The New Jersey Devils will be playing their second game of a back to back tonight as they travel to Pittsburgh to face the Penguins. Both teams have 46 points on the season and are hanging on to two of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. The Devils are 22-16-2 and the Penguins are 21-14-4. The Penguins however, are struggling, having lost three consecutive games following their impressive four game winning streak.
The Devils are coming off a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers last night. The Penguins are coming off a 3-1 loss against the New York Rangers. Both teams are playing for the second consecutive night. The Devils are 4-3 on the back end of back to backs this season, while the Penguins are 3-2.