New Jersey Devils 1 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 4
- Attendance: 14,254
- Three Stars: 1. Boone Jenner 2. Sergei Bobrovsky 3. Adam Henrique
- New Jersey finished its season-series with Columbus, 1-3-0, and were 0-2-0 at Prudential Center.
- The Devils are 9-11-3 vs. the Metropolitan Division and are 16-22-7 against Eastern Conference opponents in 2016-17.
- This afternoon was the third matinee game at Prudential Center this season. The Devils are 0-3-0 at home and are 1-4-0 overall in matinee contests.
- New Jersey surrendered a shorthanded goal when Columbus’ Lukas Sedlak was awarded a penalty shot at 6:42 of the first period. It was the first penalty-shot an opponent has scored against the Devils this season. Columbus was awarded with a second penalty shot and scored at 6:28 of the second period (Brandon Dubinsky). It the first time in Devils’ history that an opponent was given two penalty shot opportunities in a single-game.
- The Devils were 1-3 on the power play and are 4-13 (30.8%) over the last five games. The Devils surrendered two shorthanded goals tonight and have given-up 10 shorthanded goals this season.
- New Jersey was 1-1 on the penalty-kill and are 11-14 (78.6%) over the last five games while shorthanded.
- The Devils out-shot Columbus, 36-27, this afternoon.
- At 10:30 of the first period, Columbus requested a Coach’s Challenge to review whether New Jersey’s Adam Henrique was off-side prior to his goal. After reviewing all available replays and consulting with the linesmen, NHL Hockey Operations staff determined that the Devils entered the attacking zone legally prior to the goal.
- Cory Schneider started his 53rd game of the season and fell to 19-23-10. He stopped 23 of 26 shots.
- Schneider surrendered a goal on a penalty shot against Columbus’ Lukas Sedlak at 6:42 of the first period. He had stopped the previous five penalty shots he had faced and the last PS goal he allowed was also against a Blue Jackets’ player (Mar. 31, 2015, Brandon Dubinsky, NJ 2 – CBJ 3 OT).
- Schneider surrendered a second goal on a Columbus penalty shot when Brandon Dubinsky was awarded the opportunity at 6:28 of the second period. Dubinsky is 2-2 against Schneider in penalty-shot situations.
- Adam Henrique scored his 19th goal of the season, his fifth on the power play, at 10:30 of the first period. With the goal, Henrique increased his point-streak to four games (3g-2a).
- Pavel Zacha had the lone assist on Henrique’s marker. Zacha has a four-game assist-streak (4a). Ten of his 20 points have come from the man-advantage this season.
- Taylor Hall led all Devils in ice-time with 20:07 and had five shots.