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About the Devils - 12-26-08

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

A preview of the Devils.

Record: 19-10-3

Leading Scorer: Zach Parise, 40 points (18 goals, 22 assists).

Last Game: 2-0 home loss to the Bruins Tuesday. Scott Clemmensen made 22 saves in the loss.

Last Game against the Penguins: 4-1 home win Dec. 10. Matt Cooke scored the Penguins' only goal.

Devils Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Patrik Elias. He has three point in three games (two goals, one assist) against the Penguins this season.

Ex-Penguins: Tommy Plasko, massage therapist.

Ex-Devils on the Penguins: Petr Sykora, RW.

Useless Devils Trivia: Sykora (right) was a first round pick of the Devils in 1995. The only member of that draft class to have scored more goals than Sykora (275) is Calgary's Jarome Iginla. Iginla, chosen 11th overall by Dallas, has recorded 374 goals.

Best Devils YouTube Video We Could Find: Check out this slick move Patrik Elias made around Penguins defenseman Kevin Hatcher during the 1996-97 season:

Notes:

-Most of the Penguins hate Christmas.

-Remember Martin Brodeur?

-Clemmensen and Marc-Andre Fleury are expected to start in net.

-Our live blog begins at approximately 7 p.m. Please tune in.

(Photo: New Jersey Devils)

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