New Jersey Devils Post-Game Notes: 3/20 at SJS

New Jersey Devils 2 at San Jose Sharks 6

  • Attendance: 17,209
  • Three Stars: 1. Brent Burns 2. Barclay Goodrow 3. Brenden Dillon
  • **See @NJDevils on twitter and newjerseydevils.com for post-game pressers and sound**

    TEAM NOTES

  • San Jose defeated New Jersey in the second and final game of the regular season series, 6-2.  The Devils finish the 2017-18 campaign against the Sharks 0-2-0.
  • With tonight’s win, San Jose has won their last six of seven games (fourth straight win), and have scored 27 goals in their last five games played.
  • Tonight marks the second time this season New Jersey has allowed at least four goals in back to back games (Feb. 11 v BOS – 5-3 L and Feb. 13 at PHI 5-4 SOW).
  • In the past four regular season matchups, the Devils have been outscored 17-3 (0-4-0).  The Devils are 2-3-0 at SAP Center since the 2013-14 season and 9-8-1 overall at San Jose since their inaugural season in 1991-92.
  • The Devils are 7-7-2 against the Pacific Division (2-2-0 on this trip) and 14-13-3 against all Western Conference opponents (3-2-0 on this trip).
  • Brent Burns led the Sharks with 3PTS tonight (3A).
  • New Jersey wraps up their six game road trip (3-2-0) against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, Mar. 23 at PPG Paints Arena.

     

     PLAYER NOTES

     

  • Taylor Hall scored New Jersey’s first goal of the night, his 32nd of the season.  Hall’s tally moves him into second with the most goals scored in a Devils single season since the 2011-12 regular season (I. Kovalchuk– 37 in 2011-12, T. Hall– 32 in 2017-18, Z. Parise– 31 in 2011-12).  Hall has four points in his past four games (2G-2A).
  • Blake Coleman added the Devils second goal late into the third period, notching his 10th of the season.
  • Drew Stafford picked up two assists on both of New Jersey’s goals.  Tonight was Stafford’s first multi-point game since Oct. 17 vs Tampa Bay (2G).
  • Patrick Maroon also picked up the helper on Coleman’s goal, his eighth point in nine games since joining the Devils (2G – 6A).
  • Cory Schneider started in his first game since Mar. 8.  Schneider stopped 10 out of 14 shots before being replaced by Keith Kinkaid after 30:31 of play.  Schneider falls to 4-7-2 in his career against the Sharks.
  • Keith Kinkaid came into relieve Cory Schneider in the first frame, where he stopped 9 out of the 11 shots he faced.

 

 

STATISTICS

 

 

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE   *Subject to change

 

Thursday:  12:30AM Practice PPG Paints Arena

 

Friday:  11:30AM Practice PPG Paints Arena, 7PM Game at PPG Paints Arena

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