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New Jersey Devils vs. Dallas Stars NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/9/2022

The New Jersey Devils takes on the Dallas Stars on 4/9/2022 at 02:05 PM.

New Jersey Devils and Dallas Stars face off today. The New Jersey Devils has a record of 24.0-41.0 this season. The Dallas Stars is 40.0-26.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

New Jersey Devils Team Defense Preview




They give up 3.1 goals per game in even strength situations, the defensive struggles are real. 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 80.22%, which is average.

Opponents take 31.1 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 2.5 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 17.26% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 31.8 shots per game regardless of situation and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Dallas Stars Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.3 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 Dallas Stars into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 78.57%, which is below average.

Opponents take 30.9 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.

Dallas Stars Team Offense Preview




They score 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations and they would be considered below average with an advantage. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 21.63% of their shots on the power play.

They take 30.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

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 -15.0 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 30 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 40 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 6.8% 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 -5.0 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 -14.0 this season, he may need to see minutes cut or his role shifted at some point – we shall see. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 22 assists this season. This puts him at 28 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Dallas Stars Roster

The Players to Watch for Dallas Stars

Ryan Suter D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -1.0 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 22 assists this season. This puts him at 28 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 5.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Esa Lindell D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 23 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Miro Heiskanen D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 5.0 this season. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 27 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 31 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 3.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

New Jersey Devils vs. Dallas Stars Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: New Jersey Devils 2 Dallas Stars 3

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