Recap - Devils Defeat Florida 3-2
|Recap - Devils Defeat Florida 3-2|
The Panthers came up short Tuesday against the Devils, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
New Jersey was an underdog by +145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
The win was clinched by Patrik Elias, who beat Jose Theodore in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New Jersey. New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias and Zach Parise in the victory. Elias opened the scoring at 8:25 of the second period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 24-save effort for the Devils.
Kris Versteeg (2) scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Florida got a 32-stop effort from Jose Theodore in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-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 34-26.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Stars. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Calgary.