New Jersey hosts season opener against Winnipeg
Newark, New Jersey; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils open the season at home against the Winnipeg Jets on Friday.
New Jersey finished 31-41-10 overall and 20-14-7 at home in the 2018-19 season. The Devils were called for 317 penalties last season averaging 3.9 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes per game.
Winnipeg finished 47-30-5 overall and 22-18-1 on the road in the 2018-19 season. The Jets scored 270 total goals last season averaging 3.3 per game.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
Devils Injuries: None listed.
Jets Injuries: Bryan Little: out (concussion).