Toronto - Jul. 23, 2015: Lou Lamoriello resigned as president of the New Jersey Devils on Thursday in order to become the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Lamoriello is the 16th general manager in Maple Leafs history. Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan was drafted by the Devils in 1987, the year Lamoriello took over as their president and general manager. FULL STORY
Sunrise - Feb. 26, 2015: Jaromir Jagr was acquired by the Florida Panthers on Thursday in a trade from the New Jersey Devils.
The 43-year-old forward had 11 goals and 18 assists in 57 games for the Devils this season.
The Panthers are two points behind the Boston Bruins for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Eastern Conference FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 10, 2015: Following what was frankly a brutal perforamnce against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers bounced back with a solid showing in edging the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Monday night. While Jordan Eberle had himslef yet another multi-point game, it is the play of blueliner Oscar Klefbom that continues to standout above everything else. FULL STORY
Windsor - Feb. 7, 2015:
The Toronto Maple Leafs went to New Jersey last night with one thing on their minds. Break out of the disastrous slump they are in. Having gone into the game without a win in their last ten games, the Buds were looking forward to taking on the sub .500 Devils. Not only did they lose, they created a new team record for futility by breaking the old one set by the 1966-67 version of the team. Yep, the same team that was the last group of Leafs to win the Stanley Cup. FULL STORY
Philadelphia - Dec. 13, 2014: Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced after practice today that forward Vincent Lecavalier has a tweaked lower-body injury and is considered day-to-day. Lecavalier did not participate in the team’s practice in Voorhees, NJ today. He has two goals and six points in 16 games this season while averaging 13:27 of ce-time. FULL STORY
Washington - Dec. 7, 2014: The Washington Capitals need more wins like the one they got at Prudential Center on Saturday to establish the identity coach Barry Trotz is looking for out of them this season.
The Capitals got goals from Karl Alzner, Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov to take a two-goal lead to second intermission. FULL STORY
Toronto - Dec. 5, 2014: The New Jersey Devils knew it was going to take a monumental effort to win Thursday, and that's exactly what they produced.
With seven regulars out of the lineup, the Devils defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 at Air Canada Centre.
New Jersey (10-12-4) played without forward Jaromir Jagr, their top scorer with 15 points, who was knocked out of the game Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Penguins and missed this game with the flu, as did defenseman Adam Larsson. FULL STORY
Pittsburgh - Dec. 3, 2014: Evgeni Malkin scored 2:32 into the third period to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 1-0 win against the New Jersey Devils at Consol Energy Center on Tuesday.
After a pass from Jayson Megna, Blake Comeau delivered a spinning pass past Devils defenseman Andy Greene and onto Malkin’s tape for his 12th goal of the season.
Malkin backhanded the shot under the glove of diving goalie Cory Schneider. FULL STORY
Uniondale - Nov. 30, 2014: Jaroslav Halak capped the New York Islanders' best November in 34 years with another solid performance.
Halak stopped 34 shots to extend his winning streak to nine games and lead the Islanders to a 3-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 22, 2014: There is no question fans of the Edmonton Oilers have every right to be pissed with how things have gone to start the 2014-15 NHL campaign. After suffering through eight consecutive seasons with no playoffs and coming off a year that was arguably the most disappointing of all, sitting with a 6-12-2 mark at the quarter pole is simply unacceptable. With that being the case, the anger Oilers fans have shown towards this team is understandable but at the end of the day, it comes down realistic expectations. FULL STORY
New Jersey - Jul. 9, 2014: New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider has signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday. Terms were not released, but The Record reported it is for seven years at an average annual value of $6 million. Schneider would have become a UFA following the 2014-15 season but this deal will keep him in Devils silks through the 2021-22 campaign. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Jun. 27, 2014: With the 2014 NHL Entry Draft mere hours away from taking place, fans of the Edmonton Oilers are firmly focused on who their favourite team will ultimately select with the third overall pick. Be it Aaron Ekblad, Leon Draisaitl, Sam Bennett or Sam Reinhart none of these kids will play a major role in helping the Oilers improve in 2014-15.
So once the excitement of the first round passes, what should fans be expecting from Craig MacTavish and company? FULL STORY
Windsor - Apr. 1, 2014: A moment as heartfelt as they come. Windsor local Kameron Seguin, a diehard hockey fan, will have the trip of a lifetime when he visits New York to meet New Jersey Devils members, past and present. Seguin is another individual to receive an experience from the Sunshine Foundation. The Devils organization has been nothing but supportive in helping the young Windsorite in achieving his dream. This is yet another reason why we love sports. FULL STORY
Windsor - Mar. 24, 2014: The Toronto Maple Leafs fell to the New Jersey Devils in Sunday night action last night. The 3-2 loss was the fifth straight for the club, leaving fans with a sour feeling heading into the final stretch of the season. With less than ten games remaining, the Leafs are in need of a serious morale boost if they hope to have a place in the 2013/14 postseason. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Feb. 8, 2014: Despite Friday night's 2-1 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils, it finally appears as though the Edmonton Oilers have started to turn the corner. Losing in OT is never fun but doing so on what was an obvious blown call against makes it even tougher to stomach. That said, Dallas Eakins' crew has finally started to show the willingness to do whatever is necessary to start winning hockey games. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 8, 2013: On the strength of a four goal 3rd period outburst and a pair of slick shootout goals from Jordan Eberle and David Perron, the Edmonton Oilers comeback from a three goal deficit to get past the New Jersey Devils 5-4 in a shootout. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was outstanding in his season debut logging over 28 minutes of ice and scoring his 1st of the year on the power play. FULL STORY
Newark - Aug. 26, 2013: The New Jersey Devils have an important piece of their future back in the fold with the announcement Monday that restricted free agent Adam Henrique has signed a new multi-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but media reports indicate it's for six years and $24 million. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Aug. 23, 2013: For well over a year, Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis was convinced he would be able to move veteran netminder Roberto Luongo in an actual hockey trade. After finally coming to the realization that not such trade was forthcoming, Gillis finally came to senses and moved Cory Schneider instead. Unfortunately for the Canucks and their fans, the return won't help in the here and now but you can bet on Luongo returning to form in 2013-14. FULL STORY
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