Devils vs Penguins – 12/13/13 – What You Need To Know

Posted by on December 12, 2013

New Jersey Devils Game Number: 33 (12 – 14 – 6)
New Jersey Devils Road Game Number: 20 (7 – 9 – 3)

Pittsburgh Penguins Game Number: 33 (21 – 10 – 1)
Pittsburgh Penguins Home Game Number: 17 (13 – 3 – 0)

NHL Game Number: 484

Consol Energy Center – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
7:00 PM Eastern

Tickets for this game can be found here: New Jersey Devils tickets

 

TV: MSG+, ROOT

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Season Series:
This is the third of four games between the teams. Pittsburgh shut out the Devils 3-0 at home in the season opener on October 3rd. New Jersey won 4-1 at Prudential Center on November 16th.

 

Devils all-time record vs Pittsburgh:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)

98 – 69 – 13 – 2 – 1

More all-time stats vs the Penguins

 

Key Devils vs Pens:

Jaromir Jagr:  45 GP:    23 G,    20 A –    43 PTS.    +4
This Season:  2 GP:   2 G,   0 A –   2 PTS.   +4

Patrik Elias:  82 GP:   23 G,   46 A –   69 PTS.   +25
This Season:   2 GP:   0 G,   0 A –   0 PTS.   -2

Devils Starting Goalie
( ** indicates goalie is not the confirmed starter yet)

Cory Schneider:  1 GP:   0-1-0   3.00 GAA   .857 SV%   0 SO
This Season:  1 GP:   0-1-0   3.00 GAA   .857 SV%   0 SO

 

Key Pens vs New Jersey

Sidney Crosby: 41 GP:    21 G,    25 A –    46 PTS.    +15
This Season:  2 GP:   1 G,   0 A –   1 PTS.   E

Evgeni Malkin:  38 GP:   15 G,   23 A –   38 PTS.   -2
This Season:  2 GP:   0 G,   1 A –   1 PTS.   -2

Pens Starting Goalie
( ** indicates goalie is not the confirmed starter yet)

**Jeff Zatkoff:  0 GP:   0-0-0   0.00 GAA   .000 SV%   0 SO
This Season:  0 GP:   0-0-0   0.00 GAA   .000 SV%   0 SO

 


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Injury report:

Devils
Forward Ryan Carter (leg) is out.
Forward Stephen Gionta (ankle) is out.
Forward Ryane Clowe (head) is doubtful.
Defenseman Adam Larsson (lower body) is out.
Defenseman Bryce Salvador (foot) is out.

Penguins
Forward Andrew Ebbett (ankle) is out.
Forward Beau Bennett (wrist) is out.
Forward Tanner Glass (hand) is out.
Defenseman Brooks Orpik (head) is out.
Defenseman Rob Scuderi (ankle) is out.
Defenseman Paul Martin (leg) is out.
Goalie Tomas Vokoun (blood clot) is out.

 

Notes:

This is the first of back-to-back games for both teams. The Devils host the Lightning on Saturday while Pittsburgh travels to Detroit. Michael Ryder has four goals in his last five games. Patrik Elias has one goal and four assists during a four-game point streak. Evgeni Malkin has five goals and 15 assists during a 10-game point streak. He has at least one point in 16 of his past 17 games, with the Devils the only team to hold him off the score sheet (November 16th). Sidney Crosby has three goals and four assists during a four-game point streak.

 

Projected Lines:

Devils
Jagr – Zajac – Boucher
Zubrus – Elias – Brunner
Bernier – Henrique – Ryder
Janssen – Loktionov – Sestito

Greene – Fayne
Gelinas – Merrill
Zidlicky – Volchenkov

 

Pens
Kunitz – Crosby – Dupuis
Jokinen – Malkin – Megna
Conner – Sutter – Vitale
Adams – Sill – Kobasew

Maatta – Letang
Niskanen – Engelland
Bortuzzo – Despres

 

Devils Roster/Stats:

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
68 R Jaromir Jagr 32 11 14 25 9 18 0 0 3 72 15.3
26 L Patrik Elias 24 6 13 19 0 4 1 1 0 44 13.6
6 D Andy Greene 32 4 11 15 3 12 2 0 1 50 8.0
8 R Dainius Zubrus 32 4 10 14 9 20 0 0 1 42 9.5
17 R Michael Ryder 32 9 5 14 -8 12 3 0 0 54 16.7
2 D Marek Zidlicky 31 3 11 14 -3 32 3 0 0 50 6.0
19 C Travis Zajac 30 6 6 12 2 8 1 0 1 57 10.5
14 C Adam Henrique 32 6 6 12 -1 6 2 1 2 50 12.0
22 D Eric Gelinas 23 3 9 12 -2 8 3 0 1 56 5.4
12 R Damien Brunner 28 6 4 10 -8 20 2 0 0 60 10.0
18 R Steve Bernier 32 3 4 7 -12 4 0 0 1 56 5.4
21 C Andrei Loktionov 30 3 4 7 -2 4 0 0 1 31 9.7
20 L Ryan Carter 24 3 2 5 -5 19 0 0 0 25 12.0
28 D Anton Volchenkov 24 0 4 4 2 8 0 0 0 18 0.0
25 R Cam Janssen 17 3 0 3 3 12 0 0 0 8 37.5
5 D Adam Larsson 20 1 2 3 -4 8 0 0 1 16 6.3
24 D Bryce Salvador 9 0 2 2 -1 9 0 0 0 7 0.0
23 L Tim Sestito 5 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
7 D Mark Fayne 22 1 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 21 4.8
10 D Peter Harrold 21 0 2 2 -5 10 0 0 0 22 0.0
11 C Stephen Gionta 21 0 2 2 -5 6 0 0 0 23 0.0
15 R Reid Boucher 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
29 L Ryane Clowe 6 0 1 1 -5 5 0 0 0 4 0.0
9 R Mattias Tedenby 12 1 0 1 -3 10 0 0 0 6 16.7
34 D Jon Merrill 10 0 1 1 -4 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
16 C Jacob Josefson 13 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 8 0.0

 

# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
30 Martin Brodeur 18 18 1081 2.44 8 8 2 2 432 44 .898 0 1 0
35 Cory Schneider 14 14 856 1.89 4 6 4 2 339 27 .920 0 0 2

 

Penguins Roster/Stats:

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
87 C Sidney Crosby 32 16 27 43 2 18 5 0 3 111 14.4
71 C Evgeni Malkin 30 8 30 38 1 30 2 0 1 90 8.9
14 L Chris Kunitz 32 17 14 31 13 24 8 0 3 98 17.3
18 L James Neal 16 10 10 20 1 14 5 0 1 65 15.4
36 L Jussi Jokinen 32 9 10 19 0 4 3 0 2 61 14.8
9 R Pascal Dupuis 32 4 11 15 6 6 0 0 0 81 4.9
2 D Matt Niskanen 32 1 12 13 16 23 1 0 1 45 2.2
7 D Paul Martin 23 2 9 11 -1 8 0 0 1 29 6.9
58 D Kris Letang 23 6 5 11 -5 8 4 0 1 73 8.2
16 C Brandon Sutter 32 5 6 11 -3 6 1 0 1 51 9.8
44 D Brooks Orpik 31 1 6 7 1 10 0 0 0 21 4.8
46 C Joe Vitale 30 1 6 7 2 15 0 0 1 25 4.0
3 D Olli Maatta 32 1 6 7 1 4 0 0 0 42 2.4
15 L Tanner Glass 24 2 4 6 -1 38 0 0 0 22 9.1
27 R Craig Adams 32 3 2 5 -2 27 0 0 0 33 9.1
59 C Jayson Megna 12 3 2 5 3 0 0 0 1 15 20.0
5 D Deryk Engelland 25 2 2 4 -4 28 0 0 1 29 6.9
19 R Beau Bennett 12 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 14 7.1
12 R Chuck Kobasew 15 2 0 2 4 4 0 0 2 23 8.7
47 D Simon Despres 7 0 2 2 3 6 0 0 0 10 0.0
49 C Brian Gibbons 5 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 25.0
4 D Rob Scuderi 11 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
23 R Chris Conner 9 1 0 1 -1 2 0 0 0 6 16.7
25 C Andrew Ebbett 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
41 D Robert Bortuzzo 16 0 0 0 -3 26 0 0 0 17 0.0
38 C Zach Sill 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 0.0
39 L Harry Zolnierczyk 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0

 

# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
29 Marc-Andre Fleury 27 27 1581 2.01 17 8 1 3 682 53 .922 0 0 2
37 Jeff Zatkoff 6 5 343 2.80 4 2 0 1 162 16 .901 0 0 0

 

Team Stats

GP   Record H A   L10   G/G   GA/G   PP%   PK%   PIM/G   S/G   S/A   FO%
 32   12-14-6  5-5-3  7-9-3   3-6-1    2.28    2.41   17.7    86.5      7.8   25.2   24.3    45.9
 32   21-10-1 13-3-0  8-7-1   7-2-1    3.00    2.22   26.1    86.8     10.0   31.4   26.4    52.0

 

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