Three Stars: 1. Cory Schneider 2. Taylor Hall 3. Daniel Sedin
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.
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.