Their last seven games have all been decided by one goal.
So yes the New Jersey Devils are adept at keeping it tight, and locked down. There are some things around the league that rarely change and if you like predictability, the Devils provide it.
But the surprise was that it was undrafted and lightly used backup goalie Keith Kinkaid shutting out the Kings, 1-0, not the highly regarded Cory Schneider. Kinkaid recorded his first NHL shutout, making 28 saves, including 12 in the third period when the Kings finally provided some pushback at Prudential Center.
The lone goal allowed by Kings goalie Jhonas Enroth was from Devils defenseman David Schlemko, coming on the...