Devils Post-Game 11/15/16

New Jersey Devils 2 at Dallas Stars 1 (OT)

  • Attendance: 18,039
  • Three Stars: 1. Antti Niemi 2. Adam Henrique 3. Damon Severson

Team Notes

  • The Devils have won three straight road games and have improved to 9-3-3=21 points on the season. It took New Jersey 17 games last season to reach the 20-point mark (10-6-1).
  • New Jersey extended its winning-streak to five games. The Devils are 8-1-2 over their last 10 games. The last time the Devils had a five-game win-streak was from Feb. 3-10, 2013.
  • The Devils are now 3-3 this season when the game is decided in overtime. They have won the last three games that have required extra time(two overtime wins, one shootout win).
  • This was the Devils’ first win in Dallas since Jan. 30, 2014 (0-2-0). The Devils are 4-2-1 vs. the Stars overall since the 2013-14 season.
  • New Jersey is 2-0-1 vs. the Central Division and is 4-0-1 vs. Western Conference opponents.
  • The Devils were 0-1 on the power play tonight and is 0-21 over the last six games. However, New Jersey was 2-2 on the penalty-kill tonight and is 4-5 (80.0%) while shorthanded over the last three contests.
  • The Devils out-shot Dallas, 33-24, including 24-15 over the final two periods.
  • New Jersey’s defensemen have provided five of eight Devils’ goals over the last three games.

Player Notes

  • Adam Henrique scored in overtime to give the Devils their fifth straight win. It was the fourth overtime goal of his career. He has three points (1g-2a) over his last three games.
  • Kyle Palmieri had the lone assist on Henrique’s game-winner. He has two points (1g-1a) over his last two games, both of which are game-winning points.
  • Damon Severson opened the scoring at 7:40 of the first period with his third goal of the season. He leads all Devils’ d-men with 12 points (3g-9a) and has three points over his last two games (1g, 2a). Severson is now tied with Taylor Hall (5g-7a) for the scoring lead on the club.
  • P.A. Parenteau and Beau Bennett recorded the assists on Severson’s marker.
  • Cory Schneider made his 12th start of the season and improved to 7-3-2. He stopped 23 of 24 shots (.958 save %).
  • Travis Zajac led New Jersey with a season-high six shots on goal.
  • Andy Greene led all Devils with 23:29 of ice time.
  • Ben Lovejoy blocked four shots.
  • Reid Boucher made his first appearance since Nov. 6 (three games). He had 12:12 of ice time and recorded one shot on goal.
  • Taylor Hall, lower body, did not play tonight.
  • Michael Cammalleri (personal) missed his third straight game.

Statistics

Next Up
Wednesday: Practice at Honda Center (2PM)
Thursday: at Anaheim Ducks (10PM, MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)

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