Know The Enemy – Devils vs Columbus Blue Jackets

Posted by on November 23, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
New Jersey Devils (10-8-1 / 4-3-1 at home) vs Columbus Blue Jackets (5-13-2 / 1-7-1 on the road)

- Game info: 7:00 p.m. ET start at Prudential Center. TV: MSG+ 2 RADIO: WFAN 660 AM. Columbus TV: FS-Ohio RADIO: 97.1 The Fan

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

- Martin Brodeur will get the start tonight. He is 6-2-2 with a 2.17 GAA and 2 shutouts against Columbus.

- Patrik Elias continues his early-season success with an assist against Florida. He has 19 points in 19 games and has only three games this season where he hasn’t registered a point.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has three goals and eight assists in nine career games against Columbus.

- Kovalchuk needs two points to reach the 100-point mark with the Devils. He will be playing in his 123rd game with the team tonight.

- Tonight is the first game back home after a five-game road trip. The Devils were 3-2-0 on the trip.

- The Blue jackets are 5th in the Central Division, 15th in the Western Conference, and 30th in the NHL overall.

- This is the first and only meeting between the teams this season. The Devils won the only meeting last season.

Projected Lineups:

PARISE – HENRIQUE – KOVALCHUK
SYKORA – ELIAS – ZUBRUS
PALMIERI – CARTER – CLARKSON
TEDENBY – SESTITO – JANSSEN

GREENE – LARSSON
TALLINDER – FAYNE
VOLCHENKOV – SALVADOR

BRODEUR
HEDBERG

NASH – CARTER – PROSPAL
JOHANSEN – LETESTU – UMBERGER
DORSETT – PAHLSSON – VERMETTE
BOLL – MACKENZIE – BASS

NIKITIN – TYUTIN
METHOT – WISNIEWSKI
MOORE – CLITSOME

SANFORD
YORK

Stats
20 GP 19
5 W 10
13 L 8
2 OT 1
12 P 21
0.300 P% 0.553
2.35 G/G 2.53
3.40 GA/G 2.79
14.8 PP% 12.9
72.5 PK% 93.2
31.2 S/G 28.1
28.6 SA/G 28.4
51.2 FO% 47.5

2011-2012 Blue Jackets

Forwards & Defensemen
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
22 L Vinny Prospal 20 6 12 18 0 10 2 0 0 53 11.3
61 R Rick Nash 20 5 10 15 -10 8 2 0 0 69 7.2
14 D Grant Clitsome 19 3 7 10 -6 10 1 0 0 37 8.1
50 C Antoine Vermette 20 2 7 9 -4 4 0 1 1 47 4.3
51 D Fedor Tyutin 20 2 7 9 -4 16 0 0 0 33 6.1
21 D James Wisniewski 12 1 7 8 -9 15 0 0 1 26 3.8
19 C Ryan Johansen 16 5 3 8 2 4 1 0 3 29 17.2
18 L RJ Umberger 20 2 4 6 -6 4 1 0 0 59 3.4
5 D Aaron Johnson 12 2 4 6 -1 6 1 0 0 20 10.0
7 C Jeff Carter 10 3 3 6 0 6 1 0 0 36 8.3
24 C Derek MacKenzie 20 3 1 4 3 2 1 1 0 25 12.0
6 D Nikita Nikitin 5 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
16 C Derick Brassard 16 2 2 4 -11 4 1 0 0 20 10.0
15 R Derek Dorsett 20 2 1 3 -3 62 0 0 0 20 10.0
11 L Matt Calvert 13 0 3 3 -5 16 0 0 0 4 0.0
26 C Samuel Pahlsson 20 0 2 2 -1 6 0 0 0 14 0.0
17 C Mark Letestu 6 2 0 2 -1 0 2 0 0 11 18.2
58 D David Savard 7 0 2 2 -2 6 0 0 0 13 0.0
28 L Alexandre Giroux 9 1 0 1 -2 8 0 0 0 18 5.6
2 D Radek Martinek 7 1 0 1 -3 0 0 0 0 10 10.0
3 D Marc Methot 14 0 1 1 -1 12 0 0 0 12 0.0
32 C Cody Bass 11 0 1 1 -1 27 0 0 0 12 0.0
8 L Maksim Mayorov 8 1 0 1 -2 2 0 0 0 5 20.0
13 R Cam Atkinson 5 1 0 1 -6 0 0 0 0 9 11.1
4 D John Moore 12 1 0 1 -3 2 0 0 0 13 7.7
40 R Jared Boll 6 0 0 0 -2 27 0 0 0 3 0.0
GOALIES
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
1 Steve Mason 16 16 893 3.63 3 12 1 0 432 54 .875 0 0 2
30 Curtis Sanford 4 3 205 1.46 2 0 1 0 88 5 .943 0 0 0
41 Allen York 4 1 102 3.53 0 1 0 0 49 6 .878 0 0 0


NEW JERSEY Devils vs COLUMBUS Blue Jackets

All-Time regular season record vs CBJ:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
7 – 2 – 1 – 1 – 0

Goals for: 32 Goals against: 24

All-Time post season record vs CBJ:
N/A

Goals for: Goals against:

Home games vs CBJ: 3 – 0 – 1 – 0 – 0

Road games vs CBJ: 4 – 2 – 0 – 1 – 0

Last season: 1 – 0
Sun Mar 20 2011 at Cbs – New Jersey 3, Columbus 0

This season:
Wed Nov 23 2011 – Cbs at NJ

LET’S GO DEVILS!

 

 

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