Know The Enemy – Devils vs Carolina Hurricanes

Posted by on February 19, 2011

A few notes and stats to get you caught up on today’s opponent –
Devils (24-30-4 / 10-17-1 on the road) at Hurricanes (28-23-8 / 15-9-2 at home)


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

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

- Martin Brodeur is back from his knee injury. No word yet on if he or Johan Hedberg will get the start in goal.

- Hedberg is 5-0-0 in his last five starts.

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

- Ilya Kovalchuk has 19 points (11g-8a) in his last 17 games. The Devils are 14-1-2 in those games.

- Kovalchuk is on a nine game points streak. He has 11 points (7g-4a) in those games. He also has goals in four consecutive games and has four game-winning goals during the streak.

- Brian Rolston has 16 points (7g-9a) in the Devils’ last 17 games. He has three game-winning goals during that stretch.

- This is the fourth and final meeting between the teams this season. The Devils are 2-1 in the previous meetings, but lost the only game played in Carolina.

- Hurricanes are in 3rd place in the Southeast division, 8th in the Eastern conference, and 20th in the NHL overall.

Devils Stats Canes
58 GP 59
24 W 28
30 L 23
4 OT 8
52 P 64
0.448 P% 0.542
2.10 G/G 2.86
2.74 GA/G 2.98
14.0 PP% 17.3
83.3 PK% 80.1
29.0 S/G 30.5
27.1 SA/G 33.6
51.5 FO% 44.3

2010-2011 Hurricanes

# Pos Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
12 C Eric Staal 59 27 31 58 -12 56 9 2 6 224 12.1
53 C Jeff Skinner 59 22 24 46 1 28 6 0 2 147 15.0
15 R Tuomo Ruutu 59 14 30 44 -4 44 6 0 1 95 14.7
36 L Jussi Jokinen 47 12 27 39 1 18 7 0 1 97 12.4
26 R Erik Cole 59 17 18 35 2 39 2 1 7 139 12.2
77 D Joe Corvo 59 9 22 31 -10 14 4 1 0 132 6.8
14 L Sergei Samsonov 54 10 16 26 1 12 4 0 0 81 12.3
25 D Joni Pitkanen 51 2 24 26 -4 46 0 0 0 101 2.0
59 R Chad LaRose 59 11 11 22 -14 45 1 1 0 132 8.3
4 D Jamie McBain 59 4 16 20 -5 24 1 0 0 73 5.5
16 C Brandon Sutter 59 12 8 20 12 12 1 0 2 101 11.9
39 R Patrick Dwyer 57 7 9 16 -5 12 0 1 2 74 9.5
6 D Tim Gleason 59 2 10 12 -9 69 0 0 0 66 3.0
19 C Jiri Tlusty 34 5 5 10 1 12 0 0 0 32 15.6
11 C Zach Boychuk 23 4 3 7 -2 4 1 0 1 44 9.1
44 D Jay Harrison 57 1 5 6 5 60 0 0 0 32 3.1
29 C Ryan Carter 50 1 5 6 -4 44 0 0 0 49 2.0
33 D Derek Joslin 17 1 3 4 -2 8 0 0 0 11 9.1
22 C Zac Dalpe 15 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 16 18.8
20 R Troy Bodie 49 0 3 3 -6 51 0 0 0 35 0.0
18 C Jon Matsumoto 13 2 0 2 -4 4 0 0 0 11 18.2
42 L Brett Sutter 5 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 10 0 0 0 6 4 0 0 0 5 0.0
21 L Drayson Bowman 8 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 7 0.0
71 R Jerome Samson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
# Goalie GPI GS Min GAA W L OT SO SA GA Sv% G A PIM
30 Cam Ward 52 52 2988 2.71 25 19 7 2 1667 135 .919 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)
31 – 17 – 2 – 2 – 0

Goals for: 150 Goals against: 126

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

Goals for: 56 Goals against: 51

Home games vs Canes: 24 – 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: 2 – 1
Saturday January 1st, 2011 – NJ 3 – 6 Carolina
Tuesday February 8th, 2011 – Carolina 2 – 3 NJ (OT)
Wednesday February 16th, 2011 – Carolina 2 – 3 NJ
Saturday February 19th, 2011 – NJ at Carolina

NJD v CAR

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