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New Jersey visits Toronto on 6-game road skid – The Bakersfield Californian

New Jersey Devils (23-35-5, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (39-18-5, third in the Atlantic)

Toronto; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Maple Leafs -337, Devils +263; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey travels to Toronto looking to end its six-game road skid.

The Maple Leafs are 21-9-2 in conference matchups. Toronto is fourth in the Eastern Conference with 34.6 shots per game and is averaging 3.7 goals.

The Devils are 9-10-2 against opponents from the Metropolitan. New Jersey ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference averaging 5.2 assists per game, led by Jesper Bratt with 0.7.

In their last meeting on Feb. 1, Toronto won 7-1. Mitch Marner scored two goals for the Maple Leafs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Auston Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 79 points, scoring 46 goals and collecting 33 assists. Marner has nine assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.

Jack Hughes leads the Devils with 21 goals and has 49 points. Bratt has 12 points over the last 10 games for New Jersey.

LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 5-4-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.4 assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.7 goals per game with an .885 save percentage.

Devils: 4-6-0, averaging three goals, 4.8 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .890 save percentage.

INJURIES: Maple Leafs: Mark Giordano: day to day (coach’s decision), Ondrej Kase: out (concussion).

Devils: Jonas Siegenthaler: day to day (illness), Pavel Zacha: day to day (upper-body).


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