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Devils' Clemmensen would have loved win in 1st start; Cammalleri enjoyed Calgary return, but not end

fireandice.northjersey.com — Backup goaltender Scott Clemmensen was less than three minutes away way from picking up a big win for the Devils in his first start of the season for them. The team's failure again to protect a late lead burned them and him in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Nov 23, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: Clemmensen would have loved win in 1st start; Cammalleri enjoyed Calgary return, but not end: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

Devils blow another third period lead in 5-4 shootout loss in Calgary; DeBoer denies pattern exists

fireandice.northjersey.com — It seems every time they Devils are on the verge of a big win, they let it slip away. It happened again in tonight's 5-4 shootout loss to the Calgary Flames at Scottiabank Saddledome. With No. 1 goaltender Cory Schneider finally getting a night off, the Devils held leads of 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2 and could not put the Flames away.
Nov 23, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: Devils blow another third period lead in 5-4 shootout loss in Calgary; DeBoer denies pattern exists: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

Nets' woes in San Antonio continue in 99-87 loss

northjersey.com — SAN ANTONIO - It has been a long, long time since the Nets had a good day on the Spurs' home court. And Saturday night did not offer a change of pace. The defending champion Spurs pounded the Nets, 99-87. San Antonio never trailed at AT&T Center, a building that was opened in the fall of 2002.
Nov 23, 2014

The gulf between the Nets and the Spurs remains massive as Brooklyn gets pounded again in San Antonio - northjersey.com/sports/nets-wo…

Pete DeBoer: "Right decision, right time" to start Scott Clemmensen tonight

fireandice.northjersey.com — Devils coach Pete DeBoer said "had it in the back of my mind for a while" that he would sit Cory Schneider for tonight's game in Calgary and give backup Scott Clemmensen his first NHL start of the season.
Nov 22, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: Pete DeBoer: "Right decision, right time" to start Scott Clemmensen tonight: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

N.J. native Johnny Gaudreau looking forward to facing Devils; Silent week for Mike Cammalleri

fireandice.northjersey.com — Growing up in South Jersey, Calgary Flames rookie left wing Johnny Gaudreau was a Philadelphia Flyers fan, but facing the Devils for the first time tonight still has some significance for the 21-year-old Salem native. "I'm from Jersey and I have a lot of good buddies that are big Devils fans," he said.
Nov 22, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: N.J. native Johnny Gaudreau looking forward to facing Devils for first time: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

Having seen it all, Scott Clemmensen excited to make first start of season for Devils tonight

fireandice.northjersey.com — You could tell there was something different about Scott Clemmensen this morning when he was walking around outside Scotiabank Saddledome's visiting locker room following a team meeting. Clemmensen was one of a handful of players getting ready to go on the ice and would only shrug when asked if he was knew if he was starting tonight's game against the Calgary Flames.
Nov 22, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: Having seen it all, Scott Clemmensen excited to make first start of season for Devils tonight: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

Atlantic City's Taj Mahal offers to restore workers' health care

northjersey.com — Trump Entertainment Resorts said Saturday it has offered to restore health insurance to its 3,000 workers for at least two years if the union will drop its appeal of a court order that canceled the health insurance and pension plan for casino workers.
Nov 22, 2014

Trump Taj Mahal AC casino execs say they will offer benefits if union drops lawsuit - or close Dec 12 ow.ly/EJ4xM

Monmouth Park looks to offer “fantasy sports betting”

blog.northjersey.com — Another day, another New Jersey sports betting wrinkle: Following a ruling from the United States District Court late Friday night, Monmouth Park is undertaking plans to begin offering fantasy sports betting at the Jersey Shore track.
Nov 22, 2014

Feisty Monmouth Park now talking about offering $ fantasy sports betting ow.ly/EJ1Ui #sportsbiz

A closer look at the latest NJ sports betting ruling

blog.northjersey.com — Here's a closer look at Judge Shipp's ruling against New Jersey's sports betting efforts that was issued tonight: The 31-page ruling's Introduction begins this way: "Sports betting continues to be an issue of great importance to New Jersey" before a multi-year case history is noted.

Reactions to the NJ sports betting ruling

blog.northjersey.com — State officials needed no more than an hour to post their formal Notice of Appeal of Judge Shipp's ruling in the New Jersey sports betting case. Meanwhile, from the racetrack at the center of it all: "Sports betting at Monmouth Park will have to await another day in court following a decision today by the United States District Court granting an injunction that prohibits the Oceanport racetrack from taking wagers on sporting events.

Reactions to the NJ sports betting ruling

blog.northjersey.com — State officials needed no more than an hour to post their formal Notice of Appeal of Judge Shipp's ruling in the New Jersey sports betting case. Meanwhile, from the racetrack at the center of it all: "Sports betting at Monmouth Park will have to await another day in court following a decision today by the United States District Court granting an injunction that prohibits the Oceanport racetrack from taking wagers on sporting events.
Nov 21, 2014

NJ sports betting reax: Monmouth Park postpones concert hall plans, Sen Lesniak: "far from over" ow.ly/EHBoi #sportsbiz

A closer look at the latest NJ sports betting ruling

blog.northjersey.com — Here's a closer look at Judge Shipp's ruling against New Jersey's sports betting efforts that was issued tonight: The 31-page ruling's Introduction begins this way: "Sports betting continues to be an issue of great importance to New Jersey" before a multi-year case history is noted.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @BergenBrennan: my detailed take on NJ sports betting ruling here ow.ly/EHDgV + all 3 blog posts on this here ow.ly/EHDgW

Nov 21, 2014

my detailed take on NJ sports betting ruling here ow.ly/EHDgV + all 3 blog posts on this here ow.ly/EHDgW

Nov 21, 2014

tantalizing: sports betting judge says "present case not nearly as clear" as either NJ or leagues claimed ow.ly/EHz2Z

BREAKING: Sports leagues beat NJ again in court

blog.northjersey.com — As expected, a federal judge on Friday once again upheld a ban on New Jersey's efforts to allow for sports betting at state racetracks and Atlantic City casinos, setting the stage for a return trip to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @BergenBrennan: NJ sports betting story here, w quotes from Judge Shipp. no betting in NJ before mid-2015 at earliest ow.ly/EHx6C #sportsbiz

Nov 21, 2014

NJ sports betting story here, w quotes from Judge Shipp. no betting in NJ before mid-2015 at earliest ow.ly/EHx6C #sportsbiz

"Shooter" Henrique redeems himself with guns blazing; Ruutu chips in; Second period surge pivotal

fireandice.northjersey.com — First, Adam Henrique redeemed himself. Then, he busted out the pistols. After missing the net on a shorthanded breakaway in the first period tonight, Henrique was to determined "to get one back" and did in the second, scoring a breakaway goal that turned out to be the game-winner in a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place.
Nov 22, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: "Shooter" Henrique redeems himself with guns blazing; Ruutu chips in; Second period surge pivotal: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

Schneider gets shutout, Devils get much-needed win over Oilers; PK continues confidence surge

fireandice.northjersey.com — On the night Cory Schneider broke one of Martin Brodeur's records, he gave the Devils the kind of performance they were used to during the 20 season Brodeur was their No. 1 goaltender. Schneider made 29 saves as the Devils downed the reeling Edmonton Oilers, 2-0, tonight at Rexall Place.
Nov 22, 2014

Fire & Ice blog: Schneider gets shutout, Devils get much-needed win over Oilers; PK continues confidence surge: fireandice.northjersey.com/fire-ice-1.174…

Giants are well-aware of Jets' plight

northjersey.com — Having been there before, the Giants had a simple message for their MetLife Stadium co-tenants in reaction to their game being relocated to Detroit from snowed-in Buffalo and shifted to prime time Monday night instead of Sunday afternoon: The Jets have no idea how easy they have got it.
Nov 22, 2014

Giants to Jets on change in flight plans with game re-routed to Detroit: You have no idea how easy you've got it shar.es/1X4s5w

Knicks hopeful Jose Calderon's return can provide spark

northjersey.com — GREENBURGH, N.Y. - By this time last season it had all fallen apart for the Knicks. A 3-10 record, an injury to Tyson Chandler and a lame-duck coach assured that as bad as it was, it wasn't getting better.
Nov 22, 2014

Struggling Knicks hope Calderon can return and help as they ready for winless Sixers: bit.ly/1xh6QP7

Giants' TE Larry Donnell deals with growing pains

northjersey.com — EAST RUTHERFORD - Larry Donnell has spent more time agonizing over plays he has not made this season than celebrating those he did. The one he has yet to bury for good in the far reaches of his mind: his fumble after a first-down catch that essentially ended the Giants' comeback chances against the Cowboys last month.
Nov 22, 2014

GROWING PAINS: Larry Donnell has spent more time agonizing over plays he has not made than celebrating those he did. shar.es/1X4seA

Seton Hall poll: Majority of U.S. favors sports betting legalization

blog.northjersey.com — A federal judge is scheduled to issue his decision later today on whether to continue to ban New Jersey's efforts to allow for sports betting at state racetracks and Atlantic City casinos. U.S.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @BergenBrennan: Seton Hall poll: 61pct in U.S. would prefer state-by-state sports betting legalization to 29 pct for federal ow.ly/EGOzf

Nov 21, 2014

Seton Hall poll: 61pct in U.S. would prefer state-by-state sports betting legalization to 29 pct for federal ow.ly/EGOzf