Game Recap: New Jersey Devils @ Ottawa Senators 12/29/19

New Jersey Devils (13-19-6 32pts) @ Ottawa Senators (16-18-5 37pts)

Game Recap:

Happy Sunday Devils fans! Your New Jersey Devils are back in action tonight on the road against the Ottawa Senators. New Jersey previously played on Friday night as they lost in overtime to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Nico Hischier would get the Devils on the board first as he deflected a Sami Vatanen shot from the point on the power play. Hischier’s goal would be the only one as the Devils would take a 1-0 leading going into period two.

However, Ottawa would struck twice to get their first lead of the game. Senators goals came from Nick Paul and Artem Anisimov to give the Sens a 2-1 lead. New Jersey was able to tie the game as Nikita Gusev would score his seventh goal of the season on a five on three power play. Miles Wood gave the Devils the lead back as Wayne Simmonds flipped the puck over the center line to Wood who would score on a semi breakaway. The Devils would lead the Senators 3-2 after two periods.

Unfortunately for the Devils, they couldn’t hold onto another lead as the Senators tied things up 3-3 late on Thomas Chabot‘s fourth goal of the season. However, in overtime it would be the youngster Jack Hughes would get a breakaway and score the game winner. The Devils win by a final score of 4-3. New Jersey is back in action on New Years Eve against the Boston Bruins for an early matinee matchup.



New Jersey Devils


Ottawa Senators


First Period Highlights


Second Period Highlights


Third Period Highlights


Overtime GWG


Final Stats:      NJ- 4      OTT- 3

Shots:                34            23

Hits:                  29             32

PP                      2/4           0/3

Faceoffs:         47.3%      52.7%

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