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Sunday, January 20th (All times eastern)

Toronto Maple Leafs (19-21-8) at New Jersey Devils (26-17-3), 5 p.m.

(Sports Network) - The New Jersey Devils will try to find their offense this evening, as they host the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center.

New Jersey has lost two straight after a three-game winning streak, netting just two goals in its last two games. The Devils have scored the fewest goals in the league this season, netting just 112 through 46 games.

The Devils dropped a 3-1 decision to New York on Wednesday before losing to Florida, 2-1, on Friday. Radek Dvorak and David Booth scored 1:17 apart early in the third period, as the Panthers edged New Jersey.

Travis Zajac scored for the Devils, with assists from Jamie Langenbrunner and Zach Parise. Martin Brodeur made 25 saves for New Jersey, which has slipped into a tie with Philadelphia for second place in the Atlantic Division, two points back of Pittsburgh.

The Devils have lost two in a row for the first time since December 9-10, and two straight in regulation for the first time since November 14-16.

Parise has been New Jersey's most consistent scorer, as he leads the club with 16 goals, 25 assists and 41 points.

The Devils have lost the first two tests of their current three-game homestand that wraps today. New Jersey is 13-7-0 at the Prudential Center this season and will be in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

Toronto won its third straight game on Saturday by besting Buffalo, 4-2, and a win tonight would match the club's longest winning streak of the season. That four-game burst was set from November 29-December 6.

Consecutive victories have been rare for Toronto this season, as the club has only enjoyed four winning streaks. That includes its current three-game run, the season-high four-game burst, and a pair of two-game win streaks.

Nik Antropov scored his 18th goal of the season, matching his career high set last year. Antropov, who also posted his 21st assist of the season, is now just six points shy of the career-best 45 he posted in 2002-03 in 72 games.

Alex Steen also had a goal and an assist for the Leafs and Vesa Toskala made 26 saves. Alexei Ponikarovsky and Jason Blake each added goals.

The Maple Leafs have lost six of their last seven on the road and are 9-13-3 outside of Toronto this year. The club returns home to host Washington on Wednesday.

The Devils recorded a 3-2 victory when the clubs met for the first time this season on November 2 in New Jersey. The Devils have won three of the last five in the series, though the Maple Leafs have posted a win in seven of their last 10 against New Jersey.

Toronto has lost two of its last three in the Garden State.

01/20 10:34:16 ET


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