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Devils pay a visit to the Panthers following Meier’s two-objective game


Mar 17, 2023

New Jersey Devils (44-17-7, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Florida Panthers (34-27-7, fourth in the Atlantic Division)

Sunrise, Florida Saturday, six p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils pay a visit to the Florida Panthers following Timo Meier’s two-objective game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Devils’ four-three shootout loss.

Florida has a 34-27-7 record general and a 20-ten-four record on its dwelling ice. The Panthers lead league play with 325 total penalties (averaging four.eight per game).

New Jersey is 25-four-four in road games and 44-17-7 general. The Devils have a 40-six-six record when scoring at least 3 targets.

The teams square off Saturday for the third time this season. The Panthers won the final meeting four-two. Carter Verhaeghe scored two targets in the victory.

Major PERFORMERS: Verhaeghe has 34 targets and 25 assists for the Panthers. Matthew Tkachuk has 4 targets and 12 assists more than the previous ten games.

Dougie Hamilton has 18 targets and 47 assists for the Devils. Dawson Mercer has scored 4 targets with eight assists more than the previous ten games.

Final ten GAMES: Panthers: six-three-1, averaging three.six targets, five.9 assists, four.four penalties and 11.two penalty minutes although providing up 3 targets per game.

Devils: six-two-two, averaging three.7 targets, six assists, two penalties and four.three penalty minutes although providing up two.six targets per game.

INJURIES: Panthers: Patric Hornqvist: out (concussion), Givani Smith: out (face).

Devils: Miles Wood: day to day (undisclosed), Mackenzie Blackwood: out (reduced physique), Jonathan Bernier: out (hip), Nathan Bastian: day to day (upper physique).


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