Know The Enemy (Again) – Devils vs Washington Capitals

Posted by on November 12, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
New Jersey Devils (7-6-1 / 3-3-0 on the road) vs Washington Capitals (10-4-0 / 6-1-0 at home)

- Game info: 7:00 p.m. ET start at Verizon Center. TV: NHLN (US) / MSG+ RADIO: WFAN 660 AM. Washington TV: NHLN (US) / CSN-MA RADIO: 1500AM

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

- Johan Hedberg will get the start tonight. He is 7-4-2 with a 2.85 GAA and one shutout in his career vs the Caps.

- Patrik Elias has the most points (18g – 28a – 46 points in 49 games) of any active Devils player vs the Caps. He had an assist in last night’s game.

- The Devils don’t have a PPG in eight of their last nine games (2-for-24 – 8.3%). They have a PPG in just four of 14 games this season.

- Kovalchuk will not play again tonight.

- Mike Green is out of the lineup for the Caps.

- The Capitals are 1st in the Southeast Division, 3rd in the Eastern Conference, and 6th in the NHL overall.

- This is the second of four meetings between the teams this season. This is the second game of a home-and-home series. Washington won last night in NJ, 3-1.

Projected Lineups:

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

Greene – Larsson
Tallinder- Fayne
Volchenkov – Salvador

Hedberg
Brodeur

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

Hamrlik – Carlson
Erskine- Wideman
Alzner – Schultz

Neuvirth
Vokoun

Stats
14 GP 14
7 W 10
6 L 4
1 OT 0
15 P 20
0.536 P% 0.714
2.21 G/G 3.71
2.71 GA/G 2.79
11.1 PP% 23.1
92.3 PK% 80.8
29.6 S/G 30.6
28.2 SA/G 31.1
47.9 FO% 49.2


2011-2012 Capitals

Forwards & Defensemen
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
19 C Nicklas Backstrom 14 5 15 20 0 6 1 0 1 40 12.5
8 L Alex Ovechkin 14 7 7 14 0 8 2 0 0 48 14.6
6 D Dennis Wideman 14 3 9 12 5 2 1 0 1 27 11.1
21 C Brooks Laich 14 2 7 9 0 2 2 0 0 27 7.4
90 C Marcus Johansson 13 6 3 9 3 4 1 0 3 25 24.0
25 L Jason Chimera 14 5 3 8 7 4 0 1 1 36 13.9
28 L Alexander Semin 14 3 5 8 -2 20 1 0 0 31 9.7
20 R Troy Brouwer 14 3 5 8 4 6 0 0 1 26 11.5
22 R Mike Knuble 14 2 5 7 -1 6 0 0 0 22 9.1
42 R Joel Ward 14 4 3 7 7 6 0 0 0 15 26.7
52 D Mike Green 8 3 3 6 1 0 3 0 1 18 16.7
27 D Karl Alzner 14 1 5 6 8 6 0 0 0 8 12.5
74 D John Carlson 14 2 4 6 4 6 1 0 0 36 5.6
15 C Jeff Halpern 13 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
55 D Jeff Schultz 13 0 4 4 4 2 0 0 0 8 0.0
26 C Matt Hendricks 14 0 3 3 3 18 0 0 0 16 0.0
50 C Cody Eakin 4 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 5 20.0
4 D John Erskine 5 0 2 2 3 4 0 0 0 9 0.0
44 D Roman Hamrlik 14 1 0 1 -4 14 0 0 1 9 11.1
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 11 11 627 2.39 8 2 0 1 316 25 .921 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 – 76 – 8 – 1 – 0

Goals for: 437 Goals against: 491

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

Goals for: 43 Goals against: 44

Home games vs Caps: 42 – 35 – 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: 0 – 1
Fri Nov 11 2011 at NJ – Washington 3, New Jersey 1
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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