Devils Post-Game 11/12/15

New Jersey Devils 3 at Chicago Blackhawks 2

  • Attendance: 21,568
  • Three Stars: 1. Kyle Palmieri 2. Sergey Kalinin 3. Artemi Panarin

Team Notes

  • The Devils  swept the season series vs. the Blackhawks and won in Chicago for the first time since Nov. 3, 2010 (0-2-0).
  • New Jersey improved to 5-2-0 on the road.
  • The Devils have now won nine of their last 12 games & have points in ten of their last 13 contests (9-3-1=19pts).
  • Tonight’s contest concluded a stretch of four consecutive games vs. Western Conference opponents. New Jersey is now 4-3-1=9pts vs. the West this season.
  • The Devils out hit the Blackhawks, 54-24 tonight & and had 22 blocked shots to Chicago’s 8.
  • New Jersey’s penalty kill unit was 4/5 tonight and is 22/24 (91.7%) over the past eight games.
  • The Devils were 1/3 on the power play; they’ve scored on the PP in 10 of their 16 games this season.
  • Chicago outshot New Jersey, 29-22. 

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider (27 saves) improved to 8-4-1 on the season. He’s allowed two goals or less in each of his last six starts.
  • Sergey Kalinin scored the game-winning, power play goal at 17:33 of the third period and posted 1a for his first career multiple-point game. He also led the Devils with a season-high four shots on goal. Kalinin has 2g-1a-3pts over the last three contests.
  • Adam Henrique scored his team-leading 8th goal of the season and has 2g-1a-3pts over the last three games. He’s now halfway to his goal total from all of 2014-15 (16g in 75 games). Henrique has scored nine (6g-3a) of his 12 points on the road.
  • Kyle Palmieri’s goal was his sixth of the season. He now has 5g-5a-10pts over his last eight appearances.
  • John Moore, a native of Winnetka, IL, registered his first assist/second point (goal Oct. 31 vs. NY Islanders) of the season.
  • David Schlemko was credited with the secondary assist on Kalinin’s goal, his first helper since Dec. 1, 2014 at Edmonton (46 games).
  • Travis Zajac led the team with seven hits & was 13/21 (61.9%) in the face-off circle.
  • Andy Greene led the Devils in TOI overall with 25:27 of action tonight.
  • Adam Larsson recorded five hits in 24:30 of action. He leads the Devils with 34 hits overall this season.

Statistics

Next Up

  • Tomorrow: TBA
  • Saturday: vs. Pittsburgh Penguins at Prudential Center (7:00 PM ET, MSG Plus, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN).
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