New Jersey Devils coach Pat Burns sat dejectedly in the hallway outside the locker room.
Devils coach Pat Burns has no idea whether star defenseman Scott Stevens will be active in the playoffs for the defending champs.
NEW JERSEY 4, COLUMBUS 3
New Jersey must adapt to changes on the blue line to make another run at the Stanley Cup.
Devils center Joe Nieuwendyk won't be in the lineup after leaving practice early on Wednesday.
Pat Burns watched an overtime mistake cost his team in Game 6. Another and the series will be over.
The Devils are 8-0 -- and are treated more kindly by officials -- when they play host in the playoffs.
The Devils are taking their cue from the Boy Scouts as they look toward their series with the Senators.
Patrick Elias made up for a penalty late in the third period by scoring the game-winning goal 1:16 into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Friday night.
Pat Burns takes over for Kevin Constantine behind the bench, and he'll have a new cast of characters with which to work.
The New Jersey Devils fired coach Kevin Constantine and hired Pat Burns to replace him on Thursday, just over a month after the team was eliminated in the first round of the NHL playoffs.
Andrew Cassels had a goal and an assist -- both on Columbus' rejuvenated power play -- and Marc Denis stopped 40 shots as the Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Thursday night.