5 Things to Know: Devils at Bruins

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW JERSEY DEVILS (25-26-12) at BOSTON BRUINS (33-25-6)
Game coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+

The Devils ship up to Boston to face the Bruins for the final time this season.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

Devils Hynes Kyle Palmieri

  • The Devils are 3-5-2 in the last 10 games
  • New Jersey is 12-14-6 on the road in 2016-17
  • The Devils currently sit nine points behind the New York Islanders for the final Eastern Conference playoff Wild Card position

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • Kyle Palmieri currently has 19 goals and is looking to break the 20-goal plateau for the second time in his career (30 goals in 2015-2016)
  • Palmieri’s 19 goals leads the Devils this season, while the Smithtown, New York native has scored one goal in two games against Boston this year
  • The 2009, 26th overall pick enters tonight’s game with 40 points, with 25 of the 40 scored away from Newark this season

3 SAY WHAT?

Schneider: We Got a Tough Bounce in Overtime

“It’s never fun to lose. It’s just tough. I’m proud of how we played. We did as good a job as you can against that team.”

— Devils goalie, Cory Schneider after Thursday’s tight 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals

4 DID YOU KNOW?

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 20 : Damon Severson #28 of the Boston Bruins fights for the puck against Kyle Palmieri #21 of the New Jersey Devils at the TD Garden on October 20, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

12 of the last 15 games between these teams have been decided by two goals or less, including 10 one-goal games.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch Capitals rookie, Jakub Vrana score Thursday’s only goal in the Devils’ 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals