Ottawa Senators host Columbus Blue Jackets Saturday
Columbus Blue Jackets (46-31-4, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (29-46-6, eighth in the Atlantic Division)
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators took advantage of their chances on special teams against the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and the Senators...
Ottawa puts home win streak on the line against Florida
Florida Panthers (33-32-12, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (27-43-6, eighth in the Atlantic Division)
Tkachuk’s overtime goal leads Senators past Oilers 4-3
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ottawa coach Marc Crawford enjoys watching the type of game the Senators turned in Saturday.
Brady Tkachuk scored his second goal of the game 2:09 into overtime as...
Balcers, Nilsson lead Senators past Panthers 3-2
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Ottawa Senators snapped their seven-game losing streak, and it came at the expense of the struggling Florida Panthers.
Re-tooled Ducks snap 12-game skid, top Wild 3-0
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Burdened with a franchise-record losing streak, the Anaheim Ducks got a spark after a roster makeover. The Minnesota Wild were left reeling after the trade of a popular teammate.
John Gibson made 37 saves for his second shutout of the season, Adam Henrique and Rickard Rakell scored 11 seconds apart in the first period and the re-tooled Ducks snapped a franchise-record 12-game losing streak by beating the Wild 3-0 on Thursday night.
Anaheim Ducks intend to play new style with similar roster
LAST SEASON: 44-25-13, 101 points. Finished second in Pacific Division. Lost to San Jose Sharks in first round.
COACH: Randy Carlyle (10th season, 13th NHL season).
ADDED: D Luke Schenn, D Andrej Sustr, C Brian Gibbons, RW Carter Rowney.
LOST: D Francois Beauchemin, D Kevin Bieksa, C Antoine Vermette, LW Jason Chimera, RW J.T. Brown, C Derek Grant.
Lightning blank Blues 3-0 in matchup of NHL’s top 2 teams
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point scored, Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 3-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.
Tyler Johnson added an empty-netter as Tampa Bay (22-6-2) earned its fifth straight win. It was Vasilevskiy's third shutout this season and the seventh of his career.
Hall nets 2 as Devils stop Kings’ 8-game winning streak, 5-1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Among the criticisms leveled at Taylor Hall during his tenure with the Edmonton Oilers was a perceived lack of leadership.
It's a characterization new teammate Brian Boyle doesn't buy, not after Hall scored twice and the New Jersey Devils ended the Los Angeles Kings' eight-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Tuesday night.
"Hall made some great individual efforts," Boyle said. "Was a leader tonight."
Gibbons scores in OT to lift Devils over Red Wings 4-3
DETROIT (AP) — When Brian Gibbons put the puck past Jimmy Howard in overtime, the New Jersey Devils didn't have to worry about that two-goal lead they had let slip away.
"We're a resilient group, and we were able to gather ourselves up after we gave up the two goals," New Jersey's Travis Zajac said. "We got it together in the last 5 minutes of regulation, and by overtime, we were playing our game again."
Detroit — Scrambling back furiously from a 3-1 deficit at 6:12 of the third period, the Red Wings ended up losing 4-3 in overtime to the Nerw Jersey Devils on Saturday.
It is the fourth consecutive loss for the Wings. three of those in overtime.
Brian Gibbons beat Jimmy Howard from point-blank range in overtime, after intercepting a Wings pass from the sideboards in their own zone that nearly launched an attack up ice.
Wood’s hat trick helps Devils’ rally to beat Blackhawks, 7-5
CHICAGO (AP) — After a slow start, the New Jersey Devils and Miles Wood blitzed their way back against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Wood had three goals for his first career hat trick and added an assist to help New Jersey rally for a wild 7-5 win over Chicago on Sunday night.
Connor McDavid sets up 3 goals, Oilers beat Devils 6-3
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers put it all together against the New Jersey Devils.
McDavid had three assists and Edmonton beat New Jersey 6-3 on Friday night to hand the Devils their first road loss of the season.
"Tonight was the first time in a while that we had everyone going, and all lines playing well and playing the right way, and we were rewarded," McDavid said. "So it's good to see."
Palmieri, Stafford help Devils top Lightning 5-4 in shootout
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two weeks into the season, the New Jersey Devils are proving to be a tough team. And they have the tangible results to show it.
"Good teams find a way to respond," Kyle Palmieri said after scoring the lone goal in a shootout to lift the Devils to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Drew Stafford scored twice in regulation as New Jersey improved to 5-1-0. Palmieri and Brian Gibbons each had a goal in the first period, and Cory Schneider made 33 saves.
Unbeaten Devils end Maple Leafs’ perfect start with 6-3 win
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs had a big shots advantage and even two more skaters on the key play. The New Jersey Devils put up the only big numbers that mattered — on the scoreboard.
Brian Gibbons had a rare 3-on-5 goal, Miles Wood and Pavel Zacha each scored twice and unbeaten New Jersey beat Toronto 6-3 on Wednesday night to end the Maple Leafs' perfect start.
Blake Coleman also scored, and Cory Schneider made 47 saves to help New Jersey open 3-0-0 for the first time since 2014-15.
Devils pound Sabres 6-2
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An influx of offensive-minded rookies has the New Jersey Devils off to a 2-0 start.
Jesper Bratt had two goals and an assist in his second NHL game and the Devils earned a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
Marcus Johansson also had two goals and an assist, Brian Gibbons added a goal and an assist, Taylor Hall had two assists, Stefan Noesen scored and No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier recorded his first NHL point for the Devils.