After winning the first five games, the New Jersey Devils look to close out their season-high six-game homestand with a perfect record Friday night when they host the Buffalo Sabres at the Prudential Center.
The Devils (22-9-5) beat the Dallas Stars, Anaheim Ducks, New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings on this homestand, outscoring the opposition 20-10 in the process. Along the way, New Jersey's five-game winning streak is its longest overall this season.
"We're not too worried about the streak, I think we're just worried about protecting home ice," explained Devils goalie Cory Schneider, who was outstanding Wednesday, making 31 saves in a 3-1 victory over the Red Wings.
"We have the longest homestand of the year, and I think we've done a great job getting points while we are here. We've got to bank these points while we can." << Read more
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