Know The Enemy – Devils vs Atlanta Thrashers

Posted by on March 15, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (32-32-4 / 17-14-3 at home) vs Thrashers (29-28-12 / 14-14-5 on the road)


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

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

- Brodeur will get the start in net.

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

- The Devils have played nine consecutive one-goal games and 17 of their last 19 games have been decided by 1 goal. They are 16-2-1 in those games.

- Martin Brodeur is 14-1-1 with a 1.81 GAA over his last 16 starts.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 29 points (15g-14a) in his last 27 games. The Devils are 22-3-2 in those games.

- This is the fourth and final meeting between the teams this season. The Devils are 2-1 in the previous meetings.

- Thrashers are in 4th place in the Southeast division, 10th in the Eastern conference, and 23rd in the NHL overall.

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

Thrashers Stats Devils
69 GP 68
29 W 32
28 L 32
12 OT 4
70 P 68
0.507 P% 0.500
2.77 G/G 2.10
3.13 GA/G 2.54
19.7 PP% 15.4
76.4 PK% 83.8
31.8 S/G 28.8
33.2 SA/G 26.4
49.1 FO% 51.6

2010-2011 Thrashers

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
16 L Andrew Ladd 68 26 27 53 -4 35 8 2 2 167 15.6
39 D Tobias Enstrom 63 10 41 51 -5 46 6 0 0 104 9.6
33 D Dustin Byfuglien 68 19 31 50 -4 59 7 0 6 301 6.3
10 C Bryan Little 63 14 26 40 13 29 2 2 1 124 11.3
9 L Evander Kane 60 18 20 38 -6 58 4 0 2 193 9.3
22 R Anthony Stewart 69 14 22 36 -3 49 5 0 2 127 11.0
26 R Blake Wheeler 68 15 20 35 13 40 0 0 2 139 10.8
80 C Nik Antropov 63 12 21 33 -15 34 5 0 1 90 13.3
13 C Rob Schremp 51 11 12 23 -20 12 3 0 1 69 15.9
20 R Radek Dvorak 59 7 14 21 2 22 0 1 3 96 7.3
8 C Alexander Burmistrov 61 5 12 17 -1 23 0 0 2 76 6.6
27 R Chris Thorburn 69 7 9 16 -2 61 2 0 0 100 7.0
29 D Johnny Oduya 69 2 14 16 -12 20 0 0 0 76 2.6
4 D Zach Bogosian 58 5 10 15 -16 25 0 0 1 128 3.9
6 D Ron Hainsey 69 3 10 13 7 14 0 0 2 65 4.6
23 C Jim Slater 36 5 7 12 4 19 0 0 1 53 9.4
36 L Eric Boulton 59 5 3 8 1 61 0 0 1 42 11.9
5 D Mark Stuart 41 1 4 5 5 37 0 0 1 31 3.2
14 C Tim Stapleton 32 2 1 3 -6 10 0 0 1 30 6.7
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
3 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 50 47 2806 2.67 19 18 9 3 1521 125 .918 0 0 2
50 Chris Mason 26 22 1317 3.42 10 10 3 0 722 75 .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)
25 – 10 – 3 – 2 – 3

Goals for: 137 Goals against: 99

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: 14 – 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: 2 – 1
Saturday December 18th, 2010 – NJ 1 – 7 Atlanta
Friday December 31st, 2010 – Atlanta 1 – 3 NJ
Friday March 11th, 2011 – NJ 3 – 2 Atlanta (OT)
Tuesday March 15th, 2011 – Atlanta at NJ

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