Devils Post-Game 11/28/14

New Jersey Devils 4 vs. Detroit Red Wings 5 (SO)

  • Attendance: 16,592 (sell-out)
  • Three Stars: 1. Mike Cammalleri 2. Drew Miller 3. Jaromir Jagr

Team Notes

  • 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.

Player Notes

  • 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.

Audio

  • Head Coach Peter DeBoer, Cory Schneider, Jaromir Jagr, Patrik Elias and Mike Cammalleri.

Statistics

Next Up

  • Tomorrow: vs. New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum (7:00 PM ET, MSG, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN).
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