By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
The New Jersey Devils felt their first breath of life Saturday night when they pummeled Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers 4-0 at the Prudential Center for their first victory of the season.
The otherwise winless Devils will be back in action tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets in hopes of stringing together their first two-game win streak.
Tonight’s meeting between the Blue Jackets and Devils will be the first of four this season and the first between the clubs since Columbus joined the Eastern Conference. In their seven prior meetings in Columbus the Devils lead the series 4-2-1 and are 8-2-2 overall.
This will be the fifth inter-conference battle for the Devils and the fourth against a Metropolitan Division rival.
Peter DeBoer will go with his same six defenseman as he did on Saturday night, which means Adam Larsson and Martin Brodeur will sit out once again. Larsson was a healthy scratch on Saturday night, not for the first time this ...