They just refuse to lose.
For just the fifth time in NHL history, the New Jersey Devils have won 13 consecutive games, now standing just 4-shy of the record set by the 1993 Penguins.
And despite the team who’s pulled it off being one of the least likely heading into the season, the portion of the schedule the Devils did it through adds to the remarkable nature.
They became the first team ever to sweep both the easter and western road trips through Canada in one run, alongside taking down the former Stanley Cup champs, all without their biggest free agent signing in Ondrej Palat, and their starting goaltender MacKenzie Blackwood.
Since their last loss on October 24, they are outscoring their opponents 56-24, averaging 4.31 goals a night and 35 shots on net a contest, all amongst the top of the league.