New Jersey Devils Post-Game Notes: 3/14 at VGK

New Jersey Devils 8 at Vegas Golden Knights 3

  • Attendance: 18,420
  • Three Stars: Blake Coleman 2. Keith Kinkaid 3. Taylor Hall
  • **See @NJDevils on twitter and newjerseydevils.com for post-game pressers and sound**

 

TEAM NOTES

  • New Jersey won their second and final game against the Vegas Golden Knights, 8-3. The Devils finish the 2017-18 campaign against the Golden Knights 1-1-0.
  • The Devils set a new season high tonight for goals in a game with eight. The goal came in the third frame from Taylor Hall with help from Brian Boyle. The previous record was seven goals, which occurred on Nov. 12 at Chicago.
  • Blake Coleman notched the teams’ ninth short-handed goal of the season, and his second of the year. The short-handed goal places New Jersey tied for second in the league for the most (BUF, ANA, and EDM). *as of Mar. 14.
  • With tonight’s win, the Devils improve to 2-0-0 on their six game road trip. The club heads over to face the Los Angeles Kings in the two teams’ second and final meeting of the regular season, Saturday, March 17.
  • New Jersey is 6-5-2 against the Pacific Division and is 13-11-3 (6-4-1 road) vs. all Western Conference opponents.
  • New Jersey improves their record to 26-0-2 when leading after two periods, while Vegas falls to 6-14-1 when trailing after 40 minutes of play.
  • Tonight’s contest marks the first time that the Vegas Golden Knights have allowed eight goals at T-Mobile Arena.
  • New Jersey blocked 26 shots during the matchup.

 

 PLAYER NOTES

  • Keith Kinkaid stopped 39 out of 42 (.928%) and earned his 18th victory tonight, giving him the most wins as a Devils net minder this season. Kinkaid now has eight wins in his last 10 games.
  • Five players for New Jersey had multi-point games. Taylor Hall (22), Nico Hischier (10), and Michael Grabner (5) all had one goal and one assist each. Blake Coleman added two goals himself, giving the Texas native the third multi-point and first multi-goal game in his career. Brian Gibbons added two assists for his first two points coming off of IR.
  • Kyle Pamlieri scored his eighth power-play goal of the season with help from Patrick Maroon, his 21st assist of the season. Maroon’s point makes it his sixth point in seven games played with New Jersey.
  • Travis Zajac and Stefan Noesen finished with a point each with one goal apiece.
  • Andy Greene, Will Butcher, Damon Severson, Brian Boyle and Sami Vatanen each chipped in with an assist.

 

 

STATISTICS

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE   *Subject to change

 

Tomorrow:  Off

 

Friday: 1:30PM Practice at Toyota Sports Center

 

Saturday: 9AM Practice Staples Center 1PM Game at Staples  Center

 

 

About New Jersey Devils PR

Sr. Manager, Hockey Communications & Team Operations
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