"I'm fine, just not ready to play today. I thought I was going to be OK, but still there's pain in the elbow and if I'm not 100 percent there's no sense for me to go out there in a big game like this."
-- Martin Brodeur
went on the ice at Prudential Center on Friday thinking he was going to be fine to play against the Rangers. He left the ice early after discovering the pain in his bruised right elbow remains too sharp for him to deal with.
will be in the nets tonight for the Devils when they take on their cross-river rivals.
will make his return after missing 12 games with a broken nose and stiff neck, but blueliner
New Jersey still is looking for its first win at home (0-4-1). The Rangers are coming off a 4-1 loss in Philadelphia on Thursday, but they are 4-2-0 on the road and 2-0 in the second game of back-to-backs.