Vegas visits New Jersey after Tuch’s 2 goal-game
Newark, New Jersey; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Vegas visits the New Jersey Devils after Alex Tuch scored two goals in the Golden Knights’ 4-1 victory against the Rangers.
The Devils have gone 4-6-4 in home games. New Jersey has allowed 20 power-play goals, killing 76.5% of opponent opportunities.
The Golden Knights are 7-6-1 in road games. Vegas has given up 14 power-play goals, killing 85.6% of opponent chances.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 5-4-1, averaging three goals, 4.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.
Devils: 4-6-0, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .893 save percentage.
Golden Knights Injuries: Cody Eakin: out (upper body).