New Jersey forward earning praise

Jamie Langenbrunner overall play has earned raves from Pat Burns, who doesn't dish out compliments lightly.

Updated: November 19, 2003, 1:43 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
The New Jersey Devils are scorching again and it's no surprise that right winger Jamie Langenbrunner is leading the way.

Langenbrunner leads New Jersey with seven goals and ranks third in the team in scoring with 11 points in 16 games. He's also a big reason the Devils (9-3-4) are unbeaten in their past nine games and have climbed to three points behind Atlantic Division rival and Eastern Conference leader Philadelphia.

His overall play has earned raves from Devils head coach Pat Burns, who doesn't dish out compliments lightly. Burns told The New York Times and New York Post that Langenbrunner is one of the 10 best two-way forwards in the league.


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