New Jersey Devils 2 vs. Edmonton Oilers 3 OT
- Attendance: 16,514
- Three Stars: 1. Brian Boyle 2. Leon Draisaitl 3. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
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- The Devils fell to the Edmonton Oilers in overtime and are now 9-4-2 overall and 4-3-1 at home. It was the Devils first loss in extra time this season.
- New Jersey finished 0-1-1 against Edmonton in 2017-18 and are 0-1-1 on their current three-game home-stand. The club remains win-less in their last four games (0-2-2).
- The Devils are 2-1-2 against the Oilers at Prudential Center since 2013-14.
- New Jersey is 2-2-2 against the Pacific Division and 3-3-2 against the Western Conference. The club plays four of their next seven games against Western Conference opponents.
- The Devils were 0-4 on the power play and 2-2 while shorthanded. New Jersey has failed to score on the man-advantage in five straight games.
- The Devils out-shot the Oilers 34-32, which was the first time the club had the advantage in shots in their last eight games.
- Brian Boyle opened the scoring at 5:33 of the first period with his first goal of the season/as a Devil. He now has a two-game point streak with 2 points (1g-1a).
- Brian Gibbons and John Moore had the assists on Boyle’s goal. Moore now has two assists in his last two games.
- Drew Stafford scored his fifth goal of the season, at 18:25 of the second period.
- Adam Henrique had the primary assist on Stafford’s goal, bringing his point total to nine (3g-6a).
- Mirco Mueller had the secondary assist on Stafford’s goal and was +2 on the night.
- Cory Schneider stopped 29 of 32 shots and fell to 6-3-1.
- Taylor Hall led the Devils with 23:43 TOI, while Nico Hischier played a career-high 21:18.
- Kyle Palmieri returned to the lineup and led the Devils with 5 shots, after missing the teams previous six games with a lower body injury.
- Blake Coleman and Steven Santini were tied for the team-lead with four hits apiece.