Devils’ Post-Game: 1-13-17

New Jersey Devils 2 at Calgary Flames 1

  • Attendance: 19,190
  • Three Stars: 1. Keith Kinkaid 2. Chad Johnson 3. Kyle Palmieri

Team Notes

  • New Jersey improved to 7-12-6 on the road and 17-18-9 overall as the Devils beat the Flames for the first time in Calgary since Dec. 23, 2007.
  • The Devils snapped their four game losing streak (0-2-2) and improved to 1-0-1 on their current four-game Western Conference road-trip. 
  • New Jersey completed their 10th of 18 sets of back-to-back games. The Devils are 3-4-3 in first games and are 5-3-2 in second games of back-to-backs. 
  • The Devils are now 4-3-2 vs. the Pacific Division and are 7-7-4 against Western Conference opponents. 
  • New Jersey was 1-4 on the power play and is 2-14 (14.3%) with the man-advantage over the last five games.
  • The Devils were 2-2 on the penalty-kill tonight and are 13-17 (76.5%) over the last five games.
  • New Jersey out-shot Calgary 36-32.

Player Notes

  • Kyle Palmieri opened the scoring at 6:22 of the first period. He added an assist on Taylor Hall’s power play goal and now has three points (1g-2a) in his last two games.
  • Taylor Hall scored the game winning goal on the power play at 18:31 of the first period. It was his 10th goal and his team-leading 27th point (Tie, T. Zajac). He has two points (1g-1a) in his last two games. 
  • Travis Zajac got his team-leading 18th assist on Palmieri’s goal. Zajac has two points (1g-1a) in his last two games played and is tied with Taylor Hall for the team-lead in points with 27.
  • Jon Merrill recorded his third assist of the season on Palmieri’s goal. 
  • Karl Stollery got his first career NHL point with an assist on Hall’s second period goal. 
  • Keith Kinkaid stopped 31 of 32 shots in his 11th start of the season, while improving to 5-4-2.
  • Damon Severson led the Devils with 5 blocked shots and 22:12 TOI.
  • P.A. Parenteau had a career and season high 8 shots on net. 
  • Kyle Quincey led the Devils with 7 PIM. 

Statistics

Next Up     *subject to change
Tomorrow: 12:45PM Practice at Rogers Arena
Sun: 8:30 AM Morning Skate at Rogers Arena
7PM ET at Vancouver (MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)

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