New Jersey Devils defeat Boston Bruins, 3-2

NEWARK, N.J.—Now that the New Jersey Devils are making a push back to the top of the Atlantic Division they can stop peeking at the standings.

Coach Jacques Lemaire mentioned his club's placement before a key matchup with the playoff-hopeful Boston Bruins, and the Devils responded with a 3-2 victory Monday night. New Jersey climbed within two points of division-leading Pittsburgh and will host the first-place Penguins on Wednesday -- five days after the Devils beat them...

NEWARK — In a season in which the Bruins have made most everything difficult, they layered on more frustration last night, suffering a 3-2 loss to the Devils that prevented them from gaining any ground in their fight to cling to the final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference.

With 14 games remaining in the regular season, the Bruins have one game in hand over the Rangers, who sit but a lone point behind them in the standings. So while everyone has eyes, voodoo dolls, ...