5 Things to Know: Devils at Blue Jackets


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After losing at home on Sunday, the Devils wrap up their home-and-home with the Blue Jackets in Columbus.

1 Where They Stand

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  • The Devils are 2-6-2 in the last 10 games
  • New Jersey is 12-15-6 on the road in 2016-17

2 Who's Hot

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  • Taylor Hall shares the title of team leader in points scored for the Devils with 42 in 55 games this season
  • The former 2010, first overall pick has produced seven goals and 13 assists for 20 points in only 26 games on the road this season

3 Say What?

“They got the lead, added to their lead, and didn’t give it up. It’s one of those games where we didn’t find our groove offensively.”

 –Devils goalie, Cory Schneider on Sunday’s 3-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets

4 Did You Know?

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 22: Assistant coach John Hynes of Team USA and head coach John Tortorella and assistant coach Phil Housley stand for the playing of the American national anthem before playing against Team Czech Republic during the World Cup of Hockey tournament at the Air Canada Centre on September 22, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Devils Head Coach John Hynes served as an assistant coach for Columbus Head Coach John Tortorella on the United States’ 2016 World Cup of Hockey team.

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