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Bud Light Six Pack of Facts: NJD vs. PIT

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils



Here's what you need to know for tonight's meeting with the Penguins!

1.
The Devils are 3-1-0 over their last four games and 4-1-1 in their last six at The Rock after Wednesday’s 2-1 shootout win over Toronto.

2. Tonight’s contest is the fourth of five meetings between the Devils and Penguins, and the second of three contests to be played at Prudential Center. New Jersey claimed a 3-1 win in their last meeting on Dec. 29 at Prudential Center.

3. Adam Larsson, who scored the tying goal in Wednesday’s win, now has 1g-5a-6pts over the last eight games. He had 1g-3a-4pts over his first 22 appearances this season.

4. Martin Havlat notched the primary assist on Larsson’s tally and now has points in a season-high four straight games (2g-2a-4pts).

5. New Jersey is 19-for-20 (95.0%) on the penalty kill over the last five games.

6. Sidney Crosby leads Pittsburgh and is fifth in the NHL with (tie, Evgeni Malkin) with 15g-36a-51pts this season, but is scoreless in his last three appearances. He has 24g-27a-51pts in 46 career games vs. the Devils, which is the second-most among active players behind Jaromir Jagr (35g-54a-89pts in 99 games).

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