Three Stars: 1. Blake Wheeler 2. Mark Scheifele 3. Miles Wood
New Jersey had their three-game points-streak (1-0-2) snapped and fell to 0-1-1 on their four-game road-trip.
The Devils are now 3-7-3 on the road this season and 10-7-5 overall.
New Jersey has matched its season-high win-less streak of three games (also Nov. 17-21, 0-3-0).
The Devils are now 2-1-1 vs. the Central Division and 4-4-1 vs. Western Conference opponents overall.
The Devils are 1-3-0 at MTS Centre and are 2-5-0 vs. Winnipeg overall since the 2013-14 season.
The Devils were 0-4 on the power play tonight and are 3-17 (17.6%) over the last five games with the man-advantage.
New Jersey’s penalty-kill units were a perfect 5-5 tonight and have not surrendered a shorthanded goal in the past three games (13-13).
New Jersey was successful in eliminating a Jets’ five-on-three power play for 1:41 in the second period. The Devils are 3-for-3 when facing a five-on-three shorthanded situation in 2016-17.
The Devils were awarded their second penalty-shot of 2016-17 when Miles Wood was illegally defended on a breakaway at 14:33 of the second period. He did not score on the shot and is 0-1 in his NHL career.
New Jersey was out-shot, 25-29, including 14-22 over the first two periods.
Miles Wood scored the first goal (and point) of his NHL career at 2:52 of the third period in his first appearance since Oct. 15 (19 games).
Nick Lappin scored his fourth goal of the season at 7:58 of the third period to cut the Jets’ lead to 3-2. It was Lappin’s first goal since Nov. 19 at LA (four games).
Damon Severson notched the sole assist on Lappin’s tally and leads all Devils’ defensemen with 13pts (3g-10a).
Adam Henrique had the assist on Wood’s goal. He has two points (1g-1a) over his last three games.
Kyle Palmieri skated in his 300th career NHL game and led New Jersey with four shots on goal.
Cory Schneider made his 17th start of the season and fell to 8-6-3 on the season. He stopped 26 .of 29 shots (.897 save %).
Travis Zajac led all Devils with 23:54 of ice-time tonight and was 14-25 (56%) in the faceoff circle.
Beau Bennett (right leg laceration) missed his first game of 2016-17 due to injury.