Here's what you need to know for tonight's home finale against the Rangers at Prudential Center!
1. The Devils are closing out their home schedule with their fourth and final meeting of the season against the Rangers. New Jersey is 8-0-1 in its last nine home finales.
2. Cory Schneider gets the call tonight looking to snap a personal six-game skid (0-4-2). Schneider ranks third in the NHL in games played (67, tie, Tuukka Rask), games started (66) and shots against (1,916). He also ranks fourth in saves (1,774) and save-percentage (.926, tie, Cam Talbot) and fifth in minutes (3,805).
3. Adam Henrique (1g-1a) and Tuomo Ruutu (2a) each has two points to lead New Jersey through the first three games against the Rangers.
4. Jacob Josefson established a career high with 11 points when he scored his sixth goal of the season in Saturday’s meeting with the Rangers.
5. Tuomo Ruutu is set to appear in his 700th NHL game tonight. Ruutu picked up an assist in the Devils’ meeting with the Rangers on Saturday, giving him 13 points on the season (7g-6a).
6. The Rangers have won four straight, 17 of the last 23 games (17-5-1) and 21 of their last 28 (21-5-2).