John Tavares scored the game-winning goal on Saturday night as the Islanders defeated the Carolina Hurricanes in Uniondale.
A lot of great things happened, so it was tough to choose. It could have been the Friday Fifty.
Missing the playoffs for the first time in 14 seasons — or 15 years — did have one positive for the Devils. With the help of the lottery, the Devils will have the No. 4 pick in the NHL draft Friday night.
Patrik Elias will represent the Devils at the NHL’s All-Star Weekend. Elias’ third all-star appearance will tie him for the fourth-most in club history.