Tonight’s contest closes out the Devils' second of 12 sets of back-to-backs. New Jersey has won 11 of its last 18 games and has collected points in 13 of its last 19 contests (11-6-2=24pts).
2. Cory Schneider has allowed two goals or less in 10 of his last 11 starts since Oct. 29 (6-4-1, 1 ShO, 1.81 GAA, .937 save %). He'll make his first career start in Montreal tonight.
3. Adam Henrique scored his team-leading 11th goal of the season in last night's 3-2 shootout loss to the Habs, giving him goals in a team season-high three straight games (3g). He has 5g-3a-8pts in his last nine contests.
4. With an assist last night, Mike Cammalleri extended his points streak to three consecutive games (1g-4a-5pts). With 16 helpers overall, Cammalleri has surpassed his assist total from all of last season (15a in 68 games). No. 13 has 4g-8a-12pts over his last 10 games.
5. The Devils, who are 6-4-0 on the road this season, are 13-4-1 in Montreal since 2005-06.
6. David Schlemko will not play tonight as he and wife Kristin attend to their newborn daughter Nora Julianne.