New Jersey visits Pittsburgh after Zacha’s 2-goal game
New Jersey Devils (3-2-0, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2-2, eighth in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -148, Devils +123; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host New Jersey after Pavel Zacha scored two goals in the Devils’ 5-3 loss to the Flames.
Pittsburgh finished 37-16-3 overall and 22-4-2 at home a season ago. Goalies for the Penguins compiled a .908 save percentage while allowing 2.6 goals on 29.9 shots per game last season.
New Jersey went 19-30-7 overall and 12-12-4 on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Devils scored 2.6 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 3.4 last season.
The teams square off Saturday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Penguins: Tristan Jarry: out (covid-19), Jeff Carter: out (covid-19), Kris Letang: day to day (health protocols).
Devils: None listed.