By John Schweibacher
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The New Jersey Devils closed out November on a down notice Monday night time, dropping a one-aim recreation at residence in regulation for the primary time this season, three-2 to the Florida Panthers.
Coming into play Monday, the one golf equipment aside from New Jersey to not lose such a recreation have been Columbus and Winnipeg. Los Angeles has 5, one-objective regulation losses, probably the most within the NHL.
The Devils have three, one-objective regulation wins at house this season, tied with the Lightning and Geese for the second most within the league behind Boston with 4.
Roberto Luongo made 23 saves within the win for the Panthers and joined an unique membership, turning into solely the second goalie to win 200 video games with two totally different groups.
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Luongo, who additionally gained 252 video games with Vancouver, matched Patrick Roy, who had 289 wins for Montreal and 262 for Colorado in his Corridor of Fame profession.
Luongo now has thirteen profession wins towards the Devils — seven with Florida, 5 with Vancouver and one when he was with the Islanders. Roy defeated New Jersey 17 occasions within the common season — 12 with Montreal and 5 with Colorado
On Saturday night time in Detroit, the Devils defeated the Purple Wings, four-three, in extra time.
Brian Gibbons scored the primary OT objective of his NHL profession to provide the Devils the win after New Jersey failed to guard a three-1 lead within the third interval.
The victory was the Devils’ third in additional time this season and their nineteenth extra time win during the last three seasons.
In response to the Elias Sports activities Bureau, New Jersey’s 19 extra time wins because the begin of the 2015-sixteen season are probably the most by any Japanese Convention staff and fourth most within the NHL behind the Kings (26), Flames (21) and Blackhawks (21).
The Devils at the moment are three-four all-time vs. the Purple Wings in video games determined in extra time:
• Nov. 25, 2017: NJD four at Det three (Brian Gibbons)
• Nov. 25, 2016: Det 5 at NJD four (Mike Inexperienced)
• Dec. eleven, 2015: Det 2 at NJD three (Kyle Palmieri)
• Nov. 27, 2002: NJD 2 at Det three (Kris Draper)
• Nov. 20, 1993: Det four at NJD three (Slava Kozlov)
• Jan. 21, 1988: Det three at NJD 2 (Brent Ashton)
• Jan. 15, 1986: NJD four at Det three (Tim Higgins)
On Friday night time on the Prudential Middle, the Devils beat the Canucks, three-2, as Cory Schneider made 23 saves within the win over his…