Know The RETRO NIGHT Enemy – Devils vs Washington Capitals

Posted by on March 18, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (33-33-4 / 18-14-3 at home) vs Capitals (41-21-10 / 19-13-3 on the road)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. start time at Prudential Center. TV: NHL Network (HD), 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 14 points in their last 10 games.

- Martin Brodeur is 15-2-1 over his last 18 starts.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 13 goals and 12 assists (25 points) over the last 27 games.

- This is the fourth and final meeting between the teams this season. The Devils are 1-2 in the previous meetings, with the home team winning each game.

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

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

Caps Stats Devils
72 GP 70
41 W 33
21 L 33
10 OT 4
92 P 70
0.639 P% 0.500
2.67 G/G 2.11
2.38 GA/G 2.54
16.7 PP% 15.5
85.5 PK% 83.6
31.5 S/G 28.8
29.2 SA/G 26.3
52.2 FO% 51.4

2010-2011 Capitals

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
8 L Alex Ovechkin 72 29 46 75 19 41 6 0 10 332 8.7
19 C Nicklas Backstrom 67 17 38 55 19 34 4 1 2 175 9.7
28 L Alexander Semin 57 25 23 48 18 61 6 1 4 174 14.4
21 C Brooks Laich 72 16 24 40 14 42 4 1 3 178 9.0
6 D Dennis Wideman 70 9 29 38 -20 35 8 0 1 152 5.9
22 R Mike Knuble 69 17 13 30 6 34 5 1 1 179 9.5
74 D John Carlson 72 6 24 30 16 42 1 0 3 121 5.0
44 C Jason Arnott 69 15 14 29 -4 38 3 0 1 155 9.7
52 D Mike Green 49 8 16 24 6 48 5 0 1 115 7.0
90 C Marcus Johansson 59 11 13 24 -1 8 2 1 2 83 13.3
26 C Matt Hendricks 68 8 15 23 -1 98 1 0 3 104 7.7
25 L Jason Chimera 72 8 14 22 -12 59 1 0 0 144 5.6
16 R Eric Fehr 45 10 10 20 1 16 3 0 1 112 8.9
85 C Mathieu Perreault 35 7 7 14 -3 20 1 0 1 41 17.1
27 D Karl Alzner 72 2 10 12 14 22 0 0 0 58 3.4
18 L Marco Sturm 26 4 7 11 5 21 1 0 0 44 9.1
10 R Matt Bradley 51 4 6 10 -2 61 0 0 0 53 7.5
23 D Scott Hannan 69 1 9 10 5 28 0 0 0 50 2.0
4 D John Erskine 65 3 7 10 0 87 0 0 1 49 6.1
15 R Boyd Gordon 50 3 5 8 -3 14 0 1 1 68 4.4
55 D Jeff Schultz 62 0 8 8 3 12 0 0 0 26 0.0
3 D Tom Poti 21 2 5 7 -4 8 0 0 0 20 10.0
89 D Tyler Sloan 29 1 5 6 -5 12 0 0 0 12 8.3
83 R Jay Beagle 25 2 1 3 1 6 0 0 2 23 8.7
17 L DJ King 15 0 2 2 -2 25 0 0 0 5 0.0
63 R Andrew Gordon 9 1 1 2 -2 0 0 0 0 5 20.0
24 R Brian Willsie 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
44 D Brian Fahey 7 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0
20 R Keith Aucoin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
30 Michal Neuvirth 42 39 2316 2.49 22 11 4 3 1112 96 .914 0 0 0
1 Semyon Varlamov 24 22 1377 2.27 10 8 4 2 677 52 .923 0 0 2
70 Braden Holtby 13 11 676 1.95 9 2 2 1 314 22 .930 0 1 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. WASHINGTON Capitals

All-Time regular season record vs Caps:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
67 – 74 – 8 – 1 – 0

Goals for: 436 Goals against: 485

All-Time post season record vs Caps:
6 – 7

Goals for: 43 Goals against: 44

Home games vs Caps: 42 – 33 – 4 – 1 – 0

Road games vs Caps: 31 – 48 – 4 – 0 – 0

Last season: 3 – 1
Oct 12, 2009 @ Was – New Jersey 3 – 2 Washington (SO)
Nov 4, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 3 – 2 Washington
Nov 14, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 5 – 2 Washington
Dec 26, 2009 @ Was – Washington 4 – 1 New Jersey

This season: 1 – 2
Saturday October 9th, 2010 – NJ 2 – 7 Washington
Monday November 22nd, 2010 – Washington 0 – 5 NJ
Tuesday December 21st, 2010 – NJ 1 – 5 Washington
Friday March 18th, 2011 – Washington at NJ

NJD v WAS

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