Here’s what you need to know for tonight’s game in San Jose!
1. The Devils are concluding their three-game, California road trip tonight. Since 2010-11, New Jersey is 5-4-0 in games played in the Golden State.
2. This is the club’s final game before the NHL's All-Star Weekend. Following the break, the Devils will play five straight at Prudential Center. Twenty-one of their final 35 games will be played at The Rock.
3. Patrik Elias has points in three straight games (3a) and seven points (2g-5a) over his last six contests. He’s one goal away from 400 for his career.
4. Martin Havlat played three seasons with San Jose from 2011-14 before signing with the Devils as a free agent this past July. He has goals in back-to-back games for the first time this season.
5. Scott Gomez, who has seven points (2g-5a) in his last seven contests, made 39 appearances with the Sharks in 2012-13.
6. Tonight’s game is the second and final meeting between the clubs this season. San Jose won, 4-2, at Prudential Center on Oct. 18, despite being outshot, 37-32.