Latest Lindy Ruff News

Barzal’s third-period goal lifts Islanders over Devils 3-2

Jan. 13, 2022 23:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal scored with less than five minutes left in the third period to push the New York Islanders over the New Jersey Devils 3-2 Thursday night. Josh Bailey and Adam Pelech scored and Zach Parise added two assists for the Islanders. Last-place New York...

Bjorkstrand, Blue Jackets top Devils 4-3 to stop 3-game skid

Jan. 08, 2022 23:11 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Saturday night, halting a three-game skid. Boone Jenner and Igor Chinakhov also scored for the Blue Jackets, who rebounded from Thursday's loss at New Jersey...

Devils beat Blue Jackets 3-1 for 4th win in 5 games

Jan. 06, 2022 22:46 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jesper Bratt scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, MacKenzie Blackwood made 31 saves and the New Jersey Devils beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Thursday night for their fourth win in five games. The teams will complete the home-and-home series...

Nico Hischier scores in overtime, Devils beat Capitals 4-3

Jan. 02, 2022 18:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nico Hischier scored his second goal of the game with 2:04 left in overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Washington rallied late in regulation to force overtime, with Nic Dowd pulling the...

Devils coach Lindy Ruff tests positive, misses Oilers game

Dec. 31, 2021 17:52 PM EST

New Jersey coach Lindy Ruff tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the Devils' 6-5 overtime win against the Edmonton Oilers on Friday and was isolated from the team. Also Friday, the NHL announced it was postponing eight more games because of COVID-19-related attendance...

Hughes' second goal gives Devils' wild OT win over Oilers

Dec. 31, 2021 17:40 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If the New Jersey Devis are going to make a playoff push after a poor start, they are going to need Jack Hughes and Nico Hischier and some of their other stars to pick up their games. They did against against Edmonton on Friday in a game in which Devils coach...

Hughes lifts Devils over Sabres 4-3 to snap 6-game skid

Dec. 29, 2021 23:05 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Hughes and Jesper Bratt each had a goal and two assists to help the New Jersey Devils end their six-game losing streak with a 4-3 win against the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. Hughes’ sixth goal of the season gave New Jersey a 3-2 lead in the third...

Penguins beat Devils 3-2 for 7th straight victory

Dec. 19, 2021 22:59 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Danton Heinen, Teddy Blueger and Mike Matheson scored in the Pittsburgh Penguins' seventh straight win, beating the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Sunday night. Tristan Jarry made 17 saves for Pittsburgh, and Dominik Simon, Chad Ruhwedel, Marcus Pettersson and Jason...

Larkin's first career hat trick powers Red Wings past Devils

Dec. 18, 2021 23:46 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dylan Larkin got his first career hat trick and added an assist as the Detroit Red Wings handed the New Jersey Devils their fifth consecutive loss, 5-2 on Saturday night. “It did feel good. I’d never had one,” the Red Wings' captain said. “I think about my...

Golden Knights down Devils 5-3 for third straight win

Dec. 16, 2021 23:11 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nicolas Roy scored the last of Vegas' four straight goals, Robin Lehner made 23 saves and the Golden Knights beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 Thursday night for their third straight win. Dylan Coghlan, William Carrier, William Karlsson and Roy scored for the...