New Jersey Devils 2 vs Winnipeg Jets 3
- Attendance: 14,023
- Three Stars: 1. Connor Hellebuyck Nico Hischier 3. Nikolaj Ehlers
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- New Jersey lost their second and final game to the Winnipeg Jets in regulation, 3-2. The Devils finish the 2017-18 campaign against the Jets 0-2-0. Patrik Laine extended his goal total to four games, in which the 19-year old has tallied eight goals. Nikolaj Ehlers scored the game winner for the Jets, 9:55 into the third frame.
- With tonight’s loss, the Devils finish their three-game home stand, 1-2-0. The Devils begin a six-game road trip Saturday, when they take on the Nashville Predators in the two clubs second, and final, matchup.
- The club is 6-6-1 (3-4-0 home) vs. the Central and is 11-11-3 (7-7-1 home) vs. all Western Conference opponents. Winnipeg improves their record against the Eastern Conference teams to 16-6-4, and 10-3-2 against Metropolitan Division opponents.
- The Devils are 1-3-1 at Prudential Center (2-7-1 overall) against the Jets since the 2013-14 season (last win, 10/30/14, 2-1 SO).
- New Jersey finished 0-5 on the power play for the year against Winnipeg (0-2, Nov. 18; 0-3, Mar. 8). This is only the fourth time this season that the Devils have closed out a season-series not scoring a power play goal.
- Kyle Palmieri opened the scoring for the Devils 16:49 in the second period. Palmieri has now tallied eight points in eight games (4G-4A-8PTS, Feb. 20-Mar. 8).
- Nico Hischier notched his 14th goal of the season, and ninth career multi-point game (1G-1A). This is the rookie’s first multi-point game since Feb. 15.
- Brian Gibbons played his first game, returning from injury since breaking his thumb Jan. 20 at Philadelphia (22 games missed). Gibbons recorded a total 13:52 of ice time, with one shot on net.
- Cory Schnieder stopped 21 out of 24 shots (.875%).
- Taylor Hall’s point streak was cut short tonight, at 26 games (18G-20A-38PTS) dating back to Jan. 2 at STL.
- Sami Vatanen led all Devils with 27:46 of ice time, that is seven seconds short of his season-high (2/13 at Philadelphia).
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UPCOMING SCHEDULE *Subject to change
Tomorrow: Travel Day
Saturday: 11:30AM Morning Skate Bridgestone Arena 7PM Game at Nashville Predators