That all said, the Devils are in a position to give this group fits if they are able to connect passes and protect the puck well enough to attack with pace over and over. This is what the Devils have done throughout October. This is why the Devils have eye-poppingly good rate stats in 5-on-5 such as an attempt rate over 70 (! ) per 60 minutes, a shot rate just over 40 per 60 minutes, and an expected goals rate of 3. 67 xGF/60. Given Vancouver’s 2.