COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The New Jersey Devils and the Columbus Blue Jackets will be trying to stop going in reverse when the teams meet Saturday night at Nationwide Arena.
The Devils (27-18-8) have lost two consecutive games and the Blue Jackets (27-23-4) have fallen faster in the Metropolitan Division standings, dropping their fifth in a row on Friday night at Washington to the Capitals.
New Jersey comes to Columbus after a 3-2 loss to the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. After going 4-6 in the last 10 games, the Devils are clinging to third place in the Metropolitan Division.
"For some reason, the last 10-20 games we're not finding a way to get leads and keep leads," Devils left winger Taylor Hall said. "We're not far away. We're really close. We just have to find a way to get over that hump." >> Read more
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