New Jersey Devils Post-Game Notes: 4/21 at Tampa Bay

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  • Attendance: 19,029
  • Three Stars: 1. Andrei Vasilevskiy 2. Cory Schneider 3. Nikita Kucherov
  • **See @NJDevils on twitter and for post-game pressers and sound**


  • The Devils 2017-18 campaign ended today with a 3-1 loss to the Lightning.  Tampa Bay wins the best of seven series, 4-1, to advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
  • New Jersey is now 123-110 in the team’s playoff history and fall to 12-9 in Game 5’s.
  • Today marks only the fourth time that the Devils have lost a series in the fifth game on the road (last: 2006 vs Carolina).
  • After going 4-9 on their PK in the first three games, the Devils have killed off all 10 penalties in games four and five.







  • Cory Schneider started in his third playoff contest this year.  Schneider stopped 35 of 38 shots (.921%) in tonight’s matchup, and fell to 2-6 in his career in the playoffs.
  • Kyle Palmieri scored the only goal for the Devils 17:00 into the third period.  Palmieri finishes the post season with goals in back-to-back games (2G-1A-3PTS).
  • Will Butcher tallied the primary assist on Palmieri’s goal, ending the rookies first post season with four points (1G-3A).
  • Taylor Hall recorded his fifth assist of the postseason and lead the Devils with 7PTS (2G-5A).


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