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Through the Devils’ first six games goaltenders Martin Brodeur and Cory Schneider have played three times apiece.
That’s been mostly due to the Devils’ schedule which has already included two of the team’s league-high 22 sets of back-to-back games. Both goaltenders say they understand the way the schedule is set up and realize that it might stay a 50-50 split for a while longer but they’d also like the chance to eventually start playing more regularly.
At this point neither knows who will start the team’s next game Thursday night in Ottawa.
“We’ll see” Brodeur said of how the goaltending rotation will work out. “Right now I’m fine with it because I know (the schedule). But later on you’ve got to pinpoint somebody’s going to play more than the other because it’s just the way hockey is. It’s always question marks. In the playoffs how many teams that split two goalies (had success)? You’ve got to go with one guy I believe.
“It’s just not the way we’ve been operating and
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Martin Brodeur will start Thursday when the Devils play in Ottawa.
Brodeur is 0-1-2 this year with a .878 save percentage and a 3.19 goals-against average.
Devils winger Ryane Clowe was placed on injured reserve today with a head injury retroactive to the Wiinnipeg game general manager Lou Lamoriello announced.
The team will activate Mattias Tedenby.
Clowe who has a history of concussions was hit in the head with an elbow during the third period of the team's 3-0 loss to Winnipeg on Sunday. He stayed in the game but later complained...
The Devils were back at Prudential Center on Tuesday taking a brief respite from life on the road and still trying to find their way to their first victory of the season.
They’ll practice at The Rock again this afternoon before flying to Ottawa for Thursday night’s game against the Senators for the last of their five consecutive games in Canada (and their sixth road game out...
from Tom Gulitti of Fire & Ice,
The Devils placed left wing Ryane Clowe on injured reserve today after he took an elbow to the head from Winnipeg’s Jacob Trouba Sunday and was bothered by a headache afterward.///
“He got hit with a pretty good elbow in the third period and continued to play,” Lamoriello said. “Because of his past history, we felt for safety precaution...
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