Sports Report: Devils' Schneider to start Game 3 vs. Lightning

19:52  16 april  2018
19:52  16 april  2018 Source:   theScore

Hall has goal, 2 assists as Devils rally past Lightning, 5-2

  Hall has goal, 2 assists as Devils rally past Lightning, 5-2 Hall has goal, 2 assists as Devils rally past Lightning, 5-2NEWARK, N.J. (AP)-- Taylor Hall had a goal and two assists, setting up Stefan Noesen's game-winner with 7:05 play, and the New Jersey Devils scored four times in the third to claw their way back into their first-round series with Tampa Bay on Monday night, beating the Lightning 5-2 in Game 3.

New Jersey Devils vs Tampa Bay Lightning Prediction & Preview. GAME STATS. Keith Kinkaid (26-10- 3 for the year with a 2.77 GAA and a .913 save percentage) is set to start ahead of Cory Schneider (17-16-6 on the season with a 2.93 GAA and a .907 save percentage), who hasn’t been

Devils Vs . Lightning X-Factor: Goaltending. New, 11 comments. The Devils net minders season could be summed up as tumultuous at beast; Cory Schneider was lights out to start the season while Keith Kinkaid couldn’t buy a win.

a man wearing a helmet and holding a sign © Adam Hunger / Getty Images Sport / Getty The New Jersey Devils are going back to their No. 1 man between the pipes, as goaltender Cory Schneider will be starting in net Monday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Schneider lost his starting job down the stretch to backup Keith Kinkaid, who had been the more consistent of the two netminders since the start of the second half of the season.

However, after allowing nine goals on 46 shots through the first two games of the Devils' series against the Lightning, head coach John Hynes is going with his veteran who was supposed to be the starter all season long.

The Devils also got a but of positive health news, as forward Marcus Johansson

New Jersey will be looking to earn the crucial Game 3 victory on home ice Monday night. Puck drop is set for 7:30 p.m. ET.

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Tampa's Steve Stamkos one of key injury questions on eve of playoffs .
The Eastern Conference No. 1 seed Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping Steve Stamkos can play in Game 1 of their series against New Jersey after he missed four of the last seven regular-season games with a nagging lower-body injury. After a torn meniscus in his right knee cost Stamkos several months and likely Tampa Bay a playoff spot last season, his status bears watching more than any other injured player going into the Stanley Cup playoffs. Stamkos was a full participant in practice Monday and said it's "the hope" to be ready for Game 1 Thursday when the Lightning host the New Jersey Devils.

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