Devils Post-Game 11/22/15

New Jersey Devils 3 at Vancouver Canucks 2

  • Attendance: 18,268
  • Three Stars: 1. Mike Cammalleri 2. Daniel Sedin 3. Cory Schneider

Team Notes

  • New Jersey snapped its two-game losing streak and finished its three-game road trip 1-2-0.
  • The Devils improved to 6-4-0 on the road & to 5-5-1 vs. the Western Conference overall.
  • New Jersey is now 4-12-3 in the Western Canadian cities (Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver & Winnipeg) since 2011-12.
  • The Devils won in Vancouver for the first time since Jan. 13, 2009 (0-2-1).
  • New Jersey was 1/5 on the power play; they’ve scored on the PP in five straight & in 14 of their 20 games this season (16/71, 22.5 %).
  • The Devils’ penalty kill unit was 6/7 tonight and is 40/44 (90.9%) over the past 12 games.
  • Vancouver outshot New Jersey 38-22, including a 32-13 margin over the final two periods.

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider made a season-high 36 saves and improved to 10-5-1. He won in Vancouver for the first time since being traded to New Jersey and improved to 2-1-2 vs. the Canucks overall. Schneider has now allowed two goals or less in eight of his last nine starts since Oct. 29.
  • Schneider also stopped Radim Vrbata’s third period penalty shot attempt. He’s saved both penalty shots he’s faced this season (also, Patrick Marleau Oct. 16 vs. San Jose) and 10/12 in his career.
  • Mike Cammalleri recorded 1g-2a-3pts for his fourth 3pt. game of the season. He has 4g-6a-10pts over the last eight games and leads the Devils with 7g-14a-21pts overall. Cammalleri has 14a this season; he had 15a in 68 games in 2014-15.
  • Andy Greene scored his first power play goal since Dec. 20, 2013 & snapped an eight-game point-scoring drought. With 33 career goals/175 career points, Greene is now just three goals/points behind Ken Daneyko (36g/178pts) for sixth in team history.
  • Adam Henrique scored the game-winning goal, his team-leading ninth goal of the season. He now has 3g-3a-6pts over the last seven contests. Henrique led New Jersey with five shots on goal tonight.
  • Kyle Palmieri assisted on Cammalleri’s goal and now has points in back-to-back games (1g-1a-2pts).
  • Travis Zajac also assisted on Cammalleri’s tally and has an assist in each of the last two contests.
  • Lee Stempniak registered a power play assist and has 1g-3a-4pts over the past four games. He has 12a in 20 games this season after recording just 13a in 71 games in 2014-15.
  • Adam Larsson posted an assist on Henrique’s goal for his first point since Nov. 8 vs. Vancouver (5 games).
  • Jacob Josefson appeared in the 200th game of his NHL career.
  • David Schlemko did not play due to a lower body injury; he’s considered day-to-day.
  • Eric Gelinas returned to the lineup after being a healthy scratch for the previous seven games Nov. 6-20. He recorded 4 shots on goal in 13:10 of action tonight.
  • Stefan Matteau made his first appearance since Nov. 12 at Chicago. He was a healthy scratch the previous two games and missed the Nov. 14 contest vs. Pittsburgh due to illness.

Statistics

Next Up

  • Tomorrow: TBA
  • Next Game: Wednesday vs. Columbus Blue Jackets at Prudential Center (7:00 PM ET, MSG Plus, News Radio 880 WCBS).
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