New York Rangers 4 at New Jersey Devils 3
Three Stars: 1. Derek Stepan 2. Raphael Diaz 3. Kyle Palmieri
- The Devils dropped the second half of back-to-back home games and now have a record of 1-4-0.
- New Jersey out shot New York, 26-24.
- The Devils were 30/64 (47%) in the face-off circle tonight.
- Cory Schneider (20 saves) made his third start of the pre-season and went the distance for the second time this pre-season.
- Reid Boucher scored at 2:34 of the second period for his second goal of the pre-season. He now has goals in back-to-back games. Boucher has now played in three consecutive games since returning from a concussion.
- Stefan Matteau netted a power-play goal at 19:22 of the third period. Pavel Zacha recorded an assist and his first point in pre-season action. Zacha was also 5/7 (58%) in the faceoff circle tonight.
- Joseph Blandisi recorded a primary assist on Matteau’s goal. He now has points in back-to-back games. Blandisi led the OHL with 52 goals last year.
- Kyle Palmieri scored his first goal of the pre-season tonight and recorded four penalty minutes. The Montvale, NJ-native is entering his first season with the club after being acquired at the 2015 NHL Draft.
- Tomorrow: Off
- Monday: 12 P.M Practice