New Jersey Devils (10-6-3) vs. Detroit Red Wings (9-10-1)
7:30 PM ET • Prudential Center • MSG+ • TOJN/WFAN
Tonight is the first of three meetings between the Devils and Red Wings in 2016-17. The teams meet again Dec. 31 in Detroit. The Devils and Red Wings will play in the last NHL regular-season game at Joe Louis Arena on Apr. 9 to close out their 2016-17 regular seasons.
New Jersey is 6-3-2 vs. Eastern Conference opponents and is 4-3-2 against the Atlantic Division. New Jersey has not lost to an Atlantic Div. foe at home this season (4-0-0).
The Devils were 2-1-0 vs. Detroit in 2015-16, outscoring the Wings 7-6. Kyle Palmieri (OT) and Sergey Kalinin recorded the game-winners for New Jersey vs. Detroit last season. Palmieri has six points (2g-4a) in his last five games facing the Red Wings.
Cory Schneider is 3-6-1 vs. the Red Wings in his career.