Recap - Devils Defeat Dallas 6-3
|Recap - Devils Defeat Dallas 6-3|
The Stars came up short Friday against the Devils, falling 6-3.
New Jersey was favored by -141 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Petr Sykora, Patrik Elias, Ilya Kovalchuk, Zach Parise, David Clarkson, and Adam Henrique in the victory. Clarkson opened the scoring at 15:43 of the first period.
Johan Hedberg turned in a 33-save effort for the Devils.
Dallas got goals from Brenden Morrow, Toby Petersen, and Michael Ryder in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Richard Bachman stopped 25 of 31 shots for the Stars, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-2, while the Stars were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Dallas outshot New Jersey 36-31 in the game.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Stars will aim to get back on the winning track vs Anaheim.