Know The Enemy – Devils vs New York Islanders

Posted by on March 12, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (31-32-4 / 16-14-3 at home) vs Islanders (27-32-10 / 11-17-5 on the road)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. start time at Prudential Center. TV: MSG (HD) RADIO: WFAN 660 AM

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

- No word yet on who will get the start in net.

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

- The Devils have played eight consecutive one-goal games and 16 of their last 18 games have been decided by 1 goal. They are 15-2-1 in those games.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 29 points (15g-14a) in his last 26 games. The Devils are 21-3-2 in those games.

- This is the fifth of six meetings between the teams this season. The Devils are 2-2 in the previous meetings, winning the last two games.

- Islanders are in 5th place in the Atlantic division, 13th in the Eastern conference, and 26th in the NHL overall.

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

Isles Stats Devils
69 GP 67
27 W 31
32 L 32
10 OT 4
64 P 66
0.464 P% 0.493
2.74 G/G 2.09
3.09 GA/G 2.55
17.9 PP% 15.8
82.7 PK% 83.7
29.4 S/G 28.7
31.8 SA/G 26.6
50.2 FO% 51.5

2010-2011 Islanders

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
91 C John Tavares 66 24 32 56 -18 41 8 0 4 208 11.5
26 L Matt Moulson 69 29 16 45 -11 20 9 0 3 199 14.6
15 R PA Parenteau 68 16 28 44 -7 38 8 0 2 133 12.0
40 R Michael Grabner 65 28 14 42 15 8 1 3 3 181 15.5
57 R Blake Comeau 64 19 21 40 -14 26 4 0 3 162 11.7
51 C Frans Nielsen 62 9 29 38 13 28 0 5 1 137 6.6
47 D Andrew MacDonald 54 4 22 26 6 35 1 0 1 66 6.1
12 C Josh Bailey 57 10 14 24 -7 35 4 0 2 86 11.6
36 D Travis Hamonic 49 3 17 20 -1 87 0 0 0 89 3.4
21 R Kyle Okposo 25 4 12 16 10 30 0 0 2 44 9.1
38 D Jack Hillen 54 4 12 16 -2 34 0 0 1 71 5.6
27 D Milan Jurcina 39 4 11 15 -1 26 1 1 0 70 5.7
24 D Radek Martinek 51 2 10 12 0 21 1 0 0 70 2.9
17 L Matt Martin 55 4 7 11 -10 108 0 0 0 45 8.9
93 C Doug Weight 18 2 7 9 -3 10 1 0 0 26 7.7
28 C Zenon Konopka 69 2 6 8 -12 239 0 0 0 47 4.3
58 L Jesse Joensuu 31 4 2 6 -7 27 0 0 1 32 12.5
8 D Bruno Gervais 46 0 6 6 -9 25 0 0 0 41 0.0
7 R Trent Hunter 17 1 3 4 -3 23 0 0 0 30 3.3
6 D Ty Wishart 13 1 3 4 1 8 1 0 0 12 8.3
37 C Jeremy Colliton 15 2 1 3 -7 10 2 0 0 7 28.6
10 D Mike Mottau 20 0 3 3 -12 8 0 0 0 21 0.0
4 D Mark Eaton 34 0 3 3 -2 8 0 0 0 29 0.0
25 R Nino Niederreiter 9 1 1 2 -1 8 0 0 0 12 8.3
59 C Micheal Haley 14 1 1 2 -2 59 0 0 0 6 16.7
14 L Trevor Gillies 33 1 0 1 -2 124 0 0 0 7 14.3
42 D Dylan Reese 21 0 1 1 -12 8 0 0 0 15 0.0
71 D Mark Katic 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
81 C Justin DiBenedetto 6 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 5 0.0
49 R Rhett Rakhshani 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
39 Rick DiPietro 21 21 1233 3.36 7 10 4 1 628 69 .890 0 0 25
35 Al Montoya 12 10 685 2.01 7 2 2 1 317 23 .927 0 1 2
60 Kevin Poulin 10 7 491 2.44 4 2 1 0 262 20 .924 0 0 0
52 Nathan Lawson 9 7 364 4.12 1 4 2 0 232 25 .892 0 0 0
1 Mikko Koskinen 4 4 208 4.33 2 1 0 0 118 15 .873 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. NEW YORK Islanders

All-Time regular season record vs Isles:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
72 – 80 – 16 – 2 – 3

Goals for: 542 Goals against: 573

All-Time post season record vs Isles:
4 – 2

Goals for: 23 Goals against: 18

Home games vs Isles: 45 – 34 – 7 – 1 – 1

Road games vs Isles: 31 – 48 – 9 – 1 – 2

Last season: 4 – 2
Nov 6, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 2 – 1 NY Islanders
Nov 28, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 6 – 1 NY Islanders
Jan 18, 2010 @ NYI – NY Islanders 4 – 0 New Jersey
Jan 23, 2010 @ NYI – New Jersey 4 – 2 NY Islanders
Mar 13, 2010 @ NYI – NY Islanders 4 – 2 New Jersey
Apr 10, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 7 – 1 NY Islanders

This season: 2 – 2
Friday November 26th, 2010 – NJ 0 – 2 Islanders
Thursday December 23rd, 2010 – Islanders 5 – 1 NJ
Monday January 17th, 2011 – NJ 5 – 2 Islanders
Sunday March 6th, 2011 – NJ 3 – 2 Islanders (SO)
Saturday March 12th, 2011 – Islanders at NJ
Wednesday March 30th, 2011 – Islanders at NJ

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