Know The Enemy – Devils vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by on January 14, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on tonight’s opponent – Devils (11-29-2) at Lightning (26-13-5):


- Martin Brodeur will get the start today. He will face Dwayne Roloson.

- The Devils’ lines are expected to be the same as the last game.

- Anton Volchenkov will miss today’s game. He still has not returned from Russia after the death of his father.

- This is the second game in a row against the Lightning for the Devils. They defeated Tampa at The Rock on Sunday.

2010-2011 LIGHTNING
# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
91 C Steven Stamkos 44 31 26 57 9 34 13 0 6 163 19.0
26 R Martin St Louis 44 18 35 53 3 8 2 0 5 148 12.2
6 L Ryan Malone 44 11 21 32 -7 44 9 0 1 132 8.3
16 R Teddy Purcell 44 7 18 25 -7 8 1 0 0 105 6.7
4 C Vincent Lecavalier 28 7 12 19 -8 10 3 0 1 82 8.5
10 L Sean Bergenheim 42 8 10 18 1 34 1 0 1 100 8.0
7 D Brett Clark 44 7 10 17 -9 8 5 0 1 50 14.0
9 R Steve Downie 28 3 14 17 -2 85 2 0 0 38 7.9
19 C Dominic Moore 39 8 8 16 -16 30 2 0 2 89 9.0
44 C Nate Thompson 44 6 10 16 -3 17 0 0 2 70 8.6
77 D Victor Hedman 43 2 13 15 -4 42 0 0 0 57 3.5
13 D Pavel Kubina 44 2 12 14 -6 42 0 0 2 50 4.0
18 R Adam Hall 44 6 5 11 -6 19 0 0 1 101 5.9
8 D Randy Jones 39 1 9 10 -8 6 0 0 0 29 3.4
42 C Dana Tyrell 41 4 6 10 1 4 0 0 0 44 9.1
12 L Simon Gagne 26 4 4 8 -20 4 2 0 1 70 5.7
39 D Mike Lundin 44 0 8 8 -5 2 0 0 0 29 0.0
21 C Mattias Ritola 22 2 4 6 -5 11 0 0 1 26 7.7
5 D Mattias Ohlund 36 0 5 5 0 32 0 0 0 21 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 27 23 1440 3.13 11 7 5 2 637 75 .882 0 1 0
35 Dwayne Roloson 24 24 1416 2.50 9 14 1 2 741 59 .920 0 2 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)
44 – 17 – 7 – 3 – 1

Goals for: 240 Goals against: 158

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

Goals for: 33 Goals against: 22

Home games vs Bolts: 30 – 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 3 – 6 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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