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New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) celebrates with teammates after their win an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Zajac, Palmieri lead Devils to 6-4 win over rival Rangers

Mar. 7, 2020 10:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis Zajac and Kyle Palmieri each scored twice and the New Jersey Devils used a big second period to beat the New York Rangers 6-4 Saturday night. Fredrik Claesson and John Hayden also scored, and Damon Severson and Dakota Merkis each had two assists to help the Devils improve to 6-1-2 in...

=New Jersey Devils defenseman Dakota Mermis, right, celebrates with defenseman Damon Severson (28) after scoring against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Newark. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Devils end defending Cup champion Blues' 8-game win streak

Mar. 6, 2020 10:58 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The St. Louis Blues' eight-game winning streak came to an end at the hands of a team very few would have expected to beat them. The New Jersey Devils ended more than six years of frustration against the Blues by stunning the defending Stanley Cup champions 4-2 on Friday night. And it...

New Jersey Devils teammate celebrate with left wing Jesper Bratt (63), center, after Bratt scored a game-tying goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Mackenzie Blackwood has 36 saves, Devils beat Sharks 2-1

Feb. 20, 2020 10:59 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils finally have found a winning formula. Just put Mackenzie Blackwood in goal. Blackwood made 36 saves in winning his fifth straight start and the Devils beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in a matchup of struggling franchises on Thursday night. Blackwood downplays the...

Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson (19) celebrates his goal with defenseman Mark Pysyk (13) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Panthers snap 3-game skid with 5-3 win over Devils

Feb. 11, 2020 10:58 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Riding a three-game losing streak and fading in the wild-card race, the Florida Panthers needed something to get them going. They got it from a totally unexpected source, a fourth line quickly dubbed the helicopter line. The reason: a center playing with two defenseman. In other words,...