5 Things to Know: Devils vs. Flyers

BY: DAVID KOLB

NEW JERSEY DEVILS (25-31-12) @ PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (32-29-8)
Coverage begins at 6:30 PM on MSG+

1 Where They Stand

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  • Tonight at Prudential Center, the Devils faceoff against the Philadelphia Flyers for the third time this season.
  • The Devils are 0-8-2 in their last 10 games.
  • New Jersey is 13-13-6 on home ice in 2016-17.

2 Who's Hot

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  • Kyle Palmieri scored two goals on six shots Saturday in Arizona against the Coyotes.
  • The Smithtown, New York native now has three goals and an assist along with 20 shots on net in his past five games.
  • Palmieri now has 22 goals (second 20-plus goal season in-a-row) and 22 assists for 44 points in 66 games, including two goals in two games against the Flyers.

3 Say What?

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“I think guys are continually motivated. We’ve gone through a real tough stretch here just in the sense where we haven’t been able to get a win. We have to find a way to continue that perseverance and mental toughness to play hard and play the right way but also find a way to win.”

— Devils coach John Hynes after losing 5-4 to the Arizona Coyotes Saturday.

4 Did You Know?

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  • Travis Zajac played under Flyers Head Coach, Dave Hakstol at the University of North Dakota from 2004 to 2006.

5 Must-See Video

John Moore scores on a sensational backhand shot against Arizona Saturday.