The New Jersey Devils split a pair of shootouts, but ended up on the wrong end of two shutouts in going 1-2-1 this past week.
It’s getting late early for the Devils, who begin the week with just two wins in their last 11 games (2-6-3) and have fallen to a season-low four games below .500 (11-15-5), tied for 12th in the Eastern Conference standings.
Brodeur had played all of his 1,259 career games for the Devils before his first Blues appearance. There are now only seven goalies in team history that played their entire NHL “careers” for New Jersey.
The New Jersey Devils begin December with just one win in their last seven games, going 1-4-2 to close out November.
The Devils have reached the quarter mark of the 2014-15 NHL season and are almost in the exact same position they were one year ago.
Cory Schneider has now started 18 consecutive games to open the season, the second-longest stretch by a goaltender to begin a season in Devils history.
Prior to Friday night, the Devils had allowed goals in one game to three different Red Wings defensemen twice in club history.
The New Jersey Devils bounced back after a blowout loss in Pittsburgh last Tuesday night with a pair of come-from-behind wins against Winnipeg and Columbus.
The New Jersey Devils snapped a four-game winless streak and improved to 4-1-0 on the road this season with a 3-2 overtime victory Saturday night in Ottawa.
After winning their first three games of the 2013-14 season, the New Jersey Devils have dropped two in a row, including their home opener against the San Jose Sharks this past Saturday night.
The Devils opened the season with two road wins for the first time in team history, starting with a 6-4 victory at Philadelphia last Thursday and beating the Panthers 5-1 in Florida.
The New Jersey Devils will begin the 40th overall season in franchise history, including their previous stops in Kansas City and Colorado, Thursday night against the Flyers in Philadelphia.
The Mets have not reached the postseason since 2006. With the Royals making the playoffs for the first time since 1985, only four teams in the majors currently have longer droughts than the Mets.
Although Terry Collins has yet to post a winning record in any of his years at the helm, he can move into fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.
The New York Mets won back-to-back road series on the same trip for the first time this season, taking two of three from both the Marlins and Reds.