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Six Devils Facts for tonight's season opener

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils

Here are six Devils Facts you need to know for tonight's season opener in Philadelphia:

1. The Devils hold a record of 12-3-2 in their last 17 meetings with the Flyers.

2. Cory Schneider makes his first career start vs. the Flyers tonight. He ended the preseason stopping 40 of the final 41 SOG.

3. Schneider ranks first in GAA (2.05) & save-% (.928) among goaltenders with at least 100 starts since the 2010-11 season.

4. Jaromir Jagr has recorded a @NHL record 35 pts (11g-24a) in season-openers throughout his career.

5. A point will move Jagr (1,755 pts) into sole-possession of sixth place for most in NHL history.

6. Marek Zidlicky is expected to appear in his 700th NHL game tonight.

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