Here are six #DevilsFacts to know for tonight's homestand finale vs. Dallas.
1. Tonight’s contest wraps up the Devils' three-game homestand (0-1-1) and opens the first of their 18 sets of back-to-backs (tomorrow at Ottawa). Last season, the Devils were 9-9-4 in first games and 10-6-6 in second games when playing on consecutive dates.
2. This is the first of two meetings with the Stars this season. The Devils won last season’s series 2-0-0, outscoring Dallas 4-2.
3. The Devils are 7-0-1 vs. the Stars in New Jersey since ’00-01 (last regulation loss, Mar. 15, ’00).
4. Cory Schneider is 7-3-0 with a 2.11 goals-against average, .930 save % and one shutout in 10 career games vs. Dallas.
5. Andy Greene and Damon Severson are tied for sixth among all NHL defensemen with a plus-5 mark over their first six games. The D pairing has combined for 3g-5a-8pts and 28 shots on goal.
6. Jordin Tootoo (foot) has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 21, and will not play tonight or tomorrow in Ottawa.