New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
New Jersey Devils
Final
3:4
Boston Bruins
Highlights and Stats


The Boston Bruins will travel to Newark for a match-up with the New Jersey Devils set to take place on Friday, 08:00 PM EDT at the Prudential Center. At the moment, the Devils are at #2 in the standings of the Metropolitan Division with 46 points, while the Bruins are with 54 points and are occupying the 1st place in the Atlantic Division.

New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 10-08-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
1 1 3 5
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
0 1 2 3

The New Jersey Devils came out on top in their last clash against the Boston Bruins, winning with a score of 3-5 on 10/8/2022. Alexander Holtz had a leading role for the Devils and finished the game with 2 points in 14:25 of play time. He took three shots on goal and converted one of them. Jakub Lauko tried his best for the Bruins. He scored 1 out of 4 attempts on goal for 13:32 of playing time. The Devils’ goalie Vitek Vanecek played at a very high level and ended the game with a 0.857 save percentage. Linus Ullmark was between the sticks for the Bruins and parried 22 of all the 26 shots he faced, but that proved insufficient for the win. The Boston Bruins are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against the New Jersey Devils, registering three victories while losing twice in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team10-08-202210-03-202203-31-202201-04-202211-13-2021
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
51 132
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
3 08 5 5

New Jersey Devils Form

*Last 10 New Jersey Devils Games - 3:5:2
12-21-202212-20-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-12-202212-09-202212-06-202212-03-202212-01-2022
2:4@ Florida Panthers4:1@ Carolina Hurricanes2:4vs Florida Panthers1:2vs Philadelphia Flyers1:4vs Dallas Stars4:3@ New York Rangers4:6vs New York Islanders3:0vs Chicago Blackhawks2:3@ Philadelphia Flyers3:4vs Nashville Predators

It was one of the better days for the New Jersey Devils on 12/21, as they triumphed 2-4 over the Florida Panthers on enemy ice. Jesper Bratt was the best for the Devils, as he earned 2 points for 22:45 of playing time on the night. He had five attempts on goal and succeeded with two, as they whistled into the net. The team’s victory was also achieved thanks to Mackenzie Blackwood, who managed to save 34 of the 36 shots he faced. The Devils’ balance across the most recent 10 games stands at 3-5-2, and they are on a streak of W1. The New Jersey Devils are 10-7-1 when playing at their own arena this campaign. The calendar shows that the Devils will next be against the Boston Bruins on 12/28 at their own arena.

New Jersey Devils Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    107.00
  • Goals Against
    77.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

New Jersey Devils Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Vitek Vanecek

    Games Played:20
    Saves Percentage:0.912
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Jack Hughes

    Games Played:31
    Goals:16
    Assists:20

New Jersey Devils Missing Players

NONE

Boston Bruins Form

*Last 10 Boston Bruins Games - 7:1:2
12-22-202212-19-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-11-202212-09-202212-07-202212-05-202212-03-2022
3:2vs Winnipeg Jets7:3vs Florida Panthers4:2vs Columbus Blue Jackets2:3vs Los Angeles Kings4:3vs New York Islanders1:3@ Vegas Golden Knights4:3@ Arizona Coyotes0:4@ Colorado Avalanche3:4vs Vegas Golden Knights5:1vs Colorado Avalanche

The Bruins welcomed the Winnipeg Jets for their latest clash on 12/22. It ended in a 3-2 triumph for them. Nick Foligno stood above the other Boston players, finishing the game with 2 points. He spent 12 minutes and 3 seconds skating and sent two shots on target. One of those made it past the netminder, and the player also provided an assist. The Bruins had Jeremy Swayman at goal, and he was tested with 27 shots on target, blocking 25, and allowing two to roll past him. The team triumphed in 7 of the previous 10 outings, while allowing 1 defeat during the 60 minutes and losing 2 times in overtime or shootouts. The Bruins are on a three-game winning run at the moment. They are sporting an 8-4-0 record when performing on the road. Their next fixture is scheduled for Tuesday, December 27th, away against the Ottawa Senators.

Boston Bruins Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    123.00
  • Goals Against
    69.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Boston Bruins Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Linus Ullmark

    Games Played:22
    Saves Percentage:0.937
    Shutouts:7
  • Top Skater

    David Pastrnak

    Games Played:31
    Goals:21
    Assists:22

Boston Bruins Missing Players

  • Matt Grzelcyk
    Shoulder
  • Brad Marchand
    Hip
  • Charlie McAvoy
    Shoulder

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
1 0 2 3
Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
0 4 0 4
New Jersey DevilsBoston Bruins
  • Score

    3
    4
  • PP Opportunities

    2
    1
  • PP Goals

    1
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

New Jersey DevilsvsBoston Bruins
  • 1`12:21
    Erik Haula2 minutes for Tripping David Pastrnak
    -
  • 1`16:29
    -
    Matt Grzelcyk2 minutes for Boarding Michael McLeod
  • 1`16:36
    Jack HughesDougie Hamilton, Nico Hischier
    1-0
  • 2`03:12
    1-1