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12/26 Postgame Notes: NJD @ CAR

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils 1 at Carolina Hurricanes 3

Team Notes

• The Devils are now 1-1-0 vs. Carolina this season. The Devils are 5-6-1=11pts vs. the Metropolitan Division this season, including 3-4-0=6pts on the road.

• New Jersey has points in eight of its last 12 (5-4-3=13pts) & 11 of its last 17 games (7-6-4=18pts).

• The Devils are 4-2-2=10pts in their last eight road games and are 10-6-2=22pts away from Prudential Center overall.

• The Devils were 1/1 on the PK and were penalized just once for the fourth time this season.

• The Devils were 24/48 (50.0%) in the faceoff circle tonight.

• Carolina outshot New Jersey, 25-20.

Player Notes

Cory Schneider (22 saves) fell to 9-4-2 on the road/15-10-5 overall.

Kyle Palmieri scored his career-high 15th goal of the season at 1:18 of the third period to tie the game at 1-1. He ranks first on the team in goals.

Mike Cammalleri recorded his team-leading 21st assist on Palmieri’s goal. He has 12g-21a-33pts in 36 games this season. His 33pts are also team-leading.

Adam Henrique also posted an assist on Palmieri’s goal. It was his 12th assist of the season and the 97th of his career. Henrique has 1g-1a-2pts in two games vs. Carolina this season and has 10pts (9g, 1a) in 16 games vs. Carolina in his career.

Andy Greene led the Devils with 21:13 of ice time. He needs five games-played to reach 600 in his career.

Jiri Tlusty recorded two penalty minutes. It was only his second minor penalty of the season.

Patrik Elias (knee) did not play for the third straight game.

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