Devils Post-Game 4/9/17

New Jersey Devils 1 at Detroit Red Wings 4

  • Attendance: 20,027
  • Three Stars: 1. Henrik Zetterberg 2. Riley Sheahan 3. Gustav Nyquist

Team Notes

  • The Devils completed their 2016-17 season 28-40-14 overall and 12-22-6 on the road. Tonight’s game also marks the final NHL game at Joe Louis Arena. New Jersey finished 13-20-2 all-time in Joe Louis Arena.
  • The Devils finished their season-series with the Red Wings 1-1-1. New Jersey finished 7-13-4 vs. the Atlantic Division and is 18-29-7 against Eastern Conference opponents.
  •  New Jersey closed out its 18th of 18 sets of back-to-back games. The club is 5-9-4 in first games and is 7-7-4 in second games of back-to-backs.
  • The Devils were 0-3 on the power play tonight and are 2-17 (11.8%) over the last five games.
  • New Jersey was 2-3 on the penalty kill tonight and are 19-26 (73.1%) while shorthanded over the last five games.
  • The Devils were out-shot by the Red Wings 35-25.

Player Notes

  • John Moore scored the lone goal for the Devils at 1:15 of the third period. It was Moore’s 12th goal of the season and third goal in his last four games. Moore finished the season with a career-high 12 goals and 22 points.
  • Jacob Josefson had the primary assist on Moore’s goal in the third period. Josefson had two assists in three games since returning from an upper-body injury April 6 vs. Pit.
  • Michael Cammalleri also had an assist and led the Devils with five shots on net and four hits. 
  • Cory Schneider made his 59th start of the season while stopping 31 of 35 shots on net. Schneider finished 2016-17 with a 20-27-11 record.
  • Ben Lovejoy led the Devils with 20:57 TOI. 

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