Stories by Tom Canavan

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Brodeur victorious in possible finale with Devils

NEWARK, N.J. - Standing on the podium after what might have been his final game of his record-setting, 20-year career with the New Jersey Devils, a 2-1 win over Boston, Martin Brodeur's eyes ...
By Tom Canavan

Monday, March 17, 2014

Devils need to make up ground

NEWARK, N.J. - Crunch time has come earlier than the New Jersey Devils expected. The team has ground to make up after its weekend in Florida.
By Tom Canavan

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

Brooks, Jones enter hall on first ballots

For Derrick Brooks and Walter Jones, there would be no waiting to enter the Hall of Fame, as both men did so on Saturday in their first times on the ballot.
By Tom Canavan

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Rutgers stumbled in 2013

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Rutgers stumbled badly in a scandal-marred 2013, and it might take a little longer than expected to get back on track.
By Tom Canavan

Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

Jets skate past Devils

NEWARK, N.J. — Ondrej Pavelec made 25 saves in earning his 100th NHL win, and the Winnipeg Jets snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Monday night.
By Tom Canavan

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

New York Giants' woes are growing

Less than two years after celebrating their second Super Bowl victory in five seasons with a ticker-tape parade down the Big Apple's Canyon of Heroes, the New York Giants are the worst team in the ...
By Tom Canavan

Monday, July 15, 2013

Devils to focus on 'team game'

The reality of the loss of their star forward now all too apparent, the New Jersey Devils are going to focus on more of a 'team game' approach according to head coach Peter DeBoer.
By Tom Canavan

Friday, June 21, 2013

Wambach breaks international goals record

Abby Wambach surpasses Mia Hamm as the women's all-time international career goal scorer
By Tom Canavan

Monday, May 27, 2013

New Rutgers AD says she will not quit

NEWARK, N.J. - Julie Hermann is not resigning as Rutgers' incoming athletic director after a report that 16 years ago she humiliated and emotionally abused players while coaching the women's ...
By Tom Canavan

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Rutgers mired in controversy

Just a few months ago, things could not have been more promising for Rutgers as it looked to bolster its place in college sports. Then April came.
By Tom Canavan

Friday, April 5, 2013

Rutgers athletic director resigns in wake of scandal

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Rutgers' coaching scandal spiraled deeper Friday, bringing down the popular athletic director and a school vice president while donors threatened to cut off their contributions.
By Tom Canavan

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Video showing abuse plays big role in coach's fire

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Once the video went viral, Mike Rice's coaching days at Rutgers were over.
By Tom Canavan

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Big East BCS bowl berth on line

The Big East Conference football season has come down to a game between one school headed to the Big Ten and another off to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
By Tom Canavan

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012

Nicks might be missing piece for Giants

The key to getting the New York Giants' offense back in gear might be healthy wide receiver Hakeem Nicks.
By Tom Canavan

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

NFL kicks off tonight

A good start is what is on the line this time when the New York Giants play host to the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL season opener Wednesday night.
By Tom Canavan

Friday, July 13, 2012

Nets believe they can contend in East

The Brooklyn Nets are no longer concerned about getting back to the playoffs after a five-year drought.
By Tom Canavan

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Devils extend series again

Bryce Salvador scored on a deflection off a defenseman and New Jersey derailed Los Angeles' Stanley Cup coronation for a second time, beating the Kings 2-1 in Game 5 of the finals Saturday night.
By Tom Canavan

Friday, June 8, 2012

Devils need boost from home crowd

NEWARK, N.J. — There was a time when home-ice advantage wasn’t the New Jersey Devils’ best friend. Not anymore, at least not in the playoffs this year.
By Tom Canavan

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Devils need Game 2 win

The Los Angeles Kings' win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final puts a lot of pressure on the New Jersey Devils, especially given the Kings' ability to win on the road.
By Tom Canavan

Center's OT goal lifts Kings

NEWARK, N.J. - Anze Kopitar scored a spectacular goal on a breakaway with 11:47 left in overtime Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley ...
By Tom Canavan
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