New Jersey is unbeaten in last seven games (6-0-1-0) since a 2-1 loss at Toronto on January 4. The Devils have seen their offense get in high gear during the winning streak, scoring 18 goals in the last four games.
Patrik Elias scored twice and Scott Gomez added a pair of assists as the Devils posted a 5-2 victory over Carolina in their last game on Saturday. New Jersey scored three times on the power play, matching a season high.
The Devils’ unbeaten streak is their longest since a team-record 13-game winning streak near the end of the 2000-01 season.
New Jersey also has done an outstanding job of killing penalties during its unbeaten streak, yielding just two power-play goals in its last 28 chances
San Jose is winless in the last four games (0-1-2-1) and owns just a 1-5-2-1 record in January. The Sharks have managed just 10 goals in their last six games.
Owen Nolan had the lone tally for San Jose in Monday’s 3-1 defeat at Phoenix. The Sharks came up empty on four power-play chances
This is the first meeting between the teams this season. New Jersey won the lone matchup last season as Elias had three goals and a pair of assists in a 6-1 rout.