Devils Post-Game 11/22/14

New Jersey Devils 4 at Calgary Flames 5 (SO)

  • Attendance: 18,874
  • Three Stars: 1. Curtis Glencross 2. Adam Henrique 3. Josh Jooris

Team Notes

  • New Jersey fell to 1-2 in the shootout, 6-6-1 on the road and to 9-9-3 overall.
  • The Devils are now 17-31-8 all-time vs. the Flames, including 6-14-7 in the previous 27 games played in Calgary.
  • New Jersey closed-out its fifth of 18 sets of back-to-back games. The Devils are 2-2-1 in first games and 2-2-1 in second games when playing on consecutive dates.  
  • The Devils fell to 3-5-2 vs. the Western Conference this season.
  • The team scored four goals for the first time since October 11 at Florida (5g) and for the third time this season (also, October 9 at Philadelphia, 6g). 
  • New Jersey went 5/6 on the penalty-kill, allowing a power play goal for the first time since November 10 at Boston. The Devils were 23/23 on the PK over five-plus games before surrendering a PPG in the third period tonight.
  • The Flames outshot the Devils 37-29.

Player Notes

  • Scott Clemmensen (33 saves + 2/4 SO) made his first start of the season & first with New Jersey since February 21, 2009 at the New York Islanders.
  • Mike Cammalleri scored a goal and also connected in the shootout in his first game vs. his former team since signing with New Jersey on July 1. He’s scored three goals in the last six games and leads the Devils with eight overall.
  • Adam Henrique recorded 1g-1a-2pts for the third time this season and has points in back-to-back games (2g-1a-3pts).
  • Travis Zajac netted his second power play goal/fourth overall. He has 3g over the last seven games.
  • Tuomo Ruutu scored his second goal in as many games. It’s his fifth of the season and third in the last six games.
  • Marek Zidlicky collected a pair of assists for his third multiple-point game of 2014-15. He now has 297a in his NHL career.
  • Patrik Elias provided the primary assist on Henrique’s goal and is now one helper away from becoming the 80th player in NHL history to record 600 career assists.
  • Jaromir Jagr was credited with the primary assist on Cammalleri’s goal and now has 708g-1,060a-1,768pts in his NHL career. He’s now just 3a behind Steve Yzerman for seventh-place all-time and trails Marcel Dionne (731g-1,040a-1,771pts) by 3pts for fifth in NHL history.
  • Martin Havlat notched 1a and has 1g-2a-3pts over the last four games.
  • Michael Ryder also picked up an assist and has 2a over his last four games.
  • Adam Larsson recorded his second assist of the season/over the last six games.


Next Up

  • Tomorrow: TBA
  • Next Game: vs. Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena (10:00 PM ET, MSG Plus, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN).
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