Devils’ Post-Game: 1-15-17

New Jersey Devils 2 at Vancouver Canucks 1 OT

  • Attendance: 18,865 (Sellout)
  • Three Stars: 1. Cory Schneider 2. Taylor Hall 3. Daniel Sedin

Team Notes

  • The Devils improved to 8-12-6 on the road and 18-18-9 overall as New Jersey  beat Vancouver to close out their season series. The Devils finished 2-0-0 against the Canucks in 2016-17.
  • New Jersey improved to 2-0-1 on their current four-game Western Conference road-trip. 
  • The Devils are now 5-3-2 vs. the Pacific Division and are 8-7-4 against Western Conference opponents. 
  • New Jersey was 0-1 on the power play and is 1-11 (9.1%) with the man-advantage over the last five games.
  • The Devils were 3-3 on the penalty-kill tonight and are 14-17 (82.4%) over the last five games.
  • New Jersey and Vancouver tied in shots 22-22.
  • At 6:31 of the second period, the Situation Room initiated a video review to further examine a play at the New Jersey net. Video review determined that Loui Eriksson’s shot completely crossed the New Jersey goal line. Good goal Vancouver.
  • At 15:53 of the third period, Vancouver requested a Coach’s Challenge to review whether New Jersey was off-side prior to Kyle Palmieri’s goal. After reviewing all available replays and consulting with the linesmen, NHL Hockey Operations staff determined that New Jersey’s Taylor Hall was off-side prior to the goal. No Goal.

Player Notes

  • Kyle Quincey opened the scoring for the Devils at 16:57 of the second period. It was his third goal of the season. 
  • Taylor Hall scored the game-winning goal at 1:28 of overtime and led the Devils with 4 shots on net. Hall is tied with Travis Zajac for the team-lead in points with 28.
  • Travis Zajac recorded his team-leading 19th assist on Hall’s overtime goal. Zajac played in the 743rd game of his career, tying him with Colin White for 10th in Devils’ Franchise history.
  • Damon Severson assisted Quincey’s goal in the second period for his 21st point of the year, which matches his point total from the 2015-16 season.
  • Beau Bennett also added an assist on Quincey’s goal. 
  • Cory Schneider stopped 21 of 22 shots against and improved to 13-14-7. He has stopped 172 of 183 shots over his last seven starts (.940 save%).
  • Jacob Josefson had a season-high four hits on the night.
  • Ben Lovejoy led the Devils with 26:33 TOI.

Statistics

Next Up     *subject to change
Tomorrow: 2:00 PM CT Practice at Xcel Energy Center
Tue: 11:30 AM CT Morning Skate at Xcel Energy Center
7PM CT at Minnesota (MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)

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