Recounting the 2012 Final

A tale you may have forgotten from the prior decade: That time the L.A. Kings and New Jersey Devils found themselves in the Stanley Cup Final. It was the 2011-12 season. Steven Stamkos scored a league-leadin...

Wild Keep Breathing Down Jets Neck After OT Win

It was an early January meeting between the Jets and Wild in St. Paul. Of course, this wasn't the Winter Classic--just a few days shy of being played on the day of the NHL's signature event to ring in the New Y...

Narratives Skewed as Devils, Avalanche Meet

NEWARK--Playing in their second game of the New Year, the Devils game of late resembles the kind of look many thought they'd have heading into the season. After an offseason that included drafting Jack Hughe...

Devils Trade Hall to Coyotes

Maybe it's because former Hart Trophy winners rarely get moved. Maybe it's because how can you trade your first round pick when Taylor Hall is now on your roster. But whatever it was, that held up a deal thi...

Hall Trade Seems Imminent

A trade involving the NHL's most valuable player from two seasons ago, Taylor Hall seems imminent. The Devils, visiting the Avalanche on Friday, made Hall a late healthy scratch from their lineup and cited "...

Nasreddine Satisfied with Effort For Now

NEWARK--It's been two games under interim head coach, Alain Nasreddine, and twice the Devils have lost in spite of a quality effort. That much, at least for the time being, should be comforting. And to his cred...

John Hynes Dismissed as Coach

In the days prior to Saturday and Monday's contest, perhaps the worst showings by the Devils this season, much of the talk regarding John Hynes' future was muted with many citing the internal confidence in thei...

Devils Time is Running Out, But for Who?

Saturday, by all accounts, was Rock bottom. How could it get worse? A home defeat at the hands of their biggest rival, more than half the building of Blueshirt faithful roaring as their team twice scored shorth...

Mike Babcock Fired by Maple Leafs

Perhaps it seemed unlikely, that mid-way through a their road trip, the decision would be made by Brendan Shanahan and Kyle Dubas to relieve Mike Babcock of his duties as coach of the Maple Leafs. But the cl...

Coyotes Resilient in Newark

NEWARK--For some teams, the NHL season, less than a full month in, might seem as if it's easing into the expected grind. Others though would strongly disagree. Such was the case in a Friday night tilt between t...