New Jersey Devils 2 vs. New York Islanders 1
- Attendance: 16,514 (sell out)
- Three Stars: 1. Kyle Palmieri 2. Taylor Hall 3. Keith Kinkaid
**See @NJDevils on twitter and newjerseydevils.com for post-game pressers and sound**
New Jersey defeated the NY Islanders, 2-1 W, to end their two-game, losing-streak at Prudential Center, Feb 20-22. They are 2-0-1=3PTS vs. their Metropolitan Division rivals this season.
Keith Kinkaid won his second straight game against the Islanders and is now 4-1-0 over his last five games.
Smithtown, NY-native, Kyle Palmieri scored two goals in the third period to lift NJD to victory.
Taylor Hall registered 2A on both of Palmieri’s markers to increase his personal points streak to 21 consecutive games (14-16-30PTS).
– Established new career-high, points-streak with points in 15 straight, Jan. 30-Feb. 24 (9G-7A-16PTS).
– Personal 21-game, point-streak (14G-14A-28PTS), Jan. 2-Feb. 22. *does not count as career-high b/c of 3 games missed due to injury during that time, Jan. 22-25. Longest streak in franchise history.
Michael Grabner made his Devils debut tonight.
9 HALL – 13 HISCHIER – 63 BRATT
40 GRABNER – 37 ZACHA – 21 PALMIERI
20 COLEMAN – 19 ZAJAC – 23 NOESEN
44 WOOD – 11 BOYLE – 18 STAFFORD
6 GREENE – 45 VATANEN
2 MOORE – 28 SEVERSON
8 BUTCHER – 12 LOVEJOY
TUESDAY: 11:30AM Morning Skate at PPG Paints Arena
SUNDAY: Noon Practice at RWJBarnabas Hockey House