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2008–09 New Jersey Devils · NHL
Atlantic Division Champions
Division 1st Atlantic
Conference 3rd Eastern
2008–09 record 51-27-4
Home record 28-12-1
Road record 23-15-3
Goals for 244
Goals against 209
General Manager Lou Lamoriello
Coach Brent Sutter
Captain Jamie Langenbrunner
Alternate captains Patrik Elias
John Madden
Arena Prudential Center
Average attendance Average: 15,790
Capacity: 89.6%
Total: 647,397 [1]
Team leaders
Goals Zach Parise (45)
Assists Zach Parise (49)
Points Zach Parise (94)
Penalties in minutes David Clarkson (164)
Wins Scott Clemmensen (25)
Goals against average Scott Clemmensen (2.39)

The 2008–09 New Jersey Devils season is the team's 26th season in the National Hockey League since the franchise relocated to New Jersey.

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Score Opponent Location
September 22 4 - 1 Philadelphia Flyers Wachovia Center
September 24 3 - 2 New York Rangers Prudential Center
September 27 4 - 2 New York Rangers Madison Square Garden
September 29 3 - 2 Washington Capitals Prudential Center
October 1 3 - 0 New York Islanders Nassau Coliseum
October 3 3 - 2 (OT) New York Islanders Prudential Center
October 4 4 - 3 Philadelphia Flyers Prudential Center

Regular seasonEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Atlantic Division GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
y-New Jersey Devils 82 51 27 4 244 209 106
x-Pittsburgh Penguins 82 45 28 9 264 239 99
x-Philadelphia Flyers 82 44 27 11 264 238 99
x-New York Rangers 82 43 30 9 210 218 95
e-New York Islanders 82 26 47 9 201 279 61

Conference standingsEdit

Eastern Conference GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
z-Boston Bruins * 82 53 19 10 274 196 116
y-Washington Capitals * 82 50 24 8 272 245 108
y-New Jersey Devils * 82 51 27 4 244 209 106
x-Pittsburgh Penguins 82 45 28 9 264 239 99
x-Philadelphia Flyers 82 44 27 11 264 238 99
x-Carolina Hurricanes 82 45 30 7 239 226 97
x-New York Rangers 82 43 30 9 210 218 95
x-Montreal Canadiens 82 41 30 11 249 247 93
e-Florida Panthers 82 41 30 11 234 231 93
e-Buffalo Sabres 82 41 32 9 250 234 91
e-Ottawa Senators 82 36 35 11 217 237 83
e-Toronto Maple Leafs 82 34 35 13 250 293 81
e-Atlanta Thrashers 82 35 41 6 257 280 76
e-Tampa Bay Lightning 82 24 40 18 210 279 66
e-New York Islanders 82 26 47 9 201 279 61
x - clinched playoff spot, y - clinched division title, z - clinched best conference record, e - eliminated from playoff contention

* – division leader

Game logEdit

2008–09 Game Log
Schedule

PlayoffsEdit

The New Jersey Devils ended the 2008–09 regular season as the Atlantic Division Champions and the Eastern Conference's third seed. The Devils have made the playoffs for the 12th straight season.

2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs

     Win      Loss      Win Playoff Series      Eliminated from playoffs

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/− = Plus/Minus; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Regular season
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Parise, ZachZach Parise 82 45 49 94 +30 24
Elias, PatrikPatrik Elias 77 31 47 78 +18 32
Langenbrunner, JamieJamie Langenbrunner 81 29 40 69 +25 56
Zajac, TravisTravis Zajac 82 20 42 62 +33 29
Gionta, BrianBrian Gionta 81 20 40 60 +12 32
Zubrus, DainiusDainius Zubrus 82 15 25 40 +6 69
Martin, PaulPaul Martin 73 5 28 33 +21 36
Clarkson, DavidDavid Clarkson 82 17 15 32 -1 164
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston 64 15 17 32 +2 30
Oduya, JohnnyJohnny Oduya 82 7 22 29 +21 30
Madden, JohnJohn Madden 76 7 16 23 -7 26
White, ColinColin White 71 1 17 18 +18 46
Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador 76 3 13 16 -1 78
Mottau, MikeMike Mottau 80 1 14 15 +24 35
Shanahan, BrendanBrendan Shanahan 34 6 8 14 -2 29
Pandolfo, JayJay Pandolfo 61 5 5 10 -12 10
Holik, BobbyBobby Holik 62 4 5 9 -2 66
Rupp, MikeMike Rupp 72 3 6 9 -2 136
Greene, AndyAndy Greene 49 2 7 9 +3 22
Havelid, NiclasNiclas Havelid 15 0 4 4 -2 6
Salmela, AnssiAnssi Salmela 17 0 3 3 +1 6
Vrana, PetrPetr Vrana 16 1 0 1 -4 2
Bergfors, NicklasNicklas Bergfors 8 1 0 1 -1 0
Leach, JayJay Leach 24 0 1 1 0 21
Letourneau-Leblond, Pierre-LucPierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond 8 0 1 1 +3 22
Halischuk, MattMatt Halischuk 1 0 1 1 -1 0
Brookbank, SheldonSheldon Brookbank 15 0 0 0 +1 25
Tallackson, BarryBarry Tallackson 4 0 0 0 -1 0
Davis, PatrickPatrick Davis 1 0 0 0 0 0

Playoffs
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Parise, ZachZach Parise 7 3 3 6 +2 2
Gionta, BrianBrian Gionta 7 2 3 5 0 4
Martin, PaulPaul Martin 7 0 4 4 0 4
Zajac, TravisTravis Zajac 7 1 3 4 0 6
Elias, PatrikPatrik Elias 7 1 2 3 -1 2
Langenbrunner, JamieJamie Langenbrunner 4 2 1 3 0 2
Shanahan, BrendanBrendan Shanahan 7 1 2 3 -1 2
Mottau, MikeMike Mottau 7 1 1 2 -3 0
Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston 7 1 1 2 +2 4
Clarkson, DavidDavid Clarkson 7 2 0 2 -1 19
Havelid, NiclasNiclas Havelid 7 0 1 1 0 2
Holik, BobbyBobby Holik 3 0 1 1 0 2
Madden, JohnJohn Madden 7 0 1 1 -3 4
Pandolfo, JayJay Pandolfo 7 1 0 1 -2 0
White, ColinColin White 7 0 1 1 -3 6
Zubrus, DainiusDainius Zubrus 7 0 1 1 -2 10
Greene, AndyAndy Greene 3 0 1 1 -1 0
Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador 4 0 0 0 -3 4
Rupp, MikeMike Rupp 7 0 0 0 -2 14
Oduya, JohnnyJohnny Oduya 7 0 0 0 +3 2

GoaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; TOI = Time On Ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime Losses; GA = Goals Against; GAA= Goals Against Average; SA= Shots Against; SV= Saves; Sv% = Save Percentage; SO= Shutouts

Regular season
Player GP TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV Sv% SO
Clemmensen, ScottScott Clemmensen 40 2356 25 13 1 94 2.39 1138 1044 .917 2
Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur 31 1814 19 9 3 73 2.41 870 797 .916 5
Weekes, KevinKevin Weekes 16 795 7 5 0 32 2.42 399 367 .920 0
Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L GA GAA SA SV Sv% SO
Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur 7 427 3 4 17 2.39 239 222 .929 1

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Devils. Stats reflect time with Devils only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with Devils only.

Awards and recordsEdit

RecordsEdit

Player Record (Amount) Achieved
Martin Brodeur Most consecutive opening nights with a single team (14) October 10, 2008
Martin Brodeur Most career wins by a goaltender (552) March 17, 2009

MilestonesEdit

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached
Anssi Salmela 1st NHL Game October 10, 2008
Petr Vrana 1st NHL Game
1st NHL Goal
1st NHL Point
October 18, 2008
Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond 1st NHL Game
1st NHL Assist
1st NHL Point
October 22, 2008
Dainius Zubrus 400th NHL Point October 24, 2008
Brian Gionta 400th NHL Game October 25, 2008
Matt Halischuk 1st NHL Game October 29, 2008
Nicklas Bergfors 1st NHL Goal
1st NHL Point
November 1, 2008
David Clarkson 100th NHL Game November 5, 2008
Patrick Davis 1st NHL Game November 9, 2008
Anssi Salmela 1st NHL Assist
1st NHL Point
November 12, 2008
Zach Parise 100th NHL Assist December 19, 2008
Zach Parise 200th NHL Point December 27, 2008

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

June 20, 2008
To New Jersey Devils
23rd pick in 2008
2nd round pick in 2008
To Washington Capitals
21st pick in 2008
June 20, 2008
To New Jersey Devils
24th pick in 2008
3rd round pick in 2009
To Minnesota Wild
23rd pick in 2008
February 3, 2008
To New Jersey Devils
David McIntyre
To Anaheim Ducks
Sheldon Brookbank
March 2, 2009
To New Jersey Devils
Niclas Havelid
Myles Stoesz
To Atlanta Thrashers
Anssi Salmela

Free AgentsEdit

Player Former team Contract Terms
Brian Rolston Minnesota Wild 4 years, $20 million
Bobby Holik Atlanta Thrashers 1 year, $2.5 million
Player New team
Arron Asham Philadelphia Flyers

Draft picksEdit

New Jersey's picks at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft in OttawaOntario.

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Club Team
1 24 Mattias Tedenby Left Wing Sweden HV-71 Jr. (Sweden Jr.)
2 52 Brandon Burlon Defence Canada St. Michael's Buzzers (OPJHL)
2 54 Patrice Cormier Center Canada Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
3 82 Adam Henrique Center Canada Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
4 112 Matt Delahey Defence Canada Regina Pats (WHL)
5 142 Kory Nagy Center Canada Oshawa Generals (OHL)
6 172 David Wohlberg Center United States USA U-18 (USDP)
7 202 Harry Young Defence Canada Windsor Spitfires (OHL)
7 205 Jean-Sebastien Berube Left Wing Canada Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)

RosterEdit

Updated April 21, 2009.[1]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
30 Flag of Canada.svg Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur

G L 44 1990 Montreal, Quebec
23 Flag of Canada.svg Clarkson, DavidDavid Clarkson

RW R 32 2005 Toronto, Ontario
35 Flag of the United States Clemmensen, ScottScott Clemmensen

G L 39 2008 Des Moines, Iowa
26 Flag of the Czech Republic Elias, PatrikPatrik Elias

 (A)

LW L 40 1994 Třebíč, Czechoslovakia
14 Flag of the United States Gionta, BrianBrian Gionta

RW R 37 1998 Rochester, New York
6 Flag of the United States Greene, AndyAndy Greene

D L 34 2006 Trenton, Michigan
28 Flag of Sweden Havelid, NiclasNiclas Havelid

D L 43 2009 Stockholm, Sweden
16 Flag of the Czech Republic Holik, BobbyBobby Holik

C R 45 2008 Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
15 Flag of the United States Langenbrunner, JamieJamie Langenbrunner

 (C)

RW R 41 2001 Cloquet, Minnesota
2 Flag of the United States Leach, JayJay Leach

D L 37 2008 Syracuse, New York
25 Flag of Canada.svg Letourneau-Leblond, Pierre-LucPierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond

LW L 31 2004 Lévis, Quebec
11 Flag of Canada.svg Madden, JohnJohn Madden

 (A)

C L 43 1997 Barrie, Ontario
7 Flag of the United States Martin, PaulPaul Martin

D L 35 2000 Minneapolis, Minnesota
27 Flag of the United States Mottau, MikeMike Mottau

D L 38 2006 Quincy, Massachusetts
29 Flag of Sweden Oduya, JohnnyJohnny Oduya

D L 35 2006 Stockholm, Sweden
20 Flag of the United States Pandolfo, JayJay Pandolfo

LW L 41 1993 Winchester, Massachusetts
9 Flag of the United States Parise, ZachZach Parise

LW L 32 2003 Minneapolis, Minnesota
10 Flag of Canada.svg Pelley, RodRod Pelley

C L 32 2006 Kitimat, British Columbia
12 Flag of the United States Rolston, BrianBrian Rolston

LW L 43 2008 Flint, Michigan
17 Flag of the United States Rupp, MichaelMichael Rupp

C L 36 2006 Cleveland, Ohio
24 Flag of Canada.svg Salvador, BryceBryce Salvador

D L 40 2008 Brandon, Manitoba
18 Flag of Canada.svg Shanahan, BrendanBrendan Shanahan

RW R 47 2009 Mimico, Ontario

See alsoEdit

Farm teamsEdit

The Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League and the Trenton Devils of the ECHL remain the New Jersey Devils' minor league affiliates for the 2008–09 season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. New Jersey Devils - Team - Roster. New Jersey Devils. Retrieved on 2009-03-02.
New Jersey Devils
Team Kansas City ScoutsColorado RockiesPlayersAward WinnersSeasonsRecordsDraft picks • • Continental Airlines ArenaPrudential Center
New Jersey Devils coaches MacMillanMcVieCarpenterSchoenfeldCunniffBrooksLemaireFtorekRobinsonConstantineBurnsLamorielloJulienSutter
Division titles 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2005-06, 2006-07
Conference Championships 1994-95, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03
Stanley Cups 1994-95, 1999-00, 2002-03
Affiliates Lowell Devils (AHL), Trenton Devils (ECHL)


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