Devils' captain fourth overall in games played
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- New Jersey captain Scott Stevens played his 1,616th NHL game Wednesday night, breaking Larry Murphy's record for defensemen.
Stevens set the mark against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, the team New Jersey beat last season for its third Stanley Cup title in nine years. Stevens has been in the NHL for 22 seasons, the last 13 with the Devils.
"It was nice to finally accomplish it," he said. "To do that, you have to work through some rough nights with injuries ...
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