Three Stars: 1. Taylor Hall 2. Ben Lovejoy 3. Daniel Sedin
The Devils established a new team record, starting the season undefeated in regulation through the first 10 home games, 8-0-2 (previously 8-0-1, 1987-88). New Jersey is the only team in the NHL to not have a regulation loss on home ice.
New Jersey is now 3-3-0 vs. the Pacific Division and is 5-4-2 vs. Western Conference opponents in 2016-17.
The Devils are now 3-0-1 at Prudential Center and are 4-1-2 vs. the Canucks overall since the 2013-14 season.
New Jersey had a season-high 28 penalty minutes tonight.
The Devils were 1-2 on the power play and are 4-13 (30.8%) with the man-advantage over the last five games.
New Jersey was 2-3 on the penalty kill and is 18-19 (94.7%) over the past five games. The goal-against was scored on a Canucks’ 5-on-3 power play in the second period. Before tonight, the Devils had not allowed a power play goal their last five games.
New Jersey was out-shot, 24-22, tonight.
Taylor Hall opened the scoring with his seventh goal of the season for New Jersey at 3:42 of the first period. He also assisted on Kyle Palmieri’s marker giving him 1g-1a-2pts on the night. Hall has five points (2g-3a) over the past two games.
Ben Lovejoy scored his first goal of the season/as a Devil at 11:09 of the second period. It was also a game-winner; the third of his NHL career. It was his first goal in 30 games (Mar. 29 vs. Buf.)
Kyle Palmieri scored his fourth goal of the season on the power play. It was his first goal since Nov. 12 vs. Buf. (10 games). He has 1g-2a-3pts over the last three games.
Travis Zajac had an assist on Lovejoy’s game-winner. He has 6 points (3g-3a) over the last three games.
Kyle Quincey notched two assists tonight for his second multi-point game of the season. He has three assists over his last three games. He also had a season-high five hits tonight.
P.A. Parenteau tallied one assist, snapping his seven-game points-drought.
John Moore had a career-high 17 PIM (1 min., 1 maj., 1 misc.).