Recap - Devils Defeat New York 1-0
New York couldn't break through the New Jersey defense on Friday, failing to score on Johan Hedberg in a 1-0 loss at Nassau Coliseum.
Bettors who backed the Devils were rewarded as -114 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
New Jersey got a goal from Petr Sykora in the victory. Sykora opened the scoring at 14:13 of the second period.
Johan Hedberg turned in a 23-save effort for the Devils.
Al Montoya stopped 22 of 23 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.