Cory Schneider’s consecutive games started streak will stop at 20 as Clemmensen will get his first start of the season tonight in Calgary. Clemmensen was 1-2-1 with a 2.18 GAA and .920 SV% in his time with Albany. In two relief appearances with the Devils he has allowed four goals on 17 shots (.765 SV%) so it will be hard to trust the 37-year-old.
Schneider allowed three goals on 34 shots in the Devils 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Jets on Tuesday. Schneider enters play tonight at 8-8-2 at the quarter mark of the season. Tonight he is in Edmonton; he has gone 5-5-0 with 3.25 GAA and .898 SV% in 11 starts on the road.
Cory Schneider gets the start against the Capitals.
Cory Schneider has started career high 16 consecutive games. This is the third longest start streak to open a season in Devils' history since Martin Brodeur played 17 straight in 2002-03. So far, Schneider is tied for 32nd in the NHL with a .904 save%.
Schneider allowed four goals on 23 shots in the Devils loss to the Bruins last night. He has dropped each of his last four starts, but will still get the nod on back-to-back nights. Tonight will mark his 16th consecutive start of the year, he holds a 2.99 GAA and .901 SV% through the first 15.
Havlat will miss his ninth straight game with a lower-body injury he suffered on October 21st. He had been practicing lately, so it looked as if he might return, but Jordin Tootoo will replace him tonight in Boston.
Cammalleri (neck) returns to the Devils lineup on Monday.
Cammalleri missed the last six games with a neck injury that was suffered on October 25th. He will return on the Devils top-line with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr. In a quiet night in the NHL, get Cammalleri in your daily league lineups. He has five goals and two assists in eight game this season.
Schneider allowed four goals on 24 shots in a loss to the Red Wings on Friday. He has lost each of his last three starts while posting a 3.28 GAA and .889 SV%. He draws a tough matchup against a Bruins team who have won four in a row while outscoring the opposition 14-7.
Havlat (lower-body) is back at Devils’ practice on Sunday.
Havlat has missed the last eight games with a lower-body injury that he suffered on October 21st. Havlat has recorded one goal and two assists in five games with the Devils. He could be back in the lineup tomorrow vs. Boston.
Cammalleri (neck) is back at Devils’ practice Sunday morning.
Cammalleri has missed the last six games with a neck injury that he suffered on October 24th vs. Dallas. He was back skating with Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr, which is a good sign that could be back tomorrow night in Boston.