Know The Enemy – Devils vs Florida Panthers

Posted by on November 21, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
New Jersey Devils (10-7-1 / 6-4-0 on the road) at Florida Panthers (10-6-3 / 3-2-3 at home)

- Game info: 7:30 p.m. ET start at BankAtlantic Center. TV: MSG+ RADIO: WFAN 660 AM. Florida TV: FS-F RADIO: 560 WQAM

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

- Martin Brodeur will get the start tonight. He’s 36-14-8 with a 2.00 GAA against Florida.

- Rod Pelley will play tonight. He replaces Nick Palmieri who will be a healthy scratch.

- Patrik Elias continued his early-season hot streak with a goal against Tampa. He has 18 points in 18 games and has only three games this season where he hasn’t registered a point.

- Patrik Elias is the leading scorer as a Devil (20g – 20a – 40 pts in 47 games) against the Panthers.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has the most career points (32g – 31a – 63 pts in 53 games) of any current Devil against the Panthers.

- Tonight is the last game of a five-game road trip. The Devils are 3-1-0 so far.

- The Panthers are 1st in the Southeast Division, 3rd in the Eastern Conference, and 12th in the NHL overall.

- This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season. The teams split their four games last season.

Projected Lineups:

PARISE – HENRIQUE – KOVALCHUK
SYKORA – ELIAS – ZUBRUS
TEDENBY – CARTER – CLARKSON
PELLEY – MILLS – JANSSEN

GREENE – LARSSON
TALLINDER – FAYNE
VOLCHENKOV – SALVADOR

BRODEUR
HEDBERG

FLEISCHMANN – WEISS – VERSTEEG
BERGENHEIM – SKILLE – KOPECKY
STURM – SANTORELLI – DADONOV
KENNEDY – MATTHIAS – REPIK

CAMPBELL – GARRISON
KULIKOV – WEAVER
GUDBRANSON – JOVANOVSKI

THEODORE
MARKSTROM

Stats
18 GP 19
10 W 10
7 L 6
1 OT 3
21 P 23
0.583 P% 0.605
2.50 G/G 2.90
2.72 GA/G 2.37
13.4 PP% 21.0
92.8 PK% 81.1
28.2 S/G 31.1
28.0 SA/G 33.0
47.2 FO% 50.7

2011-2012 Panthers

Forwards & Defensemen
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
32 R Kris Versteeg 19 9 13 22 9 12 4 0 1 54 16.7
14 L Tomas Fleischmann 19 8 11 19 11 8 3 0 0 47 17.0
51 D Brian Campbell 19 2 16 18 4 0 1 0 0 31 6.5
9 C Stephen Weiss 19 7 11 18 10 22 2 0 2 38 18.4
7 D Dmitry Kulikov 19 1 13 14 3 10 0 0 1 35 2.9
82 R Tomas Kopecky 19 3 7 10 -1 8 1 0 0 39 7.7
52 D Jason Garrison 19 7 2 9 5 10 3 0 2 50 14.0
43 D Mike Weaver 19 0 7 7 3 2 0 0 0 9 0.0
55 D Ed Jovanovski 18 2 3 5 1 4 1 0 0 21 9.5
18 C Shawn Matthias 18 2 3 5 2 8 0 0 0 24 8.3
13 C Mike Santorelli 12 3 1 4 -1 4 1 0 0 25 12.0
12 R Jack Skille 18 1 3 4 -3 13 0 0 0 40 2.5
19 L Scottie Upshall 15 1 2 3 -2 23 0 0 1 31 3.2
16 L Marco Sturm 12 1 1 2 -1 17 0 0 1 20 5.0
22 R Matt Bradley 17 1 1 2 0 22 0 0 0 16 6.3
57 C Marcel Goc 17 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 25 8.0
20 L Sean Bergenheim 12 2 0 2 -1 14 0 1 0 36 5.6
63 R Evgenii Dadonov 4 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 40.0
8 L Tim Kennedy 9 1 0 1 -4 0 0 0 1 6 16.7
4 D Keaton Ellerby 8 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 7 0.0
73 C Bracken Kearns 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
27 R Michal Repik 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
44 D Erik Gudbranson 14 0 0 0 -4 26 0 0 0 12 0.0
Goalies
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
60 Jose Theodore 14 14 830 2.46 7 4 2 1 439 34 .923 0 0 0
25 Jacob Markstrom 5 4 264 2.05 2 2 1 0 161 9 .944 0 0 0
30 Scott Clemmensen 1 1 60 0.00 1 0 0 1 25 0 1.000 0 0 0



NEW JERSEY Devils vs FLORIDA Panthers

All-Time regular season record vs Panthers:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
43 – 21 – 7 – 2 – 0

Goals for: 204 Goals against: 154

All-Time post season record vs Panthers:
4 – 0

Goals for: 12 Goals against: 6

Home games vs Panthers: 25 – 9 – 3 – 1 – 0

Road games vs Panthers: 22 – 12 – 4 – 1 – 0

Last season: 2 – 2
Sat Jan 15 2011 at Fla – Florida 3, New Jersey 2 (OT)
Sun Jan 23 2011 at NJ – New Jersey 5, Florida 2
Fri Feb 4 2011 at NJ – Florida 4, New Jersey 3 (OT)
Sun Feb 27 2011 at Fla – New Jersey 2, Florida 1

This season:
Mon Nov 21 2011 – NJ at Fla
Tue Dec 13 2011 – NJ at Fla
Fri Jan 6 2012 – Fla at NJ
Sat Feb 11 2012 – Fla at NJ

LET’S GO DEVILS!

 

 

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