Know The Enemy – Devils vs Atlanta Thrashers

Posted by on March 11, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (30-32-4 / 14-18-1 on the road) at Thrashers (28-28-11 / 15-14-6 at home)


- Game info: 7:30 p.m. start time at Phillips Arena. TV: MSG (HD) RADIO: WFAN 660 AM

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

- Martin Brodeur will make his fifth consecutive start in net.

- The Devils have 16 points in their last 10 games.

- The Devils have played seven consecutive one-goal games, and five of their last six have ended with 2-1 final scores.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 27 points (14g-13a) in his last 25 games. The Devils are 20-3-2 in those games.

- This is the third of four meetings between the teams this season. The Devils are 1-1 in the previous meetings and lost by a score of 7-1 in their last trip to Atlanta.

- Thrashers are in 4th place in the Southeast division, 11th in the Eastern conference, and 24th in the NHL overall.

- For a look at the Devils’ playoff chances, click here.

Devils Stats Thrashers
66 GP 67
30 W 28
32 L 28
4 OT 11
64 P 67
0.485 P% 0.500
2.08 G/G 2.75
2.56 GA/G 3.12
14.7 PP% 19.4
83.9 PK% 77.7
28.7 S/G 31.7
26.6 SA/G 33.4
51.4 FO% 49.2

2010-2011 Thrashers

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
16 L Andrew Ladd 66 25 25 50 -6 35 8 2 2 160 15.6
39 D Tobias Enstrom 61 9 40 49 -5 40 5 0 0 99 9.1
33 D Dustin Byfuglien 66 19 30 49 -4 57 7 0 6 289 6.6
10 C Bryan Little 61 14 24 38 11 29 2 2 1 118 11.9
9 L Evander Kane 58 17 19 36 -7 56 4 0 2 188 9.0
22 R Anthony Stewart 67 14 20 34 -4 49 5 0 2 125 11.2
26 R Blake Wheeler 66 14 19 33 10 40 0 0 2 134 10.4
80 C Nik Antropov 61 11 20 31 -14 34 4 0 1 88 12.5
13 C Rob Schremp 49 11 12 23 -20 12 3 0 1 66 16.7
20 R Radek Dvorak 57 7 14 21 1 22 0 1 3 93 7.5
8 C Alexander Burmistrov 59 5 12 17 -1 23 0 0 2 76 6.6
27 R Chris Thorburn 67 7 9 16 -2 59 2 0 0 99 7.1
29 D Johnny Oduya 67 2 14 16 -13 20 0 0 0 73 2.7
4 D Zach Bogosian 56 4 10 14 -18 25 0 0 1 121 3.3
23 C Jim Slater 36 5 7 12 4 19 0 0 1 53 9.4
6 D Ron Hainsey 67 2 9 11 4 14 0 0 1 63 3.2
36 L Eric Boulton 57 5 3 8 1 61 0 0 1 42 11.9
5 D Mark Stuart 39 1 4 5 5 35 0 0 1 28 3.6
14 C Tim Stapleton 30 2 1 3 -6 8 0 0 1 29 6.9
24 D Freddy Meyer 15 1 1 2 -7 8 0 0 0 11 9.1
45 C Patrice Cormier 21 1 1 2 -5 4 0 0 0 27 3.7
26 D Noah Welch 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
D Brett Festerling 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
44 D Arturs Kulda 2 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 3 0.0
49 C Ben Maxwell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
38 D Paul Postma 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
46 R Spencer Machacek 10 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
31 Ondrej Pavelec 48 45 2702 2.64 19 18 8 3 1479 119 .920 0 0 2
50 Chris Mason 25 22 1296 3.43 9 10 3 0 710 74 .896 0 0 4
34 Peter Mannino 2 0 73 4.11 0 0 0 0 36 5 .861 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. ATLANTA Thrashers

All-Time regular season record vs Thrashers:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
24 – 10 – 3 – 2 – 3

Goals for: 134 Goals against: 97

All-Time post season record vs Thrashers:
N/A

Goals for: Goals against:

Home games vs Thrashers: 11 – 6 – 1 – 1 – 2

Road games vs Thrashers: 13 – 4 – 2 – 1 – 1

Last season: 3 – 1
Oct 16, 2009 @ NJ – Atlanta 4 – 2 New Jersey
Dec 19, 2009 @ Atl – New Jersey 5 – 4 Atlanta
Dec 28, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 3 – 2 Atlanta
Apr 6, 2010 @ Atl – New Jersey 3 – 0 Atlanta

This season: 1 – 1
Saturday December 18th, 2010 – NJ 1 – 7 Atlanta
Friday December 31st, 2010 – Atlanta 1 – 3 NJ
Friday March 11th, 2011 – NJ at Atlanta
Tuesday March 15th, 2011 – Atlanta at NJ

NJD v ATL

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