No one is going to mistake this year's Devils squad with the Stanley Cup-winning one of years past. Even the incomparable Martin Brodeur is beginning to show signs of age. Nevertheless, they're still there, still capable of beating any given team on any given day.
As to the Sharks, Thomas Griess will be in goal in lieu of Evgeni Nabokov. Patrick Marleau is back from his tweaked groin. Not that it really matters with the way he's played this year.
Okay, let's drop the puck.