New Jersey vs Los Angeles Recap - Devils Win 3-1
|New Jersey vs Los Angeles Recap - Devils Win 3-1|
The Devils earned a 3-1 victory over the Kings on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Devils were rewarded as +168 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 4.5.
Patrik Elias, Ilya Kovalchuk, and Adam Henrique each scored for the Devils in the victory. Elias opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 7:56 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Bryce Salvador and Dainius Zubrus.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 21-save effort for the Devils.
Drew Doughty scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Jonathan Quick stopped 21 of 23 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-3, while the Kings were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Los Angeles lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 24-22.