Halloween Hockey: One statistic that will scare each NHL fanbase

From poor offensive outputs to putrid performances in the crease, we’ve found the numbers that are sure to frighten each NHL fanbase

Halloween came one night early for the New Jersey Devils.

On Tuesday night, the Devils seemingly had the Tampa Bay Lightning dead to rights, up two goals on a projected Stanley Cup contender in the third period. But in what ended up being one of the battiest games of the opening month of the season, the entire script got flipped on New Jersey. Less than two minutes after the early third period insurance marker from the Devils’ Sami Vatanen, Anthony Cirelli scored to draw the Bolts within one, which was followed by Mathieu Joseph’s game-tying goal five minutes later and the go-ahead goal, scored by Ondrej Palat, with less than four minute remaining.


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