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Dach scores shootout winner, Blackhawks beat Devils 2-1

Dec. 6, 2019 11:14 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kirby Dach was a young man with a plan before his first NHL shootout attempt. The third overall pick in this year's draft roofed a shot in the fifth round to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night. “I had three moves in my head," the 18-year-old...

Marchessault's hat trick leads Golden Knights past Devils

Dec. 3, 2019 10:41 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault gave the Devils’ day of change an all-too-familiar ending. Marchessault scored three straight goals in the third period to rally the Vegas Golden Knights over New Jersey 4-3 Tuesday night, hours after the Devils fired coach John Hynes. Marchessault scored...

Devils fire coach Hynes after dismal start to season

Dec. 3, 2019 6:40 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — John Hynes paid the price for the New Jersey Devils failing to deliver on the high expectations created by having three No. 1 overall draft picks in the lineup. Hynes was fired as coach Tuesday after a 9-13-4 start that left the team in last place in the Metropolitan Division and with...

New Jersey Devils fire coach John Hynes after team falls to 9-13-4 following busy offseason

Dec. 3, 2019 4:40 PM EST
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils fire coach John Hynes after team falls to 9-13-4 following busy offseason.

Five-goal first period leads Sabres to 7-1 win over Devils

Dec. 2, 2019 11:23 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — It was a day worth celebrating for the Buffalo Sabres. On the team’s 50th birthday as a franchise, the Sabres scored five goals in the first period on their way to a 7-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night. It was an offensive explosion that had been a long time...

Georgiev gets 3rd career shutout, Rangers beat Devils 4-0

Nov. 30, 2019 5:02 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Assistant coach Lindy Ruff has been working on the New York Rangers’ penalty-killing the last two weeks. His efforts are paying off in a big way. Alexandar Georgiev stopped 33 shots for his third career shutout and the Rangers scored two short-handed goals while killing off eight...

Devils sent slumping Canadiens to 6th straight loss

Nov. 28, 2019 11:59 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price repeatedly smashing his stick on the crossbar in frustration perfectly summed up the Montreal Canadiens’ struggles. The Canadiens lost their sixth straight game in a mistake-filled 6-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Price broke his stick after New...

Kahkonen has 32 saves, Suter scores, Wild win

Nov. 26, 2019 11:21 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild finally found a way to hold a third-period lead, and it came in a game where the referees made Bruce Boudreau’s team work a little harder by a blowing a call on a goal. Kaapo Kahkonen made 32 saves in his NHL debut, defenseman Ryan Suter scored the winner early...

Pastrnak earns 2nd hat trick, Bruins beat Canadiens 8-1

Nov. 26, 2019 10:57 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — David Pastrnak recorded his second hat trick of the season and the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Bruins routed the Montreal Canadiens 8-1 Tuesday night. Jake Debrusk, Brad Marchand, Anders Bjork, Charlie Coyle and Danon Heinen also scored for the Bruins (16-3-5), who have won four...

Former NHL head coaches serving as assistants

Nov. 26, 2019 4:22 PM EST

Twenty of 31 teams have a former NHL head coach as an assistant, and six have more than one. Here’s a look at the 27 coaches filling those jobs: ANAHEIM DUCKS Darryl Sutter: Coaching adviser won Stanley Cup in fourth head NHL job with Los Angeles in 2012 and 2014. ARIZONA COYOTES Phil Housley: Fresh off...