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Florida Panthers vs. New Jersey Devils NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/2/2022

The Florida Panthers takes on the New Jersey Devils on 4/2/2022 at 12:35 PM.

Florida Panthers and New Jersey Devils face off today. The Florida Panthers has a record of 46.0-15.0 this season. The New Jersey Devils is 24.0-38.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Florida Panthers Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Florida Panthers into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.09%, which is average.

Opponents take 30.7 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Florida Panthers Team Offense Preview

They score 3.2 goals per game in even strength situations. This is one of the best offenses in the NHL. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.2 power play opportunities per game this season, they do an above average job at drawing penalties. This means that they score on 23.15% of their shots on the power play.

They take 37.2 shots per game regardless of situation and that means that they are aggressive on the offensive end and their shot quality is rather decent.

New Jersey Devils Team Defense Preview

They give up 3.0 goals per game in even strength situations, they are below average on the defensive end. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force New Jersey Devils into 2.6 penalty kill situations per game, which puts them among the best in the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 80.92%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.2 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are among the worst in the NHL at goaltending right now.

New Jersey Devils Team Offense Preview




They score 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.5 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.8 power play opportunities per game this season and this would be considered below average, it may improve though. This means that they score on 17.99% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 31.9 shots per game regardless of situation and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The Florida Panthers Roster

The Players to Watch for Florida Panthers

MacKenzie Weegar D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 33.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 29 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 35 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.6% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Aaron Ekblad D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 38.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 15 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 42 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 57 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonathan Huberdeau LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 26.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 23 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 71 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 94 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The New Jersey Devils Roster

The Players to Watch for New Jersey Devils

Damon Severson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -17.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 10 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 28 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 38 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 7.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonas Siegenthaler D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -7.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 1 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 13 assists this season. This puts him at 14 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 1.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Ryan Graves D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -10.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 21 assists this season. This puts him at 27 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Florida Panthers vs. New Jersey Devils Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Florida Panthers 4 New Jersey Devils 1

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