Devils Post-Game: 10/13/17

New Jersey Devils 2 vs. Washington Capitals 5

  • Attendance: 13,458
  • Three Stars: 1. Nicklas Backstrom 2. T.J. Oshie 3. Kyle Palmieri
    **See newjerseydevils.com for post-game pressers and sound**

Team Notes

  • The Devils lost to the Washington Capitals 5-2 to fall to 3-1-0 in 2017-18. New Jersey is now 0-5-2 at Prudential Center against Washington since the 2013-14 season.
  • The club is 0-1-0 vs. the Metropolitan Division and 2-1-0 against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • New Jersey was 1-4 on the power play tonight and are 5-17 (29.4%) on the PP over the last 4 games.
  • The Devils were 2-4 on the penalty-kill tonight and are 17-22 (77.3%) over the last 4 games.
  • The Devils were out-shot 28-23.

Player Notes

  • Kyle Palmieri scored his first goal of the season and the 100th of his career. Palmieri also assisted Taylor Hall’s 2nd period power play goal and has two multi-point games in 2017-18.
  • Hall’s goal was his first of the season and he now has four points (1g-3a) in four games played.
  • Will Butcher had the secondary assist on Hall’s goal and leads all NHL rookies with six assists and four power play points.
  • Damon Severson recorded his first point off the year with an assist on Palmieri’s goal. Severson led all Devils defensemen with 28 assists in 2016-17.
  • John Moore also chipped in with an assist on Palmieri’s goal for his third point (1g-2a) of the season.
  • Cory Schneider stopped 23 of 28 shots and received his first loss in 2017-18.
  • Andy Greene led all Devils skaters with 22:20 TOI.
  • Blake Coleman led the team with 14 PIM and had 4 hits to tie Palmieri for the most on the team.

Statistics

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Tomorrow: 7PM at New York Rangers (MSG+, TOJN)

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