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10/29 Postgame Notes: NJD @ PHI

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils

Team Notes

• New Jersey has won four straight games on the road for the first time since their seven-game road winning streak from Jan. 11-Feb. 21, 2012.

• The Devils have won five of their last six (5-1-0) and have points in six of their last seven games overall (5-1-1=11pts).

• New Jersey picked up its 100th win vs. Philadelphia in the all-time series (100-75-20).

• The Devils improved to 10-2-2 vs. Philadelphia since the start of the 2012-13 season. They've outscored the Flyers 46-25 during that span.

• New Jersey was 2/5 on the power play and has scored with the man advantage in seven of its 10 games this season (9/36, 25.0%).

• The Devils outshot the Flyers 33-28; the 33 shots were a team season high.

• New Jersey blocked a season-high 21 shots (previously, 18, Oct. 18 at New York Rangers).

Player Notes

Cory Schneider made his seventh consecutive start in goal (27 saves) and improved to 5-2-1 overall.

Travis Zajac scored a pair of power-play goals, his first multi-goal game since March 31, 2014 vs. Florida (3g). He has four goals on the season, three of which have come on the power play. Zajac now has 131 goals in his career, and has passed Sergei Brylin (129g) for 16th place in Devils’ history. He has points in two straight (2g-1a-3pts) & 4g-3a-7pts over the past five games. He was also 13/18 (72.2%) in the face-off circle.

Kyle Palmieri tied his career high with 1g-2a-3pts tonight (also, Feb. 27, 2013 vs. Nashville, 3g). He scored an unassisted goal (GW) 1:28 into the third period and registered the primary assist on both of Zajac’s power-play goals. He has points in back-to-back games (2g-2a-4pts) & 2g-3a-5pts over the last four contests. Palmieri leads the Devils with 2g-3a-5pts on the power play.

Andy Greene added an empty-net goal, his first of the season/since Mar. 12 at Colorado (23 games).

Jacob Josefson assisted on Zajac’s first goal, his fourth helper of the season/third on the power play.

Eric Gelinas recorded the secondary assist on Zajac’s third-period goal, his first point since Oct. 10 at Washington (six games).

Lee Stempniak led the club with a season-high five shots on goal and led New Jersey’s forwards with 21:53 of TOI.

Adam Larsson led the Devils with five hits, six blocked shots and 22:31 of TOI.

Stefan Matteau and Bobby Farnham were healthy scratches for the second consecutive game.

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