The New Jersey Devils can take a big step toward locking up a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in six seasons with a win against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Sunday.
The Devils (41-28-9) have 91 points and enter the game against the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference's second wild-card position, five points ahead of the Florida Panthers, who hold a game in hand.
"Any win right now is going to be huge and we have to keep it going to give ourselves the best chance to control our own destiny and come out strong in Montreal tomorrow," Devils goaltender Keith Kinkaid told reporters.
The Devils are one point behind the Philadelphia Flyers, who hold the first wild card. >> Read more
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