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Devils in Seven: A Look at the Week Ahead

Monday, 03.26.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Devils in Seven: A Look at the Week Ahead

 

Martin Brodeur and the Devils will rev it up for four games this week.


March 26 - April 1

3/27: NJD at NYI, 7:30 p.m. (Versus, WFAN 660)
3/28: BJD at BUF, 7 p.m. (FSN NY, WFAN 660)
3/30: PHI at NJD, 7:30 p.m. (FSN NY, WFAN 660)
4/1: BOS at NJD, 3:30 p.m. (FSN NY, WFAN 660)

March 26, 2007

newjerseydevils.com – The Devils have company.

The Pittsburgh Penguins have pulled even with New Jersey atop the Atlantic Division after Sidney Crosby posted two goals and an assist in a 5-0 Pittsburgh win over Boston on Sunday.

But if New Jersey (44-23-8, 96 pts.) has its way, the deadlock won’t last long. The Devils could regain sole possession of first place with a win over the Islanders (36-27-12, 84 pts.) on Tuesday night. The Penguins will visit Washington.

Jim Dowd is a big reason why New Jersey is still tied with the Pens. Dowd scored twice against the Panthers in Saturday’s 4-3 shootout victory, evening the score after the Devils had fallen behind 2-1 and 3-2. It was the Brick, N.J.-native’s first-career two-goal game.

That helped set up a shootout, where New Jersey won on the strength of Martin Brodeur’s two stops and Travis Zajac’s deciding goal. The Devils snapped a three-game losing streak and nailed down their fourth win over their last eight contests.

For Brodeur, it was win No. 43 on the season, tying his career-high, and putting him within four wins of Bernie Parent’s single-season record of 47. The Devils have seven regular season games remaining.

Travis Zajac had an assist against Florida to continue his point-scoring streak to five games. Zajac has been red-hot of late, with seven points in his last eight contests.

After the Devils’ island getaway, it’s off to Buffalo for a meeting with the Sabres (48-20-7, 103 pts.) on Wednesday.

The East-leading Sabres have won four of their last six, but will enter their match-up with the Devils off of a 4-1 loss to Toronto on Saturday. After going 4-for-9 with the man advantage in two previous games, the Sabres power play unit went 0-for-4 against the Leafs in the defeat.

The Devils will return home on Friday to face the Flyers after having completed their second five-game road trip of the season. It will be New Jersey’s seventh meeting of the season with Philadelphia, which will host the Devils in the season series finale on April 5.

Brodeur and the Devils lead the series 5-0-1, but those five wins have been anything but easy. Four of them have been one-goal games, and no contest between the two teams this season has been decided by more than two goals.
 
New Jersey dropped its last meeting with the Flyers, 5-4 in overtime, back on March 6.

The Devils play the second game of their three-game homestand on Sunday, April 1, when they host the Boston Bruins. Due to a change in the league’s broadcast schedule, the start time has been changed to 3:30 p.m.


Upcoming Schedule:

 

 


Upcoming Promotions:

Date
Opponent
Promotion Eligible
3/30/07
Philadelphia
25th Anniversary Collector Pin All
4/1/07
Boston
Anniversary Team Photo Series 2003-04 All
4/3/07
Ottawa
Anniversary Team Photo Series 2005-06 All
4/8/07
Islanders
Fan Appreciation Day / Anniversary Team Photo Series 2006-07 / 25th Anniversary Souvenir Puck All


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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Palmieri 82 30 27 3 57
A. Henrique 80 30 20 10 50
T. Zajac 74 14 28 3 42
M. Cammalleri 42 14 24 15 38
D. Severson 72 1 20 -8 21
R. Boucher 39 8 11 -13 19
D. Schlemko 67 6 13 -22 19
J. Moore 73 4 15 -12 19
A. Larsson 82 3 15 15 18
J. Blandisi 41 5 12 -14 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 27 25 6 .924 2.15
K. Kinkaid 9 9 1 .904 2.81
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