New Jersey shut out Philadelphia, 2-0, to open their preseason schedule at Prudential Center.
Nick Lappin (1 EV, 1 EN) led the way for New Jersey with both goals. Defenseman Reece Scarlett and forward Sergey Kalinin each had an assist on Lappin’s first goal.
Keith Kinkaid (6 saves/6 shots; 29:38) and Anders Lindback (15 saves/15 shots) split the goaltending duties for the shutout.
Blake Coleman and Beau Bennett each had four penalty minutes in the contest. Jacob Josefson was 7/10 (70%) in the face off circle.
The Devils also dropped the Canadiens in a 3-2 win at Bell Centre in Montreal.
Adam Henrique led the way with two power play goals and Michael McLeod scored one (EV).
Defenseman Yohann Auvitu had two assists (2pts) in the victory, while Andrew MacWilliam, Vojtech Mozik, Nathan Bastian, and Joseph Blandisi each had one helper. Scott Wedgewood (26 saves/27 shots, 40:00) and Mackenzie Blackwood (13 saves/ 14 shots, 20:00) shared the net.