Three Stars: 1. Taylor Hall 2. P.A. Parenteau 3. Cory Schneider
The Devils won their second straight home game and improved to 2-2-1=5pts on the season. New Jersey is 2-0-0 at Prudential Center. New Jersey is 2-1-0 over the last three games.
New Jersey is now 8-1-1 all time at home against Minnesota and is 4-0-0 vs. the Wild at Prudential Center since 2013-14.
This is the club’s first overtime victory of the season. New Jersey is 1-1 in OT in 2016-17.
New Jersey was 0-3 on the power play and was 3-3 on the penalty kill. The Devils are 16-17 (94.1%) playing shorthanded through the first five games of the season.
The Devils had a season-low six penalty minutes against tonight.
The Devils outshot the Wild, 32-29, including 11-8 in the third period. New Jersey held Minnesota to a season-low three shots on goal in the first period.
The Devils and Wild each won 30 of 60 faceoffs tonight.
P.A. Parenteau tied the game at one apiece at 11:56 of the third period. It was his second goal of the season.
Michael Cammalleri and Travis Zajac recorded the assists on Parenteau’s goal.
Taylor Hall scored the Devils’ game-winning goal 29 seconds into the overtime frame. The goal was Hall’s second game-winning goal of the season and his first in overtime in 2016-17. He leads New Jersey with three goals this season.
The goal was Hall’s first OT goal since Dec. 9, 2015 vs. San Jose. It was the fifth overtime goal of his NHL career
Adam Henrique tallied the assist on Hall’s winner for his first assist and point of the 2016-17 season.
Kyle Quincey appeared in his 500th career NHL game tonight. He logged 17:19 TOI and had four penalty minutes.
Sergey Kalinin was activated off Injured Reserve this afternoon after missing the first four games of the season. He made his season debut tonight and logged 12:11 of ice-time, one hit and was 1-1 in the faceoff circle.
Cory Schneider made his fifth consecutive start of 2016-17. He stopped 28 of 29 shots (.966 save %) in the victory and improved to 2-2-1 on the season.