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By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
When the Ryan Carter was claimed off of waivers in October 2011 by the New Jersey Devils, there were a lot of eyebrows raised and questions as to where the centerman would fit in. After all, it was a top-two line center the Devils needed in the absence of Travis Zajac and Jacob Josefson, who were both out with injuries. Carter was a third liner, at best, that didn’t even fit in with an average Florida team but he was about to show his new team that scoring his first two career goals at the Prudential Center against Martin Brodeur was just the tip of the iceberg for career firsts he would have in New Jersey.
After spending time in Carolina and Florida in 2010-2011, the Panthers signed the Minnesota native to a one-year contract. Seven games and six penalty minutes later , the Panthers put Carter, who at the time had 14 goals and 21 assists in his career, on waivers.
Having limited familiarity each other after ...
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Match-up - Winnipeg Jets (12-11-1) New Jersey Devils (11-9-5)
Road/Home records - 4-5-3 -------------- 6-5-0
TV - MSG Plus, FS-CAR
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Season series - Hurricanes lead 1-0
Last 10: Jets 7-3-0 / Devils 2-6-2
Projected starting goalies - Ondrej Pavelec (WPG) vs Johan Hedberg (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Winnipeg - 2.54 / 2...