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Devils in Seven: The Week Ahead 4/2-4/8

Sunday, 04.1.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Devils in Seven: The Week Ahead 4\/2-4\/8

  Jay Pandolfo and the Devils are one victory away from tying a franchise-record 48 wins.

4.3.07: OTT at NJD, 7:30 p.m. (FSN NY2, 92.3 Free FM)
4.5.07: NJD at PHI, 7 p.m. (FSN NY, WFAN 660 AM)
4.8.07: NYI at NJD, 3:30 p.m. (FSN NY, 92.3 Free FM)
End of Regular Season

newjerseydevils.com – On a day that the Devils welcomed back one of their top offensive players, it was their Unsung Hero that led the charge.

Jay Pandolfo, the four-time winner of the player-voted Hugh Delano Unsung Hero award, scored twice against Boston in New Jersey’s 3-1 win on Sunday.

Brian Gionta appeared in his first game since March 6, and potted the game winner with a power play goal at 11:29 of the second period. It was Gionta’s 25th of the season, and 11th with the man advantage, tying him with Jamie Langenbrunner for the team lead.

Martin Brodeur posted wins 45 and 46 in back-to-back games at the Meadowlands, allowing just two goals. Brodeur is one win shy of tying Bernie Parent for the single-season record, while the Devils are poised to tie the franchise’s 48-win season record.
 
New Jersey (47-24-8, 102 pts.) has won back-to-back contests for the first time since February, and currently leads Pittsburgh by one point in the race for the division’s top spot.

The Devils can maintain that lead on Tuesday when they host Ottawa at 7:30 p.m. The Senators last played on Saturday, notching a 5-2 win over the Islanders.

Led by Dany Heatley’s 48 goals and 100 points, and by Ray Emery’s 32 victories, the Sens have won five of their last six, and eight of 10. Coach Bryan Murray’s group hasn’t lost consecutive games in regulation since December.

Brodeur is 2-1-0 against Ottawa this season, but came out of an Oct. 21 contest after allowing six goals on 26 shots. Since then, New Jersey has twice beaten Ottawa, 3-2, most recently on Jan. 6 at Scotiabank Place.

Zach Parise leads all Devils with two goals and three assists in three meetings with Ottawa, and will be looking to extend his current six-game scoring streak (3g, 4a).

Thursday brings the Devils’ final meeting with the Flyers this season with a 7 p.m. puck drop at Wachovia Center. New Jersey can finish its road schedule with a seventh straight win over Philadelphia. The Devils defeated the Flyers, 3-1, on March 30 to snap a five-game home winless streak.

With a victory, the Devils would finish the season schedule unbeaten by the Flyers for the first time since 1997-98, and for just the third time in team history (1987-88).

New Jersey concludes the regular season schedule on Sun., April 8 with a matinee match-up against the New York Islanders at 3:30 p.m. Brodeur has three of his 12 shutouts against the Isles this season, more than any other team.

The Devils are 6-1-0 this season versus their Tri-State Area rivals, with six straight wins since a 5-2 loss on Nov. 2. New Jersey last beat the Isles, 3-2, at Nassau Coliseum on March 27.


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Date
Opponent
Promotion Eligible
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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59