DEVILS VS. FLAMES
Tonight is the first of two games between the Devils and Flames this season. The clubs will wrap-up their season series Feb. 3 at Prudential Center. With tonight's game, the Devils complete their 10th of 18 sets of back-to-back games. New Jersey is 3-4-3 in first matches and is 4-3-2 in second games of back-to-backs.
The Devils are 3-3-2 vs. the Pacific Division and are 6-7-4 against Western Conference opponents.
Entering tonight, the Devils are win-less in their last five visits to Scotiabank Saddledome (0-4-1, last win, Dec. 23, 2007- 1-0 OT). New Jersey is 4-6-1 overall vs. Calgary since the 2007-08 season.
Taylor Hall has eight points (2g-6a) in his last five games vs. Calgary.
Taylor Hall was born in Calgary…Michael Cammalleri played three-plus seasons with Calgary: 2008-09 & 2012-14…Johnny Gaudreau is from Salem, NJ and played for Gloucester Catholic High School from 2007-10…Flames' Director of Player Development Troy Crowder spent three years in the Devils' organization as a player from 1988-1991…Flames Assistant Coach Dave Cameron spent two seasons with New Jersey as a player from 1982-1984.