4 Facts to Know for Devils-Sabres

The Devils conclude their homestand against the Sabres.

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*Facts Courtesy New Jersey Devils

1 5 in a Row

The Devils are on a season-high five-game winning streak (all at home) and are 6-0-1 in their last seven games. 

They have outscored their opponents 27-13 dating back to Dec. 12 (seven games). 

2 Last Time They Met

These teams played on Columbus Day in Buffalo, with the Devils winning 6-2

Jesper Bratt and Marcus Johansson led the way, recording two goals and one assist apiece. 

3 Monkey Off His Back

It took 12 games, but Sami Vatanen notched his first goal as a Devil Wednesday against the Red Wings.

His empty-netter traveled nearly all the way across the ice and sealed the win for New Jersey.

4 Drought Over

Nico Hischier gets the walk-off interview with Deb Placey, explaining how the Devils responded strongly en route to a great win over Detroit.

Nico Hischier broke his season-long, 11-game, goal-drought in style Wednesday, scoring two goals in the opening period.

It was his first multi-goal game since Oct. 19 and the rookie now has 23 points (seven goals, 16 assists) in 36 games this season.