- The Devils look as if they are still hungover from Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the Flyers in Philadelphia — just five shots on goal.
- Only 11 shots on Tuukka Rask tonight, but the 23-year-old is stopping them all.
- Incredibly fast game tonight — end of 40 minutes and only 20 total face-offs.
- Zdeno Chara leads all B’s with 17:56 TOI already tonight.
- Kovalchuk – Zubrus – Zharkov are non-factors tonight — zero shots on goal tonight
- Mark Recchi and Patrice Bergeron have three SOG each, leading the team
NHL Update (8:31 p.m.): The ninth-seed Thrashers (78) are up 2-1 on the Toronto Maple Leafs – and the 10th place NY Rangers (76) are tied with their neighboring NY Islanders 2-2. Both games are nearing the end of the second period.