Golden Knights and Devils square off for out-of-conference matchup

Sun, Mar 17, 2024
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Golden Knights and Devils square off for out-of-conference matchup

New Jersey Devils (32-31-4, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (35-24-7, fourth in the Pacific Division)

Paradise, Nevada; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Golden Knights -169, Devils +143; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Vegas Golden Knights and the New Jersey Devils will play in a non-conference matchup.

Vegas has a 20-10-2 record at home and a 35-24-7 record overall. The Golden Knights have a +12 scoring differential, with 209 total goals scored and 197 allowed.

New Jersey has a 32-31-4 record overall and a 17-14-2 record on the road. The Devils are 9-13-3 when they serve more penalty minutes than their opponent.

Sunday's game is the second time these teams square off this season. The Devils won the previous matchup 6-5 in overtime.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jonathan Marchessault has scored 37 goals with 21 assists for the Golden Knights. Shea Theodore has 12 assists over the past 10 games.

Jack Hughes has scored 21 goals with 43 assists for the Devils. Timo Meier has eight goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 3-6-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.7 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.3 penalty minutes while giving up 4.2 goals per game.

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Devils: 3-7-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 3.2 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.

INJURIES: Golden Knights: Mark Stone: out (upper body), Tomas Hertl: out (lower body), Alec Martinez: out (undisclosed).

Devils: Dougie Hamilton: out (pectoral), Nathan Bastian: out (upper body), Jonas Siegenthaler: out (upper body), John Marino: day to day (upper body).


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