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Tale of the Tape: Bruins vs. Devils

Wednesday, 04.10.2013 / 12:33 AM / Tale of the Tape
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Tale of the Tape: Bruins vs. Devils
They may not play in the same division, but just 200 miles separate the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils, who will take to the ice this week for NBCSN's Wednesday Night Rivalry.
They may not play in the same division, but just 200 miles separate the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils, who will take to the ice this week for NBCSN's Wednesday Night Rivalry.

The Eastern Conference rivals haven't met in the postseason in 10 years, but they could be headed for a first-round matchup when the Stanley Cup Playoffs get under way later this month. The Bruins have a good chance to finish either first or second in the conference, while the Devils, currently stuck in 10th place, will have to scramble to earn the seventh or eighth spot.

How do these teams stack up against one another? Let's have a gander:

WSH   PHI
25-9-4 (2nd, Northeast) Current Record 15-14-10 (4th, Atlantic)
2881-2216-791-110
All-Time Record 1275-1327-328-77
73-37-19-10 Head-to-Head Reg-Season Record 47-68-19-5
8-15 Head-to-head postseason record 15-8
6
Stanley Cups 3
54 Hall of Famers 9
Bobby Orr Most famous alumni
Scott Stevens
2.74 (12th)
Goals per game 2.31 (28th)
4-2-1
Last 7 games
0-3-4
3 (Chara, Jagr, Pandolfo)
Players over 35 6 (Elias, Sullivan, Salvador, Zidlicky, Brodeur, Hedberg)

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It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

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