
March 04, 2016

Teammate trolls Devils' Tootoo after hilarious celebration mishap

The New Jersey Devils earned an exciting 5-4 overtime victory over the Nashville Predators Thursday, but one Devil was left red-faced after a photographer caught a celebratory mishap on film. The team gathered for a group hug in the corner to celebrate their win, but veteran winger Jordin Tootoo ended up mistakenly embracing the glass instead of his teammates. Since a photographer...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Back in Playoff Race with win Over Rival New York Rangers

The New Jersey Devils avoided near-catastrophe when they outmuscled and outscored the New York Rangers 5-2 on Tuesday night. ”It’s a big win,” Lee Stempniak said. ”You can see where we are in the standings. Losing three games, it’s tough to keep pace with teams. To not get points in three straight, you are going to fall behind.” And fall behind the Devils did. This win...
Via The Sports Journal
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils snap 3-game losing streak, beat Rangers 5-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Lee Stempniak scored late in the second period to snap a tie and the New Jersey Devils ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the short-handed New York Rangers on Tuesday night. Kyle Palmieri, Sergey Kalinin, Adam Larsson and Tyler Kennedy also scored, and rookie Joseph Blandisi assisted on the tying and go-ahead goals in the second period. Cory...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils end losing streak with 5-2 win over New York Rangers | Rapid reaction

Cory Schneider matches career high with 26th win Watch video NEWARK -- Lee Stempniak scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and goalie Cory Schneider matched his NHL career high by posting his 26th victory as the Devils ended a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 triumph over the rival New York Rangers Tuesday night...
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers-Devils: Game 56 Preview

Flyers and Devils face off for the second time in four days in Newark   Photo Courtesy of Kate Frese   The Philadelphia Flyers (24-21-10) will head up the turnpike for another crucial game against the division rival New Jersey Devils (29-21-7). This is the fourth and final meeting between the two clubs. Game time is 7:00.   The Devils are 2-0-1 against...
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February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Adam Larsson and David Schlemko play against Pittsburgh Penguins?

Recall of Marc-Andre Gragnani was precautionary Watch video PITTSBURGH -- Defensemen Adam Larsson and David Schlemko, who both battled illnesses over the last few days, will be in the Devils' lineup Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. The Devils recalled defenseman Marc-Andre Gragnani from Albany...
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Penguins and New Jersey Devils Clash for Second Time This Season

The New Jersey Devils are looking to record their 5th straight win as they roll into Pittsburgh on Tuesday night to face the Penguins. The Penguins are looking to win their third straight. “It’s those little things that are adding up right now and help contribute to a win streak like this,” said Devils’ goalie, Corey Schneider. The Devils have been strong the last four games...
Via The Sports Journal
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils recall Marc-Andre Gragnani under emergency conditions

Sergey Kalinin assigned to minor league club Watch video PITTSBURGH -- The Devils assigned forward Sergey Kalinin to Albany (AHL) Tuesday morning and recalled defenseman Marc-Andre Gragnani under emergency conditions. The move was made because defensemen Adam Larsson and David Schlemko both missed practice Monday because of illness...
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

What time, TV channel is Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New Jersey Devils? Live score updates, NHL livestream

Devils can win fifth straight for first time in three years Watch video PITTSBURGH -- A Devils victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night at Consol Energy Center would give them their first five-game winning streak in three years. They went 5-0-0 Feb. 3-10, 2013. Interestingly, the fifth game of that streak was a victory...
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Will illness sideline Devils' Adam Larsson and David Schlemko?

Bobby Farnham motivated in return to Pittsburgh Watch video PITTSBURGH -- Defenseman Adam Larsson and David Schlemko both missed practice Monday because of illness, but the Devils are hoping they will be able to play in Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. "We're hoping so. Right now...
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Greetings from the press box: Devils' Adam Larsson is adding offense to his game

Has he been turned loose by coaching staff? Watch video NEWARK -- It may seem as if the Devils have given defenseman Adam Larsson the green light think more offensively in recent games but that is not the case, according to coach John Hynes. Hynes believes Larsson has scored points in three of the last four games (one goal...
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils win 2nd straight, 4-2 over the Calgary Flames

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Cory Schneider made nine of his 26 saves in the third period to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Adam Larsson, Lee Stempniak, Reid Boucher and Andy Greene scored for the Devils, who have won two straight after dropping three in a row. Sean Monahan and Kris Russell scored for the Flames, who have lost four of five to...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Moment 11/12/15

"I said "No!' You can't have any of my birthday cake!" — New Jersey Devils (@NHLDevils) November 13, 2015 “Hey, let’s run a tweet where we talk **** about the Blackhawks” “Hmm, what picture should we use?” “Let’s use one here it looks like Adam Larsson is getting knocked on his ass” “Oh, so by talk ****, you mean act like they are...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes suffer 3rd straight loss, fall to Devils in OT

NEWARK, N.J. -- The NHL's new 3-on-3 overtime setup is agreeing with the New Jersey Devils.Two days after knocking off the rival Rangers in overtime, the Devils picked up their second straight win when defenseman Adam Larsson scored 43 seconds into the extra session to give New Jersey a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.Travis Zajac had a goal and two assists...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Coyotes suffer 3rd straight loss, fall to Devils in OT

NEWARK, N.J. -- The NHL's new 3-on-3 overtime setup is agreeing with the New Jersey Devils. Two days after knocking off the rival Rangers in overtime, the Devils picked up their second straight win when defenseman Adam Larsson scored 43 seconds into the extra session to give New Jersey a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Travis Zajac had a goal and two assists...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pressure building on New Jersey Devils after 0-3 start

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) With a new coach and major changes in the roster after missing the playoffs the past three years, the New Jersey Devils knew there might be some hard times early in the season. Still, three losses in three games isn't the start John Hynes and his players envisioned. The problems are obvious and the same as in recent years. Not enough goals. New Jersey has scored...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils season preview: Hynes takes over team in transition

Plus: New Jersey goaltender Cory Schneider jokingly said in a recent interview that he'd like to play all 82 games this season. While new coach John Hynes won’t expect that type of workload from his netminder, Schneider showed that he could handle a lot on his plate in 2014-15. The 29-year-old posted an impressive 2.26 goals-against average and matched a personal best with five...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Hockey Prospectus Edition

You might have heard of Hockey Prospectus, the leading publication for advanced analytic and team previews that hits the newsstands and Amazon every year. If you haven’t, the time is now that you should. Tremendous work goes into the book every season to bring hockey fans a look at their favorite team from a different angle, with Rob Vollman of Hockey Abstract a contributor to...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Leaves NJ; What’s Next for the Devils?

It’s the end of an era. The end of the old identity that Lou marked for this older team that contained legends such as Martin Brodeur, Ken Daneyko, Scott Stevens and Scott Niedermayer. People who you’d never forget about. Hynes and Shero made it very clear that they want to establish an identity for the Devils that will be “Fast. Attacking. Supportive.” New Jersey is being...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils GM: Larsson has 'only scratched the surface' on potential

New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero didn't mince words when discussing what he believes to be an extremely high ceiling for defenseman Adam Larsson. "I think he’s only scratched the surface of the kind of player he's going to be," Shero told the Bergen Record of Larsson, who was signed to a six-year, $25 million contract on Saturday. "There's a reason he was drafted when...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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