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2/16 Pregame Notes: Devils vs. Senators

New Jersey Devils (24-22-10) vs. Ottawa Senators (29-19-6) 7PM ET • Prudential Center • MSG+ • TOJN/WFAN

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DEVILS VS. SENATORS

Tonight is the second of three games between New Jersey and Ottawa in 2016-17. The clubs will meet for their season-series finale Feb. 21 at Prudential Center. The Devils fell, 3-1, against Ottawa on Dec. 17 at Canadian Tire Centre. Keith Kinkaid stopped 28 of 30 shots in the loss. John Moore notched the Devils' lone goal.

The Devils are playing their fourth of five consecutive home games. The club is 7-8-3 vs. the Atlantic Division and is 14-13-5 against Eastern Conference opponents.

New Jersey is 3-1-0 at Prudential Center and is 6-3-1 overall vs. Ottawa since the 2013-14 season. 

Cory Schneider has a career .945 save-percentage vs. the Senators, which is his best save-percentage among Eastern Conference opponents. Michael Cammalleri has seven points (3g-4a) over his last five games against Ottawa.

SENATORS CONNECTIONS

Executive VP/General Manager Ray Shero was Ottawa's Assistant GM from 1993-98…Director of Amateur Scouting Paul Castron served the Senators as an amateur scout for eight years, 1991-1999…Stefan Noesen was drafted by Ottawa in the first round (2nd choice, 21st overall) in the 2011 Draft. He was traded to Anaheim with J. Silfverberg and Ott. 1st rnd pick (N. Ritchie) in the 2014 Draft for Bobby Ryan…P.A. Parenteau was born in nearby Hull, Que…Ottawa goaltender Mike Condon attended and skated for Princeton University from 2009-13…Bobby Ryan was born in Cherry, Hill, NJ.

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