Know The Enemy – Devils vs Washington Capitals

Posted by on November 11, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
New Jersey Devils (7-5-1 / 4-2-1 at home) vs Washington Capitals (9-4-0 / 3-3-0 on the road)

- Game info: 7:00 p.m. ET start at Prudential Center. TV: MSG+ RADIO: WFAN 660 AM. Washington TV: CSN-MA RADIO: 1500AM

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

- Martin Brodeur will get the start tonight. He is 36-16-4 with a 2.28 GAA and 6 SO against the Caps.

- Vladimir Zharkov was called up from Albany last night and will play in tonight’s game.

- Kovalchuk will not play again tonight and will also miss tomorrow night’s second half of the home-and-home against Washington.

- Elias has the most points as a Devil (18g – 27a) in 48 games against the Caps.

- The Capitals are 2nd in the Southeast Division, 6th in the Eastern Conference, and 11th in the NHL overall.

- This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season. They play again tomorrow night in Washington.

Projected Lineups:

Parise – Henrique – Palmieri
Sykora – Elias – Zubrus
Tedenby – Carter – Clarkson
Zharkov – Mills – Janssen

Greene – Larsson
Tallinder- Fayne
Volchenkov – Salvador

Brodeur
Hedberg

Ovechkin – Backstrom – Brouwer
Semin – Eakin – Johansson
Chimera – Laich – Ward
Knuble – Halpern – Hendricks

Hamrlik – Carlson
Green – Wideman
Alzner – Schultz

Vokoun
Neuvirth

Stats
13 GP 13
9 W 7
4 L 5
0 OT 1
18 P 15
0.692 P% 0.577
3.77 G/G 2.31
2.92 GA/G 2.69
25.0 PP% 12.5
78.7 PK% 91.7
31.4 S/G 29.3
30.9 SA/G 28.8
49.3 FO% 47.6


2011-2012 Capitals

Forwards & Defensemen
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
19 C Nicklas Backstrom 13 5 14 19 -1 6 1 0 1 38 13.2
8 L Alex Ovechkin 13 6 7 13 -1 8 2 0 0 46 13.0
6 D Dennis Wideman 13 3 8 11 3 2 1 0 1 26 11.5
21 C Brooks Laich 13 2 7 9 1 2 2 0 0 25 8.0
28 L Alexander Semin 13 3 5 8 -1 18 1 0 0 31 9.7
90 C Marcus Johansson 12 5 3 8 2 4 1 0 3 24 20.8
22 R Mike Knuble 13 2 5 7 -2 2 0 0 0 22 9.1
25 L Jason Chimera 13 4 3 7 6 2 0 0 0 32 12.5
42 R Joel Ward 13 4 3 7 6 6 0 0 0 14 28.6
20 R Troy Brouwer 13 3 4 7 3 6 0 0 1 23 13.0
52 D Mike Green 7 3 3 6 2 0 3 0 1 17 17.6
74 D John Carlson 13 2 4 6 3 6 1 0 0 36 5.6
15 C Jeff Halpern 12 1 4 5 3 6 0 0 0 7 14.3
85 C Mathieu Perreault 9 3 2 5 3 2 0 0 0 8 37.5
27 D Karl Alzner 13 1 4 5 7 6 0 0 0 8 12.5
55 D Jeff Schultz 13 0 4 4 4 2 0 0 0 8 0.0
26 C Matt Hendricks 13 0 3 3 3 18 0 0 0 16 0.0
50 C Cody Eakin 3 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 5 20.0
44 D Roman Hamrlik 13 1 0 1 -3 14 0 0 1 8 12.5
4 D John Erskine 4 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 7 0.0
17 L DJ King 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
62 D Sean Collins 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
83 R Jay Beagle 2 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 3 0.0
GOALIES
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
29 Tomas Vokoun 10 10 567 2.54 7 2 0 1 283 24 .915 0 0 2
30 Michal Neuvirth 4 3 222 3.51 2 2 0 0 118 13 .890 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs WASHINGTON Capitals

All-Time regular season record vs Caps:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
67 – 75 – 8 – 1 – 0

Goals for: 436 Goals against: 488

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

Goals for: 43 Goals against: 44

Home games vs Caps: 42 – 34 – 4 – 1 – 0

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

Last season: 1 – 3
Sat Oct 9 2010 at Was – Washington 7, New Jersey 2
Mon Nov 22 2010 at NJ – New Jersey 5, Washington 0
Tue Dec 21 2010 at Was – Washington 5, New Jersey 1
Fri Mar 18 2011 at NJ – Washington 3, New Jersey 0

This season: 1 – 3
Fri Nov 11 2011 – Was at NJ
Sat Nov 12 2011 – NJ at Was
Fri Dec 23 2011 – Was at NJ
Fri Mar 2 2012 – NJ at Was

 

LET’S GO DEVILS!

 

 

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