Game Recap- New Jersey Devils @ Winnipeg Jets 11/5/19

New Jersey Devils (4-5-4 12pts) vs Winnipeg Jets (8-7-1 17pts)

 

Game Recap

The New Jersey Devils are playing their second out of five games tonight on the road, as they take on the Winnipeg Jets. This is the first time these two teams have met since the Jets miraculously came back to beat the Devils in overtime 5-4 on opening night. Speaking of opening, New Jersey would open up the scoring first as Nico Hischier would backhand the puck into the net as Taylor Hall & Sami Vatanen would set him up for his second goal of the season. Hischier’s goal would stand as the only goal of the period giving the Devils a 1-0 lead after the first intermission.

Winnipeg was able to tie the game in the second period as Andrew Copp would tip in defenseman Josh Morrisey’s shot from the point. The two teams will remain deadlocked at 1-1 as they were go past regulation and overtime. Tonight’s game will be decided in a shoot out where the Devils Will be the only ones the score as they got goals from Nikita Gusev & rookie Jesper Boqvist Who is seal the victory for the Devils. Goaltender MacKenzie Blackwood was stellar in goal tonight for the Devils making 31 saves as he would be the first star of tonight’s game. The New Jersey Devils will win tonight by the final score of 2-1 in a shootout.

 

Lineups

New Jersey Devils

 

Winnipeg Jets

 

Game Highlights

 

Final Stats       NJ-2       WPG-1

Shots:                32            33

Hits:                  09            29

PP:                   0/3            0/1

Faceoffs:       33.9%      66.1%

 

Next Up:

New Jersey Devils @ Calgary Flames 11/7/19 @ 9pm EST

Winnipeg Jets vs Vancouver Canucks 11/8/19 @ 8pm EST

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