The Devils are facing former GM Lou Lamoriello's new club. Now general manager of the Maple Leafs, Lamoriello served the Devils for 28 seasons from 1987-2015, guiding them to three Stanley Cup Championships.
2. New Jersey is 4-2-2 over its last eight games. Beginning tonight, six of the Devils' next nine games will be played on the road, where they've won three straight on the road and are 8-4-0 overall.
3. Mike Cammalleri enter tonight's game with three straight multi-point games. He was named the NHL’s Third Star of the Week for the period ending Dec. 6 after leading the NHL with 4g-3a-7pts in four games.
4. Adam Henrique’s game-winning goal on Sunday vs. Florida was his fourth of the season, which ties his career-high (2013-14). The Devils are 10-2-2 when he registers at least a point, including their last three victories, and 4-8-1 when he's held off the scoresheet, including 0-4-1 in their last five.
5. Leo Komarov has 4g-2a-6pts over the past six games and leads Toronto with 10g-6a-16pts overall. He’s currently second in the NHL with 126 hits.
6. The Maple Leafs are opening a four-game homestand tonight. They closed out a three-game road trip with a 4-1 win at St. Louis on Saturday.