The Devils are winless in their last five games (0-3-2) and have won just twice since Nov. 22 (2-7-4). On Wednesday night they heard it from their disgruntled fan base, getting booed during a 2-0 loss to visiting Ottawa.
Dainus Zubrus scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Michael Cammalleri had two goals, leading the New Jersey Devils to a season-opening 6-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.
Roman Hamrlik and Tomas Plekanec had power-play goals, and the Montreal Canadiens scored three times in a span of 2:46 in the first period to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Wojtek Wolski came close to delivering the tying goal against the Montreal Canadiens in his New York Rangers debut earlier this week, but he just missed and his new team lost. Wolski gets another shot at Montreal on Saturday night.
Wojtek Wolski is expected to make his debut with the surging Rangers when they face the Montreal Canadiens at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night in the first of two meetings in five days.
The New York Islanders have won three of four since John Tavares returned from a concussion. They’ll look to continue their surge in a matchup with one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.