New York's defense, led by netminder Henrik Lundqvist, shut down New Jersey 2-0 at Madison Square Garden on on Monday.
New York was favored by -170 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
New York got goals from Ryan Callahan and Carl Hagelin in the victory. Hagelin opened the scoring at 16:59 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 13-save effort for the Rangers.
Martin Brodeur stopped 13 of 14 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York outshot New Jersey 15-13 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Boston.