Schneider made 30 saves in a 3-2 overtime win over Montreal on Saturday night. He's just 5-4-1 in his last 10 games, but his individual stats are outstanding. He's on his way to a 30-plus win season with great stats and he's just entering his prime. He's a great trade target.
Schneider will work between the pipes Saturday night against the Canadiens, Rich Chere of the Star-Ledger reports. Schneider has been above a .900 save percentage benchmark in 11 consecutive contests, making him very reliable between the pipes. However, he'll have his hands full Saturday, facing a Habs team that currently has the best record in the NHL at 18-4-2.
Schneider lost to Montreal in the shootout stanza Friday night, but was solid overall, stopping 25 of 27 shots at home. Schneider continues to be dependable yet unspectacular in goal for New Jersey. He held his own against a tough Canadiens team and only three times this season has Schneider produced a save percentage south of .900 in a given performance.
On Friday, Schneider will work between the posts as the starter against the visting Canadiens, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports. Despite Schneider having seven years of NHL experience, he's only seen the Habs once in his career. Obviously, this is a tough draw with the Canadiens currently leading all teams in the league with 36 points in the standings.
Schneider denied 23 of 25 shots in Wednesday night's 2-1 loss to the Blue Jackets. Both goals against Schneider took place at even strength, and the Devils simply couldn't muster enough offense against Sergei Bobrovsky on the other end of the ice. Schneider now has a 10-6-1 record in 2015-16.
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