New Jersey Devils the worst shootout team of all-time
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Apr 10, 2014
It wasn’t always bad for the Devils when it came to the shootout. New Jersey lost all 11 games it played in the shootout. That’s how it unfolded for the New Jersey Devils this season. If the Devils were just league average in the shootout, they’d still be battling Detroit and Columbus for one of two wildcard playoff spots in the Eastern Conference. Unless New Jersey goes shootout crazy in the final three games of the season, it will go down as the worst team ever since the inception of the 1-on-1 competition in 2005-06. The Devils had a great chance on a 3-on-1 earlier in the extra period, but Lehner stopped Jaromir Jagr and at the other end Schneider robbed Chris Phillips from in close. In the first seven years of the post-overtime competition, New Jersey had a winning record each season .