New Jersey Devils 6 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 7 (OT)
- Attendance: 13,152
- Three Stars: 1. Palmieri 2. J. Bratt 3. O. Palat
- The Devils fell to the Lightning, 7-6, in overtime, in their first head-to-head contest of the 2019-20 season.
- New Jersey has scored a power play goal in each of their last four contests after not converting in their first six games (Creidt: Craig Sedien, Devils hockey statistician).
- The Devils had seven players record multi-point games (Palmieri, Bratt, Hischier, Greene, Simmonds, Hall, Butcher).
- Kyle Palmieri led the team in shots on goal, recording eight.
- Sami Vatanen led the team in time on ice, skating in 24:04 minutes and recording one goal.
- The Devils will face-off against the Lightning in their second of three matchups, January 12th at Prudential Center.
- Cory Schneider got the start in net for his 5th start of the season, stopping 16 of 23 shots faced.
- Kyle Palmieri got the Devils on the board at 1:10 in the first period on the power play, recording his fourth goal of the season, assisted by Wayne Simmonds and Taylor Hall. Palmieri’s power play goal marks the 50th power play goal of his career, 43 of which have come with the Devils (Credit: Craig Seiden, Devils hockey statistician). With his assist, Hall extends his point-streak to three games (3A).
- Jesper Bratt tallied his second goal of the season at 6:05 in the second frame, getting the helpers from Pavel Zacha and Nico Hischier. With his assist, Zacha extends his point-streak to two games (1G-1A).
- Palmieri notched his second goal of the game at 12:17 in the second period, assisted by Will Butcher and Hall. With his assist, Hall records his second multi-point game of the season.
- Bratt recorded his second goal of the season at 13:16 in the second frame, getting the helpers from Andy Greene and Hischier. With his assist, Greene records his first point of the 2019-20 season.
- Sami Vatanen tallied his third goal of the season at 1:13 in the third period, assisted by Simmonds and Greene. Greene’s assist marks his 31st career multi-point game and his first since 3/13/19 at Edmonton.
- Palmieri notched his third goal of the game, recording his second career hat trick, at 19:52 in the third frame, the assists from Simmonds and Butcher. Palmieri’s hat trick is his first as a Devil.
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UPCOMING SCHEDULE *Subject to change
Thursday: Practice @ 12 pm at RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House
Friday: Game vs. Philadelphia Flyers @ 7 pm at Prudential Center