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Penguins and Lightning exits show playoff hockey differences

Apr. 18, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

Scotty Bowman had already coached six teams to the Stanley Cup championship when his high-powered Detroit Red Wings that won 12 of their first 14 playoff games couldn't get the puck away from the New Jersey Devils and got swept in the 1995 final. "They just shut us right down," Bowman said. "We were shocked, but...

Devils sign goalie Senn to 2-year, entry-level contract

Apr. 17, 2019 11:51 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have signed goaltender Gilles Senn to a two-year, entry-level contract. General manager Ray Shero announced the signing of the fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Senn spent the last five seasons with HC Davos in Switzerland. He...

Devils draw top pick in NHL draft lottery

Apr. 9, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Devils general manager Ray Shero has made it clear his team needs to accumulate more talent. The luck of the draw helped New Jersey take a huge step in that direction Tuesday. The Devils will pick first at June's NHL draft after the lottery balls fell in their favor — bumping the...

Devils give GM Ray Shero new contract after poor season

Apr. 8, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have given executive vice president/general manager Ray Shero a new multi-year contract despite a disappointing season that saw the team finish with the NHL's third-worst record. Managing partner Josh Harris announced the contract on Monday without disclosing...

Cause of Taylor Hall's knee injury evaded doctors for months

Apr. 8, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — NHL MVP Taylor Hall missed the second half of the New Jersey Devils' disappointing season because doctors couldn't determine the cause of the pain in his left knee. Speaking with the media for the first time since mid-December, Hall said Monday there was no incident that led to the...

Red Wings' Blashill to coach US men at world championship

Apr. 8, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill will lead the U.S. at the men's world hockey championship next month in Slovakia. USA Hockey announced Monday that Blashill would be back to coach the team for a third straight year. The Americans finished third last year and fifth in...

Zajac's overtime goal lifts Devils past Panthers 4-3

Apr. 6, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers have set some individual records this season. In the end, though, it was the same old story. Travis Zajac scored the winning goal on the power play in overtime, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 4-3 victory over the Panthers on Saturday night. Nathan Bastian...

Canes beat Devils 3-1, clinch 1st playoff berth since '09

Apr. 4, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — No current Carolina Hurricanes player has skated in more games than Justin Faulk — 558 in all, and not a single one in the playoffs. That changes next week. The Hurricanes clinched their first postseason berth in a decade Thursday night by beating the New Jersey Devils 3-1 after...

Carrick scores late as Devils beat Rangers, avoid sweep

Apr. 1, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For a game between two teams getting ready to pack their equipment and go on vacation at the end of the week, the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers played some old-fashioned heated hockey. There were three fights, up-and-down action and something different, the Devils finally won a...

Vince Dunn scores late in OT, Blues beat Devils 3-2

Mar. 30, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have not only made an incredible run to get into the playoffs, there's a chance interim coach Craig Berube's team can win the Central Division. Defenseman Vince Dunn scored in close with 2.8 seconds left in overtime and the Blues beat New Jersey 3-2 on Saturday night...