Know the Enemy – Devils vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by on January 9, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on tonight’s opponent:


- Martin Brodeur will get the start today after relieving Johan Hedberg in yesterday’s game against the Flyers.

- Anton Volchenkov will miss today’s game due to the death of his father.

- Mark Fayne has been recalled to take Volchenkov’s spot on the roster.

- This is the first of four meetings between the teams this season. It is the first game between the teams since the blackout game of last season.

2010-2011 LIGHTNING
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
91 C Steven Stamkos 42 31 26 57 12 32 13 0 6 154 20.1
26 R Martin St Louis 42 18 34 52 6 8 2 0 5 143 12.6
6 L Ryan Malone 42 10 21 31 -6 42 8 0 1 129 7.8
16 R Teddy Purcell 42 6 18 24 -6 8 1 0 0 101 5.9
7 D Brett Clark 42 7 10 17 -9 8 5 0 1 50 14.0
4 C Vincent Lecavalier 26 7 10 17 -7 10 3 0 1 74 9.5
10 L Sean Bergenheim 41 7 9 16 -1 34 1 0 1 98 7.1
44 C Nate Thompson 42 6 9 15 -4 17 0 0 2 69 8.7
9 R Steve Downie 26 3 12 15 -1 83 2 0 0 35 8.6
13 D Pavel Kubina 42 2 12 14 -5 40 0 0 2 49 4.1
19 C Dominic Moore 37 6 8 14 -19 28 2 0 1 80 7.5
77 D Victor Hedman 41 2 12 14 -3 40 0 0 0 50 4.0
18 R Adam Hall 42 6 4 10 -8 19 0 0 1 100 6.0
8 D Randy Jones 37 1 9 10 -7 6 0 0 0 26 3.8
42 C Dana Tyrell 39 4 6 10 0 4 0 0 0 41 9.8
39 D Mike Lundin 42 0 8 8 -6 2 0 0 0 26 0.0
12 L Simon Gagne 24 3 4 7 -19 4 2 0 1 63 4.8
21 C Mattias Ritola 21 2 3 5 -5 9 0 0 1 26 7.7
5 D Mattias Ohlund 34 0 4 4 -3 30 0 0 0 16 0.0
49 C Blair Jones 9 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 9 11.1
24 L Johan Harju 7 1 1 2 -3 2 0 0 0 7 14.3
34 C Marc-Antoine Pouliot 3 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
32 D Matt Smaby 20 0 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 7 0.0
28 D Mathieu Roy 4 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0
48 D Michael Vernace 8 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 5 0.0
43 C James Wright 1 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
33 Dan Ellis 26 22 1381 3.08 11 6 5 2 613 71 .884 0 1 0
35 Dwayne Roloson 23 23 1356 2.61 8 14 1 1 718 59 .918 0 1 2
41 Mike Smith 17 15 899 3.20 10 5 0 0 411 48 .883 0 0 2
30 Cedrick Desjardins 2 2 120 1.00 2 0 0 0 63 2 .968 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. TAMPA BAY Lightning

All-Time regular season record vs Bolts:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
43 – 17 – 7 – 3 – 1

Goals for: 234 Goals against: 155

All-Time post season record vs Bolts:
8 – 3

Goals for: 33 Goals against: 22

Home games vs Bolts: 29 – 9 – 2 – 1 – 1

Road games vs Bolts: 22 – 11 – 5 – 2 – 0

Last season: 3 – 1
Oct 8, 2009 @ TB – New Jersey 4 – 3 Tampa Bay (SO)
Oct 31, 2009 @ TB – New Jersey 2 – 1 Tampa Bay (SO)
Dec 4, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 3 – 2 Tampa Bay
Jan 8, 2010 @ NJ – Tampa Bay 4 – 2 New Jersey

This season:
Sunday January 9th, 2011 – Tampa at NJ
Friday January 14th, 2011 – NJ at Tampa
Friday February 25th, 2011 – NJ at Tampa
Wednesday March 2nd, 2011 – Tampa at NJ

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