Devs Take Down Islanders 3-2 at The Rock, Kovy Scores and Assists

Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist as the Devils beat the Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday. Kovalchuk continued his second half surge picking up his 28th goal of the season. He also assisted on Jacob Josefson’s third goal of the season. Andy Greene notched the game-winner with just five minutes remaining. Nick Palmieri had

Ilya Kovalchuk knows Devils’ slim playoff hopes ride on his play

Most believe it will take a miracle for the Devils to avoid missing the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 1996. Nine points out with nine games to go is a lot to overcome. Ilya Kovalchuk believes in miracles, even though he has been conditioned for disappointment throughout his career. In eight NHL

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

Kovalchuk’s power-play goal gives Devils OT win

Kovalchuk scored on a power play with 24.9 seconds left in overtime and Martin Brodeur made 25 saves as the Devils continued their remarkable playoff push with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. “Marty was really good,” Devils coach Jacques Lemaire said. “Not as much Kovy. Kovy scored the big goal.