Devils vs Blackhawks – 12/23/13 – What You Need To Know

Posted by on December 23, 2013

New Jersey Devils Game Number: 38 (15 – 15 – 7)
New Jersey Devils Road Game Number: 22 (8 – 10 – 3)

Chicago Blackhawks Game Number: 39 (25 – 7 – 6)
Chicago Blackhawks Home Game Number: 20 (12 – 2 – 5)

NHL Game Number: 561

United Center – Chicago, Illinois
8:00 PM Eastern

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

 

TV: MSG+ 2, CSN-CH

Radio: Listen Live

Season Series:
This is the first of two games this season between the teams. Their last game against each other came 21 months ago on March 27, 2012, a 2-1 shootout win for the Devils at home.

 

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

27 – 18 – 11 – 1 – 1

More all-time stats vs the Blackhawks

 

Key Devils vs Blackhawks:

Jaromir Jagr:  25 GP:    13 G,    14 A –    27 PTS.    +12
This Season:  N/A

Patrik Elias:  20 GP:   7 G,   8 A –   15 PTS.   +8
This Season:   N/A

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

Cory Schneider:  5 GP:   2-1-1   3.09 GAA   .910 SV%   0 SO
This Season:  N/A

 

Key Blackhawks vs New Jersey

Jonathan Toews: 5 GP:    1 G,    2 A –    3 PTS.    -1
This Season:  N/A

Marian Hossa:  40 GP:   17 G,   19 A –   36 PTS.   +13
This Season:  N/A

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

Antti Raanta:  0 GP:   0-0-0   0.00 GAA   .000 SV%   0 SO
This Season:  N/A

 


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Injury report:

Devils
Forward Ryan Carter (leg) is out.
Forward Damien Brunner (knee) is out.
Forward Ryane Clowe (head) is doubtful.
Defenseman Peter Harrold (foot) is out.
Defenseman Adam Larsson (lower body) is out.
Defenseman Bryce Salvador (foot) is out.

Blackhawks
Goalie Corey Crawford (lower-body) is out.
Goalie Nikolai Khabibulin (lower-body) is out.

 

Notes:

Andy Greene has two goals and three assists in his last three games. Patrick Kane extended his current point streak to 11 games with a goal and an assist in his last game.

 

Projected Lines:

Devils
Zubrus – Zajac – Jagr
Tedenby – Elias – Bernier
Boucher – Henrique – Ryder
Josefson – Gionta – Janssen

Greene – Fayne
Gelinas – Zidlicky
Volchenkov – Merrill

Schneider

 

Blackhawks
Hossa – Toews – Sharp
Kane – Handzus – Versteeg
Bickell – Shaw – Saad
Bollig – Kruger – Smith

Keith – Seabrook
Hjalmarsson – Oduya
Leddy – Roszival

Raanta

 

Devils Roster/Stats:

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
68 R Jaromir Jagr 37 13 20 33 12 18 2 0 4 88 14.8
26 L Patrik Elias 29 7 17 24 1 6 1 1 0 53 13.2
6 D Andy Greene 37 6 14 20 5 12 3 0 2 62 9.7
8 R Dainius Zubrus 37 8 11 19 11 22 0 0 1 54 14.8
2 D Marek Zidlicky 36 5 12 17 0 36 4 0 0 55 9.1
19 C Travis Zajac 35 6 11 17 7 12 1 0 1 68 8.8
17 R Michael Ryder 37 10 6 16 -8 12 3 0 0 64 15.6
22 D Eric Gelinas 28 4 11 15 -3 8 3 0 1 64 6.3
14 C Adam Henrique 37 6 8 14 0 8 2 1 2 57 10.5
12 R Damien Brunner 32 8 5 13 -6 22 2 0 1 70 11.4
18 R Steve Bernier 37 3 5 8 -13 4 0 0 1 64 4.7
21 C Andrei Loktionov 32 3 4 7 -1 4 0 0 1 33 9.1
28 D Anton Volchenkov 29 0 6 6 4 8 0 0 0 25 0.0
20 L Ryan Carter 24 3 2 5 -5 19 0 0 0 25 12.0
25 R Cam Janssen 21 3 0 3 2 22 0 0 0 11 27.3
7 D Mark Fayne 27 1 2 3 1 6 0 0 0 27 3.7
11 C Stephen Gionta 24 1 2 3 -7 8 0 1 0 26 3.8
15 R Reid Boucher 9 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 9.1
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 9 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
10 D Peter Harrold 21 0 2 2 -5 10 0 0 0 22 0.0
29 L Ryane Clowe 6 0 1 1 -5 5 0 0 0 4 0.0
9 R Mattias Tedenby 13 1 0 1 -5 10 0 0 0 9 11.1
34 D Jon Merrill 15 0 1 1 -4 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
16 C Jacob Josefson 15 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 9 0.0

 

# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
30 Martin Brodeur 21 21 1262 2.38 11 8 2 3 512 50 .902 0 1 0
35 Cory Schneider 16 16 977 2.03 4 7 5 2 386 33 .915 0 0 4

 

Blackhawks Roster/Stats:

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
88 R Patrick Kane 38 21 27 48 8 12 9 0 6 122 17.2
10 L Patrick Sharp 38 16 18 34 10 20 6 0 1 143 11.2
19 C Jonathan Toews 38 13 20 33 9 14 2 1 0 100 13.0
2 D Duncan Keith 38 3 29 32 15 6 2 0 1 96 3.1
81 R Marian Hossa 33 14 16 30 14 8 2 1 2 114 12.3
20 L Brandon Saad 38 12 14 26 17 10 1 0 1 71 16.9
7 D Brent Seabrook 38 3 21 24 18 10 2 0 0 69 4.3
65 C Andrew Shaw 36 10 10 20 11 31 3 0 1 69 14.5
8 D Nick Leddy 38 4 12 16 6 6 2 0 0 60 6.7
4 D Niklas Hjalmarsson 38 3 12 15 11 18 0 1 1 39 7.7
16 C Marcus Kruger 38 4 11 15 4 18 0 0 1 39 10.3
23 R Kris Versteeg 19 5 7 12 5 6 1 0 1 35 14.3
28 R Ben Smith 31 4 7 11 3 2 0 0 0 38 10.5
37 C Brandon Pirri 24 6 5 11 6 6 1 0 0 31 19.4
27 D Johnny Oduya 38 2 8 10 10 18 0 0 1 39 5.1
26 C Michal Handzus 21 3 5 8 3 6 0 1 2 15 20.0
52 L Brandon Bollig 38 3 5 8 3 61 0 0 1 45 6.7
29 L Bryan Bickell 24 5 1 6 0 12 0 0 0 36 13.9
11 L Jeremy Morin 15 1 4 5 2 30 0 0 0 31 3.2
32 D Michal Rozsival 21 0 4 4 0 16 0 0 0 18 0.0
17 D Sheldon Brookbank 23 1 2 3 3 31 0 0 1 21 4.8
6 D Michael Kostka 4 2 1 3 1 4 0 0 1 11 18.2
42 C Joakim Nordstrom 10 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 10 10.0
51 C Brad Mills 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0

 

# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
50 Corey Crawford 27 25 1504 2.47 17 6 3 0 667 62 .907 0 1 0
31 Antti Raanta 11 9 622 2.22 7 1 2 0 287 23 .920 0 0 0
39 Nikolai Khabibulin 4 4 168 5.00 1 0 1 0 74 14 .811 0 0 0
40 Kent Simpson 1 0 20 6.00 0 0 0 0 7 2 .714 0 0 0

 

Team Stats

GP   Record H A   L10   G/G   GA/G   PP%   PK%   PIM/G   S/G   S/A   FO%
 37   15-15-7  7-5-4  8-10-3   4-4-2    2.43    2.40   19.3    86.2      7.8   25.8   24.4    45.9
 38    25-7-6 12-2-5  13-5-1   5-3-2    3.58    2.66   23.8    75.4      9.2   33.0   27.2    51.1

 

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