DEVILS VS. COYOTES
Tonight is the second and final meeting between New Jersey and Arizona this season. The Devils defeated Arizona, 5-3, on Oct. 25 at Prudential Center. Taylor Hall and Travis Zajac each notched two goals in the contest, while Adam Henrique had one goal.
Cory Schneider stopped 28 of 31 shots in the victory. He has a career-best .962 save% and four shutouts in 10 games vs. Arizona.
Tonight is the Devils final game of their three-game, road-trip. New Jersey lost the first two games of the trip in Colorado and Columbus. The Devils are 5-5-3 against the Pacific Division and are 10-10-5 vs. Western Conference opponents.
The Devils have won each of their last two games at Gila River Arena and are 4-0-0 in their last four meetings vs. the Coyotes.
John Moore appeared in 19 games with the Coyotes in the 2014-15 season after being acquired from the Rangers on March 1, 2015…Coyotes Prospect Goaltending Coach Corey Schwab spent three seasons with New Jersey (1995-96 & 2002-04)…Arizona's Director of Player Development Steve Sullivan appeared in 58 games for the Devils over three seasons (1995-97 & 2012-13)…Mike Van Ryn, Arizona's Development Coach, was New Jersey's first pick (26th overall) at the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.