Practice partner practice lettering.
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Practice partner practice letters.
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The best practice partner practice.
Photo of practice by David Guttenfelder via Flickr.
Rookie forward Jakob Chychrun has been a regular on the Devils power play this season.
(Photo by Elsa/Getty)Rookie defenseman Jakob Schulz is one of the best players on the club.
(Getty Images)Practice teammate practice letterings.
Photo taken from a video released by the Devils on December 21, 2016.
Schulz is the only player on the team to have appeared in every game this season (including the playoffs).
He leads the team with a plus-11 rating and is tied for second on the squad with six goals.
Schulz has been one of three Devils who have played in every NHL game this year.
The others: center Travis Zajac and defenseman Anthony Beauvillier.
Zajac has scored two goals and three assists this season, and is second on his team with 13 points.
Beauvilliers three assists are tied for fourth on the roster with four points.
He has five points in his past two games, helping the Devils record a 5-1-1 record at home this season and a 3-1 win in their season opener on December 8 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Ryan Carter, who is playing in his first NHL game, has six points (three goals, two assists) in his three games.
Zawislak is one assist shy of his career high of 20 points, which he scored in three games with the Devils in 2016-17.
He is tied with Andrew Brunette for the team lead with eight points (four goals, three assists).
Brunette has eight points in the past five games.
He leads the Devils with 11 assists and is sixth with an +10 rating.
The Devils are 2-2-0 in their past four games and are in first place in the Atlantic Division heading into a critical game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7 p.m.
They also have three points (two goals, one assist) in four games since a 4-3 loss at Boston on December 18.