New Jersey takes on New York, looks to end 6-game skid
Newark, New Jersey; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey looks to break its six-game slide with a victory over New York.
New Jersey went 31-41-10 overall and 9-16-3 in Metropolitan Division games a season ago. The Devils scored 2.7 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 3.3 last season.
New York finished 10-12-6 in Metropolitan Division games and 14-22-5 on the road a season ago. The Rangers averaged 4.1 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes per game.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
Devils Injuries: None listed.
Rangers Injuries: None listed.