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2013–14 New Jersey Devils season

The 2013–14 New Jersey Devils season was the 40th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 11, 1974,[2] and 32nd season since the franchise relocated to New Jersey to start the 1982–83 NHL season. For the second-straight season, the Devils failed to make the playoffs.

2013–14 New Jersey Devils
Division6th Metropolitan
Conference10th Eastern
2013–14 record35–29–18
Home record21–11–9
Road record14–18–9
Goals for197
Goals against208
Team information
General ManagerLou Lamoriello
CoachPeter DeBoer
CaptainBryce Salvador
Alternate captainsPatrik Elias
Andy Greene
Travis Zajac
ArenaPrudential Center
Average attendance15,208 (92.1%)[1]
(39 games)
Minor league affiliate(s)Albany Devils (AHL)
Team leaders
GoalsAdam Henrique (25)
AssistsJaromir Jagr (43)
PointsJaromir Jagr (67)
Penalty minutesMarek Zidlicky (60)
Plus/minusJaromir Jagr (+16)
WinsMartin Brodeur (19)
Goals against averageCory Schneider (1.97)

Contents

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Metropolitan Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 51 24 7 44 249 207 +42 109
2 x – New York Rangers 82 45 31 6 41 218 193 +25 96
3 x – Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 30 10 39 236 235 +1 94
4 x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 43 32 7 38 231 216 +15 93
5 Washington Capitals 82 38 30 14 28 235 240 −5 90
6 New Jersey Devils 82 35 29 18 35 197 208 −11 88
7 Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 35 11 34 207 230 −23 83
8 New York Islanders 82 34 37 11 25 225 267 −42 79
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standingsEdit

Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Pittsburgh Penguins 82 51 24 7 44 249 207 +42 109
2 x – New York Rangers 82 45 31 6 41 218 193 +25 96
3 x – Philadelphia Flyers 82 42 30 10 39 236 235 +1 94
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Top 3 (Atlantic Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p – Boston Bruins 82 54 19 9 51 261 177 +84 117
2 x – Tampa Bay Lightning 82 46 27 9 38 240 215 +25 101
3 x – Montreal Canadiens 82 46 28 8 40 215 204 +11 100
Source: National Hockey League
p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy; x – Clinched playoff spot.
Eastern Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 ME x – Columbus Blue Jackets 82 43 32 7 38 231 216 +15 93
2 AT x – Detroit Red Wings 82 39 28 15 34 222 230 −8 93
3 ME Washington Capitals 82 38 30 14 28 235 240 −5 90
4 ME New Jersey Devils 82 35 29 18 35 197 208 −11 88
5 AT Ottawa Senators 82 37 31 14 30 236 265 −29 88
6 AT Toronto Maple Leafs 82 38 36 8 29 231 256 −25 84
7 ME Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 35 11 34 207 230 −23 83
8 ME New York Islanders 82 34 37 11 25 225 267 −42 79
9 AT Florida Panthers 82 29 45 8 21 196 268 −72 66
10 AT Buffalo Sabres 82 21 51 10 14 157 248 −91 52
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2013–14 Game Log

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

MediaEdit

This season was Chico Resch's final season as a television color commentator on MSG Plus. Former studio commentator Ken Daneyko would take his place the following season. Steve Cangialosi would remain as TV play-by-play announcer. Matt Loughlin and Sherry Ross did radio commenting as usual.

Player statisticsEdit

Final stats[3]

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular Season[3]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Cory Schneider 45 43 2,679:54 16 15 12 88 1.97 1107 0.921 3 0 0 4
Martin Brodeur 39 39 2,296:49 19 14 6 96 2.51 971 0.901 3 0 3 2

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Devils. Stats reflect time with the Devils only.
Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Devils only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record.


TransactionsEdit

The Devils have been involved in the following transactions during the 2013–14 season.