Tonight's game is the second of three regular season contests between New Jersey and Florida. The Devils are 1-5-1 against Atlantic Division foes, and 5-8-1 against Eastern Conference opponents.
In the clubs' first matchup on October 27th at Prudential Center, the Devils defeated the Panthers, 3-2. Nico Hischier (1G-1A), and Kyle Palmieri (1G-1A) led New Jersey in scoring with two points. Five different players recorded one point for Florida (2G-3A).
Keith Kinkaid started in the first matchup against Florida, allowing two goals on 37 shots faced. For the Panthers, James Reimer allowed three goals on 26 shots.
Tonight's contest will conclude New Jersey's third of 14 sets of back-to-back games. The clubs' fourth set of back-to-back matchups will be Nov. 30 (@ WSH) and Dec. 1 (vs. WPG).
New Jersey and Florida's third and final matchup of the 2018-19 regular season series will be on April 6th, at BB&T Center.
Fans can tune in to watch the game on MSG+2 tonight or listen on Devils Hockey Network.