Pre-Game Talk: Series Preview: Your New Jersey Devils vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

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  1. Devils Dominion

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    glenwo2 BRATT IS BETTER THAN STAFFORD!!!

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    So THIS is what is going to open the Devils Broadcast for Game 1 on MSG. Me Like.
     
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    Gonna be tough. Going up against one of the top teams in hockey. Let's get it on.
     
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    I think these are the four keys to the series:

    1. Devils PK against Tampa PP

    2. Coleman - Zajac - Noesen vs. Miller - Stamkos - Kucherov

    For the above 2, I'd take neutralizing them, but if they can shut either one down, that'll vastly increase the Devils chances of winning.

    3. Secondary scoring

    Zacha and Boyle's line need to be more productive than the Lightning bottom six of Killorn - Cirelli - Gourde and Kunitz - Paquette - Callahan.

    4. Goaltending

    Goaltending could sink either team. What Kinkaid are we getting and what Vasilevski are we getting?

    I'm not too concerned about Hall's line. Hall and Palmieri are too good not to be productive especially on the PP. I'd be concerned if they were going up against a ridiculous 200 foot player like Bergeron or Barkov or Kopitar, but to me, I don't foresee Palat - Point - Johnson being able to shutdown that line. My only concern would be if they could outscore them.
     
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    Cult of Hynes Hynes is never wrong.

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  8. Nubmer6

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    I'd say this is spot on.
     
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