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GameThread: Patos vs. Diablos

That's Spanish for Ducks vs. Devils (I don't know the Spanish abbreviation for versus)

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New Jersey Devils
@ Anaheim Ducks

Friday, January 16, 2014 7:00 PM PST
Honda Center

TV: Fox Sports West
Radio: AM 830

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Numbers for Nerds:

Kyle Palmieri ("The Mid-Atlantic Assassin," according to Ben Lovejoy) had 12 points (5-7-12) in 14 games against Metropolitan Division teams last year.

Team Records:

Ducks: (28-10-6), 62 points, 1st in the Pacific, 2.70 G/GP, 2.59 GA/GP

Devils: (16-21-8), 40 points, 6th in the Metro Division, 2.20 G/GP, 2.69 GA/GP

Ducks Team Leaders:

Scoring: Ryan Getzlaf (13-34-47), Ryan Kesler (12-17-29), Corey Perry (18-9-27); Among Defensemen Sami Vatanen (9-18-27)

TOI/GP: Francois Beauchemin (22:37), Sami Vatanen (22:13), Hampus Lindholm (22:01); Among Forwards: Ryan Getzlaf (20:25)

Possession: (5v5 FF%, minimum x 20 GP): Patrick Maroon (56.5%), Matt Beleskey (55.4%), Ben Lovejoy (54.6%)

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Devils Team Leaders:

Scoring: Jaromir Jagr (9-16-25), Adam Henrique (10-14-24), Michael Cammalleri (14-6-20); Among Defensemen Marek Zidicky (4-15-19)

TOI/GP: Andy Greene (23:29), Damon Severson* (23:01) Marek Zidlicky (22:23); Among Forwards Travis Zajac (19:56)

Possession: (5v5 FF%, minimum x 20 GP): Jaromir Jagr (53.0), Travis Zajac (50.6), Andy Greene (50.1)

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Ducks: Ilya Bryzgalov (0-2-0) .836 Sv%, 33.5 Shots Faced/GP

Devils: Cory Schneider (15-19-4), .919 Sv%, 28.7 Shots Faced/GP; Keith Kinkaid (1-2-3), .924 Sv%, 21.25 Shots Faced/GP

Power Play:

Ducks: 17.1%, 22nd in the NHL, Sami Vatanen (5 PPG)

Devils: 20.2%, 10th in the NHL, Mike Cammalleri (5 PPG)

Penalty Kill:

Ducks: 80.8%, 16th in the NHL, Andrew Cogliano (2 SHG)

Devils: 79.2%, 22nd in the NHL, Travis Zajac and Jacob Josefson (1 SHG each)