Devils’ Post-Game 12/22

New Jersey Devils 4 vs. Philadelphia Flyers 0

  • Attendance: 16,514 (sellout)
  • Three Stars: 1. Cory Schneider 2. P.A. Parenteau 3. Adam Henrique

Team Notes 

  • The New Jersey Devils snapped their season-long seven game losing streak (0-6-1) and are now 9-2-2 at home in 2016-17. The last time New Jersey scored four or more goals was Dec. 3 at Nsh. (W 5-4 OT, nine games).
  • This is the first time New Jersey has shut out an opponent in 2016-17 and the first time in 40 games; since Mar. 24, 2016 (3-0 W at Pit., Scott Wedgewood, 39 saves).
  • The Devils are now 3-1-2 vs. Metropolitan Division opponents and are 7-6-5 against the Eastern Conference.
  • New Jersey is 3-2-2 at home vs. Philadelphia and is 8-3-2 overall against the Flyers since the 2013-14 season.
  • The Devils had a season-high 32 penalty minutes tonight.  Philadelphia’s 50 PIM is the most penalty minutes an opponent has had playing New Jersey this season.
  • New Jersey was 2-6 on the power play tonight and is 3-15 (20.0%) over the last five games.
  • The Devils were 2-2 on the penalty-kill tonight and are 8-10 (80.0%) over the last five games.
  • New Jersey out-shot Philadelphia, 22-16. The Flyers’ 16 shots on goal is the fewest shots the Devils’ have allowed in 2016-17.
  • At 5:47 of the second period, video review supported the referee’s call on the ice that the puck did not cross the New Jersey goal line. No goal Philadelphia.

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider stopped 16 of 16 shots for his 22nd career shutout (his 13th with New Jersey). He is now 10-10-5 this season. His last shutout was Jan. 16, 2016 vs. Ari.
  • P.A. Parenteau and Adam Henrique led the way for New Jersey with one goal and one assist each.
  • Parenteau notched his first game-winner (PP) of the season at 7:40 of the first period, then assisted on Henrique’s goal at 13:49 of the second period. It was his first multi-point game of the season.
  • Henrique recorded his fifth two-point game of 2016-17.
  • Miles Wood scored his fourth goal of the season, the third in his last five games, at 13:26 of the first period.
  • Kyle Palmieri also scored for New Jersey on the power play at 18:38 of the third period. It was his first goal in seven games (Dec. 3 vs. Van.)
  • Damon Severson, Michael Cammalleri, Taylor Hall, John Moore and Andy Greene each notched one assist tonight.
  • Greene led the Devils with 23:13 of ice-time and had two blocked shots.
  • Cammalleri needs 1pt. for 100 with New Jersey.
  • Seth Helgeson made his season-debut. He logged 10:07 of ice-time, was a +1 and had 5 PIM after dropping the gloves with Dale Weise. It was the four fighting major of his NHL career.
  • Luke Gazdic returned to the lineup after being a healthy scratch for the past two games and led New Jersey with four hits.
  • Ben Lovejoy blocked four shots tonight.
  • Vernon Fiddler was 8-10 (80.0%) in the faceoff circle tonight.

Statistics

Next Up
Tomorrow: at Pittsburgh (7PM, MSG+2, TOJN)
Sat: OFF
Sun: OFF
Mon: OFF
Tues: vs. Pittsburgh (7PM, MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)

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