New Jersey Ices New York 3-2 - Recap
The Devils beat New York 3-2 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Martin Brodeur's Martin BrodeurSaves saves.
New Jersey was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Brian Rolston, Dainius Zubrus, and Ilya Kovalchuk each scored for the Devils in the victory. Kovalchuk opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 1:04 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Dainius Zubrus.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 25-save effort for the Devils.
Vinny Prospal and Ryan Callahan scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
New York got a 9-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-3, while the Rangers were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 27-18.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Montreal.