5 Things to Know: Devils vs. Hurricanes

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW JERSEY DEVILS (27-33-12) @ CAROLINA HURRICANES (32-27-13)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+2.

The Devils host the Hurricanes looking to end their nine-game point streak.

1 Where They Stand

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  • The Devils are 2-8-0 in the last 10 games
  • New Jersey is 15-14-6 on home ice in 2016-17

2 Who's Hot

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  • Devils’ forward, Kyle Palmieri picked up an assist in Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs
  • The Devils’ leading scorer now has six points in his past five games and 10 points in 11 contests in March
  • Palmieri has 25 goals and 25 assists for 50 points, including a goal and an assist in three games vs. Carolina this season

3 Say What?

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 31: Keith Kinkaid #1 of the New Jersey Devils skates off the ice after an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on January 31, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. The Devils defeated the Wings 4-3. (Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images)

“The more consistent I play, the better I think I play and do. This is the only place I haven’t been a starter, so I just got to keep working no matter what.”

 — Devils’ goalie, Keith Kinkaid on his more frequent starts late in the season

4 Did You Know?

mavens_haven_devils_lee-stempniak_2160229.jpgCarolina forward, Lee Stempniak played in 63 games with the Devils in 2015-16, scoring 16 goals and 25 assists for 41 points.

5 Must-See Video

Devils’ defenseman, John Moore talks after his two-goal performance Thursday vs. Toronto.