New Jersey hosts Arizona on 3-game home skid
Newark, New Jersey; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey plays Arizona looking to break its three-game home slide.
The Devils are 17-14-6 at home. New Jersey leads the Eastern Conference with 10 shorthanded goals, led by Blake Coleman with three.
The Coyotes are 18-17-2 in road games. Arizona has converted on 17 percent of power-play opportunities, recording 40 power-play goals. In their last matchup on Jan. 4, New Jersey won 3-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 5-4-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.5 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.
Devils: 2-7-1, averaging 1.7 goals, 2.6 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.
Coyotes Injuries: Derek Stepan: out (lower body).