4 Facts to Know for Devils-Islanders

The Devils head to Brooklyn for an afternoon game against the Islanders.

Live coverage begins at 12:30 PM on MSG & MSG GO. Download the app for free.

*Facts Courtesy of the New Jersey Devils

1 Finish Strong

John Hynes holds his post-game press conference after the Devils' 4-3 loss to the Stars in Dallas.

Today’s contest is the final game of the Devils four-game road trip.

While they’ve had disappointing results so far (0-2-1), ending it on a winning note and heading into the bye week with some momentum would be a success. 


2 Something Has to Give

Both teams enter today’s matinee tilt on season-high winless streaks. 

The Devils are winless in their last four games (0-2-2) while the Isles have dropped five straight (0-5-0).

3 Break The Streak

The Devils are looking for their first-ever win at Barclays Center, as they have lost all four games they’ve played there.

Going back further, they have lost eight straight on the road against the Isles. 

4 Rookie Showcase

Two of the NHL’s top rookies, who both happen to wear No. 13, square off today in Nico Hishicer and Mathew Barzal.  

Barzal leads all rookies in assists (24) and is second in points (37) while Hischier is tied for fourth in assists (18) and tied for seventh in points (26).