Devils’ Post-Game 12/15

New Jersey Devils 2 at St. Louis Blues 5

  • Attendance: 18,347
  • Three Stars: 1. Vladimir Tarasenko 2. Alex Pietrangelo 3. Robby Fabbri

Team Notes 

  • The Devils lost their fourth consecutive game in regulation and finished their season-series vs. the Blues at 0-2-0.
  • New Jersey is also 0-2-0 on their four-game road-trip and is 4-10-4 on the road overall.
  • The Devils are 3-3-2 vs. the Central Division and are 6-6-2 against Western Conference opponents.
  • The Devils are now 0-4-0 at Scottrade Center and are 1-7-0 overall against the Blues since the 2013-14 season.
  • New Jersey’s last win at Scottrade Center was Dec. 30, 2008; 4-3 (five games since). Their last win vs. the Blues overall was Jan. 28, 2014; a 7-1 victory.
  • The Devils were 0-2 on the power play tonight and are 2-15 (13.3%) with the man-advantage over the last five games.
  • New Jersey was 3-4 on the penalty kill tonight and is 13-18 (72.2%) while shorthanded over the last five games.
  • The Devils scored their third shorthanded goal of 2016-17 at 7:49 of the first period.
  • New Jersey was out-shot 26-31 and have been out-shot by opponents in their last six games.

Player Notes

  • Adam Henrique scored the 12th shorthanded goal of his NHL career. He is now in sole possession of 3rd place all-time in franchise history for shorthanded goals. Patrik Elias is second with 16 and John Madden is first with 17. He also assisted on Miles Woods’ goal, giving him his fourth multi-point game of the season. Henrique has 2g-3a-5pts over his last four games. He also led the club with four hits tonight.
  • Wood notched his second goal of the season, his first since Nov. 29 at Wpg. He paced the Devils with a season-high four shots on goal.
  • Travis Zajac and Kyle Palmieri recorded one assist each tonight. Zajac was 17-23 (74%) in the faceoff circle.
  • Sergey Kalinin played in the 100th game of his NHL career/as a Devil.
  • Pavel Zacha returned to the lineup after missing the last four games with a facial laceration.
  • Luke Gazdic made his Devils’ debut. He skated in 3:49 and had one blocked shot.
  • Cory Schneider made his 22nd start of the season and fell to 9-9-4. He stopped 26 of 30 shots.
  • Damon Severson led the Devils in ice-time, 22:42, for the fourth consecutive game.

Statistics

Next Up
Tomorrow: TBA
Sat: at Ottawa (7PM, MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)
Sun: at NY Rangers (7:30PM, MSG+2, TOJN/WFAN)

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