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    September 12, 2018 6:45 PM PDT

    NEWARK, N. Los Angeles Chargers Jerseys .J. - With less than half the season to go, the New Jersey Devils are in danger of missing the playoffs for the third straight year and for the fourth time in five.Coming out of the all-star break, the teams chances dont look good. New Jersey (17-22-8) is in 14th place in the Eastern Conference, 15 points out of a wildcard spot with 35 games to play. It has to jump over six teams in less than three months.There are positives. The Devils will play 21 of 35 games at the Prudential Center, starting Wednesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The team (5-5-1) also seems to be playing better since general manger and president Lou Lamoriello, and assistant coaches Adam Oates and Scott Stevens took over for the fired Pete DeBoer in late December.Weve got to build off what we did before the break, said goaltender Cory Schneider, who has a .920 save percentage. I think it comes down to consistency, night in, night out. ... We have played against good teams and beat good teams, and we have also shown if we dont come ready to play teams will make us look really bad.The Devils record (17-22-8) is not good although the team has had several injuries. Captain Bryce Salvador, forwards Mike Cammalleri (a team-high 15 goals), Patrik Elias and Martin Havlat all missed at least 10 games.Centre Adam Henrique, who has a team-high 26 points, said the only thing the Devils can do now is focus on the next game and not the big picture.If you look at it and say Geez, thats a big mountain to climb I think its a little worse that way, he said. We had a good trip before the break and the guys are back, fresh and excited. We just have to chip away at it slowly.Defenceman Andy Greene said the changes instituted by the new triumvirate are working. While he would not point out a specific change, he said the players are just trying to be smarter on the ice, not get caught out of position late in shifts and play more cohesive hockey as five-man units.We have to string some wins together and get ourselves into the conversation, Greene said. There is a pride factor and you have to play for the guy next to you.Veteran Scott Gomez, who didnt get a contract coming out of training camp but has since signed and played 23 games, likes this team. He thinks they play hard every night.You can look at the points and say how thats it, Gomez said. Im telling you, well make it interesting. The winning attitude is definitely in here.Lamoriello said the all-star break might have come at the wrong time for the Devils, who won two of three games on the West Coast.We cant worry about anybody other than ourselves, Lamoriello said. Derwin James Jersey . LOUIS -- The St. Uchenna Nwosu Chargers Jersey . Early in the first period, Stuart pinched in from the blue line, hit Nash and was assessed a minor penalty for elbowing. Nash remained in the game for the rest of the first period, but did not return for the second.The Whitecaps might have mercifully played their last-ever game against Chivas USA on Saturday.  With the lame-duck and weakest link MLS franchise on the block, hopes are high that an ambitious, deep-pocketed owner can come in, rebrand the club and then eventually move it to downtown Los Angeles.  While the match-up has produced three four-goal games at BC Place, the games at Stub Hub Center have generally fallen under the file labelled "drudgery." Saturday night was a perfect example.  Neither team wanted to lose and both were desperate to win...just not desperate enough. There were moments, particularly in the second half after the Goats introduced Mauro Rosales and Leandro Barrera on the wings, when the game threatened to open up, but it never really did. Clear-cut chances were non-existent. If the Whitecaps do miss the playoffs this season, they wont have to look any further than the three games against Chivas where they collected a paltry two points. For many supporters a six-game unbeaten streak with three-straight clean sheets and a league-lowest four losses from 23 games would be viewed as an achievement by a young side, but thats not how Whitecaps fans viewed their teams fourth 0-0 draw of the season, which was only slightly less disappointing than the scoreless effort at home with Montreal following the World Cup break.  The was plenty of social media backlash over squad selection, which I think is a bit unfair.  Gershon Koffie was ruled out as early as last Thursday, while playing Pedro Morales would have been a risk given his tight hamstring. Darren Mattocks deserved the chance to extend his goal-scoring exploits, but he, along with Omar Salgado, never showed the guile and conviction when they got in the front third. Caleb Sturgis Jersey. nbsp; Sebastian Fernandez and substitutes Erik Hurtado and Kekuta Manneh seemed to struggle with the same issue.  Once the ball was at their feet, they always looked of two minds.  Hurtado was also caught offside once too often for anyones liking.    One obvious bright spot was Russell Tieberts performance.  He huffed and he puffed but he also sprayed the ball around and at least forced Chivas to work laterally. But against a team without its two starting centre-backs and a cloud of uncertainty hanging over it...and no support whatsoever, it was another draw that felt more like a loss for Vancouver.  Players and coaches shrug off the notion that the Whitecaps are incapable of winning at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, but through 12 games in Southern California, the Whitecaps have amassed a meagre seven points out of 36, all of which have come came against Chivas.  Vancouver has never taken even a point off of the Galaxy, their next opponents, in six tries there. What Vancouver wasted by not finding that one critical goal was a chance to close some ground on the teams above them, while distancing themselves from the those in the rear-view mirror.   The out-of-town scoreboard was relatively kind over the weekend with Seattle, Colorado and the Galaxy all losing, while Portland managed a only single point at New England.  If Chivas USA was in fact the Whitecaps nemesis team, then at least they can take comfort in not having to play them again under that moniker, but Vancouver did little to dispel the belief that they rise to bigger occasions and fall to the lesser ones. 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