Devils host the Maple Leafs after Boqvist's 2-goal game

Toronto Maple Leafs (38-17-8, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. New Jersey Devils (41-15-6, second in the Metropolitan Division)

Newark, New Jersey; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The New Jersey Devils host the Toronto Maple Leafs after Jesper Boqvist scored two goals in the Devils' 5-4 overtime win over the Arizona Coyotes.

New Jersey has a 41-15-6 record overall and an 18-11-2 record in home games. The Devils have gone 16-3-3 in games decided by a single goal.

Toronto is 15-11-4 in road games and 38-17-8 overall. The Maple Leafs have a 17-4-4 record in games they have fewer penalties than their opponent.

Tuesday's game is the third meeting between these teams this season. The Devils won the previous meeting 3-2 in overtime. Boqvist scored two goals in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jack Hughes has 36 goals and 40 assists for the Devils. Dawson Mercer has 10 goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

John Tavares has scored 28 goals with 34 assists for the Maple Leafs. William Nylander has five goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 7-2-1, averaging 4.2 goals, seven assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Maple Leafs: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 2.9 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

INJURIES: Devils: Mackenzie Blackwood: out (lower body), Jonathan Bernier: out (hip).

Maple Leafs: Victor Mete: out (lower body), Nicholas Robertson: out for season (shoulder), Carl Dahlstrom: out (shoulder), Jake Muzzin: out for season (spine).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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