Atlanta vs New Jersey Recap - Devils Win 4-2
|Atlanta vs New Jersey Recap - Devils Win 4-2|
New Jersey skated to a 4-2 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday in NHL action at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -177 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias, Ilya Kovalchuk, Travis Zajac, and Jacob Josefson in the victory. Zajac opened the scoring at 18:52 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 18-save effort for the Devils.
Chris Thorburn and Tim Stapleton scored for the Thrashers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Thrashers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-2, while the Thrashers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Atlanta lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 24-20.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act on the road to face Ottawa looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Philadelphia.