At the end of one period the Devil and Islanders are tied at zero.
The Devils are out shooting the Islanders 8 to 4 but, the bigger story is that fat goose egg next to New York in the score column. The Devils have just set the NHL mark for consecutive scoreless first periods. They have now gone 13 straight games without surrendering a first period tally. The previous record of 12 was held by three other teams, the 1959-60 Canadiens, 1974-75 Kings and the 2006-07 St. Louis Blues.
Now the Devils must focus on scoring some goals.
The New York Rangers already defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 7-0 today. New Jersey must lock up this game to keep pace.