5 Things to Know: Devils at Penguins

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW JERSEY DEVILS (26-31-12) @ PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (43-17-9)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+

After a 6-2 thrashing of the Flyers last night in Philly, New Jersey travels to Pittsburgh to take on the Penguins.

1 WHERE THEY STAND

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  • The Devils are 1-7-2 in the last 10 games
  • New Jersey is 12-18-6 on the road in 2016-17

2 WHO'S HOT

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  • Devils’ forward, Kyle Palmieri scored a goal and notched an assist in Thursday’s 6-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers
  • No. 21 now has back-to-back multi-point games (three goals, one assist) and leads the Devils with 23 goals and 46 points this season
  • Palmieri has a goal and two assists in the first three games vs. the Penguins

3 SAY WHAT?

Hynes on Loss to Jackets, Facing Them Again Next

“Keith was supposed to play the Winnipeg game. We feel he’s an important part of our team, and he’s going to get some more games coming up here down the stretch. He certainly deserves the opportunity, and he’s going to get some of them.”

— Devils’ coach John Hynes after goalie Keith Kinkaid earned the win over the Flyers Thursday

4 DID YOU KNOW?

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Devils’ forward, Beau Bennett played 129 games with the Penguins from 2012 to 2016, scoring 16 goals and 29 assists for 45 points.

5 MUST-SEE VIDEO

Watch Devils’ winger Taylor Hall score a gorgeous third period goal Thursday vs. the Flyers.