Devils’ Post Game 12/3

New Jersey Devils 5 at Nashville Predators 4 (OT)

  • Attendance: 17,113
  • Three Stars: 1. Michael Cammalleri 2. Kevin Fiala 3. Andy Greene

Team Notes

  • The Devils scored four unanswered goals to defeat Nashville, 5-4, in overtime and finish their four-game road-trip 1-1-2.
  • The OT win was the Devils third of the season and they are 4-5 overall in the three-on-three overtime period this season.
  • New Jersey is now 4-7-4 on the road.
  • New Jersey scored three unanswered goals in the third period to erase a three-goal deficit and tie the game at 4-4 before winning in OT.
  • The Devils are 3-1-2 vs. the Central Division and are 5-4-2 vs. the Western Conference this season.
  • New Jersey is 2-1-1 at Bridgestone Arena and is 4-2-1 vs. Nashville overall since the 2013-14 season.
  • The Devils scored two goals (M. Cammalleri, A. Greene) in the opening minute of the third period to bring the Devils within one goal, 3-4, of Nashville.
  • New Jersey was 1-3 (33.3%) on the power play tonight and is 4-16 (25.0%) over the past five games.
  • The Devils were 2-2 on the penalty-kill tonight and have not allowed a power play goal in five straight games (19-19).
  • The Devils were out-shot, 22-42, tonight and have been out-shot in four of their last five games.

Player Notes

  • Michael Cammalleri won the game for New Jersey in overtime with 28 seconds remaining. The OT goal was the fourth of his career. He leads the Devils with nine goals this season. Cammalleri also scored at 0:25 of the third period. He has 6g-6a-12pts since Nov. 23 (six games).
  • Adam Henrique tied at four apiece the game on the powerplay at 12:37 of the third period to force overtime.
  • Taylor Hall had 1g-2a-3pts tonight.  It was his first goal since Oct. 25 vs. Arizona (nine games). He also assisted Cammalleri’s overtime goal.
  • Andy Greene had 1g-1a-2pts tonight. It was his first multi-point game of the season. It was his first goal since Nov. 11 vs. Buf. He also blocked six shots tonight and had four hits.
  • Vernon Fiddler and Nick Lappin notched assists on Greene’s goal. Lappin has two points (1g-1a) over his last three games.
  • Kyle Quincey notched his fifth assist of the year on Hall’s goal.
  • Keith Kinkaid made his sixth start of 2016-17 and improved to 3-1-2 on the season. He stopped 38 of 42 shots (.905 save %).
  • Pavel Zacha suffered a facial laceration in the first period and did not return. He skated in 2:55 of action and had one shot tonight.

Statistics

Next Up
Sun: Off
Mon: TBA
Tues: vs. Vancouver (7PM, MSG+2, TOJN/WFAN).

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