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Game Preview: Devils vs. Islanders

The Devils host the Islanders during Hockey Fights Cancer Night at Prudential Center for a 4PM puck drop

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Tonight's game is the second of four regular season contests between New Jersey and the NY Islanders. This season, the Devils are 2-0-0 at home, outscoring Metropolitan Division foes 10-2. The club is 6-7-1 against Eastern Conference opponents.  

In the first matchup between the two squads, the Islanders defeated the Devils 3-0 at Barclays Center on Nov. 3. Josh Bailey led the Isles with two points (2a) in the matchup, while the Devils failed to record a point.

Keith Kinkaid started against his hometown team, allowing three goals on 33 shots faced. In the opposite crease was NY Islanders' Thomas Griess who stopped all 35 shots faced, earning his second career shutout against the Devils.

New Jersey and the NY Islanders third matchup will be on January 17th, at Barclays Center.

Fans can tune in to watch the game on MSG or listen on Devils Hockey Network.

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