New Jersey Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk among leaders in KHL Scoring

Photo by Yury Kuzmin/KHL

New Jersey Devils star forward Ilya Kovalchuk is having fun playing hockey in the Kontinental Hockey League during the NHL owners’ lockout and at the same time making me miss hockey here even more. Since joining SKA St. Petersburg of […]

New Jersey Devils Rewind: Remebering Bryce Salvador’s and Ken Daneyko’s Stanely Cup Finals’ Goals


There is always something very unique and special about a burly stay-at-home NHL defenseman scoring a big goal in a big game. It is even more special when it happens unexpectedly, under the bright lights and big stage of something […]

New Jersey Devils Rewind: Oct. 8, 2011 vs. Philadelphia Flyers


It was exactly one-year ago yesterday that the New Jersey Devils opened the 2011-12 season against the Philadelphia Flyers at with a 3-0 loss in front of a sellout crowd at the Prudential Center. It is with a heavy heart that […]

New Jersey Devils: Anton Volchenkov Headed to KHL

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New Jersey Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov is the latest player to opt for the Kontinental Hockey League in lieu of twiddling his thumbs in NHL lockout limbo. Volchenkov will play for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in Russia’s premier professional hockey league. That […]

New Jersey Devils: A Line Combination from Albany that Just Might Work in the NHL

Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

As the NHL lockout drags along into another long week, the AHL has opened its doors all across North America and that includes the New Jersey Devils affiliate in Albany. Competition is expected to be intense in the feeder league […]

New Jersey Devils Flashback: December 26, 2011 vs. Carolina Hurricanes

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Not every moment in 2011-12 was unforgettable for the New Jersey Devils, as evidenced by a late December showdown with the Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C. Entering the game, the story line centered around former-Devils coach John […]

Rant Sports Top 100 Players In NHL: No. 78 Patrick Marleau

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Patrick Marleau has been to the San Jose Sharks what peanut butter is jelly since the day they drafted him second overall in 1997. His natural offensive ability and savvy defensive prowess has elevated Marleau to elite status and propelled him to […]

NHL Rumors: Are Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell Growing Lockout Beards?

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In one of the weirdest twists of irony to come out of professional sports in quite some time, Philadelphia Flyers stars Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell have decided to use one of the NHL’s  greatest traditions to protest the lockout. […]

NHL Rumors: New Jersey Devils’ Ilya Kovalchuk Heads to KHL, Which Teammate is Next?

Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

New Jersey Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk signed with SKA St. Petersburg of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League. The star forward is the latest NHL player to head overseas during the lockout, joining other notables such as Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), Detroit’s Pavel […]

Rant Sports Top 100 NHL Players: No. 82 Mike Fisher

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Some athletes get too much credit, while others don’t get nearly enough. Mike Fisher of the Nashville Predators is one of those players. So here at Rant Sports we felt Carrie Underwood’s husband was worthy of being number 82 in […]

NHL Rumors: League Officially Goes Dark, But For How Long?


The clock struck midnight for the NHL early Sunday morning as the league locked out its players following the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement. This marks the fourth time the league has had a work stoppage since 1992. Team owners unanimously voted […]

NHL Lockout: New Jersey Devils Place Seven on Waivers

Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

  In anticipation of the Saturday’s deadline for the NHL and NHLPA to reach an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement or risk a second lockout in eight seasons – the New Jersey Devils placed seven players on waivers Friday. If the […]