Devils’ Post-Game 2/16/17

New Jersey Devils 0 vs. Ottawa Senators 3

  • Attendance: 13,908
  • Three Stars:  1. Mike Condon 2. Dion Phaneuf 3. Cory Schneider

Team Notes

  • The Devils fell to 2-2-0 on their season-long, five-game homestand. The team will play their fifth of five straight home games on Saturday night vs. the NY Islanders. The Devils will face off against Ottawa in their season-series finale next week, Feb. 21, at Prudential Center. The club has never been held without a point in a season-series vs. Ottawa. The only season ever that New Jersey failed to win a game vs. the Senators was the 2012-13 season (0-1-2).
  • It was the fourth time this season that New Jersey has been shut out by an opponent and the first time since Jan. 9 vs. FLA (0-3).
  • New Jersey is now 7-9-3 vs. the Atlantic Division and is 14-14-5 against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • The club is 3-2-0 at Prudential Center and is 6-4-1 overall vs. Ottawa since the 2013-14 season.
  • The Devils were 0-1 on the power play tonight and are 4-12 (33.3%) with the man-advantage over the last five games.
  • Ottawa was 1-2 on the power play. New Jersey is 12-14 (85.7%) on the PK over the last five games.
  • The Devils were out-shot, 35-21, including 12-6 in the third period.

Player Notes

  • Cory Schneider stopped 32 of 34 shots (+1 ENG) in the loss. It was his seventh consecutive start, which is the longest for him this season.
  • Beau Bennett was activated off injured reserve today after missing nine games with a lower body injury. He hit the post with a chance in the second period and skated in 13:47.
  • Kyle Quincey was placed on injured reserve with an upper body injury this afternoon, retroactive to Feb. 4. He has missed the last four games.
  • Taylor Hall led the team with three shots on net.
  • Andy Greene paced the team in ice-time with 21:20.
  • Jon Merrill had a season-high four blocked shots (tie, Jan. 21 at PHI).

Statistics

Next Up     *subject to change
Tomorrow: Noon Practice at Prudential Center
Sat: 10:30AM Morning Skate at Prudential Center
7PM vs. NY Islanders (MSG, TOJN/WFAN)
Sun: 6PM at NY Islanders (MSG+, TOJN/WFAN)
Mon: OFF

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