New Jersey skated to a 3-2 victory over Florida on Tuesday in NHL action at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Ilya Kovalchuk, Steve Bernier, and Travis Zajac in the victory. Bernier opened the scoring at 16:37 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 14-save effort for the Devils.
Sean Bergenheim and Kris Versteeg scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Scott Clemmensen stopped 39 of 42 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-4, while the Panthers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 42-16.