9:37AM: Last night against the Devils, Ryan Malone played 12:33 with 2:47 on the PP and only 3:15 in the third period.
Malone scored a PP goal, had four shots on goal, 1 hit and 1 giveaway in the game.
On the game Malone said, "it's been a while since I played so it's nice to bang the body around and get a little more feel out there. It was a pretty good first game." (NYR)
On scoring, Malone said "It definitely helps but you learn a long time ago that it's more than about points and you need to make plays and good reads in the D zone and good forecheck and the little parts of the game." (NYR)
Malone added that he was "licking his chops" when he saw the pass that JT Miller gave him. (NYR)
On Malone, Joe Micheletti said "one of his best attributes is his play around the net."
Kevin Hayes (MSG) and Danny Kristo (NYR) both credited Malone with helping them calm down and stay focused.