Know The Enemy – Devils vs Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted by on October 22, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (3-1-1 / 1-0-0 on the road) at Penguins (5-2-2 / 2-1-1 at home)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. ET start at Consol Energy Center. TV: MSG+ RADIO: WFAN 660 AM. Pittsburgh TV: ROOT (HD) RADIO:

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

- Johan Hedberg will get the start in net.

- With Jacob Josefson out 3-4 months with a fractured right clavicle, Dainius Zubrus will likely center Ilya Kovalchuk and Nick Palmieri.

- Adam Henrique, who was called up from Albany today, will center the third line between Mattias Tedenby and David Clarkson.

- It appears Cam Janssen is in for Eric Boulton tonight.

- Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will not play tonight for the Penguins.

- This is the first of six meeting between the teams this season. Pittsburgh won the series 4-2 last season.

Devils Stats  Pens
5 GP 9
3 W 5
1 L 2
1 OT 2
7 P 12
0.700 P% 0.667
2.00 G/G 2.78
2.20 GA/G 2.22
14.3 PP% 18.9
95.4 PK% 96.8
28.6 S/G 31.8
30.8 SA/G 28.9
49.3 FO% 53.0

2011-2012 Penguins

FORWARDS & DEFENSEMAN
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
18 L James Neal 9 7 1 8 -2 6 2 0 1 34 20.6
58 D Kris Letang 7 1 6 7 3 8 1 0 0 18 5.6
24 L Matt Cooke 9 3 3 6 3 2 1 1 0 14 21.4
9 R Pascal Dupuis 9 2 4 6 1 6 0 1 0 24 8.3
11 C Jordan Staal 9 3 3 6 -1 8 1 0 0 18 16.7
71 C Evgeni Malkin 3 1 3 4 0 8 1 0 1 5 20.0
12 R Richard Park 7 1 2 3 2 4 0 1 1 7 14.3
26 L Steve Sullivan 9 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 15 0.0
14 L Chris Kunitz 9 1 2 3 -1 2 0 0 0 23 4.3
48 C Tyler Kennedy 6 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 19 5.3
2 D Matt Niskanen 9 1 2 3 1 4 1 0 0 21 4.8
46 C Joe Vitale 9 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 1 10 10.0
27 R Craig Adams 9 1 1 2 -5 0 0 0 0 9 11.1
7 D Paul Martin 9 0 2 2 -4 2 0 0 0 16 0.0
5 D Deryk Engelland 9 0 2 2 3 11 0 0 0 9 0.0
4 D Zbynek Michalek 9 1 1 2 -5 6 0 0 0 16 6.3
45 R Arron Asham 8 1 0 1 -1 7 0 0 0 6 16.7
10 C Mark Letestu 8 0 1 1 -5 2 0 0 0 8 0.0
44 D Brooks Orpik 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
33 L Steve MacIntyre 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
37 D Brian Strait 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
6 D Ben Lovejoy 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 11 0.0
15 L Dustin Jeffrey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
GOALIES
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 6 6 362 2.32 4 2 0 0 180 14 .922 0 0 0
1 Brent Johnson 3 3 188 1.91 1 0 2 0 80 6 .925 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. PITTSBURGH Penguins

All-Time regular season record vs Pens:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
91– 64 – 13 – 2 – 1

Goals for: 580 Goals against: 533

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 – 42 – 3 – 1 – 1

Last season: 2 – 4
Mon Oct 11 2010 at NJ – Pittsburgh 3, New Jersey 1
Mon Dec 6 2010 at Pit – Pittsburgh 2, New Jersey 1
Thu Jan 20 2011 at NJ – New Jersey 2, Pittsburgh 0
Fri Mar 4 2011 at NJ – New Jersey 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT)
Fri Mar 25 2011 at Pit – Pittsburgh 1, New Jersey 0 (SO)
Tue Apr 5 2011 at Pit – Pittsburgh 4, New Jersey 2

This season:
Sat Oct 22 2011 – NJ at Pit
Sat Dec 31 2011 – Pit at NJ
Sat Jan 7 2012 – NJ at Pit
Sun Feb 5 2012 – Pit at NJ
Sat Mar 17 2012 – Pit at NJ
Sun Mar 25 2012 – NJ at Pit

LET’S GO DEVILS!

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