Devils Post-Game 12/1/15

New Jersey Devils 1 vs. Colorado Avalanche 2

  • Attendance: 14,019
  • Three Stars: 1. Tyson Barrie 2. Matt Duchene 3. Kyle Palmieri

Team Notes

  • New Jersey is now winless in its last five games vs. Colorado (0-2-3, last win, Mar. 15, 2012, 1-0 SO at Prudential Center). Each of the last six games between the clubs has been decided by one goal.
  • The Devils fell to 5-6-2 at home and to 5-6-1 vs. the Western Conference.
  • New Jersey’s penalty kill unit was 3/3 tonight and has not allowed a power play goal over the last seven games (23/23) at Prudential Center, dating back to Nov. 6. The PK is 51/56 (91.0%) over the past 16 games overall.
  • The Devils outshot the Avalanche, 28-25.

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider (23 saves) made his fifth consecutive start in goal and fell to 11-7-2 on the season. He’s allowed two goals or less in 12 of his last 13 starts since Oct. 29 (7-4-1, 1 ShO, 1.83 GAA, .935 save %).
  • Kyle Palmieri scored his ninth goal of the season at 2:09 of the third period. He has goals in back-to-back games (2g) & 3g-1a-4pts over his last six appearances. Palmieri is now just 5g away from tying his career-high (14g, 2014-15 & 2013-14).
  • Travis Zajac registered the lone assist on Palmieri’s goal, his fourth in the past six contests. He was also 13/23 (56.5%) in the face-off circle.
  • Mike Cammalleri registered a team-leading seven shots on goal.
  • Jordin Tootoo accumulated seven PIM tonight and leads the Devils with 46 PIM overall.
  • Adam Henrique tied a season-high with four hits tonight (also, Oct. 29 at Philadelphia).


Head Coach John Hynes, Cory Schneider, Andy Greene, Damon Severson, Adam Henrique, Eric Gelinas and Colorado Head Coach Patrick Roy.


Next Up

  • Tomorrow: 11:30 AM practice at AmeriHealth Pavilion.
  • Thursday: vs. Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena (7:00 PM ET, MSG Plus, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN).
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