Chicago Blackhawks (11-12-5, seventh in the Central Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (9-14-4, eighth in the Metropolitan Division)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault gave the Devils’ day of change an all-too-familiar ending.
Marchessault scored three straight goals in the third period to rally the Vegas Golden...
Vegas Golden Knights (14-11-4, third in the Pacific Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (9-13-4, eighth in the Metropolitan Division)
Detroit Red Wings (7-14-3, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (7-10-4, eighth in the Metropolitan Division)
MONTREAL (AP) — Trailing by two late in the second period, the New Jersey Devils didn’t panic. They maintained their focus and rallied for the win.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are making up for a slow start to the season.
Nikita Gusev and Jesper Boqvist scored in the shootout to lift the Devils to a 2-1 victory over...
Arizona Coyotes (5-3-1, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (2-4-2, eighth in the Metropolitan Division)
No. 1 in the 2017 NHL draft, Nico Hischier will now be with the New Jersey Devils for a number of years to come.
The Devils on Friday signed Hischier to a $50.75 million, seven-year contract...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If you saw what Daniel Jones did for the New York Giants, you have an idea what Jack Hughes might be able to do for the New Jersey Devils.
Brett Seney's goal 3:55 into the third period was the game-winner as the New Jersey Devils beat the Rangers 4-3 Wednesday night, spoiling the preseason debuts for New York newcomers Artemi Panarin...
New Jersey Devils (30-40-10, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (44-29-7, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)
New York Rangers (31-34-13, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (29-40-10, eighth in the Metropolitan Division)
St. Louis Blues (41-28-8, third in the Central Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (29-40-9, eighth in the Metropolitan Division)
New Jersey Devils (29-39-9, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (29-38-10, seventh in the Atlantic Division)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Noel Acciari and Jake DeBrusk scored for the Bruins, who have earned at least a point in nine consecutive games. Chris Wagner added an empty-netter with 1:31 remaining.
Kevin Boyle made 26 saves for the Ducks, who have lost 20 of their past 23 games.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A goaltender who was winless in his previous 21 decisions outplayed an All-Star down the stretch Friday night.
Cory Schneider got his first win in nearly 14 months when Nico Hischier scored 3:19 into overtime, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a wild 5-4 victory over the slumping Minnesota Wild.
Hischier, Marcus Johansson and Kyle Palmieri each had a goal and an assist for the Devils, who won for the second time in eight games. Will Butcher and Ben Lovejoy also scored.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The only role the New Jersey Devils are likely going to have in the playoffs this season is being a spoiler, something the Carolina Hurricanes discovered.
Marcus Johansson scored twice, a battered Keith Kinkaid made 32 saves and the Devils prevented the Hurricanes from moving into a playoff spot with a 3-2 victory Sunday.
MONTREAL (AP) — Nico Hischier wore the alternate captain's "A'' on his jersey for the first time in his career. The 20-year-old Swiss star has fast become a leader for the New Jersey Devils.
Hischier scored at 1:56 of overtime after tying it midway through the third period in the Devils' 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.
Hischier tied it at 11:26 of the third, getting his stick on a loose puck in the slot.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nine games into his NHL career, Mackenzie Blackwood is starting to emerge as the New Jersey Devils' No. 1 goaltender.
Blackwood returned to the lineup after missing three games with an injury and made 32 saves in leading the Devils to a much-needed 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With the New Jersey Devils sinking fast in the Eastern Conference, their top line of Taylor Hall, Kyle Palmieri and Nico Hischier came to the rescue as one would expect.
The Devils got the unexpected, too, in beating the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Friday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils were tired of the pointed questions. Tired of the team meetings. Tired of not feeling like their work had accomplished a tangible result.
So they went out and did something about it.
Nico Hischier scored 41 seconds into overtime to cap New Jersey's comeback from three goals down as the Devils beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4 Friday night.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Pavel Zacha is back from the minor leagues and brimming with confidence.
Zacha scored twice, Taylor Hall had a goal and an assist, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Wednesday night.
The teams were tied 1-1 in the first period before New Jersey scored four straight goals. Zacha had two during that stretch after returning from Binghamton of the American Hockey League a week ago.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Less than a month into the season, it looks like the New Jersey Devils are ready to take the next step after making the playoffs for the first time since reaching the Stanley Cup Final in 2012.
John Hynes' club opened the season with four straight wins and it has taken 11 of a possible 18 points in the first nine games (5-3-1).
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey forward Kyle Palmieri said it was a "judgment" call. Florida coach Bob Boughner had a different perspective.
Everyone agreed it was a big play.
Palmieri scored a questionable goal late in the first period, and the Devils stopped a three-game slide by topping the Panthers 3-2 on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — Zdeno Chara scored twice, Jaroslav Halak stopped 26 shots and the Boston Bruins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Thursday night.
Halak had his second shutout and 44th of his career.
Jake DeBrusk also scored to help the Bruins improve to 6-0-2 in their last eight against Philadelphia and 9-0-1 in the last 10 meetings in Boston. The Bruins improved to 4-0 at home, where they last played Oct. 13 in an 8-2 rout of the Detroit Red Wings.
When Nico Hischier was born in 1999 in the mountainside town of Naters, exactly one Swiss born-and-trained player had been in the NHL — for exactly one forgettable game.
After Pauli Jaks tended goal for two periods in 1995, it took until 2001 for Reto Von Arx to become the first Swiss skater to make his NHL debut and many more years before the country had its first international hockey hero in Mark Streit.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS
LAST SEASON: 44-29-9, 97 points. Fifth in Metropolitan Division. Lost to Tampa Bay Lightning in first round of Eastern Conference playoffs.
COACH: John Hynes (fourth season).
ADDED: D Eric Gryba, D Egor Yakovlev.
LOST: F Patrick Maroon, D John Moore, F Brian Gibbons, F Michael Grabner, F Jimmy Hayes.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Getting to the playoffs isn't going to be good enough for the New Jersey Devils this season. The goals are now higher.
Coming off their worst season in nearly 30 years, the Devils shocked the NHL last year by returning to the postseason for the first time since 2011-12.
NEW YORK (AP) — Vinni Lettieri scored at 3:53 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.
Steven Fogarty, Timothy Gettinger and Chris Kreider also scored for New York, which built a 3-1 lead 31 seconds into the third period. Nico Hischier and Taylor Hall scored in a 3:03 span for the Devils and forced overtime.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on NHL awards show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times local):
New Jersey forward Taylor Hall has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player.
Hall beat out Los Angeles captain Anze Kopitar and Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon in a contest between three first-time finalists for the award.
Hall finished sixth in the league with 93 points for the Devils. He is the first New Jersey player to win the Hart.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It would be easy to say the New Jersey Devils are back after ending a six-year playoff drought.
John Hynes' team went from last in the Eastern Conference in 2016-17 to the postseason in less in the year, riding a career year by left wing Taylor Hall and outstanding first seasons by No. 1 overall draft pick Nico Hischier and Will Butcher. This was a team that made it tough on opponents almost every time it stepped on the ice.
Auston Matthews got a taste of playoff hockey last season. Patrik Laine has been waiting two years for this.
The third pick in the 2016 draft? Well, Pierre-Luc Dubois is taking a surprising star turn in the spotlight of the NHL playoffs, too.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are heading into the playoffs for the first time since 2012 and not surprisingly half the roster has never competed in a NHL postseason game.
The newbies in the Cup chase include leading scorer Taylor Hall, No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier, No. 1 goaltender Keith Kinkaid and probably nine of the 20 players expected to be in the starting lineup on Thursday night against the Lightning in the opening game of the first-round series.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier have been getting much of the credit for New Jersey's surprising playoff push, goaltender Keith Kinkaid has been the one carrying the Devils back to the postseason the past two weeks.
Kinkaid made 35 saves and the Devils took another major step toward making the playoffs for the first time since 2012 with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keith Kinkaid has always performed well against the Los Angeles Kings.
Entering the crux of a six-game road trip crucial to the New Jersey's playoff hopes, the Devils' goalie tormented the Kings once again.
Kinkaid stopped 38 saves for his first shutout of the season, helping the Devils improve their playoff positioning with a 3-0 win over the Kings on Saturday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are fighting for their playoff lives.
And they're certainly playing like it.
Blake Coleman scored twice, Michael Grabner and Nico Hischier each had a goal and an assist, and New Jersey routed the Vegas Golden Knights 8-3 on Wednesday night.
After opening a six-game road trip with a victory over Western Conference-leading Nashville on Saturday, the Devils handed Vegas, the second-best team in the West, its worst home loss of the season.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Eddie Lack found fault in a stellar performance that helped the New Jersey Devils win their third consecutive game.
Lack made a career-high 48 saves and the Devils beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night.
"This wasn't my best game by far," Lack said. "Two of those goals, I mean, I didn't make it easy on myself. I felt like the biggest thing for me was just to battle. Coming in I knew I was going to get a lot of shots."
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nico Hischier has been a little less unselfish lately, and that could be a very good thing for the New Jersey Devils in their bid to end a five-year playoff drought.
Hischier had a goal and two assists, and Stefan Noesen scored twice to lead the Devils to a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night in a game between the two teams currently in wild-card playoff positions in the Eastern Conference.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Taylor Hall answered a vicious check in the best possible way — by netting the tying goal that helped the Devils snap a four-game losing streak.
Hall scored twice in regulation, Drew Stafford had the only tally in the shootout and New Jersey beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Tuesday night.
John Moore and Nico Hischier also tallied goals in regulation for the Devils.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The All-Star break has done wonders for the New Jersey Devils. They are winning again, and they have gotten the Philadelphia Flyers off their back in the playoff hunt, for now.
No. 1 overall draft pick Nico Hischier scored on a deflection with 1:27 to play, capping the Devils' rally to beat the Flyers 4-3 on Thursday night.