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Brian Boyle, Roberto Luongo, Jordan Staal nominated for Masterton Trophy

Forward Brian Boyle of the New Jersey Devils, goaltender Roberto Luongo of the Florida Panthers and forward Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes …

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Brian Boyle sharing playoff experience with Devils teammates

Brian Boyle has played the second-most playoff games of anybody in the NHL since the start of the 2011-12 postseason. The top-five during that span …

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WATCH: Devils' Brian Boyle threatens Lightning’s Mikhail Sergachev in chippy Game 3 win

Things got ugly towards the end of Game 3 in New Jersey<p>The New Jersey Devils delivered a statement game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday …

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Hey, Tampa Bay, how do you like Brian Boyle now?

The loss some Lightning fans feel this morning may be greater than just a Game 3 defeat.<p>Some of them lost a lot of love for Brian Boyle.<p>Boyle, who …

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Roger Mooney’s takeaways from Lightning-Devils Game 3

<b>How about 19-year-old Mikhail Sergachev</b> standing up to Brian Boyle near the end of the game? Boyle pointed to Sergachev and yelled something …

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Brian Boyle vs. the Lightning: Could the charming prince turn into the Devil on skates?

ONCE UPON A TIME there was a beloved prince of a hockey player who towered over opponents and sacrificed his body for the good of his team. That …

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The best of Brian Boyle

Beloved former Lightning player Brian Boyle is back in town for Tampa Bay's first-round playoff series with New Jersey. It's the perfect time to look …

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Lightning’s run to top of the East rose from last season’s ashes

TAMPA – There were injuries. Lots of them.<p>And losses. Too many to make the playoffs.<p>And trades. Ben Bishop, Brian Boyle and Valtteri Filppula moved …

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Devils rebound from worst season in nearly 30 years

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The worst season in nearly three decades is just a recent memory, and so is the five-year drought.<p>The New Jersey Devils are back …

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Devils move closer to playoffs as Rangers offer no resistance

The last time, Martin Brodeur was in nets, Zach Parise wore the captain’s “C,” Patrik Elias and Petr Sykora were together again, and Adam Henrique …

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Back to basics: Devils go back to winning line combos vs. Rangers

The Devils have a chance to clinch their first Stanley Cup Playoff berth since 2012 on Tuesday night when they host the Rangers. If the Devils win …

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Canadiens vs. Devils: Game thread

A Sunday night meeting with the Devils kicks off the final week of action.The Montreal Canadiens and New Jersey Devils are down to their final four …

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Boyle, Okposo, Staal among 2018 Masterton Trophy nominees

The 31 nominees for the 2018 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy have been announced. The award, which is given to the players “who best exemplifies the …

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Todd Cordell - G77 New Jersey Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins: Five things to watch

Five things to watch when the New Jersey Devils take on the Pittsburgh Penguins:<p><b>1. Shadow Crosby's line</b> <br>With Patric Hornqvist on Sidney Crosby's …

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Jan Levine - Game 77: NYR- WAS, Caps look to take stranglehold of division...

The Rangers and Capitals meet for the second time in three games. For New York, the only lineup change from Monday is Henrik Lundqvist will be back …

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Leafs Locker: The 40-assist club grows

Take that ‘Help Wanted’ sign down outside the Maple Leafs dressing room.For the first time since 2006-07, three Toronto players will finish the …

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Chris Kreider has mixed feelings about NHL honor

After practice on Tuesday, Chris Kreider had no idea he was the Rangers’ nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. But when he was told he was …

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Brian Boyle, Chris Kreider Among Masterton Nominees

Brian Boyle and Chris Kreider were among the nominees for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Award, the league’s annual award given to the player who best …

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Devils top Hurricanes 4-3

None<p>Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri celebrate a third period goal by Palmieri to tie the game. Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com<p>Jacob Slavin of Carolina …

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Devils' Brian Boyle nominated for Masterton Award

CLOSE<p>Devils’ coach John Hynes talks about the return of winger Miles Wood ahead of Tuesday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes.<p>NEWARK <b>–</b> Brian Boyle …

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Masterton Trophy nominees revealed

The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and …

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Brown the Kings' Masterton Trophy nominee

Dustin Brown has been nominated as the Los Angeles Kings’ representative for the 2018 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, presented annually by the …

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New Jersey Devils: Brian Boyle Is Winning Bill Masterton Trophy

The New Jersey Devils announced that Brian Boyle is their nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy. He is the only player who should have a chance.<p>The …

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Todd Cordell - G76 New Jersey Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes: Five things to watch

Five things to watch when the New Jersey Devils take on the Carolina Hurricanes:<p><b>1. Schedule win</b> <br>The Devils really need a win tonight – especially …

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Devils building into a contender after hitting rock-bottom

Go West, young man, and find a decent hockey team.<p>Way out in Newark is where the lone hometown hope resides, the Devils carrying the torch for New …

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Joe Smith’s takeaways from the Lightning-Devils game

–Really think goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy could use some rest. Thought backup Louis Domingue might get one of the two games on this road trip but …

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Cancer Survivors Boyle, James Share Special Moment in Nashville

Nashville Predators honor six-year-old cancer survivor Kendall James with pre-game ceremonial puck drop on Hockey Fights Cancer Night<p>NASHVILLE, TN – …

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Lightning wrap up quick road trip against Devils

The Tampa Bay Lightning wrap up their quick two-game road trip Saturday night when they take on Brian Boyle, Taylor Hall and the New Jersey Devils.

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New Jersey Devils: Veterans Need To Lead Team In Final Stretch

The New Jersey Devils are known for their young players leading the team, but in reality they are league average in age. It’s time for the veterans …

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Sharks push win streak to 5 with rout of Devils in return home

Even the fourth line deserves to have fun once in a while.<p>Jannik Hansen, Eric Fehr and Barclay Goodrow all scored goals to lead the Sharks to a 6-2 win over New Jersey on Tuesday night at SAP Center. San Jose has won a season-high five straight games.<p>“It wasn’t just tonight, it’s been going on for …

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