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Canadiens win NHL draft lottery; Devils move up to No. 2

May. 10, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

The Montreal Canadiens are not only hosting the NHL draft in July, they’ll have a chance to be the headliners after winning the draft lottery on Tuesday night. The Canadiens retain the right to the No. 1 pick, a bright spot after a turbulent season in which they changed coaches,...

Devils GM Fitzgerald looking for more from coach Lindy Ruff

May. 05, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

General manager Tom Fitzgerald hired Lindy Ruff two years ago to coach the New Jersey Devils because of his success developing young players in the NHL. While there is no doubt that Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt and Yegor Sharangovich have taken their games to new heights,...

Devils shake-up: Assistant coaches Recchi, Nasreddine out

May. 04, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils shook up their assistant coaching ranks Wednesday, firing Mark Recchi while not renewing the contract of Alain Nasreddine. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the decisions Wednesday, less than a week after New Jersey missed the...

New Jersey Devils have another rough season under Ruff

May. 02, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — All the talk about the New Jersey Devils being young, talented and on the verge of restoring the organization to its past glory is starting to get old. While there were glimpses of potenial this season, the Devils did not play with the consistency needed to be...

What it takes for NHL playoff contenders to win Stanley Cup

May. 02, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

The path to the Stanley Cup is rarely a straight line. Sometimes it’s the direction a puck takes when it banks off the post and in — or out. Four years ago, Artemi Panarin clanked a shot off the post late in regulation that could have put Columbus up three games to none in the...

Suter scores in 3rd, Red Wings beat Devils 5-3 in finale

Apr. 29, 2022 23:06 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Pius Suter scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 Friday night in the teams' season finale. Tyler Bertuzzi and Michael Rasmussen each had a goal and an assist, and Moritz Seider and...

Hurricanes defeat Devils 6-3 in regular-season finale

Apr. 28, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes closed a record-setting regular season with a 6-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. The Hurricanes, who clinched the Metropolitan Division title two nights earlier,...

Batherson's 2nd goal comes in OT as Senators beat Devils 5-4

Apr. 26, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Drake Batherson scored in overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Batherson also scored in regulation, Tim Stutzle had a pair of goals and Thomas Chabot also scored for Ottawa in this matchup of teams near...

Nedeljkovic makes 17 saves, Red Wings blank Devils 3-0

Apr. 24, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A day after being embarrassed in a one-sided loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Detroit Red Wings bounced back with one of their best defensive games of the season. Alex Nedeljkovic had 17 saves, Oskar Sundqvist and Tyler Bertuzzi each had a goal and assist...

Hurricanes rally to beat Devils 3-2 in OT, win 3rd straight

Apr. 23, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For 55 minutes against the lowly New Jersey Devils, the Carolina Hurricanes were in danger of seeing their chances at winning the Metropolitan Division take a major hit. A couple of lucky bounces, a never-give-up attitude and good games from a pair of rookies...