Thrashers Fall 3-2 Against New Jersey - Game Recap
Travis Zajac scored twice to lead the Devils over Atlanta 3-2 on Friday at Philips Arena.
New Jersey was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Travis Zajac (2) and Ilya Kovalchuk each scored for the Devils in the victory. Zajac opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 12:27 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Patrik Elias and Brian Rolston.
Martin Brodeur stopped 24 of 26 Atlanta shots in the victory.
Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Atlanta went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Atlanta 30-26 in the game.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Thrashers will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.