New Jersey vs Ottawa Wrap - Ottawa Wins 3-1
Ottawa earned a 3-1 victory over New Jersey behind a 2-goal performance from Chris Neil on Thursday at Scotiabank Place.
Ottawa was an underdog by +168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Ottawa got goals from Chris Neil (2) and Ryan Shannon in the victory. Shannon opened the scoring at 19:02 of the first period.
Curtis McElhinney stopped 33 of 34 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Brian Rolston scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Curtis McElhinney.
New Jersey got a 22-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.
Ottawa scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 34-25.
Ottawa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.