Know The Enemy – Devils vs Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by on March 2, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (27-31-4 / 14-13-3 at home) vs Lightning (37-18-7 / 16-11-3 on the road)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. start time at Prudential Canter. TV: MSG+ 2 RADIO: WFAN 660 AM

- For tickets and ticket price data for this game, click here.

- Martin Brodeur is expected to be the starter in net.

- David Steckel, acquired at the trade deadline on Monday, will make hid Devils debut tonight. Click here for all your Dave Steckel statistics.

- The Devils have 18 points in their last 10 games.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 22 points (11g-11a) in his last 21 games. The Devils are 17-2-2 in those games.

- This is the fourth and final meeting between the teams this season. The Devils are 2-1 in the previous meetings, with the Lightning snapping the Devils’ eight-game winning streak two games ago in Tampa.

- Lightning are in 1st place in the Southeast division, 2nd in the Eastern conference, and 4th in the NHL overall.

Bolts Stats Devils
62 GP 62
37 W 27
18 L 31
7 OT 4
81 P 58
0.653 P% 0.468
3.00 G/G 2.10
3.00 GA/G 2.63
20.5 PP% 14.2
82.8 PK% 84.2
32.2 S/G 28.7
28.1 SA/G 27.0
50.2 FO% 51.3

2010-2011 Lightning

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
91 C Steven Stamkos 62 41 37 78 11 60 16 0 7 214 19.2
26 R Martin St Louis 62 24 51 75 5 8 3 0 5 194 12.4
16 R Teddy Purcell 61 15 25 40 -2 10 2 0 1 154 9.7
4 C Vincent Lecavalier 46 15 21 36 -6 12 9 0 3 139 10.8
6 L Ryan Malone 50 11 23 34 -6 46 9 0 1 140 7.9
9 R Steve Downie 46 8 19 27 8 136 2 0 0 65 12.3
10 L Sean Bergenheim 60 12 13 25 3 44 1 0 1 137 8.8
7 D Brett Clark 62 8 15 23 -1 12 6 0 1 66 12.1
77 D Victor Hedman 61 3 19 22 1 54 0 0 0 86 3.5
12 L Simon Gagne 44 10 11 21 -18 14 3 0 3 109 9.2
19 C Dominic Moore 57 10 11 21 -12 44 2 0 2 120 8.3
13 D Pavel Kubina 62 3 17 20 4 50 0 0 2 64 4.7
44 C Nate Thompson 59 7 11 18 -8 21 0 1 2 91 7.7
2 D Eric Brewer 58 8 6 14 4 59 0 0 1 92 8.7
18 R Adam Hall 62 7 7 14 -11 28 0 0 1 142 4.9
8 D Randy Jones 57 1 12 13 -1 15 0 0 0 49 2.0
42 C Dana Tyrell 58 5 7 12 -2 4 0 0 1 61 8.2
39 D Mike Lundin 53 0 9 9 -9 4 0 0 0 38 0.0
21 C Mattias Ritola 24 2 4 6 -5 11 0 0 1 31 6.5
47 D Marc-Andre Bergeron 9 2 4 6 -3 4 0 0 1 21 9.5
5 D Mattias Ohlund 52 0 5 5 -5 52 0 0 0 30 0.0
24 L Johan Harju 10 1 2 3 -2 2 0 0 0 14 7.1
49 C Blair Jones 9 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 9 11.1
48 D Michael Vernace 10 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 6 0.0
34 C Marc-Antoine Pouliot 3 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
28 D Mathieu Roy 4 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0
43 C James Wright 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
32 D Matt Smaby 28 0 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 9 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
35 Dwayne Roloson 39 39 2285 2.65 18 19 2 4 1153 101 .912 0 2 6
41 Mike Smith 17 15 899 3.20 10 5 0 0 411 48 .883 0 0 2
30 Cedrick Desjardins 2 2 120 1.00 2 0 0 0 63 2 .968 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. TAMPA BAY Lightning

All-Time regular season record vs Bolts:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
45 – 18 – 7 – 3 – 1

Goals for: 246 Goals against: 162

All-Time post season record vs Bolts:
8 – 3

Goals for: 33 Goals against: 22

Home games vs Bolts: 30 – 9 – 2 – 1 – 1

Road games vs Bolts: 23 – 12 – 5 – 2 – 0

Last season: 3 – 1
Oct 8, 2009 @ TB – New Jersey 4 – 3 Tampa Bay (SO)
Oct 31, 2009 @ TB – New Jersey 2 – 1 Tampa Bay (SO)
Dec 4, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 3 – 2 Tampa Bay
Jan 8, 2010 @ NJ – Tampa Bay 4 – 2 New Jersey

This season: 2 – 1
Sunday January 9th, 2011 – Tampa 3 – 6 NJ
Friday January 14th, 2011 – NJ 5 – 2 Tampa
Friday February 25th, 2011 – NJ 1 – 2 Tampa
Wednesday March 2nd, 2011 – Tampa at NJ

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