Minnesota Wild vs NJ Devils: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes
How to Watch
Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
When: Tuesday, November 26th at 7:00 PM EST
How (TV/Radio): ESPN+. New Jersey TV/Radio: MSG+, WFAN 101.9FM. Minnesota TV/Radio: Fox Sports North, KFAN 100.3FM.
Minnesota is in last place in the Central Division, two points behind the next place team Chicago.
The Wild has posted 21 points in their 23 games on the year, and have a road record of 4-10-1 this season.
Minnesota stands at +5000 to take the Eastern Conference and +10000 to win the Stanley Cup.
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are sitting in last place in the Metropolitan Division, winners of just eight of their first 22 games of the 2019-20 season.
The Devils have the second-worst goal differential in the East at minus-22, as they have scored 57 goals against they’ve 79 allowed this season.
New Jersey Devils sit at +5000 to win the East and +10000 to win the Stanley Cup.
Minnesota Wild: Alex Stalock (5-3-1, 2.79 goals allowed)
Over his five November appearances, Stalock has allowed over two goals just twice, posting a 3-1-1 record for the month.
- In Saturday’s overtime loss to the Bruins, Stalock saved 34 of 39 shots in the 5-4 defeat.
- Stalock has dropped to a 90% save percentage for November after posting a 91.4% last month.
- Stalock is ranked 25th in the league with 2.79 GAA over his 12 appearances.
New Jersey Devils: Mackenzie Blackwood (7-6-3, 3.07 goals allowed)
The Devils’ starting goalie has seen his fair share of work over the month of November, facing over 30 shots in seven of his ten appearances.
- Blackwood is 3-3-3 at home this season, allowing 2.71 goals per game with an 89.8 save percentage.
- Blackwood is 5-4-1 for the month of November, allowing three or more goals in seven of the ten games.
- The Devils’ netminder has posted a 91% save percentage for the month of November over 10 starts.
Stats to Watch
The Wild have drawn 55 power plays on the road, 2nd best in the NHL, although they have scored on just eight of those chances.
- Minnesota is scoring 3.6 goals per road game, good for 8th best in the NHL.
- The Wild are taking 28.4 shots per road game, ranking the club 26th overall in the league.
- Goalie Devan Dubnyk is on the injury reserve and dealing with a family emergency.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey is tied for 16th in the NHL in home goals per game with a mark of 3.25 goals.
- At home, New Jersey has scored six power-play goals in 43 opportunities, ranking them 25th in the NHL.
- The Devils are taking 30 shots per game at home, ranking the club 28th overall in the league and the 3rd lowest in the Eastern Conference.
- Center Kevin Rooney has been placed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury.
Last Five Games
- Despite their poor overall record, Minnesota has won three of their last five games, with both losses coming in overtime.
- The Wild have scored three or more goals in each of their last five contests.
- Minnesota is 2-2-1 in their last five road games, with an even goal differential, as they have scored and allowed 18 goals over that span.
New Jersey Devils
- New Jersey is 2-2 in their last four home games and have been outscored by one goal, by a count of 11-10 over that stretch.
- The Devils have won three of their last five games, including a 5-1 victory over Detroit on Saturday night.
- New Jersey has scored four or more goals in just two of their last ten contests.
Minnesota Wild vs New Jersey Devils – Game Odds
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