Know THE Enemy – Devils vs New York Ra*g**s

Posted by on February 18, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (23-30-4 / 13-13-3 at home) vs Rangers (31-24-4 / 17-12-1 on the road):

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

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

- Johan Hedberg will get the start in goal. He’s 11-5-2 with a 2.17 GAA and .928 Sv% in 18 career games against the Rangers.

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

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 18 points (10g-8a) in his last 16 games. The Devils are 13-1-2 in those 16 games.

- Kovalchuk is on an eight game points streak. He has 10 points (6g-4a) in those eight games. He also has goals in three consecutive games and has three game-winning goals during the streak.

- Brian Rolston has 16 points (7g-9a) in the Devils’ last 16 games. He has three game-winning goals during that stretch.

- This is the fifth of six meetings between the teams this season. The Devils are 1-3 in the previous four meetings.

- Rangers are in 3rd place in the Atlantic, 7th place in the Eastern conference, and in 16th place in NHL overall.

Rags Stats Devils
59 GP 57
31 W 23
24 L 30
4 OT 4
66 P 50
0.559 P% 0.439
2.71 G/G 2.12
2.46 GA/G 2.79
16.3 PP% 14.0
83.8 PK% 83.2
29.7 S/G 29.0
29.7 SA/G 27.3
46.6 FO% 51.6

2010-2011 Rangers

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
17 C Brandon Dubinsky 54 19 24 43 2 72 4 2 1 140 13.6
10 R Marian Gaborik 45 17 21 38 1 8 4 0 2 140 12.1
21 C Derek Stepan 59 15 18 33 1 16 2 0 2 120 12.5
42 C Artem Anisimov 59 13 18 31 -2 12 3 0 2 138 9.4
24 R Ryan Callahan 39 15 15 30 -1 28 6 0 3 114 13.2
22 C Brian Boyle 59 19 10 29 5 42 4 1 2 159 11.9
86 L Wojtek Wolski 52 9 17 26 -1 10 1 0 1 94 9.6
5 D Dan Girardi 57 3 21 24 6 29 2 0 1 86 3.5
18 D Marc Staal 59 7 15 22 8 40 4 2 2 89 7.9
16 L Sean Avery 59 2 19 21 -1 158 0 0 1 114 1.8
8 L Brandon Prust 59 8 12 20 1 126 0 3 1 66 12.1
19 L Ruslan Fedotenko 48 9 10 19 8 16 0 1 0 90 10.0
31 L Alex Frolov 43 7 9 16 4 8 0 0 2 78 9.0
26 C Erik Christensen 42 6 8 14 2 12 1 0 1 57 10.5
36 L Mats Zuccarello 24 3 11 14 -1 0 0 0 1 43 7.0
4 D Michael Del Zotto 43 2 8 10 -5 20 2 0 0 57 3.5
97 D Matt Gilroy 43 3 6 9 5 8 0 0 1 67 4.5
38 D Michael Sauer 53 1 6 7 11 50 1 0 1 33 3.0
23 C Chris Drury 23 0 4 4 1 8 0 0 0 23 0.0
44 D Steve Eminger 50 1 3 4 -9 22 0 0 0 16 6.3
20 C Vinny Prospal 6 2 1 3 -3 0 1 0 0 18 11.1
12 C Todd White 18 1 1 2 -2 2 0 0 0 11 9.1
94 L Derek Boogaard 22 1 1 2 0 45 0 0 0 4 25.0
27 D Ryan McDonagh 18 0 2 2 7 2 0 0 0 7 0.0
45 C Kris Newbury 8 0 1 1 -2 35 0 0 0 5 0.0
25 C Chad Kolarik 4 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0
R Jeremy Williams 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
39 C Brodie Dupont 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
91 C Evgeny Grachev 8 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
32 R Dale Weise 10 0 0 0 -1 19 0 0 0 9 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
30 Henrik Lundqvist 45 44 2637 2.39 23 18 4 7 1319 105 .920 0 4 6
43 Martin Biron 17 15 928 2.13 8 6 0 0 426 33 .923 0 0 0

NEW JERSEY Devils vs. NEW YORK Rangers

All-Time regular season record vs Rangers:
(W – L – T – OT L – SO L)
77 – 69 – 21 – 2 – 5

Goals for: 532 Goals against: 554

All-Time post season record vs Rangers:
12 – 16

Goals for: 75 Goals against: 79

Home games vs Rangers: 55 – 39 – 4 – 0 – 3

Road games vs Rangers: 34 – 46 – 17 – 2 – 2

Last season: 3 – 3
Oct 5, 2009 @ NJ – NY Rangers 3 – 2 New Jersey
Oct 22, 2009 @ NYR – New Jersey 4 – 2 NY Rangers
Jan 12, 2010 @ NYR – New Jersey 1 – 0 NY Rangers (SO)
Feb 6, 2010 @ NYR – NY Rangers 3 – 1 New Jersey
Mar 10, 2010 @ NJ – New Jersey 6 – 3 NY Rangers
Mar 25, 2010 @ NJ – NY Rangers 4 – 3 New Jersey 3 (SO)

This season: 1 – 3
Sunday October 24th, 2010 – NJ 1 – 3 Rangers
Friday November 5th, 2010 – Rangers 3 – 0 NJ
Wednesday December 29th, 2010 – Rangers 3 – 1 NJ
Thursday February 3rd, 2011 – NJ 3 – 2 Rangers
Friday February 18th, 2011 – Rangers at NJ
Saturday April 9th, 2011 – NJ at Rangers

NJD v NYR

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