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Game Preview: Devils at Panthers

Devils close out 18-19 season tonight at 7PM

by New Jersey Devils @NJDevils / newjerseydevils.com

Tonight marks the third and final contest between New Jersey and Florida in the 2018-19 regular season and final contest of the regular season.

The Devils lead the season series against the Panthers 1-0-1 (3PTS). New Jersey defeated Florida 3-2 on Oct. 27 at Prudential Center, but would then drop the next head-to-head matchup on Nov. 26 at BB&T Center 4-3 in OT.

Five different Devils lead the team in scoring with two points each. Blake Coleman (2G) leads the club in goals scored against Florida with two. Nico Hischier (2A) and Sami Vatanen (2A) lead the club in helpers with two apiece. Taylor Hall (1G-1A) and Kyle Palmieri (1G-1A) have one goal and one assist in the two games played. Jonathan Huberdeau (1G-2A) and Evgenii Dadonov (1G-2A) have notched three points against New Jersey so far this season.

Cory Schneider is 5-6-2 against Florida in his career, allowing 32 goals, posting a 2.35 GAA. James Reimer is 2-0-0 against the Devils this season, allowing six goals on 58 shots against. In his career, Reimer posts a 7-5-2 record against the Devils allowing 34 goals against in 798 minutes of play.

The Devils are 2-5-3 against the Panthers since the 2015-16 season, and 0-2-3 at BB&T Center (last win at BB&T: Oct. 11, 2014).

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