Devils Post-Game 10/22/16

New Jersey Devils 2 vs. Minnesota Wild 1 (OT)

  • Attendance: 16,514 (Sellout)
  • Three Stars: 1. Taylor Hall 2. P.A. Parenteau 3. Cory Schneider

Team Notes

  • 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.

Player Notes

  • 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.


Next Up

  • Tomorrow: OFF
  • Monday: TBD
  • Tuesday: vs. Arizona (7 PM, MSG+, WFAN).
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