Know The Enemy – Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets

Posted by on March 20, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (33-34-4 / 15-19-1 on the road) at Blue Jackets (33-28-10 / 16-15-4 at home)


- Game info: 5:00 p.m. start time at Nationwide Arena. TV: MSG+ (HD) RADIO: WFAN 660 AM

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

- Martin Brodeur will get the start in net.

- David Steckel is expected to return after sitting against Washington with an upper body injury.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 13 goals and 12 assists (25 points) over the last 28 games.

- This is the only meeting between the teams this season.

- BJs are in 4th place in the Central division, 12th in the Western conference, and 20th in the NHL overall.

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

Devils Stats BJs
71 GP 71
33 W 33
34 L 28
4 OT 10
70 P 76
0.493 P% 0.535
2.08 G/G 2.69
2.55 GA/G 2.94
15.2 PP% 14.4
83.6 PK% 81.2
28.9 S/G 30.6
26.1 SA/G 29.9
51.4 FO% 51.4

2010-2011 Blue Jackets

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
61 R Rick Nash 70 31 34 65 6 30 6 0 7 289 10.7
18 L RJ Umberger 71 21 30 51 5 34 7 2 3 191 11.0
93 R Jakub Voracek 69 14 32 46 6 22 2 0 2 165 8.5
16 C Derick Brassard 63 15 27 42 -4 49 5 0 3 158 9.5
50 C Antoine Vermette 71 17 24 41 3 54 3 1 3 155 11.0
9 R Scottie Upshall 71 20 11 31 -2 50 2 0 2 173 11.6
51 D Fedor Tyutin 69 6 20 26 -7 32 1 0 0 107 5.6
10 D Kris Russell 64 5 17 22 -2 32 1 0 0 74 6.8
20 L Kristian Huselius 35 12 9 21 -16 8 5 0 1 82 14.6
24 C Derek MacKenzie 52 8 11 19 14 13 0 0 1 60 13.3
35 D Jan Hejda 68 5 13 18 -1 24 0 0 0 70 7.1
14 D Grant Clitsome 28 4 14 18 1 16 2 0 0 42 9.5
26 C Samuel Pahlsson 71 6 11 17 -8 28 0 1 1 91 6.6
11 L Matt Calvert 31 11 5 16 6 12 3 0 1 43 25.6
3 D Marc Methot 63 0 15 15 4 54 0 0 0 45 0.0
71 R Chris Clark 51 5 9 14 -4 36 2 0 0 79 6.3
4 D Sami Lepisto 59 4 10 14 11 37 0 0 0 44 9.1
6 D Anton Stralman 47 1 13 14 -5 20 1 0 1 68 1.5
15 R Derek Dorsett 65 3 11 14 -12 161 0 0 0 93 3.2
25 C Kyle Wilson 32 4 7 11 -3 12 0 0 0 38 10.5
40 R Jared Boll 62 6 5 11 -1 170 0 0 2 51 11.8
17 C Andrew Murray 29 4 4 8 2 4 0 0 1 48 8.3
28 L Nikita Filatov 23 0 7 7 3 8 0 0 0 31 0.0
22 D Mike Commodore 20 2 4 6 -8 44 0 0 2 32 6.3
19 L Ethan Moreau 35 1 5 6 -7 24 0 0 1 55 1.8
52 D Craig Rivet 29 2 2 4 -6 14 0 0 0 24 8.3
12 R Mike Blunden 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
29 D Nick Holden 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
7 D John Moore 2 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
1 Steve Mason 48 47 2656 2.96 23 18 5 3 1359 131 .904 0 1 2
32 Mathieu Garon 31 24 1653 2.65 10 10 5 3 762 73 .904 0 1 2

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. COLUMBUS Blue Jackets

All-Time regular season record vs CBJ:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
6 – 2 – 1 – 1 – 0

Goals for: 29 Goals against: 24

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

Goals for: Goals against:

Home games vs CBJ: 3 – 0 – 1 – 0 – 0

Road games vs CBJ: 3 – 2 – 0 – 1 – 0

Last season: 1 – 0
Mar 23, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 6 – 3 Columbus

This season:
Sunday March 20th, 2011 – NJ at Columbus

NJD v CBJ

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