Eric Gelinas, the defenseman of Devils, never rejoined Albany after AHL club assigned him. However, the rookie does not feel assured whether he would be able to make for the line up in the New Jersey Devils squad when the later would host Philadelphia Flyers at the Prudential Center. The strategic game for Devil would see Martin Brodeur at the goal of the Devils.
Gelinas flew back to New Jersey from Buffalo along with Devils, on Saturday after Albany assigned him.
At this juncture, The Devils are acquiring 42 points at the 12th position. On the other hand, the Flyers are acquiring 7th position, holding 46 points at the Eastern Conference. With such status, SportsBettingDime.com is expecting huge turn-around this season.
According to Pete DeBoer, the coach, the team has to set in for playoff mode. He even mentioned that the homestand for all these three-game is certainly important for them. It is very important to treat every contender in the same manner. The team requires favorable push before break to position them at a contending position.
The coach added that the week is turning out to be favorable for them. They have to keep their focus clear and move on a positive mindset.
Dainius Zubrus mentioned the present phase to be important. Both teams are presently standing on similar terms since the season started.
Travis Zajac also agreed on the comment and added that as they are inching towards the playoffs, the contest is turning out to be a tough one.
Gelinas claimed that such situations are evident in hockey, where he has no control. He is now gearing up to focus tremendously on the game and put up a brave show.
On the contrary, coach DeBoer mentioned that he is still indecisive to allow Gelinas put up a show against Flyers. He also indicated that Adam Larsson may not be available for the upcoming match, leaving a room for speculation to include Gelinas in the team.
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