Know The Enemy – Devils vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Posted by on January 20, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent – Devils (13-29-3) vs Penguins (29-14-4):

- Game info: 7 p.m. start time at Prudential Center.

- Martin Brodeur will get the start tonight. It will be his fifth start in a row. He is 3-0-1 in his last four.

- Brent Johnson will get the start in net for the Penguins.

- Both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will miss tonight’s game for Pittsburgh.

- The Devils will try to earn a point in five consecutive games.

- This is the third of six meeting between the teams this season. The Devils have lost both previous meetings after going 6-0 last season against the Pens.

2010-2011 Penguins

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
87 C Sidney Crosby 41 32 34 66 20 31 10 1 3 161 19.9
58 D Kris Letang 47 7 33 40 22 56 3 0 2 140 5.0
71 C Evgeni Malkin 42 15 22 37 -2 18 5 0 3 179 8.4
14 L Chris Kunitz 45 16 16 32 14 31 6 0 1 90 17.8
3 D Alex Goligoski 47 9 17 26 21 24 4 0 4 75 12.0
24 L Matt Cooke 46 9 13 22 15 70 0 2 1 57 15.8
48 C Tyler Kennedy 46 7 15 22 8 24 1 0 0 126 5.6
9 R Pascal Dupuis 46 9 11 20 9 36 0 1 2 101 8.9
10 C Mark Letestu 47 9 10 19 2 13 2 0 3 91 9.9
7 D Paul Martin 47 3 13 16 9 8 2 0 1 60 5.0
25 C Maxime Talbot 47 5 6 11 1 25 0 1 1 56 8.9
18 R Chris Conner 30 6 4 10 10 4 0 0 3 48 12.5
45 R Arron Asham 32 5 4 9 0 32 0 0 0 48 10.4
44 D Brooks Orpik 41 1 8 9 14 36 0 0 0 39 2.6
27 R Craig Adams 45 2 6 8 -4 46 0 2 0 43 4.7
17 C Michael Rupp 46 4 4 8 0 76 0 0 0 38 10.5
4 D Zbynek Michalek 38 0 7 7 -5 16 0 0 0 50 0.0
6 D Ben Lovejoy 21 1 6 7 3 31 0 0 0 23 4.3
5 D Deryk Engelland 37 2 4 6 -2 76 0 0 0 24 8.3
11 C Jordan Staal 8 3 3 6 3 2 1 0 2 14 21.4
19 C Mike Comrie 16 0 5 5 -4 18 0 0 0 21 0.0
26 L Eric Tangradi 9 1 1 2 -1 6 0 0 0 12 8.3
15 L Dustin Jeffrey 4 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 33.3
28 R Eric Godard 13 0 1 1 3 48 0 0 0 0 0.0
8 D Andrew Hutchinson 5 0 1 1 -3 6 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 36 35 2075 2.26 21 11 2 1 1005 78 .922 0 1 8
1 Brent Johnson 13 12 765 2.04 8 3 2 1 357 26 .927 0 1 2

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. PITTSBURGH Penguins

All-Time regular season record vs Pens:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
89 – 63 – 13 – 2 – 0

Goals for: 574 Goals against: 527

All-Time post season record vs Pens:
15 – 14

Goals for: 86 Goals against: 80

Home games vs Pens: 52 – 36 – 10 – 1 – 0

Road games vs Pens: 52 – 41 – 3 – 1 – 0

Last season: 6 – 0
Oct 24, 2009 @ Pit – New Jersey 4 – 1 Pittsburgh
Nov 12, 2009 @ Pit – New Jersey 4 – 1 Pittsburgh
Dec 21, 2009 @ Pit – New Jersey 4 – 1 Pittsburgh
Dec 30, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 2 – 0 Pittsburgh
Mar 12, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 3 – 1 Pittsburgh
Mar 17, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 5 – 2 Pittsburgh

This season: 0 – 2
Monday October 11th, 2010 – Pittsburgh 3 – 1 NJ
Monday December 6th, 2010 – NJ 1 – 2 Pittsburgh
Thursday January 20th, 2011 – Pittsburgh at NJ
Friday March 4th, 2011 – Pittsburgh at NJ
Friday March 25th, 2011 – NJ at Pittsburgh
Tuesday April 5th, 2011 – NJ at Pittsburgh

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