Nicholas Merkley

Nicholas Merkley

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Bio
Height/Weight: 5' 10"/194 lbs
Born: Calgary, Canada
Draft: 2015 1st round (30th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Ruff May Be Mixing Up Lines With Devils Struggling To Score
    News18

    Ruff May Be Mixing Up Lines With Devils Struggling To Score

    Coach Lindy Ruff seemingly is shaking up his lines with the New Jersey Devils slumping and struggling to score.

  • The Canadian Press

    New Jersey hosts New York on 7-game home skid

    New York Rangers (8-9-3, sixth in the East Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (7-9-2, seventh in the East Division) Newark, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey hosts New York looking to break its seven-game home losing streak. The Devils are 7-9-2 against opponents from the East Division. New Jersey has surrendered 20 power-play goals, killing 63% of opponent chances. The Rangers are 8-9-3 against opponents in the East Division. New York averages 10.4 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the Nhl. Brendan Lemieux leads the team serving 32 total minutes. New Jersey took down New York 5-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Feb. 16. TOP PERFORMERS: Pavel Zacha leads the Devils with 14 points, scoring six goals and collecting eight assists. Kyle Palmieri has three goals and three assists over the last 10 games for New Jersey. Artemi Panarin leads the Rangers with 18 points, scoring five goals and registering 13 assists. Chris Kreider has six goals and two assists over the last 10 games for New York. LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 4-6-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.9 assists, 2.7 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .904 save percentage. Rangers: 4-5-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.4 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .922 save percentage. INJURIES: Devils: Nico Hischier: day to day (face), Ryan Murray: day to day (upper body). Rangers: Justin Richards: out (health protocols), Alexandar Georgiev: day to day (undisclosed), Kaapo Kakko: day to day (health protocols), Jacob Trouba: out (thumb). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press

  • Fans see Varlamov make 28 saves, Isles beat Devils 2-1
    Associated Press

    Fans see Varlamov make 28 saves, Isles beat Devils 2-1

    The New Jersey Devils welcomed fans to their arena for the first time in almost a year. Varlamov made 28 saves and came within 14 seconds of his fourth shutout, and the red-hot Islanders beat the slumping Devils 2-1 on Tuesday night. “He’s a great player,” said Devils forward Miles Wood, whose goal with 13.2 seconds to play prevented the Islanders from picking up their second straight shutout.