John Schweibacher

Marek Zidlicky #2 of New Jersey Devils celebrates his second-period power-play goal with teammate Damon Severson #28 during an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on October 25, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

10/27/2014

Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils sits on the bench after being pulled for an extra skater in the third period at the Prudential Center on October 18, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

10/20/2014

Damon Severson skates in his first NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on October 9, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Devils defeated the Flyers 6-4. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

10/14/2014

Mike Cammalleri (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Devils Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

10/08/2014

Bobby Abreu (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Final Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

09/30/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

09/23/2014

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets celebrates his solo home run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 7, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. New York defeated Cincinnati 4-3. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

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.

09/08/2014

Dilson Herrera #2 of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 1, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The Mets began September with an ugly 9-6 loss to the Marlins, committing six errors in the defeat. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the ninth time in their 53 seasons that the Mets made at least a half-dozen errors in a game.

09/02/2014

Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets celebrates his three-run home run to take a 5-1 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers with Travis d'Arnaud #15 during the third inning at Dodger Stadium on August 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The Mets close out the month of August with a six-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies after going 2-3 on their California road trip. And while Lucas Duda stayed hot, David Wright was not.

08/26/2014

Carlos Torres #52 of the New York Mets pitches against the Chicago Cubs during their game on August 18, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: The Mets Can’t Hit, No Days Rest And More

The New York Mets ended their homestand with a whimper, dropping the final two games of their four-game set with the Chicago Cubs.

08/19/2014

Catcher Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets celebrates with left fielder Matt den Dekker #6 after Recker hits a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 11, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Dominance In Philly, Scorching Murph And More

The New York Mets return home this week to face the Nationals and Cubs, but they may have wanted to stay in Philadelphia.

08/12/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: DeGrom’s Dominance, Disappointing Series And More

After suffering their first losing homestand since late May, the Mets go back on the road this week to take on the Nationals and Phillies.

08/05/2014

Jacob Degrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on July 27, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: DeGrom Keeps Rolling, Duda The Slugger And More

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, deGrom became the first rookie in club history to win four consecutive games in one season while pitching at least six innings and allowing no more than one run in each game.

07/28/2014

Daniel Murphy (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Murphy’s All-Star Nod, Remembering Cashen And More

Murphy is the third second baseman in club history to be selected for the MLB All-Star Game.

07/07/2014

Eric Young Jr. #22 of the New York Mets celebrates with Eric Campbell #29 after scoring on a two-RBI single in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: The Midway Point, Murphy’s 700th And More

The New York Mets reached the statistical midway point of the 2014 season with their 81st game played Saturday, posting a 37-44 record through 81 games.

06/30/2014

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