Drury Stuns Devils with Late Goal

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 4-3 shootout loss to the NY Rangers Thursday night:

Drury Stuns Devils with Late Goal

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Chris Drury (NYR) – goal (12)

#2 – Patrik Elias (NJ) – goal (14), assist (27)

#3 – Erik Christensen (NYR) – assist (15), shootout winner

line combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Elias-Langenbrunner
Kovalchuk-Zajac-Rolston
Zubrus-Niedermayer-Clarkson
Pandolfo-McAmmond-Peters

Martin-Skoula
Mottau-White
Greene-Salvador

NY Rangers:
Dubinsky-Christensen-Gaborik
Avery-Drury-Callahan
Lisin-Prospal-Jokinen
Prust-Anisimov-Shelley

M.Staal-Rozsival
Del Zotto-Girardi
Gilroy-Redden

New Dad Kovalchuk Sparks Devils to 6-3 Win

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 6-3 win over Columbus Tuesday night:

New Dad Kovalchuk Sparks Devils to 6-3 Win

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Ilya Kovalchuk (NJ) – pp goal (37), 3 assists (37)

#2 – Zach Parise (NJ) – 2 goals (35), assist (38)

#3 – Travis Zajac (NJ) – 2 goals (23), gw

line combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Elias-Langenbrunner
Kovalchuk-Zajac-Rolston
Zubrus-Niedermayer-Clarkson
Leblond-McAmmond-Pelley

Martin-Skoula
Greene-Salvador
White-Mottau

Columbus:
Huselius-Vermette-Nash
Brassard-Umberger-Voracek
Murray-Pahlsson-Clark
Boll-Dorsett-Blunden

Tyutin-Methot
Commodore-Russell
Clitsome-Stralman

Conklin & Blues Blank Devils 1-0

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 1-0 loss to St. Louis Saturday night:

Conklin & Blues Blank Devils 1-0

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Ty Conklin (StL) – 29 saves, win (10-8-1), shutout (4)

#2 – Alex Steen (StL) – gw goal (21)

#3 – Martin Brodeur (NJ) – 19 saves, loss (39-23-3)

line combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Langenbrunner
Kovalchuk-Elias-Rolston
Zubrus-Niedermayer-Clarkson
Leblond-McAmmond-Pelley

Martin-Salvador
Greene-Skoula
Mottau-White

St. Louis:
Kariya-Oshie-Backes
Steen-McClement-Boyes
Perron-Berglund-McDonald
Crombeem-Tkachuk-Janssen

B.Jackman-Polak
Brewer-E.Johnson
Weaver-Colaiacovo

Martin Returns, Retro-Devils March Past Penguins

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday night:

Martin Returns, Retro-Devils March Past Penguins

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Patrik Elias (NJ) – gw/sh goal (13), assist (23)

#2 – Paul Martin (NJ) – goal (1)

#3 – Martin Brodeur (NJ) – 24 saves, win (39-22-3)

line-combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Langenbrunner
Kovalchuk-Elias-Zubrus
Rolston-Niedermayer-Clarkson
Pandolfo-McAmmond-Pelley

Greene-Salvador
White-Mottau
Martin-Skoula

Pittsburgh:
Ponikarovsky-Crosby-Dupuis
Kunitz-J.Staal-Guerin
Cooke-Kennedy-Fedotenko
Rupp-Talbot-C.Adams

Gonchar-Eaton
Orpik-Letang
Goligoski-Leopold

Clarkson Leads Devils Past Bruins

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 3-2 win over Boston on Monday night:

Clarkson Leads Devils Past Bruins

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – David Clarkson (NJ) – goal (8), assist (11)

#2 – Martin Brodeur (NJ) – 34 saves, win (38-22-3)

#3 – Blake Wheeler (Bos) – goal (17), assist (20)

line-combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Elias-Langenbrunner
Kovalchuk-Zajac-Zubrus
Rolston-Niedermayer-Clarkson
Leblond-McAmmond-Pelley

Greene-Salvador
Mottau-White
Skoula-Fraser

Boston:
Sturm-Bergeron-Recchi
Wheeler-Krejci-Ryder
Lucic-Sobotka-Satan
S.Thornton-Begin-Marchand

Chara-Seidenberg
Wideman-M.Stuart
Hunwick-Boychuk

Devils Win, Now 5-0 against Defending Champs

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 3-1 win over Pittsburgh on Friday night:

Devils Win, Now 5-0 against Defending Champs

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Andy Greene (NJ) – gw goal (5), assist (24)

#2 – Ilya Kovalchuk (NJ) – goal (35), 2 assists (34)

#3 – Martin Brodeur (NJ) – 34 saves, win (37-22-3)

line-combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Zubrus
Kovalchuk-Elias-Langenbrunner
Rolston-Niedermayer-Clarkson
Pandolfo-McAmmond-Pelley

Greene-Salvador
Mottau-White
Salmela-Skoula

Pittsburgh:
Fedotenko-Malkin-Ponikarovsky
Kunitz-Crosby-Dupuis
Cooke-J.Staal-Guerin
Rupp-Talbot-C.Adams

Leopold-Goligoski
Gonchar-Eaton
Letang-Orpik

Devils Power Past Predators with Late Surge

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 5-2 win over the Predators on Friday night:

Devils Power Past Predators with Late Surge

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Ilya Kovalchuk (NJ) – gw goal (32), assist (30)

#2 – Jamie Langenbrunner (NJ) – en goal (15), 2 assists (36)

#3 – Patrik Elias (NJ) – goal (11), assist (19)

tonight’s line combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Zubrus
Kovalchuk-Elias-Langenbrunner
Rolston-Niedermayer-Corrente
Pelley-McAmmond-Zharkov

Greene-Salvador
Mottau-White
Fraser-Murphy

Nashville:
Sullivan-Arnott-Hornqvist
Erat-O’Reilly-Dumont
Tootoo-Legwand-Ward
Belak-Wilson-Jones

Weber-Suter
Hamhuis-Klein
Bouillon-Sulzer