Pandolfo Burns Maple Leafs with Late Goal

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 4-3 win over the Maple Leafs on Friday night:

Pandolfo Burns Maple Leafs with Late Goal

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Dean McAmmond (NJ) – goal (6), assist (7)

#2 – Jay Pandolfo (NJ) – gw goal (4)

#3 – Ilya Kovalchuk (NJ) – 2 assists (29)

tonight’s line combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Rolston
Kovalchuk-Zubrus-Langenbrunner
Pandolfo-Niedermayer-Zharkov
Leblond-McAmmond-Peters

Greene-Salvador
Mottau-White
Fraser-Salmela

Toronto:
Ponikarovsky-Bozak-Kessel
Mitchell-Hanson-Stempniak
Sjostrom-Wallin-Kulemin
Rosehill-Primeau-Orr

Phaneuf-Beauchemin
Kaberle-Exelby
Schenn-Gunarsson

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Kings Crown Devils with Two Late Goals

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 3-2 loss to Los Angeles on Sunday night:

Kings Crown Devils with Two Late Goals

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Drew Doughty (LA) – gw/pp goal (11)

#2 – Jonathan Quick (LA) – 26 saves, win (31-16-3)

#3 – Zach Parise (NJ) – 2 assists (32)

tonight’s line-combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Zubrus
Rolston-McAmmond-Langenbrunner
Pandolfo-Niedermayer-Davis
Zharkov-Pelley-Bergfors

A.Greene-Salvador
White-Mottau
Oduya-Fraser

Los Angeles:
Smyth-Stoll-Brown
Richardson-Kopitar-Simmonds
Purcell-Handzus-Frolov
Parse-Moller-

Doughty-Scuderi
M.Greene-O’Donnell
Johnson-Jones
Harrold

Zajac Saves Devils After Leafs Force OT

Here is the link for my recap of the Devils 5-4 overtime win over Toronto on Friday night:

Zajac Saves Devils After Leafs Force OT

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Travis Zajac (NJ) – gw/pp goal (15), 3 assists (29)

#2 – Zach Parise (NJ) – 2 goals (25), 2 assists (29)

#3 – Dainius Zubrus (NJ) – goal (3), 2 assists (7)

tonight’s line-combos/d-pairings
New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Zubrus
Rolston-McAmmond-Langenbrunner
Pandolfo-Niedermayer-Davis
Palmieri-Pelley-Zharkov

Greene-Salvador
C.White-Mottau
Oduya-Fraser

Toronto:
Hagman-Stajan-Ponikarovsky
Kulemin-Bozak-Kessel
Blake-Mitchell-Stempniak
Mayers-Primeau-Orr

Kaberle-I.White
Beauchemin-Gunnarsson
Schenn-Exelby

Stamkos Avoiding Sophomore Jinx

Here is the link to a story I did for NYCSN about Tampa Bay’s 20-year-old Steven Stamkos:

Stamkos Avoiding Sophomore Jinx

Halak & Habs Hand it to Devils 3-1

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils 3-1 loss to Montreal on Friday night:

Halak & Habs Hand it to Devils 3-1

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Jaroslav Halak (Mtl) – 31 saves, win (13-7-1)

#2 – Mathieu Darche (Mtl) – gw goal (1), assist (1)

#3 – Jamie Langenbrunner (NJ) – assist (29)

line combos/d-pairings

New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Langenbrunner
Rolston-McAmmond-Palmieri
Pandolfo-Niedermayer-Davis
Bergfors-Walter-Zharkov

Greene-Salvador
Mottau-White
Fraser-Oduya

Montreal:
Pouliot-Gomez-Gionta
Cammalleri-Plekanec-Moen
Pacioretty-Lapierre-D’Agostini
Darche-Metropolit

Gorges-Markov
Spacek-Hamrlik
Bergeron-Gill
Mara

Brodeur Snaps Devils’ Skid with Shutout no. 108

Here is the link to my recap of one of  the Devils 2-0 win over Florida on Wednesday night:

Brodeur Snaps Devils’ Skid with Shutout no. 108

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Travis Zajac (NJ) – gw goal (14)

#2 – Martin Brodeur (NJ) – 22 saves, win (30-14-1), shutout (7)

#3 – Tomas Vokoun (Fla) – 30 saves, loss (16-15-8)

line combos/d-pairings

New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Palmieri
Rolston-McAmmond-Langenbrunner
Pandolfo-Niedermayer-Davis
Leblond-Pikkarainen-Bergfors

Greene-Salvador
Mottau-White
Oduya-Fraser

Florida:
Frolik-Weiss-Horton
Olesz-Moore-Campbell
Dvorak-Reinprecht-Stillman
Matthias-Kreps-Oreskovich

Ballard-Leopold
Seidenberg-Allen
McCabe-Garrison

Devils Blank Stars in 2000 Finals Rematch

Here is the link to my recap of the Devils’ 4-0 win against the Stars on Tuesday night:

Devils Blank Stars in 2000 Finals Rematch

Dan’s Three Stars of the Game:

#1 – Patrik Elias (NJ) – 2 goals, gw (10)

#2 – Travis Zajac (NJ) – pp goal (10), assist (21)

#3 – Martin Brodeur (NJ) – 28 saves, win (27-10-1), shutout (5)

line combos/d-pairings

New Jersey:
Parise-Zajac-Langenbrunner
Elias-McAmmond-Rolston
Pandolfo-Niedermayer-Bergfors
Leblond-Pelley-Zharkov

Greene-Oduya
Mottau-White
Salvador-Fraser

Dallas:
Eriksson-B.Richards-Lehtinen
Morrow-Wandell-Benn
Neal-Ribiero-Ott
Peterson-Modano-Barch

Grossman-Robidas
Daley-Skrastins
Niskanen-Fistric