Devils Post-Game 12/26/15

New Jersey Devils 1 at  Carolina Hurricanes 3

  • Attendance: 11,654
  • Three Stars: 1. Joakim Nordstrom 2. Justin Faulk 3. Brett Pesce

Team Notes

  • The Devils are now 1-1-0 vs. Carolina this season. The Devils are 5-6-1=11pts vs. the Metropolitan Division this season, including 3-4-0=6pts on the road.
  • New Jersey has points in eight of its last 12 (5-4-3=13pts) & 11 of its last 17 games (7-6-4=18pts). 
  • The Devils are 4-2-2=10pts in their last eight road games and are 10-6-2=22pts away from Prudential Center overall.
  • The Devils were 1/1 on the PK and were penalized just once for the fourth time this season.
  • The Devils were 24/48 (50.0%) in the faceoff circle tonight.
  • Carolina out shot New Jersey, 25-20.

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider (22 saves) fell to 9-4-2 on the road/15-10-5 overall.
  • Kyle Palmieri scored his career-high 15th goal of the season at 1:18 of the third period to tie the game at 1-1. He ranks first on the team in goals.
  • Mike Cammalleri recorded his team-leading 21st assist on Palmieri’s goal. He has 12g-21a-33pts in 36 games this season. His 33pts are also team-leading.
  • Adam Henrique also posted an assist on Palmieri’s goal.  It was his 12th assist of the season and the 97th of his career.  Henrique has 1g-1a-2pts in two games vs. Carolina this season and has 10pts (9g, 1a) in 16 games vs. Carolina in his career.
  • Andy Greene led the Devils with 21:13 of ice time. He needs five games-played to reach 600 in his career.
  • Jiri Tlusty recorded two penalty minutes.  It was only his second minor penalty of the season.
  • Patrik Elias (knee) did not play for the third straight game.

Statistics

Next Up

  • Tuesday- vs. Carolina Hurricanes at Prudential Center (7 p.m. ET, MSG, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN)
  • Wednesday- vs. Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre (7:30 p.m. ET, MSG Plus, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN)
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