New Jersey Devils (16-17-7) vs Vegas Golden Knights (25-15-4) Live NHL Ice Hockey on JAN 06TH, 2019 04:00 PM EDT at Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
The Golden Knights of Las Vegas have climbed the Pacific Division ladder and will try to win the series of six consecutive victories by welcoming New Jersey, New Jersey, on Sunday afternoon. The Golden Knights have not only won five consecutive victories but have a series of eight points (6-0-2) and have 10 straight points at home (8-0-2).
“Throughout the year, you’ll have waves and sometimes when you do not play too, but I was thinking about our guys, even when we’re in the game or we do not play that well, we found the” Vegas defender, Nate Schmidt, told the Reporters after Friday’s 3-2 win in Anaheim, the Golden Knights are 16-3-3 in their last 22 games, but one of the losses came after scoring two goals in three in a 5-4 loss in extra time against New Jersey on December 14. Nico Hischier scored for the fifth time on Friday in 11 games for the Demons, a series that debuted with the overtime win over Vegas, New Jersey split the first two on a four-game road trip and is 4-1-0 without top scorer Taylor Hall, who will miss his sixth straight game on Sunday.
TV: 4 pm EST, Sportsnet, MSG Plus (New Jersey) AT & T SportsNet Rocky Mountain (Vegas)
New Jersey Devils vs Vegas Golden Knights: News
THE Devils (16-17-7):
Mayor Mackenzie Blackwood made his NHL debut with consecutive innings in his third and fourth starts, but he left Friday’s game in Arizona due to an injury to the bottom of the body and does not practice. Saturday so the team called precautionary reasons. Keith Kinkaid stopped both attempts on Friday in the shootout after replacing Blackwood and escaped to 14 of the 15 shots with relief in the victory over the Golden Knights last month. Blake Coleman had eight shots on goal, the highest of the season, and scored the tie on Friday.
THE GOLDEN KNIGHTS (25-15-4):
Max Pacioretty had a lot to celebrate when he returned to the lineup on Friday, scoring the winning goal on the same night his wife gave birth to the couple’s son. With Pacioretty back on the team, Vegas has surprisingly demolished forward Brandon Pirri, who has been spectacular in all seven games since retiring from the miners, accumulating six goals and three assists. “We delighted with Brandon’s game,” Kelly McCrimmon, Executive Director, told reporters. “He has improved, he has made a good impression and he will come back with our team, I think it is important that our fans understand.”
New Jersey Devils vs Vegas Golden Knights : Betting Odds
- The Golden Knights F William Karlsson has two goals and two assists in 10 games since scoring twice in New Jersey last month.
- Coleman and his compatriot Devils Travis Zajac have two goals and one aid in three games against Vegas.
- Golden Knights player Marc-André Fleury has allowed 11 goals in three starts against the Devils since joining Las Vegas.
New Jersey Devils vs Vegas Golden Knights : Prediction
Golden Knights 4, Devils 3