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Martin Havlat on facial lacerations: ‘At least I don’t need any mask for Halloween…’ (pics)

New Jersey Devils forward Martin Havlat suffered a serious face injury when he was shoved face-first into the boards behind the Washington Capitals’ net during a game last Thursday. The severity of the damage inflicted upon Havlat was gruesomely evident as blood dripped from the hockey player’s face onto the ice. But the true extent...Read More The post Martin Havlat on facial...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

A brutal look at Martin Havlat’s face injury

Martin Havlat suffered a brutal injury when the New Jersey Devils battled the Washington Capitals last week. Jason Chimera drove Havlat into both the official and the boards, resulting in some pretty nasty lacerations on Havlat’s face. Here’s video of the hit and injury. Be warned, there’s a decent amount of blood shown. The end result was 55 stitches and a reattached upper...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devils must improve penalty-killing and power play to get back on track

Just three seasons ago, the Devils set the NHL’s modern record for penalty-killing efficiency. It was the springboard for a run to the Stanley Cup Final. After Saturday night’s loss to the San Jose Sharks in which the Devils allowed two power play goals, the PK looks ragged and coach Pete DeBoer is concerned. “Sure. Anytime special teams are costing you points, you’re concerned...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils Injury Update: Martin Havlat suffers severe cuts to nose/upper lip, received several stitches

New Jersey Devils winger Martin Havlat suffered severe facial lacerations Thursday night and is considered day-to-day, according to nj.com.#457007082 / gettyimages.comThe 33-year-old former first round draft pick collided with a referee after being pushed toward the end boards late in the second period of Thursday's 6-2 defeat in Washington.  Havlat may have sustained a broken...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting Excited About The New Jersey Devils?

from Rich Chere of NJ Advance Media, Is there reason for Devils fans to be excited about their team now that the home opener is just hours away? The players think so. “Yeah. I think we have a good foundation here, starting with the back end,” goalie Cory Schneider said. “There are the young guys on the blue line and myself. Hopefully I’ll be here for a long time...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Capitals apparently knocked the Devils off balance

Sometimes it’s just not your night. The New Jersey Devils entered Thursday’s game against the Washington Capitals undefeated. They didn’t leave the Verizon Center that same way it entered, as the Capitals scored four unanswered goals to top the Devils 6-2. A three-goal third period, including the soon-to-be infamous “Butt Goal” by the Capitals left the Devils so delirious...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps pummel Schneider and the Nets

New Jersey goalie Cory Schneider has been on of the best in the NHL over the past few seasons in goals against average.  At the Verizon Center this evening, the Capitals pummeled Schneider for 5 goals and chased him from the game in the third period, as the Capitals went on to defeat the New Jersey Devils 6-2. Alexander Ovechkin jumped on Schneider right from the start, scoring...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Joel Ward scores with an assist from the goalie’s backside

In hockey sometimes it’s just how the puck bounces. New Jersey Devils goalie Cory Schneider found that out the hard way when he lost sight of the puck on a dump off from Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward and well, see for yourself: Ward will kindly take the credit for the goal. But he has to tip his hat to the assist from the Verizon Center’s boards and Schneider. That...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braden Holtby robs Jaromir Jagr on the power play

After a bad start against San Jose, Braden Holtby has bounced back. During a New Jersey power play in the first period, Marek Zidlicky made a cross-ice pass to an open Jaromir Jagr. It looked like Jagr had an open net, but Holtby was ready for the pass and blocked the shot with his arm to keep the game tied at two. This might be one of the top saves at the end of the year and we’re...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ilya Kovalchuk score to tie game against Red Army

SKA St. Petersburg Official Website On Thursday night in St. Petersburg, two fierce rivalries would collide as SKA St. Petersburg played host to CSKA Moscow.  The rivalry between the two sides dates back to the days of the Soviet Union as both teams were operated by the Red Army, and both teams still have a big red star as part of their logo nearly 25 years after the fall of the...
Via Around The Rink
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils open season with consecutive wins

The New Jersey Devils have started out the 2014-15 season with a bang. So far the Devils have played the first two games of their opening four game road trip (tied for the second longest in franchise history to start a season), and have come away on the winning side each time. New Jersey won on opening night in a back and forth contest against the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr Moves Into Sixth Place On NHL’s All-Time Scoring List (Video)

New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr’s ascent up the NHL’s all-time scoring list continued Thursday night when he moved into sixth place after picking up an assist on Mike Cammalleri’s second-period goal. The assist gave Jagr 1,756 career points, one ahead of Detroit Red Wings legend Steve Yzerman. Jagr could move into fifth place soon as he’s just 14 points away from...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils set their opening night roster

With the beginning of the 2014-15 NHL season just one day away, every team had until 5 p.m. today to cut their rosters down to 23 players. The New Jersey Devils had quite a few competitions unfolding during training camp, and they have made their decisions on the final roster spots. Jordin Tootoo was one of the final Devils to make the roster, by signing a one year deal this afternoon...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaromir Jagr laments the passage of time, faster defensemen, shorter hair

Jaromir Jagr is becoming a man of wise words as he ages. Photo: Alex Brandon, AP Today marks the 24th anniversary of Czech hockey legend Jaromir Jagr’s first NHL goal. To honor the occasion, he had some choice words to share.   Jagr on his facebook: today it is exactly 24 yrs ago when i scored my 1st NHL goal. That time i had long hair, i was quick and Ds were (1) — Roman Jedlicka...
Via Around The Rink
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Beyond The Benches w/ New Jersey Devils’ Cam Janssen

#456556152 / gettyimages.com New Jersey Devils right-wing Cam Janssen has not had the easiest path in the NHL but it has certainly been an admirable one.  The 30-year-old St. Louis-native is most recognizable for his fighting-ability and willingness to make a punishing hit while skating at full-speed. Last season, Janssen, an NHL-veteran of nine years, played 24 games with the...
Via Beyond The Benches
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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