Three Stars: 1. Mike Cammalleri 2. Drew Miller 3. Jaromir Jagr
New Jersey fell to 1-2 in the shootout, to 3-3-3 at home and to 9-10-4 overall.
Tonight’s contest opened the club’s sixth of 18 sets of back-to-back games. New Jersey is now 2-2-2 in first games and 2-2-1 in second games when playing on consecutive dates.
The Devils scored four goals for just the fourth time this season/first time on home ice.
New Jersey was 2/4 on the power play and is 4/10 (40.0%) with the man-advantage over the past five games.
The Red Wings out shot the Devils, 32-25.
Cory Schneider (28 saves + 2/3 SO) fell to 9-9-3 on the season.
Jaromir Jagr scored the 709th goal of his NHL career to pass Mike Gartner for sole-possession of sixth-place in NHL history. Phil Esposito is fifth with 717g.
Jagr later added an assist and now has 1,061a in his career, which places him just two behind Steve Yzerman for seventh in NHL history.
With 1,770 career points, Jagr trails Marcel Dionne (731g-1,040a-1,771pts) by just one point for fifth-place all-time.
Jagr appeared in his 1,496th career game and passed Phil Housley for sole-possession 16th in NHL history. Mike Modano (1,499 GP) is fifth.
Mike Cammalleri scored two power play goals, his second 2g/fourth multiple-point game of the season. He leads the Devils with 10g/four power play goals and is second (tie) with 14pts.
Cammalleri now has 89 power play goals since 2005-06, which ranks ninth among active players/11th overall.
Peter Harrold scored his first NHL goal since March 21, 2013 at Carolina.
Adam Henrique notched a pair of assists for his first multi-assist/fourth multiple-point game of 2014-15. He has 2g-3a-5pts over his last four games and is tied for second (Cammalleri) on the club with 6g-8a-14pts overall.
Andy Greene appeared in his 500th NHL game and posted an assist on Jagr’s tally. He becomes just the eighth defenseman/25th player in team history to reach the 500 games-played milestone.
Damon Severson collected 2a for his fourth multiple-point game of the year & first assists/points since November 1 vs. Columbus.
Marek Zidlicky recorded the lone assist on Cammalleri’s first goal and leads New Jersey with 2g-5a-7pts on the power play.
Seth Helgeson was a healthy scratch for the first time this season. He had played in seven straight dating back to November 11 vs. Minnesota.
Damien Brunner and Jordin Tootoo also did not play.
Head Coach Peter DeBoer, Cory Schneider, Jaromir Jagr, Patrik Elias and Mike Cammalleri.