Devils’ Post Game: 1/12/17

New Jersey Devils 2 at Edmonton Oilers 3 OT

  • Attendance: 18,347
  • Three Stars: 1.Patrick Maroon 2. Leon Draisaitl 3. Taylor Hall

Team Notes

  • New Jersey fell to 6-12-6 on the road and 16-18-9 overall as they completed their season series, 0-0-2, against the Edmonton Oilers. 
  • The Devils have lost four consecutive games (0-2-2) since winning two straight Jan. 2-3.
  • New Jersey completed the first leg of their 10th of 18 sets of back-to-back games. The Devils are 3-4-3 in first games and are 4-3-2 in second games of back-to-backs. 
  • The Devils are now 3-3-2 vs. the Pacific Division and are 6-7-4 against Western Conference opponents. 
  • New Jersey was 0-3 on the power play and is 1-12 (8.3%) with the man-advantage over the last five games.
  • The Devils were 4-4 on the penalty-kill tonight and are 15-19 (78.9%) over the last five games.
  • New Jersey was out-shot 34-18.

Player Notes

  • Travis Zajac opened the scoring at 18:06 of the first period with his 9th goal and team-leading 26th point (tie, T. Hall) of the season.
  • Steven Santini scored his first career goal at 19:09 of the second period.
  • Kyle Palmieri and Michael Cammalleri each added an assist on Zajac’s goal.
  • Taylor Hall and P.A. Parenteau assisted on Santini’s goal. Hall and Zajac are now tied for the team-lead in assists and points with 9g-17a-26pts apiece. 
  • Despite stopping 31 of 34 shots, Cory Schneider fell to 12-14-7 on the season. He has stopped 151 of 161 shots-faced (.938 save%) over his last six games.
  • Blake Coleman made his NHL debut, while Karl Stollery played his first game for the Devils. Stollery was tied (4 others) for the team lead with 3 hits.
  • Ben Lovejoy led New Jersey with 23:19 TOI. 


Next Up     *subject to change
Tomorrow: *11:30AM Morning Skate at Scotiabank Saddledome
9PM ET at Calgary (MSG+2, TOJN/WFAN)
Sat: 12:45PM Practice at Rogers Arena
Sun: 8:30 AM Morning Skate at Rogers Arena
7PM ET at Vancouver (MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)

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