Devils Post-Game: 11/16/17

New Jersey Devils 0 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 OT 

  • Attendance: 19,202
  • Three Stars: 1. Frederik Andersen 2. William Nylander 3. Cory Schneider
    **See newjerseydevils.com for post-game pressers and sound**

TEAM NOTES

  • The Devils lost in overtime to the Toronto Maple Leafs and are now 11-4-3 overall and 6-1-2 on the road. The club is 1-0-1 on their current four-game road trip. 
  • New Jersey is 1-0-1 against Toronto in 2017-18 and 2-1-5 at Air Canada Centre since 2013-14. The two clubs will close out their regular season series on April 5 at Prudential Center.
  • The Devils are 6-0-1 overall (3-0-1 road) vs. Atlantic Division competition in 2017-18 and 7-1-1 against Eastern Conference opponents.
  • Tonight was only the second time this season the Devils were shutout (Oct. 20 0-3 vs. SJ).
  • New Jersey was 0-3 on the power play and 2-2 while shorthanded.
  • The Devils out-shot the Maple Leafs, 42-25. Toronto’s 25 shots tied a season-low against New Jersey (Oct. 9 at BUF, 25 shots). 
  • New Jersey is now 2-0-2 in games where they out-shoot their opponent. 

PLAYER NOTES

  • Travis Zajac made his season debut after missing the team’s first 17 games due to a torn Pectoral muscle. Zajac had 16:11 TOI and two shots on net in his debut.
  • Cory Schneider stopped 24 of 25 shots (.960 save%) and fell to 7-3-2. This is the second time this season that Schneider did not allow a goal in regulation (Nov. 1, 2-0 at VAN).
  • Andy Greene led the Devils with 24:01 TOI and five blocked shots.
  • Taylor Hall and Kyle Palmieri were tied for the team-lead with seven shots apiece. This is the third time this season Hall has had seven shots on net (Oct. 7 vs. COL & Nov. 3 at EDM).
  • Steven Santini led New Jersey with four hits and also had 23:16 TOI.
  • Blake Coleman took both of the Devils penalties, and had four PIM.

STATISTICS

Next Up     *Subject to change

Tomorrow: 2 PM CT Practice at Bell MTS Centre*
Saturday: 2 PM CT vs. Winnipeg Jets at MTS Centre
Sunday: Practice 1 PM CT at Xcel Energy Center*

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