New Jersey vs New York Recap - Devils Win 2-1
|New Jersey vs New York Recap - Devils Win 2-1|
The Islanders came up short Saturday against the Devils, falling 2-1.
New Jersey won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marek Zidlicky and David Clarkson each scored for the Devils in the victory. Clarkson opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 18:21 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Jacob Josefson and Alexei Ponikarovsky.
Johan Hedberg stopped 23 of 24 New York shots in the victory.
John Tavares scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Anders Nilsson stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-4, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 35-24.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Flyers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.