Devils Post-Game 1/26/16

New Jersey Devils 0 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2

  • Attendance: 18,442
  • Three Stars: 1. Marc-Andre Fleury 2. Phil Kessel  3. Carl Hagelin

Team Notes

  • New Jersey had its season-high (tie, Oct. 18-24) four-game winning streak snapped and is 25-20-5=55pts heading into the All-Star break.
  • The Devils were shut out for the third time in their last 11 games and the fifth time overall.
  • New Jersey had its two-game road winning streak snapped & fell to 14-10-2=30pts in away games overall.
  • The Devils are 6-7-1=13pts vs. the Metropolitan Division, including 3-5-0=6pts on the road.
  • New Jersey has lost five straight at CONSOL Energy Center and is 2-10-1 in Pittsburgh since 2010-11.
  • The Penguins out shot the Devils 31-25, including 24-14 over the final two periods.

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider (29 saves) had his four-game winning streak snapped. He fell to 13-7-2 on the road & to 22-15-5 overall. Despite the loss, Schneider has now allowed two goals or less in 27 of his last 35 starts since Oct. 29 & is 18-13-4, with four shutouts, a 1.96 goals-against average & .932 save-percentage during that stretch.
  • David Schlemko led the Devils with a season-high (tie, Jan. 2 vs. Dallas) four shots on goal. He also led the club with 21:43 of TOI tonight.
  • Seth Helgeson, Adam Larsson and Kyle Palmieri each registered five hits tonight.
  • Jacob Josefson was 10/14 (71.4%) in the face-off circle.
  • Damon Severson skated in the 100th game of his NHL career.

Statistics

Next Up

  • Next Game: Feb. 2 vs. New York Rangers at Prudential Center (7:00 PM ET, MSG Plus, Sports Radio 66 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN).
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