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Six #DevilsFacts for tonight's game vs. Jets

by Staff Writer / New Jersey Devils

Here are six Devils Facts to know for tonight's matchup with Winnipeg:

1. The Devils are looking for their first win at Prudential Center (0-1-2) as they open a three-game homestand tonight.

2. New Jersey is 5-2-0 vs. the Jets/Thrashers at home over the last four seasons, and leads the all-time series 30-15-8, including a 15-8-4 mark in its previous 27 home contests.

3. The Devils own the third-best power play in the NHL (8-for-31, 25.8%) and are 3-for-8 (37.5%) at home, which is second (tie, Montreal) in the League.

4. Andy Greene was plus-3 on Tuesday at Pittsburgh and leads NHL defensemen with a plus-9 on the season (tie, Anton Stralman). Among all skaters, Greene ranks fourth (tie, 2 others) behind Jeff Carter (plus-13), Tyler Toffoli (plus-12) and Filip Forsberg (plus-10).

5. Adam Larsson returns to the lineup tonight for his second appearance of the season and first since Oct. 21 against the Rangers. Eric Gelinas will be a healthy scratch.

6. Cory Schneider will make his 10th consecutive start tonight. He’s 4-3-2 on the season with a 3.15 goals-against average and .901 save percentage.

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