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GAME STORY: Rangers 6, Devils 1

Devils outshoot Rangers and score early but end up falling 6-1

by Marc Ciampa / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ - The Devils scored first and outshot the New York Rangers 36-19 but four Rangers third-period goals including a Chris Kreider natural hat trick was the difference in a 6-1 loss on Thursday night. 

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | Missed Opportunities

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GAME STORY: Capitals 3, Devils 2

Devils hold Capitals to only one shot in the third period as they pressed for the equalizer, coming up short

by Marc Ciampa / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ - The Devils held the Washington Capitals to only one shot in the third period, but couldn't score one of their own to tie it up, losing 3-2 on Sunday afternoon. Yegor Sharangovich and Mikhail Maltsev scored for the Devils in a losing cause. 

Video: POST-GAME REPORT |Devils Fall Short to Caps Again

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GAME STORY: Capitals 5, Devils 2

Pavel Zacha scored to extend his streak to nine games and Devils battled back after a slow start but ultimately came up short on the afternoon

by Marc Ciampa / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ - The Devils fell behind 3-0 in the first period but battled their way back into the game before ultimately falling 5-2 on Saturday afternoon to the Washington Capitals. 

Pavel Zacha scored for the Devils, extending his scoring streak to nine games, the second-longest active streak in the NHL. 

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | An Unacceptable Start

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GAME STORY: Devils 4 at Sabres 3 (OT)

Pavel Zacha had three points, including the overtime winner to lift the Devils to a 4-3 win over the Sabres

by Marc Ciampa / NewJerseyDevils.com

BUFFALO, NY - Pavel Zacha had three points, including the overtime winner, while Nico Hischier and Jesper Bratt each scored their first of the season to lead the Devils to a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | Pavel's Points

Miles Wood scored the other Devils goal, with his team-leading sixth of the season.  

 

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GAME STORY: Sabres 4, Devils 1

The Devils drop their third straight game, 4-1, Tuesday night to the Buffalo Sabres. Gusev scores his second goal of the season in the final minute of play

by Catherine Bogart catherinebogart / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, N.J. - In the fourth of eight meetings between the New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres this season, the Devils fell 4-1 Thursday night. Nikita Gusev scored his second goal of the season in the final minute of the third period. This is the second straight game in which the forward has scored in the last minute of regulation. The Devils fall to 1-2-1 against the Sabres this season and this is the team's third straight loss.

Pavel Zacha extended his points streak to seven straight games as he picked up an assist on Gusev's goal. Zacha has five assists over the last seven games, serving as a key playmaker for the team.

"He's been able to find the open guy when he's there and he's been able to create some opportunities for himself," said Devils Head Coach Lindy Ruff. "Part of getting on a streak like that is somebody has to finish. And sometimes you're fortunate, sometimes you make really good plays as they do finish."

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | Making Life Too Easy on Opponents

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GAME STORY: Flyers 5, Devils 3

Devils comeback falls short as the home team falls to their rivals. McLeod scored his first NHL goal in the loss.

by Catherine Bogart catherinebogart / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, N.J. - Although the Devils scored two goals to tie the game in the second period, their comeback attempt fell short as they lost to the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3, Tuesday night.

"There was a lot of good five on five inside that game," said Devils Head Coach Lindy Ruff. "I saw a lot of comeback in us, I saw a lot of desperation, there was no quit...we're still in that kind of learn to win and learn how not to lose."

Michael McLeod scored his first career NHL goal to open the scoring for the home team. Miles Wood and Nathan Bastian had the assists.

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | Mike's First Goal

"It sucks we couldn't get the win, but really happy to get that one out of the way," said McLeod on his first NHL goal. "[It] took longer than I wanted to but you know, happy to finally get that one...Our line is creating energy, winning our battles and creating energy for the next line coming out."

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GAME STORY: Devils 2, Islanders 0

The Devils rebound from their Thursday loss to the Islanders with a 2-0 win at home on Sunday

by Catherine Bogart catherinebogart / NewJerseyDevils.com

After falling 4-1 on Long Island on Thursday, the Devils rebounded with a 2-0 win to split their home and home series with the Islanders. Jack Hughes opened the scoring and Pavel Zacha scored his first goal of the season. Wedgewood stopped all 28 shots he faced in the Devils win.

"It was a big game all around. We wanted to match what they brought to us the other night," said Wedgewood. "It feels like I've traveled the world before coming back here to get back in the National Hockey League so it's definitely nice to get a win."

"He made the saves when the big opportunities were there, he fought his way through traffic, but again I think it led from him having a good camp," said Devils Head Coach Lindy Ruff on Wedgewood's performance.

Video: POST-GAME REPORT | Wedgewood's Work Pays Off

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GAME STORY: Bruins 3, Devils 2 (SO)

The Devils fall in a shootout against the Bruins in New Jersey's home opener

by Catherine Bogart catherinebogart / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ - After battling back in the third period and tying the Bruins, the Devils fell in a shootout to the Boston Bruins in their home opener. Miles Wood and Ty Smith had goals for the home team while Brad Marchand and Brett Richie scored for the visitors. Smith made his NHL debut tonight in addition to scoring his first NHL goal.

Video: POSTGAME REPORT | Ty's Tying Goal

"As soon as [Tennyson] got it, I started calling for it and I was pretty sure he was going to give it to me," said Smith about his goal. "Kind of felt their guy coming a little bit and [I] made a bit of a move and just tried to put it on net, get it through and I have no idea how it went in. Think it kind of went off a couple of their guys and kind of got lucky."

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GAME STORY: Penguins 5, Devils 2

Miles Wood and Nikita Gusev scored for New Jersey but the Penguins prevailed 5-2

by Marc Ciampa / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEWARK, NJ - The Devils battled back to tie the Penguins in the opening period and again came within one in the third but the visitors proved to be too much, defeating the Devils 5-2 at Prudential Center on Tuesday night.

Video: POST GAME REPORT | Devils Struggle Against Penguins

Nikita Gusev and Miles Wood scored the Devils goals as Pittsburgh outshot their opponents 32-22. 

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GAME STORY: Devils 6, Rangers 4

Devils rally from a 2-1 deficit to top the Rangers 6-4 at Madison Square Garden on the strength of two-goal performances from Travis Zajac and Kyle Palmieri

by Marc Ciampa / NewJerseyDevils.com

NEW YORK, NY - After falling behind the game early, the Devils rallied to defeat the New York Rangers 6-4 at MSG. Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac each had two goals to lead the way for the visitors. 

Video: POST GAME REPORT | Redemption Over Rival

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