Know The Enemy – Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted by on March 25, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (34-35-4 / 16-20-1 on the road) at Penguins (43-23-8 / 22-13-2 at home)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. start time at CONSOL Energy Center. 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.

- Rookies Jacob Josefson (2-4-6) & Mattias Tedenby (0-6-6) both have six points in their last six games.

- This is the fifth of six meetings between the teams this season. The teams have split the previous four games, with NJ winning the last two.

- Penguins are in 2nd place in the Atlantic division, 4th in the Eastern conference, and 6th in the NHL overall.

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

Devils Stats Pens
73 GP 74
34 W 43
35 L 23
4 OT 8
72 P 94
0.493 P% 0.635
2.08 G/G 2.81
2.53 GA/G 2.42
15.3 PP% 16.1
83.6 PK% 86.0
28.9 S/G 31.7
26.0 SA/G 28.6
51.3 FO% 49.4

2010-2011 Penguins

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
87 C Sidney Crosby 41 32 34 66 20 31 10 1 3 161 19.9
58 D Kris Letang 74 8 40 48 14 97 4 0 2 210 3.8
14 L Chris Kunitz 59 22 23 45 18 47 7 1 1 120 18.3
18 L James Neal 72 22 21 43 7 64 5 0 3 196 11.2
48 C Tyler Kennedy 72 18 22 40 3 35 6 0 2 211 8.5
71 C Evgeni Malkin 43 15 22 37 -4 18 5 0 3 182 8.2
9 R Pascal Dupuis 73 13 19 32 15 59 0 3 3 150 8.7
24 L Matt Cooke 67 12 18 30 14 129 0 3 2 95 12.6
72 R Alex Kovalev 66 15 14 29 -8 40 6 0 3 140 10.7
11 C Jordan Staal 35 10 15 25 5 20 2 0 4 79 12.7
10 C Mark Letestu 58 12 12 24 2 13 4 0 3 118 10.2
7 D Paul Martin 70 3 20 23 10 10 2 0 1 95 3.2
25 C Maxime Talbot 74 8 10 18 -2 60 0 2 2 101 7.9
4 D Zbynek Michalek 65 3 13 16 -4 28 0 0 1 88 3.4
16 R Chris Conner 53 7 7 14 5 10 0 0 3 78 9.0
17 C Michael Rupp 73 6 7 13 -7 120 0 0 0 73 8.2
6 D Ben Lovejoy 39 2 11 13 9 44 0 0 0 56 3.6
15 L Dustin Jeffrey 25 7 5 12 5 4 1 0 1 39 17.9
27 R Craig Adams 72 3 9 12 -7 74 0 2 1 79 3.8
44 D Brooks Orpik 56 1 11 12 9 60 0 0 0 51 2.0
45 R Arron Asham 38 5 5 10 0 39 0 0 0 54 9.3
5 D Deryk Engelland 60 3 7 10 -6 121 0 0 0 47 6.4
2 D Matt Niskanen 56 1 7 8 -1 40 0 0 0 67 1.5
12 L Brett Sterling 7 3 2 5 1 16 1 0 0 14 21.4
19 C Mike Comrie 16 0 5 5 -4 18 0 0 0 21 0.0
38 R Nick Johnson 4 1 2 3 1 5 0 0 0 10 10.0
46 C Joe Vitale 9 1 1 2 -1 13 0 0 0 13 7.7
26 L Eric Tangradi 14 1 1 2 -5 8 0 0 0 17 5.9
8 D Andrew Hutchinson 5 0 1 1 -3 6 0 0 0 2 0.0
28 R Eric Godard 17 0 1 1 2 88 0 0 0 1 0.0
23 C Ryan Craig 6 0 0 0 -3 22 0 0 0 7 0.0
42 D Corey Potter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
37 D Brian Strait 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
22 R Tim Wallace 7 0 0 0 -3 5 0 0 0 1 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 59 56 3321 2.35 32 18 5 2 1573 130 .917 0 1 10
1 Brent Johnson 21 18 1177 2.19 11 5 3 1 535 43 .920 0 1 24

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. PITTSBURGH Penguins

All-Time regular season record vs Pens:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
91– 63 – 13 – 2 – 0

Goals for: 578 Goals against: 528

All-Time post season record vs Pens:
15 – 14

Goals for: 86 Goals against: 80

Home games vs Pens: 54 – 36 – 10 – 1 – 0

Road games vs Pens: 52 – 41 – 3 – 1 – 0

Last season: 6 – 0
Oct 24, 2009 @ Pit – New Jersey 4 – 1 Pittsburgh
Nov 12, 2009 @ Pit – New Jersey 4 – 1 Pittsburgh
Dec 21, 2009 @ Pit – New Jersey 4 – 1 Pittsburgh
Dec 30, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 2 – 0 Pittsburgh
Mar 12, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 3 – 1 Pittsburgh
Mar 17, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 5 – 2 Pittsburgh

This season: 2 – 2
Monday October 11th, 2010 – Pittsburgh 3 – 1 NJ
Monday December 6th, 2010 – NJ 1 – 2 Pittsburgh
Thursday January 20th, 2011 – Pittsburgh 0 – 2 NJ
Friday March 4th, 2011 – Pittsburgh 1 – 2 NJ (OT)
Friday March 25th, 2011 – NJ at Pittsburgh
Tuesday April 5th, 2011 – NJ at Pittsburgh

NJD v PIT

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