The Return: Minnesota Wild @ New Jersey Devils, 7 PM EST
Your New Jersey Devils (29-27-13, 71 Points, 6th in the Metropolitan Division, 11th in the Eastern Conference, Lost 3 in a Row)
#15 Tuomo Ruutu (AKA The Newbie) - #19 Travis Zajac (A) (AKA Talentless Slug) - #68 Jaromir Jagr (AKA Our Savior)
#14 Adam Henrique (AKA The Musketeer) - #26 Patrik Elias (A) (AKA The Loyal One) - #17 Michael Ryder (AKA The Ghost)
#29 Ryane Clowe (AKA The Newfie) - #16 Jacob Josefson (AKA The Lonesome One) - #8 Dainius Zubrus (AKA Disco Dainius)
#23 Tim Sestito (AKA Scrub) - #11 Stephen Gionta (AKA Mighty Mouse)
#6 Andy Greene (A) (AKA Uncle Andy) - #7 Mark Fayne (AKA The Providence Friar)
#24 Bryce Salvador (C) (AKA Turtle) - #28 Anton Volchenkov (AKA Volchbot 3000)
#2 Marek Zidlicky (AKA 2 Minute Minor) - #34 Jon Merrill (AKA The Rook)
#22 Eric Gelinas (AKA The Shooter)
#35 Cory Schneider (AKA The Ginja Ninja)
#30 Martin Brodeur (AKA The Legend)
#5 Adam Larsson (AKA Who?) - Stuck in Purgatory
#12 Damien Brunner (AKA The Schnoz) - Healthy?
#18 Steve Bernier (AKA Space Junk) - Healthy/Overall Uselessness
#20 Ryan Carter (AKA The Stache) - Upper body injury
Patrik Elias on Tuesday's effort vs. Boston: “We deserved to get booed tonight.”
Ryane Clowe on Tuesday's effort vs. Boston: “We didn’t deserve that game tonight, there’s no way. You saw our first period. It was awful. They saw a game for the taking and they just took it and we’re just passive. We don’t win any battles, we don’t compete. That was horse (bleep) tonight."
Pete DeBoer on Zach Parise's return: "Obviously, I’m a Zach Parise fan. He was our captain here, but I think the game in Minnesota we moved past the ‘He’s playing against us.’ So, I don’t think I’ll be dealing with and I would hope our team wouldn’t be dealing with any of that. We’ve moved past that. It’s old news."
Andy Greene on Zach Parise's return: “For us, it’s not that big of a deal. Obviously, he did a lot of great things for this organization. He’s a great friend of mine. With the lockout last year, the half year, not playing him last year, I’m sure it will be more of a weird day for him than for us. You know his career here and what he did for this organization. It will be interesting to see how (the fans) react. I told him I’m going to tell (the fans) to boo him, so, hopefully, they do. We were just talking a while ago about it and I told him I’d tell the fans to boo him. I think it will be a little more weird for him because we’ve already played him once this year there."
Minnesota Wild (36-23-10, 82 Points, 4th in the Central Division, 7th in the Western Conference, Won 1 in a Row)
#11 Zach Parise (AKA The Backstabber) - #64 Mikael Granlund (AKA The Greatest Prospect in the History of Mankind) - #29 Jason Pominville (AKA The Population)
#26 Matt Moulson - #9 Mikko Koivu - #22 Nino Niederreiter
#24 Matt Cooke (AKA Sleazeball) - #3 Charlie Coyle - #15 Dany Heatley (AKA *** All Star)
#14 Justin Fontaine - #21 Kyle Brodziak - #8 Cody McCormick
#20 Ryan Suter (AKA Mrs. Backstabber) - #46 Jared Spurgeon
#6 Marco Scandella - #25 Jonas Brodin
#4 Clayton Stoner - #39 Nate Prosser
Zach Parise on his return: “It’s going to be pretty different than what I was used to for so long. But, I’m looking forward to it. You’re going to see a lot of people I haven’t seen in a long time as far as their staff and their players. I’m looking forward to that. I have a lot of good friends there.
“And, then, as far as the game, it will be fun. I think it will be pretty emotional for me at the start, just a lot of really good memories from playing here. So, it will be fun.”
On if he'll be booed: "I’m expecting it. It’s fine. They’re passionate about their team and it’s understandable. I guess if they wouldn’t even care to acknowledge that I was back, that would be a little different.”
On New Jersey: “For me, I think it’s always going to be special coming back here just because of the great memories that I have from playing here. It’s always a place I’ll look forward to come back and playing.”
Remember the Good Times:
BUT FORGET ABOUT THEM AT PUCK DROP, WE'VE GOT A GAME TO WIN
SEND THESE PANSIES BACK TO WHERE THEY CAME FROM, LET'S GO DEVILS!!!
Last edited by MadDog172430: 03-20-2014 at 11:16 AM.