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February 28, 2017
NHL trade rumors: Brendan Smith deal close? Washington Capitals still buying? Kevin Shattenkirk traded
The 2017 NHL trade deadline is one day away, and trade rumors and deals leading up to the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1 continue to heat up. Buyers or sellers continue to make deadline moves, and teams continue to talk in the hopes of making late trades. Here are NHL trade rumors from around the...
NHL trade deadline 2017 tracker: What deals have been made?
The NHL trade deadline is Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (3/1/17) at 3 p.m. Several deals have already been made, including the Washington Capitals acquiring defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues and the Minnesota Wild picking up center Martin Hanzal and forward Ryan White from the...
After rough end to February, where do Devils go now?
What the Devils will aim to learn from Monday's loss and February as a whole, plus their March and April goals.
When is the 2017 NHL trade deadline?
the Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, St. Louis Blue and the rest of the NHL are in the final hours leading up to the 2017 trade deadline, where players such as Kevin Shattenkirk, Thomas Vanek, Matt Duchene and Marc-Andre Fleury could be traded to new...
February 27, 2017
'Story of the week': How Devils view frustration of another late loss
The Devils explain another frustrating finish in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Canadiens. NEWARK -- The Devils controlled play early, held a third-period lead and stayed aggressive with that lead for the second straight game. And for the second straight game, it...
Devils collapse late in 4-3 OT loss to Canadiens | Rapid reaction
The Canadiens beat the Devils 4-3 in overtime NEWARK -- Alex Galchenyuk scored the game-winning goal overtime, finishing off a Devils collapse for a 4-3 win on Monday at the Prudential Center. The Devils let two two-goal leads quickly disappear in the...
New Jersey Devils vs. Montreal Canadiens: LIVE score updates and chat (2/27/17)
Kyle Palmieri, Adam Henrique, Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils will close their season series with the Atlantic Division leading Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27, at the Prudential Center. The Canadiens won both meetings with the Devils this...
Devils trade defenseman Kyle Quincey to Blue Jackets, report says
The Devils traded defenseman Kyle Quincey to the Blue Jackets. The Devils traded defenseman Kyle Quincey to the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Dalton Prout, just about one hour before Wednesday's 3 p.m. trade deadline, per TSN's Darren...
Ex-Devil Andrew Peters suspended after youth hockey fight, reports say (VIDEO)
Former Devil and Buffalo Sabre player Andrew Peters was suspended indefinitely after a youth hockey brawl, according to a report. Watch video Andrew Peters, who spent one of his six NHL seasons with the Devils, was suspended indefinitely from coaching a...
Devils' Kyle Quincey out vs. Canadiens: Trade coming?
Devils defenseman Kyle Quincey won't play on Monday with the trade deadline two days away. NEWARK -- There is no deal in place, but the Devils will sit defenseman Kyle Quincey for Monday's game against the Montreal Canadiens with the trade deadline two...
Devils' lines vs. Montreal Canadiens (2/27/17)
Devils' lines vs. Montreal Canadiens. NEWARK -- The Devils wrap up a long slate of February home games when they host the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. on Monday at the Prudential Center. The Devils will officially be without forward Pavel Zacha, who was placed...
NHL trade rumors: Riley Sheahan to Maple Leafs? Justin Faulk available? Martin Hanzal, Ben Bishop traded
The 2017 NHL trade deadline is three days away, and trade rumors leading up to the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1 are heating up. Some big deals are also complete after a busy Sunday where buyers or sellers started to make deadline moves. Here are NHL trade rumors from around the league for Monday...
February 26, 2017
Joy to heartbreak: How Devils missed chance in roller coaster loss to Rangers
How the Devils clawed back against their rival, and how the Rangers eventually put the Devils away.
February 25, 2017
Devils execute vs. Rangers, but still can't pull out win
The Devils saw the execution they wanted vs. the Rangers, but it still ended in a loss. NEWARK -- From their response to an early deficit to the pressure they applied offensively in the third period, the Devils did everything they wanted against the...
Devils comeback denied by Rangers in OT | Rapid reaction
The Rangers beat the Devils in overtime. NEWARK -- Mika Zibanejad scored the game-winning goal with left in overtime to power the Rangers to a 4-3 win over the Devils on Saturday at the Prudential Center. He scored through the legs of Devils goalie Cory Schneider after...
New Jersey Devils vs. New York Rangers: LIVE score updates and chat (2/25/17)
Taylor Hall, Cory Schneider and Kyle Palmieri will lead the New Jersey Devils into a battle against the rival New York Rangers, featuring Chris Kreider, Mika Zibanejad, Jimmy Vesey and Kevin Hayes, at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Prudential Center. It will be the first meeting in Newark between the...
NHL Outdoor: What time, TV, channel is Flyers vs. Penguins (2/25/17)? Stadium Series
The Philadelphia Flyers, led by Jakub Voracek, will meet the Pittsburgh Penguins, led by Sidney Crosby, in an NHL outdoor game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. The Philadelphia Flyers, led by Jakub Voracek, will meet the Pittsburgh...
Why Devils are renewing Rangers rivalry at perfect time
The Devils won't need any incentive to be ready for playing their rival, the Rangers. NEWARK -- Defenseman Ben Lovejoy and the rest of the Devils held a meet and greet with season ticket holders on Thursday night following a practice at the...
How Devils defenseman Damon Severson views his offensive game
Damon Severson has twice as many points as any other Devils defenseman and is tied for sixth on the team, but his rate has slowed down since a red-hot start to the season. NEWARK -- Damon Severson has twice as many points as any other Devils defenseman and is...
February 24, 2017
What changes for Devils' John Hynes in days before trade deadline
Devils coach John Hynes talks about what he goes through in days leading up to the trade deadline. NEWARK -- Devils coach John Hynes expects to be in frequent communication with general manager Ray Shero leading up to the NHL trade deadline on...
NHL trade rumors: Kevin Shattenkirk declines trade; What Flyers want; What Ron Hainsey trade means
The 2017 NHL trade deadline is five days away, and trade rumors leading up to the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1 are heating up. Teams have just a few days left to become buyers or sellers at the deadline. Here are NHL trade rumors from around the league for Friday, Feb. 24, which include St. Louis...
How Taylor Hall almost didn't become a Devil
Taylor Hall was almost traded to another team before the Devils acquired him. The Devils' deal to acquire forward Taylor Hall from the Edmonton Oilers on June 30, 2016, only happened after another trade involving the left-winger reportedly fell through. According...
February 23, 2017
Devils' Pavel Zacha diagnosed with concussion
Pavel Zacha suffered a concussion in the Devils' loss to the Senators. NEWARK -- Devils rookie forward Pavel Zacha was diagnosed with a concussion following Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators, coach John Hynes said Thursday. Zacha left...
NHL trade rumors: Devils' Kyle Quincey an underrated asset
The 2017 NHL trade deadline is less than a week away, and trade rumors leading up to the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1 continue to grow. Teams have just a few days left to become buyers or sellers at the deadline. Here are NHL trade rumors from around the league for Thursday, Feb. 23, with updates...
1 aspect of the Devils that continues to get results
The Devils have found success on their power play. NEWARK -- One of the few things going well for the Devils in February has been the team's power play. Despite losing and four of the past six to put their backs against the wall, the power play has been a...
February 22, 2017
WFAN considers Chris Christie to replace Mike Francesa and Twitter erupts
A sampling of the reaction across social media to the rumblings that Christie could be heading to afternoon drive on WFAN: Sports Radio WFAN could be going from The Pope to ... The Governor?  Reports surfaced Wednesday that WFAN is considering New Jersey Governor...
NHL trade rumors: Should Flyers become sellers?
The 2017 NHL trade deadline is less than a week away. With the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1 quickly approaching, rumors and trades continue to heat up. Teams have already become buyers and sellers, and the action will continue to grow leading up to the deadline. Here are NHL trade rumors from around...
Where Devils go now with 'backs up against the wall'
The Devils are now six points out of a playoff spot with two games left in February following Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators. The Devils are still intent on staying in the playoff race and putting together a run. With a tall mountain to climb, here's what the Devils said about...
February 21, 2017
Why better execution still wasn't good enough for Devils vs. Senators
The Devils outshot the Senators 30-23, but they still fell short for the third time. NEWARK -- The Devils generated the offensive pressure and shots they wanted in their third meeting with the Ottawa Senators after lacking them in their first two meetings. It...
Devils fall short again in 2-1 loss to Senators | Rapid reaction
The Devils lost to the Senators for the third time this season. NEWARK -- For the second time in six days, the Devils couldn't solve to Ottawa Senators. Goalie Craig Anderson blanked the Devils early, and they couldn't erase a two-goal deficit in the third period...
New Jersey Devils vs. Ottawa Senators: LIVE score updates and chat (2/21/17)
Cory Schneider, Michael Cammalleri, Taylor Hall and the New Jersey Devils will wrap up their season series against Derick Brassard, Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators in another pivotal Eastern Conference matchup at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Prudential Center. Watch...
Devils' Miles Wood loses teeth, details dentist trip fit for a nightmare
Devils rookie Miles Wood finally had a hockey-related run in with the dentist after losing two teeth. NEWARK -- Miles Wood spent his off day on Monday doing what a lot of people dread -- going to the dentist. Wood lost two lower front teeth after taking a high...
Michael Cammalleri on return to Devils' lineup after 2 frustrating healthy scratches
Michael Cammalleri quickly talked about his return to the Devils' lineup after two healthy scratches. NEWARK -- Michael Cammalleri will return to the Devils' lineup on Tuesday against the Ottawa Senators following two healthy scratches. Cammalleri's answers...
Devils' lines vs. Senators (2/21/17): Michael Cammalleri back in?
Devils' lines and pairings for Tuesday's game against the Ottawa Senators. NEWARK -- Forward Michael Cammalleri appears to be back in the Devils' lineup for Tuesday's game at the Prudential Center against the Ottawa Senators.  Cammalleri, who was a...
February 20, 2017
NHL trade rumors: Would Kyle Quincey to Penguins make sense?
The 2017 NHL trade deadline is nine days away, and time is ticking for teams to make moves before the 3 p.m. deadline on March 1. A busy weekend gave some teams better ideas about being buyers or sellers at the deadline, and trade rumors around players continue to swirl. Here are NHL trade rumors...
What Islanders games mean for rest of month for Devils
The Devils couldn't take another step forward in the Eastern Conference, losing to the New York Islanders on Sunday, 6-4, to split a weekend series with another team chasing the last playoff spot in the East. Now with the end of February in sight, what does it mean for the Devils.
Chance for statement win ends in another missed opportunity for Devils
The Devils missed another chance to start a run on Sunday. NEW YORK -- The Devils had a chance to tie the New York Islanders in the standings and firmly plant themselves in the middle of the Eastern Conference playoff race on Sunday. A 6-4 loss meant a missed...
February 19, 2017
Devils' Keith Kinkaid pins Islanders loss on himself
Keith Kinkaid said he was not sharp enough in the Devils' loss to the Islanders. NEW YORK -- Keith Kinkaid saw his first game action in 25 days on Sunday, and it was apparent. Kinkaid was quick to pin a 6-4 loss to the New York Islanders on himself...
Devils can't contain Islanders in 6-4 loss | Rapid reaction
The Devils gave up two big runs to give the Islanders a 6-4 win. NEW YORK -- Any thoughts of a Devils comeback were quickly squashed in 60 seconds. The New York Islanders turned a one-goal lead into a three-goal lead in the opening minute of the third period...
WATCH: Devils' Keith Kinkaid makes ridiculous diving save vs. Islanders
Watch Devils goalie Keith Kinkaid make an incredible diving save against the Islanders. NEW YORK -- The New York Islanders tied the Devils at 1-1 in the first period on Sunday and appeared poised for a 2-1 lead moments later before the glove of goalie Keith...
New Jersey Devils vs. New York Islanders: LIVE score updates and chat (2/19/17)
P.A. Parenteau, Taylor Hall and Keith Kinkaid will lead the New Jersey Devils into the second game of a back-to-back Metropolitan Division rival, the New York Islanders, led by John Tavares, Andrew Ladd and Johnny Boychuk. The Devils pulled within two points of the Islanders in the Eastern...
Why Devils' Michael Cammalleri won't play again Sunday vs. Islanders
Michael Cammalleri will be a healthy scratch from the Devils' lineup for a second straight game. Watch video NEW YORK -- Michael Cammalleri will be a healthy scratch for the second straight game when the Devils play the New York Islanders...
What Devils need to do again in 2nd game vs. Islanders
The Devils opened a crucial weekend home-and-home with the New York Islanders with a 3-2 win at the Prudential Center on Saturday. The Devils saw the Islanders for the first time this season, and when the teams meet on Sunday, the Devils could pull even with 62 points in the standings with another...
February 18, 2017
Why Devils' Devante Smith-Pelly made quick impact vs. Islanders
In his first game in nearly three weeks, Devante Smith-Pelly made a big impact for the Devils. NEWARK -- Devante Smith-Pelly looked like the player the Devils first saw when they acquired him last season. Appearing in his first game since Jan 31, Smith-Pelly...
Devils earn 2 crucial points in 3-2 win over Islanders | Rapid reaction
The Devils held on to beat the Islanders 3-2. NEWARK -- The Devils flirted with disaster before walking away with a win they needed against the New York Islanders. Two late Islanders goals made it a one-goal game, but the Devils rode its early offense and 40 saves...
New Jersey Devils vs. New York Islanders: LIVE score updates and chat (2/18/17)
P.A. Parenteau, Taylor Hall and Cory Schneider will lead the New Jersey Devils into their first game of the season against a Metropolitan Division rival, the New York Islanders, led by John Tavares, Andrew Ladd and Johnny Boychuk. The Devils trail the Islanders by four points in the standings, and...
Devils trade F Sergey Kalinin to Maple Leafs for AHL defenseman
The Devils traded forward Sergey Kalinin to the Toronto Maple Leafs for defenseman Viktor Loov. Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils traded forward Sergey Kalinin to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman Viktor Loov. Kalinin...
Devils' Michael Cammalleri 'displeased' with healthy scratch vs. Islanders
Michael Cammalleri will be a healthy scratch when the Devils play the Islanders on Saturday. Watch video NEWARK -- Michael Cammalleri won't play for the Devils when they host the New York Islanders on Saturday, and the veteran forward...
Devils' games vs. Islanders aren't do-or-die, but they're close
The Devils are facing a near do-or-die situation against the Islanders. Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils won't call Saturday's and Sunday's games against the New York Islanders do-or-die. But they came awfully close. "We don't want to say it...
Does Devils' P.A. Parenteau think he's proved the Islanders wrong?
P.A. Parenteau's thoughts on his play with the Devils after being waived by the New York Islanders in the preseason. Watch video NEWARK -- P.A. Parenteau has played in 55 of the Devils' 57 games this season after the New York Islanders waived...
February 17, 2017
Devils waive Sergey Kalinin: What the move could mean
The Devils waived forward Sergey Kalinin on Friday. Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils placed forward Sergey Kalinin on waivers on Friday It comes as a bit of a surprising move on a player who appeared in 43 out of 57 games this season...
NHL trade rumors: All in on the Avalanche?
The March 1 NHL Trade Deadline for the 2017 season is rapidly approaching, with 12 days remaining. Teams around hockey are getting clearer idea of who will be buyers and who will be sellers, and the trade rumors around NHL players have heated up. Here are rumors from the Colorado Avalanche, New...
Why Devils' season could hinge on weekend series with Islanders
The first of four straight games against the Ottawa Senators and New York Islanders did not start well for the New Jersey Devils. Fresh off a 3-0 shutout loss against the Senators, the Devils are now starring at two straight games against the Islanders. Here's why those two games are important...
Why the Devils discovered stability in their forward lines
How the Devils found four line combinations that have stuck around for multiple weeks. Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils have found the four line combinations that work them, at least for now. Early in the season, the Devils made switches between...
February 16, 2017
How and why the Devils veered off course offensively vs. Senators
The Devils couldn't muster anything to erase a deficit against the Senators. Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils thought they had some offensive traction early against the Ottawa Senators, but when shots didn't go in and they fell behind, the...
Devils' offense silent in 3-0 loss to Senators | Rapid reaction
The Devils were shut out by the Senators. NEWARK -- The Devils' offense disappeared at the wrong time. Nothing got through Ottawa Senators goalie Mike Condon as the Devils mustered just 21 shots in a 2-0 loss on Thursday at the Prudential Center. The loss prevented the...
New Jersey Devils vs. Ottawa Senators: LIVE score updates and chat (2/16/17)
Cory Schneider, Pavel Zacha, Adam Henrique and the New Jersey Devils will continue their five-game home stand when they host Bobby Ryan, Derick Brassard, Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators in another pivotal Eastern Conference matchup at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Prudential...
Why Joseph Blandisi is scratched with Devils activating Beau Bennett off IR
Beau Bennett will enter the Devils' lineup for Joseph Blandisi on Thursday. Watch video NEWARK -- Beau Bennett will return to the Devils' lineup on Thursday against the Ottawa Senators after missing the past nine games with a lower body injury...
February 15, 2017
What is the Devils' usage plan for Keith Kinkaid?
Keith Kinkaid hasn't played a full 60 minutes since Jan. 21. How will the Devils handle their backup goalie in a busy stretch? Watch video NEWARK -- Keith Kinkaid's wait for his first start since Jan. 26 is almost over with the...
How Devils' 3rd line morphed into a consistent force
How Pavel Zacha, Jacob Josefson and Stefan Noesen have become a force on the Devils' third line.
Scoring surge coming for Devils' Taylor Hall?
Why Taylor Hall could be on the verge of a scoring break out for the Devils Watch video NEWARK -- Taylor Hall thinks the goals are coming, and right when the Devils need them most. With the Devils in the midst of an important February stretch...
February 14, 2017
Devils take step in an area that has been a 'constant struggle'
The Devils pieced together a better performance in an aspect they've struggle with this season. Watch video NEWARK -- Coach John Hynes thought the effort to protect a third-period lead was better, but the Devils are still learning to improve an...
Devils hold off Avalanche, 3-2 | Rapid reaction
The Devils edged the Avalanche 3-2. Watch video NEWARK -- The Devils needed a strong start to an important week, and they did just enough to edge the NHL's lowest team in the standings. Two second-period goals to take the lead for good, plus 28...
New Jersey Devils vs. Colorado Avalanche: LIVE score updates and chat (2/14/16)
Taylor Hall, Adam Henrique, Andy Greene and the New Jersey Devils will host Matt Duchene, Jarome Iginla and the Colorado Avalanche in their first meeting of the season at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Prudential Center. The Devils will aim to bounce back from a 4-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks...
The big (unsurprising) stat about teams after NHL bye week
Teams have -- unsurprisingly -- struggled out of the NHL bye week. Watch video NEWARK -- NHL teams are 3-8-1 this season in their first game coming out of the newly mandated five-day bye week. The record fell after the Devils lost, 4-1, to the...
Why the Devils aren't taking the NHL-worst Avalanche lightly
The Devils won't look past the Colorado Avalanche. Watch video NEWARK -- Before the Devils play four straight Eastern Conference games against other teams fighting for a playoff spot, they will host the Colorado Avalanche -- the team with an...
From BC to NHL: How Devils' Miles Wood and Steven Santini have adapted to pro hockey
Devils rookies Miles Wood and Steven Santini on their transition from Boston College to the NHL. Watch video NEWARK -- Miles Wood didn't have many chances to slow down during his one season at Boston College. From dawn till dusk, his days...

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