Know The Enemy – Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes

Posted by on February 8, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (19-30-4 / 10-13-3 at home) vs Hurricanes (26-21-6 / 12-12-4 on the road)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. start time at Prudential Canter. TV: MSG (HD) RADIO: WFAN 660 AM

- For tickets and ticket price data for this game, click here.

- In support of Hockey for Huggies, the Devils are collecting diapers tonight to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, an organization that distributes goods to local families in need. Fans are encouraged to bring an unopened pack of diapers to the game or make a cash donation in exchange for a chance to win prizes.

- With Martin Brodeur sidelined by a bruised knee, Johan Hedberg will get the start in goal.

- Mike McKenna has been recalled from Albany to back up Hedberg. McKenna is 0-1-0 with a 3.05 GAA and .893 save percentage in two appearances this season.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 13 points (7g-6a) in his last 12 games. The Devils are 9-1-2 in those 12 games.

- The Devils have 16 points in their last 10 games.

- This is the second of four meetings between the teams this season, and first of three meetings between the teams in the next six games for the Devils. The Devils lost the previous meeting.

- Hurricanes are in 3rd place in the Southeast division, 8th in the Eastern conference, and 19th in the NHL overall.

Canes Stats Devils
53 GP 53
26 W 19
21 L 30
6 OT 4
58 P 42
0.547 P% 0.396
2.92 G/G 2.09
3.02 GA/G 2.89
18.0 PP% 14.2
79.9 PK% 83.2
30.9 S/G 29.0
33.9 SA/G 27.2
44.2 FO% 51.4

2010-2011 Hurricanes

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
12 C Eric Staal 53 26 27 53 -11 52 8 2 6 203 12.8
15 R Tuomo Ruutu 53 12 29 41 -7 36 6 0 1 87 13.8
53 C Jeff Skinner 53 18 23 41 0 22 4 0 2 136 13.2
36 L Jussi Jokinen 45 12 26 38 1 16 7 0 1 91 13.2
26 R Erik Cole 53 14 17 31 2 39 2 1 5 122 11.5
77 D Joe Corvo 53 8 19 27 -8 14 4 1 0 112 7.1
14 L Sergei Samsonov 48 9 14 23 -1 10 4 0 0 74 12.2
25 D Joni Pitkanen 46 2 20 22 -1 42 0 0 0 94 2.1
59 R Chad LaRose 53 10 10 20 -14 41 1 1 0 121 8.3
4 D Jamie McBain 53 4 15 19 -3 24 1 0 0 64 6.3
16 C Brandon Sutter 53 12 7 19 12 10 1 0 2 96 12.5
39 R Patrick Dwyer 51 7 9 16 -3 12 0 1 2 71 9.9
7 D Ian White 51 2 12 14 -5 16 1 0 0 82 2.4
6 D Tim Gleason 53 2 10 12 -8 69 0 0 0 62 3.2
19 C Jiri Tlusty 28 4 4 8 4 10 0 0 0 27 14.8
11 C Zach Boychuk 20 4 3 7 -2 4 1 0 1 40 10.0
29 C Ryan Carter 48 1 5 6 -4 42 0 0 0 46 2.2
44 D Jay Harrison 51 1 4 5 3 55 0 0 0 30 3.3
22 C Zac Dalpe 14 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 15 20.0
20 R Troy Bodie 43 0 3 3 -6 46 0 0 0 29 0.0
18 C Jon Matsumoto 13 2 0 2 -4 4 0 0 0 11 18.2
42 C Brett Sutter 4 0 1 1 -1 5 0 0 0 3 0.0
28 D Bryan Rodney 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0
27 D Brett Carson 7 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 5 0.0
21 L Drayson Bowman 8 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 7 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
30 Cam Ward 46 46 2629 2.72 23 17 5 2 1479 119 .920 0 1 0
60 Justin Peters 11 7 588 3.88 3 4 1 0 314 38 .879 0 0 4

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. CAROLINA Hurricanes

All-Time regular season record vs Canes:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
29 – 17 – 2 – 2 – 0

Goals for: 144 Goals against: 122

All-Time post season record vs Canes:
10 – 14

Goals for: 56 Goals against: 51

Home games vs Canes: 22 – 13 – 1 – 0 – 0

Road games vs Canes: 17 – 18 – 1 – 2 – 0

Last season: 3 – 1
Oct 17, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 2 – 0 Carolina
Dec 9, 2009 @ NJ – New Jersey 4 – 2 Carolina
Feb 13, 2010 @ Car – Carolina 5 – 2 New Jersey
Apr 3, 2010 @ Car – New Jersey 4 – 0 Carolina

This season: 0 – 1
Saturday January 1st, 2011 – NJ 3 – 6 Carolina
Tuesday February 8th, 2011 – Carolina at NJ
Wednesday February 16th, 2011 – Carolina at NJ
Saturday February 19th, 2011 – NJ at Carolina

NJD v CAR

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