penalty kill

Postgame Links: NHL.com recap

The Devils simply do not give Johan Hedberg help.

Hedberg fell to 2-2-1 this season, as New Jersey surrendered four third-period goals in its 5-1 loss to the Caps on Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center.

Tags: Alexander Ovechkin, Andrei Loktionov, Braden Holtby, Eric Fehr, Ilya Kovalchuk, Johan Hedberg, New Jersey Devils, penalty kill, Editorial Aside, Postgame Thoughts, Steve Bernier, Troy Brouwer, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals
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A strong penalty kill has always been a hallmark of the?New Jersey Devils success.

And a year ago, the Devils had arguably the greatest penalty-kill of all time.

The Devils killed an NHL-record 89.6 percent of power plays against and scored 15 shorthanded goals. New Jersey surrendered just 27 man-advantage goals a year ago.

Tags: Analysis, Devils, Devs, New Jersey Devils, penalty kill, Editorial Aside
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