Thanks to the Devils' 2-1 shootout win in Ottawa, New Jersey moved two full wins -- four points -- ahead of the eighth-placed Rangers. The Devils have played two more games, but they currently sit five points ahead of ninth-placed Carolina.
Games of interest to New Jersey tonight:
- Florida at Toronto, 7 p.m. ET
- N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 7 p.m. ET
- Winnipeg at Carolina, 7 p.m. ET
- N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m ET