Devils Post-Game 10/13/15

New Jersey Devils 1 vs. Nashville Predators 3

  • Attendance: 11,117
  • Three Stars: 1. Pekka Rinne 2. Roman Josi 3. Keith Kinkaid

Team Notes

  • The Devils fell to 0-3-0 for just the second time in team history (2001-02, 0-4-0)
  • New Jersey was 1/2 on the power play and has now scored a PPG in each of its first three games (3/9, 33.3% overall).
  • The Devils outshot the Predators, 23-20, marking the first time they’ve outshot an opponent this season.

Player Notes

  • Keith Kinkaid (17 saves + 2 ENG) made consecutive starts for the first time in his NHL career.
  • Yann Danis was recalled from Albany (AHL) under emergency conditions earlier in the day and served as Kinkaid’s backup.
  • Cory Schneider (personal reasons) was unavailable to play tonight.
  • Kyle Palmieri scored a power play goal, his first as a Devil, and now has points in back-to-back games (1g-1a-2pts). He scored a career-high five PPGs with Anaheim last season. Palmieri now has six career goals vs. the Predators, his most vs. any opponent.
  • Andy Greene recorded the primary assist for his first point of 2015-16 and has already equaled his power play output from a season ago (0g-1a-1pt in 82 games played). Greene also led the team with a season-high 27:24 of TOI tonight.
  • Jacob Josefson also assisted on the goal for his first point of the season. 
  • Lee Stempniak led the Devils with three shots on goal.
  • Tuomo Ruutu and Damon Severson returned to the lineup tonight after being healthy scratches on Saturday at Washington.
  • John Moore (right arm) missed his first game of the season due to injury.

Statistics

Audio

  • Head Coach John Hynes, Keith Kinkaid, Andy Greene, Kyle Palmieri, Adam Henrique, Jiri Tlusty and Nashville Head Coach Peter Laviolette.

Next Up

  • Tomorrow: TBA
  • Next Game: Friday vs. San Jose Sharks at Prudential Center (7:00 PM, MSG Plus, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN)
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