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Devils hire Lindy Ruff as head coach to guide young group

The New Jersey Devils announced Thursday they are hiring veteran coach Lindy Ruff to take over one of the NHL's youngest teams and removing the interim tag off Tom Fitzgerald's title as general manager.

Nico Hischier completes Swiss military service during NHL shutdown

With the New Jersey Devils missing out on the NHL's 24-team return from the pause caused by the novel coronavirus, centre Nico Hischier is putting his extended off-season to good use.

NHL players concerned as pause lingers, Devils' Cory Schneider says

Veteran New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider said Monday that a growing number of players are concerned the NHL will announce a "drop-dead" deadline for returning to play as the coronavirus pandemic lingers with summer coming up fast.

Athletes, sports teams, celebs join All In Challenge to feed hungry during pandemic

With factories closed, tens of millions out of work and a recession looming because of the coronavirus pandemic, athletes, teams, entertainers and business leaders are donating prized possessions in response to a challenge to feed families suddenly in need.

Habs overcome deficit to rally past Devils, Kovalchuk scores shootout winner

Ilya Kovalchuk scored the only shootout goal and the Canadiens rallied from a 3-0 second-period deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 5-4 on Tuesday night.

Giants' Eli Manning retires after 2 Super Bowls, 16 seasons

Eli Manning, who led the New York Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record, has retired.

NHL season marked by coaching carousel, changes

Firing coaches during the season has been relatively common in the NHL for decades. The volume is nonetheless jaw-dropping in 2019-20, with seven either fired for forced out, and and there is still half a season to go.

Giants head coach Pat Shurmur shown door after 4-win season

The New York Giants once again put themselves in the post-season spotlight for off-the-field reasons when they fired coach Pat Shurmur on Monday and elected to keep general manager Dave Gettleman despite the two combining for nine wins the past two seasons.

Leafs cash in on Devils' OT gift to extend win streak to 6

Devils defenceman Damon Severson backhanded the puck into his own net in overtime, gifting the Toronto Maple Leafs a 5-4 win over New Jersey on Friday night for their season-best sixth straight victory.

Pageau nets hat trick in Sens' comeback win over Devils

Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored a hat trick, including the game-winning goal with 2:01 to play, and the Ottawa Senators rallied in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Wednesday night.

Jets rally from 4-goal deficit to stun Devils for 1st win of season

Kyle Connor and Blake Wheeler scored shootout goals and the Winnipeg Jets spoiled the debut of No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes by rallying from a 4-0 deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 5-4 on Friday night.

'I want to be Jack Hughes': Top pick meets Devils media

The addition of No. 1 overall draft pick Jack Hughes and P.K. Subban via trade over the weekend has all gone a long way in turning pessimism into optimism for a New Jersey Devils outfit that finished out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years.

Sir Winston races to unexpected win at Belmont Stakes

Sir Winston gave the Triple Crown another unexpected turn, rallying to capture the Belmont Stakes on Saturday in a 10-1 upset. It's the second win in a row for Canadian horse racing hall of fame trainer Mark Casse, who won the Preakness with War of Will.

After skipping Rio, Rory Mcllroy wants to play for Ireland in 2020 Olympics

Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics after skipping the 2016 Summer Games in Rio in part because he felt the Olympics were forcing him to decide whether he would represent the United Kingdom or Ireland.

Odell Beckham Jr. becomes highest-paid NFL receiver

Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants is now the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver.