Right wing Nick Palmieri will make his first NHL appearance since Jan. 14 when the Devils host Anaheim tonight.
Palmieri will skate on the fourth line with Eric Boulton
and Jacob Josefson
. He was recalled from Albany (AHL) on Tuesday, but did not play in the Devils' 4-1 win at Buffalo that night.
The 22-year-old has four goals and three assists for seven points in 26 games with New Jersey this season.
Boulton returns to the lineup after being scratched for Stephane Veilleux
Tonight's projected lines:
starts, Johan Hedberg
will back up.