New Jersey vs New York Recap - Devils Win 5-2

New Jersey vs New York Recap - Devils Win 5-2

The Devils beat New York 5-2 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Martin Brodeur's Martin BrodeurSaves saves.

New Jersey was favored by -112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.

New Jersey got goals from Dainius Zubrus, Ilya Kovalchuk, Rod Pelley, Vladimir Zharkov, and Mattias Tedenby in the victory. Zharkov opened the scoring at 4:25 of the first period.

Martin Brodeur turned in a 27-save effort for the Devils.

P.A. Parenteau and Michael Grabner scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.

Kevin Poulin stopped 22 of 27 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-2, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 29-27.

New Jersey heads into a battle against the Penguins. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.