Six #DevilsFacts you need to know for tonight's road trip finale in Washington: 1.
Tonight’s contest concludes the Devils’ four-game road trip. New Jersey is 3-0-0 thus far on the trip, opening a season with three road wins for the first time in team history. It also marks the Devils’ best start in the road portion of their schedule since winning their first nine games away from Prudential Center in 2009-10.
2. The Devils have scored 13 goals this season, the team’s third-most (tie, 2000-01, 1986-87, 1985-86) ever through three games. Only the 1991-92 (17 goals) and 1993-94 (14) squads scored more. Last season, the Devils didn’t score their 13th goal until their seventh game, a span which included three overtime periods.
3. Mike Cammalleri has scored in each of his first three games (4g) with the Devils, becoming just the second player in team history to do so. With a goal tonight, Cammalleri would join Doug Gilmour (Feb. 26-March 4, 1997 / Elias Sports Bureau) as the only Devils to score in each of his first four games with New Jersey. With a point tonight, Cammalleri would join Neal Broten (7 games, Mar. 2-14, ’95, 3g-6a-9pts), Bobby Holik (5 games, Oct. 6-14, ’92) and Gilmour as the only players to begin their Devils’ career with point streaks of four-or-more games.
4. Patrik Elias and Martin Havlat enter tonight on three-game point streaks (1g-2a-3pts each). Elias is eight assists shy of 600 and 14 points away from 1,000 in his NHL career.
5. Cory Schneider went 2-1-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average and .962 save percentage in three appearances vs. Washington last season.
6. In the Devils’ first visit to D.C. last season, this happened: