Ryan Strome has immediate impact in Rangers return vs. Devils

Ryan Strome slotted back into the Rangers lineup Tuesday night against the Devils, marking the first return from injury that will further complicate head coach Gerard Gallant’s looming personnel decisions. After missing the previous four games with an undisclosed lower-body injury, which he suffered against the Sabres at the end of March, Strome returned to … Read more

Need to Know: Bruins vs. Devils

BOSTON – Bruce Cassidy has been hinting for several days that he was considering making some changes to his lineup and on Thursday morning he announced a bevy of personnel tweaks ahead of the Bruins’ matchup against the New Jersey Devils at TD Garden. On the back end, Mike Rilly and Josh Brown will sub … Read more

NHL playoff watch standings update

8:00 AM ET Tim KavanaghESPN.com Close Tim Kavanagh is a senior NHL editor for ESPN. He’s a native of upstate New York. Following a wild, 10-game slate on Saturday, the NHL schedule-makers provide another eight matchups for us on Sunday. Leading the way are a pair of intradivisional clash: the Colorado Avalanche visit the Minnesota … Read more

Duggan draws on experience as top women’s player, captain in Devils role

Meghan Duggan was inside the executive offices of the New Jersey Devils with general manager Tom Fitzgerald and assistant Dan MacKinnon, interviewing for the position of manager, player development, figuring out six months into retirement how to fill a void created by no longer playing hockey. It’s when Duggan opened the book on four years … Read more

Rangers scorched by Devils’ 7 goals with new-look squad

The new-look Rangers might want to try a new look. Despite dressing a lineup that featured all NHLers for the first time in quite a bit, with trade-deadline acquisitions Andrew Copp, Tyler Motte and Justin Braun immediately slotting in, the Rangers were all over the place in an ugly 7-4 loss to the dead-in-the-water Devils … Read more

DeBoer took a unique journey on the road to coaching 1,000 games in NHL

DeBoer could have been a lawyer. He gave up an opportunity to keep playing pro hockey to go to law school in the 1990s and earned two law degrees — one in Canada from the University of Windsor, one in the United States from the University of Detroit. But DeBoer roomed with a friend and … Read more

NHL Trade Buzz: Subban could be moved, won’t get contract from Devils

Welcome to the NHL Trade Buzz. The 2022 NHL Trade Deadline on March 21 (3 pm ET) is two weeks away. Here’s a look around the League at the latest deadline doings: New Jersey Devils PK Subban will not be offered a contract by the Devils, general manager Tom Fitzgerald said. The 32-year-old defenseman is … Read more

Rangers can’t rely on Igor Shesterkin’s heroics every night

If you had been aware that a 30-point gap between the Rangers and Devils existed in the standings prior to the Battle of the Hudson on Friday night at the Garden, while watching the game you would have every reason to believe the New Jersey team held that advantage. The Devils, who have not played … Read more