Devils keep on rolling, Kovalchuk keeps on scoring

The struggling for playoffs New Jersey Devils rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Atlanta Thrashers 4-2 on Tuesday night. Travis Zajac and Patrik Elias began the Devils’ comeback, Rookie Jacob Josefson scored the game’s winner, while Ilya Kovalchuk set the final score in the dying seconds of the game. The Devils also got

Ex-Thrashers teammates Kovalchuk and Hedberg fueling Devils run

At a time when the New Jersey Devils were reeling and just seeking an identity, longtime teammates Ilya Kovalchuk and Johan Hedberg stepped to the forefront to help provide some hope after a tumultuous start to the season. Of course, a coaching change played a big part in that equation as well. Remember when the

Kovalchuk & Hedberg Beat Old Team On New Years Eve

“The last time we played them, it wasn’t pretty,” Kovalchuk said. Both former Thrashers came up big Friday to help the Devils avenge that lopsided loss. Backup goalie Hedberg made 28 saves in a rare start and Kovalchuk sealed the game with a late goal, giving the Devils a 3-1 victory that snapped a six-game

Johan Hedberg and Ilya Kovalchuk return to Atlanta Saturday

Johan Hedberg won’t see his family when he returns to Atlanta. That’s because the wife and children of the former Thrashers goaltender will be waiting for him when he gets back to New Jersey following Saturday’s game. The Hedbergs will spend Christmas together thanks to the winter school break in Gwinnett County. It will be