Scott Niedermayer’s number 27 will be lifted to the rafters at the Prudential Center tonight alongside Ken Daneyko and Scott Stevens. Together, the three defensemen were the rock on which the Devils built their dynasty.
Two teams struggling to put the puck in the net look to bounce back Wednesday night when the Maple Leafs and Rangers close out their season series.
The Toronto Maple Leafs used an impressive power-play performance to end a lengthy losing streak. The New Jersey Devils’ last effort was anything but spectacular.
The Northeast division-leading Maple Leafs will look to open 5-0 for the first time since 1993-94 as they host the New York Islanders on Monday night.