Devils: New Jersey Hires Ruff as Head Coach, Fitzgerald Announced as GM

The New Jersey Devils have hired Lindy Ruff as their new head coach and named Tom Fitzgerald as their general manager. The team made the announcement Thursday. Ruff obviously has years of experience in the head coaching gig and took the job over candidates like Gerard Gallant, John Stevens, and Peter Laviolette. He also tookContinue reading “Devils: New Jersey Hires Ruff as Head Coach, Fitzgerald Announced as GM”

Jaromir Jagr Ties Messier Marker

With a goal and two assists on Saturday night, New Jersey Devils forward Jaromir Jagr found himself sitting along side Mark Messier for seventh place on the National Hockey League’s all-time goal-scoring list. The marker gave him 694 career goals. The 41-year-old helped his Devils defeat the Washington Capitals by a final of 5-4, evenContinue reading “Jaromir Jagr Ties Messier Marker”

Ilya Kovalchuk: The Devil You Know

Ilya Kovalchuk is staying with the Devils he knows. He’s signed a whopping 17-year deal worth $102 million to stay in New Jersey. The league’s leading goal scorer since 2001 has finally ended ages of speculation, putting an end to seemingly countless possibilities about where he’d end up and for how long. Los Angeles, NewContinue reading “Ilya Kovalchuk: The Devil You Know”

Kovalchuk Saga Continues: Separating Myth from Reality

The world of hockey journalism has been going haywire – okay, so more haywire than normal – with the Ilya Kovalchuk saga. Sources have pieced together just about every deal known to man, with Kovalchuk heading to nearly every possible NHL team for anywhere from 1-17 years and for a cash value of anywhere fromContinue reading “Kovalchuk Saga Continues: Separating Myth from Reality”

Scott Niedermayer Retires

Scott Niedermayer is ready to leave hockey on top of the world. Just four months after helping Team Canada seal the deal with Olympic gold, the superstar defenceman is hanging up his skates for good. The Anaheim Duck will be finishing off an 18-year career in style, going out after winning four Stanley Cups andContinue reading “Scott Niedermayer Retires”