The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils will renew their rivalry when they meet at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
Both teams will take the ice while playing relatively hot hockey, although each team is coming off a loss Friday night to a Metropolitan Division foe.
The Devils (16-8-4) had won four of six before letting a 2-0 lead slip away in a 5-3 home loss to the Blue Jackets. It marked the second time in three games the Devils allowed five goals, which matches the number of goals Cory Schneider had allowed in his previous three starts combined.
"You're not going to win every one in the division, these are good teams," Schneider said. "We know what we need to fix. We've got to focus on (Saturday) night, another division game, because there's nothing we can do about this one any more except learn from our mistakes.
"We're playing a very similar team (Saturday), opportunistic, and if we don't get good goaltending and don't take care of the puck, they're going to make us pay. We just have to have a quick turnaround." >> Read more
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