Home Opener Set for Thurs. Oct 12

Wednesday, 07.12.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Home Opener Set for Thurs. Oct 12



Devils to Open 25th Anniversary Season October 6 at Carolina

East Rutherford, NJ – The Atlantic Division Champion New Jersey Devils will open their 25th National Hockey League season on Friday, October 6 at Carolina at 7:00 PM. The team will play at Dallas the next night, before opening the home portion of its schedule on Thursday, October 12 vs. Eastern Conference rival Toronto at Continental Airlines Arena at 7:30 PM.

The Devils 41-game home schedule includes 16 matches vs. divisional opponents, 36 contests against the Eastern Conference overall, and five games vs. the Western Conference’s Central Division. Twenty of the team’s home games will take place on the weekend, including eight Fridays, eight Saturdays, and four Sundays. The club will play seven matinees: Sat., Dec. 16 vs. Detroit; Sat. Jan. 20 vs. Philadelphia; Sun., Feb. 11 vs. Tampa Bay; Sat., Feb. 24 vs. Washington; Sat., Mar. 17 vs. Carolina; Sun. Apr. 1 vs. Boston; and Sun., Apr. 8 vs. the NY Islanders. New Jersey will play a season-high six-game homestand, all vs. Eastern Conference opponents from Saturday, February 3 through Friday, February 16.

All Devils’ home evening matches are set for 7:30 PM, with the exception of three 7:00 PM starts: Tue., Nov. 7 vs. Carolina; Tue., Dec. 12 vs. Buffalo; and Sun., Mar. 4 vs. Boston. All of New Jersey’s home matinees will have a 1:00 PM faceoff, with the exception of Sun., Feb. 11 vs. Tampa Bay (3:30 PM), and Sun., Apr. 1 vs. Boston (12:30 PM).

The Devils’ road schedule includes two season-high five-game roadtrips: Sat., Nov. 18 through Mon., Nov. 27; and Tue., Mar. 20 through Wed., Mar. 28. The schedule rotation has the team traveling to all Pacific Division cities. New Jersey will play four of those five opponents Wed., Nov. 22-Sat., Nov. 27.

Devils season ticket plans are now on sale. For further information, please contact the Devils at 1-800-NJ-DEVIL, or click here.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 82 24 43 16 67
P. Elias 65 18 35 -4 53
T. Zajac 80 18 30 3 48
A. Henrique 77 25 18 3 43
M. Zidlicky 81 12 30 -3 42
M. Ryder 82 18 16 -6 34
A. Greene 82 8 24 3 32
E. Gelinas 60 7 22 -3 29
D. Zubrus 82 13 13 1 26
R. Clowe 43 7 19 -10 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 15 12 .921 1.97
M. Brodeur 19 14 6 .901 2.51