Schneider, acquired in a June trade with the Vancouver Canucks, posted the whitewash in his first home start with the Devils.
Andrei Loktionov and Adam Henrique each got a first-period goal while Michael Ryder and Dainius Zubrus tallied in the second for the Devils, who ended a team-record seven-game losing streak beginning the season.
Henrik Lundqvist made 15 saves for likewise struggling New York, which fell for the fifth time in seven games.
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