Know The Enemy – Devils vs San Jose Sharks

Posted by on February 11, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (21-30-4 / 11-13-3 at home) vs Sharks (30-19-6 / 17-9-3 on the road)


- Game info: 7:00 p.m. start time at Prudential Center. TV: MSG+ 2 RADIO: WFAN 660 AM

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

- Johan Hedberg will likely get the start in goal.

- Jay Leach, who was acquired just two days ago, has been recalled on an emergency basis.

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 15 points (8g-7a) in his last 14 games. The Devils are 11-1-2 in those 13 games.

- Kovalchuk has six points (4g-3a) during a six-game points streak.

- The Devils have 17 points in their last 10 games.

- This is the second of two meetings between the teams this season. The Devils lost the previous meeting.

- Sharks are in 2nd place in the Pacific division, 4th in the Western conference, and 9th in the NHL overall.

Sharks Stats Devils
55 GP 55
30 W 21
19 L 30
6 OT 4
66 P 46
0.600 P% 0.418
2.76 G/G 2.11
2.62 GA/G 2.84
22.6 PP% 13.9
82.1 PK% 82.8
33.8 S/G 29.3
28.9 SA/G 27.2
53.7 FO% 51.5

2010-2011 Sharks

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
19 C Joe Thornton 53 14 32 46 -11 31 8 1 3 96 14.6
15 R Dany Heatley 55 19 27 46 2 42 8 0 3 155 12.3
29 L Ryane Clowe 51 14 30 44 8 69 2 0 2 123 11.4
12 L Patrick Marleau 55 20 20 40 -15 10 8 2 4 184 10.9
8 C Joe Pavelski 47 11 26 37 -9 18 7 0 3 175 6.3
22 D Dan Boyle 55 6 30 36 -8 40 4 0 1 157 3.8
39 C Logan Couture 52 24 12 36 13 27 7 0 8 176 13.6
16 R Devin Setoguchi 46 11 9 20 -10 21 2 0 1 113 9.7
60 D Jason Demers 49 2 15 17 9 20 0 0 0 78 2.6
55 L Ben Eager 42 4 9 13 7 90 0 0 1 54 7.4
44 D Marc-Edouard Vlasic 55 2 10 12 -5 10 0 0 1 91 2.2
78 C Benn Ferriero 32 5 4 9 8 9 1 0 1 55 9.1
61 D Justin Braun 15 1 8 9 0 0 1 0 0 21 4.8
17 C Torrey Mitchell 39 4 4 8 -3 24 0 0 0 51 7.8
10 R Jamal Mayers 51 2 5 7 2 95 0 0 0 37 5.4
21 C Scott Nichol 49 4 3 7 0 46 0 0 0 55 7.3
40 D Kent Huskins 45 1 6 7 5 10 0 0 0 32 3.1
3 D Douglas Murray 46 1 6 7 -1 23 0 0 0 60 1.7
64 L Jamie McGinn 49 1 5 6 -6 33 0 0 0 63 1.6
7 D Niclas Wallin 50 3 3 6 -3 38 0 0 0 53 5.7
43 L John McCarthy 30 2 2 4 -6 8 0 0 0 39 5.1
65 D Derek Joslin 17 1 3 4 -2 8 0 0 0 11 9.1
20 C Kyle Wellwood 8 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 10 20.0
52 D Mike Moore 6 1 0 1 -1 7 0 0 0 5 20.0
69 C Andrew Desjardins 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
68 L Frazer McLaren 9 0 0 0 -1 22 0 0 0 1 0.0
57 C Tommy Wingels 5 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
72 C Brandon Mashinter 10 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 2 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
31 Antti Niemi 34 34 1967 2.56 17 13 3 4 1013 84 .917 0 1 0
30 Antero Niittymaki 22 21 1322 2.54 12 6 3 0 565 56 .901 0 0 2
32 Alex Stalock 1 0 30 0.00 1 0 0 0 9 0 1.000 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. SAN JOSE Sharks

All-Time regular season record vs Sharks:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
16 – 8 – 2 – 1 – 0

Goals for: 91 Goals against: 65

All-Time post season record vs Sharks:
N/A

Goals for: Goals against:

Home games vs Sharks: 9 – 4 – 1 – 0 – 0

Road games vs Sharks: 7 – 4 – 1 – 1 – 0

Last season: 1 – 0
Mar 2, 2010 @ SJ – New Jersey 4 – 3 San Jose

This season: 0 – 1
Wednesday October 27th, 2010 – NJ 2 – 5 San Jose
Friday February 11th, 2011 – San Jose at NJ

NJD v SJS

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One Response to “Know The Enemy – Devils vs San Jose Sharks”

  1. kmart Says:

    These “Know Your Enemies” always have the best photos at the end!