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Pregame Notes: 12/6 Devils vs. Canucks

NJD (11-7-6) vs. VAN (11-12-2) 7PM ET • Prudential Center • MSG+2 • TOJN/WFAN

by New Jersey Devils @NJDevils / newjerseydevils.com

PREGAME NOTES

Tuesday is the first of two games between the Devils and Canucks in 2016-17. The clubs will meet for their season-series finale on Jan. 15 at Rogers Arena. 

New Jersey is 2-3-0 vs. the Pacific Division and is 5-4-2 against Western Conference opponents in 2016-17. 

The Devils were 2-0-0 vs. Vancouver in 2015-16. Kyle Palmieri (OT) and Adam Henrique scored the game-winners for the Devils. 

New Jersey is 2-0-1 at Prudential Center and is 3-1-2 vs. the Canucks overall since the 2013-14 season.

Michael Cammalleri has seven points (4g-3a) in his last three contests vs. Vancouver.

Keith Kinkaid and Cory Schneider are a combined 3-1-2 all-time vs. Vancouver.

 

CANUCKS CONNECTIONS

Cory Schneider was Vancouver's first choice, 26th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft and played parts of five seasons with the Canucks from 2008-13. New Jersey traded the ninth overall selection in the 2013 Draft to acquire Schneider on Jun. 30, 2013. The Canucks used that pick to select Bo Horvat…John Moore and Derek Dorsett were teammates in both Columbus and with the NY Rangers; they were both acquired by NY in the trade that sent Marian Gaborik to the Blue Jackets…Brandon Sutter is the son of former Devils' Head Coach Brent Sutter.

 

UPCOMING MILESTONES:

Taylor Hall - Needs 3GP for 400 in career.

Michael Cammalleri - Needs 1pt. for 600 in career. Needs 3pts for 100 with NJ. Needs 3GP for 800 in career. 

John Moore - Needs 3GP for 100 as a Devil.

Sergey Kalinin - Needs 5GP for 100 as a Devil/career.

Andy Greene - Needs 9pts for 200 as a Devil/career.

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