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    Devils' Keith Kinkaid: Will start Saturday against Capitals

    Kinkaid will get the start in net in Saturday's tilt against Washington, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.Cory Schneider got the nod for Friday's 3-1 loss to the Jets, so it isn't a huge surprise that the Devils will opt to roll with Kinkaid in the second of back to back contests Saturday. Kinkaid was solid in limited action with New Jersey last season, posting a 6-5-4 record with a 2.59 GAA and .915 save percentage.

  • Allows two in win

    News: Keith Kinkaid stopped 27 of 29 shots in Wednesday's exhibition win over the Flyers.
    Analysis: Keith Kinkaid has played quite well this preseason, so the Devils should be confident in their backup goaltender heading into the 2015-16 campaign. Starter Cory Schneider is once again expected to shoulder a heavy workload this season, which means fantasy players shouldn't expect Kinkaid to get more than 20 starts over the course of the year.
  • Devils Extend Kinkaid

    News: Keith Kinkaid signed a two-year, $1.45 million contract with the Devils on Monday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
    Analysis: Keith Kinkaid saw infrequent action behind Cory Schneider this season, but generally played well when his number was called. Over 19 appearances, Kinkaid posted a 6-5-4 record, 2.59 GAA, and .915 save percentage. Schneider is locked in as the Devils' No. 1 goalie long-term and will shoulder a heavy workload again in 2015-16, leaving Kinkaid to pick up the scraps. The 25-year-old could at least make for a reliable streaming option when he receives starts against the weaker teams in the league.
  • Kinkaid Allows Four As Devils Lose

    News: Keith Kinkaid was tagged for four goals on 31 shots Thursday in a 4-3 overtime loss at the hands of the Lightning.
    Analysis: That's a couple subpar appearances in a row to close out the season for the Devils' backup netminder, who'll again take a seat behind Corey Schneider as the Devils wrap up their disappointing season on Saturday. Nonetheless, Keith Kinkaid has been a solid backup -- hardly the cause for the team's struggles -- and he'll likely reprise the role next year.
  • New Jersey Goes With Kinkaid On Thursday

    News: Keith Kinkaid will start Thursday's game against the Lightning.
    Analysis: The start will be Keith Kinkaid's last of the season, with Cory Schneider slated to start Saturday's season finale against Florida. Kinkaid will look to help New Jersey bounce back from consecutive defeats at the hands of the Rangers, by a combined tally of 10-3.
  • Devils' Kinkaid Appears In Relief

    News: Keith Kinkaid relieved starter Cory Schneider Saturday and allowed three goals on 26 shots.
    Analysis: The team is Cory's, so this relief appearance is a rarity. don't stake any money or success on having Keith Kinkaid on your fantasy squad.
  • Devils' Kinkaid Makes 31 Saves In Win Over Habs

    News: Keith Kinkaid stopped 31 of 33 shots in Friday's win over the Canadiens.
    Analysis: A great outing for the backup, who has stood tall in his last three appearances, stopping 88 of 94 shots. The 25-year-old advances to 6-5-3 on the season with a .920 save percentage and 2.42 GAA. He's a solid backup, but workhorse Cory Schneider is slated to start Saturday against the Rangers. With the season winding down, it's unlikely Keith Kinkaid sees much more action.
  • New Jersey Goes With Kinkaid On Friday

    News: Keith Kinkaid is slated to start Friday's game against Montreal, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports.
    Analysis: With Keith Kinkaid drawing Friday's assignment, Cory Schneider is slated to get the starting nod Saturday against the Rangers. Kinkaid will thus see his third opportunity against the Habs this season, having been in net for a 6-2 loss to Montreal on Feb. 7 and 4-2 defeat to the Habs on Jan. 2.
  • Devils' Kinkaid: 29 Saves In Loss

    News: Keith Kinkaid made 29 saves in a 3-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday night.
    Analysis: It was just his 11th start this season and his record now stands at 5-5-3. He's a capable backup, but he'll never see much time while Cory Schneider sits in the captain's seat.
  • Devils' Kinkaid In Net Saturday

    News: Keith Kinkaid will draw the start in goal Saturday against the Hurricanes, Rich Chere of the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
    Analysis: With the Devils holding no aspirations of reaching the postseason at this point, oft-used starting goalie Cory Schneider will be rested for at least one half of the team's weekend back-to-back set, paving the way for Keith Kinkaid to make his 16th appearance of the season. He's acquitted himself well in spot duty this season, posting a 5-4-3 record, 2.42 GAA, and .919 save percentage. With the Hurricanes possessing one of the league's least-effective attacks, Kinkaid make for a decent streaming option Saturday.