New York vs New Jersey Wrap - New Jersey Wins 4-3
New Jersey earned a 4-3 victory over New York on Tuesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Prudential Center.
New Jersey won as a +115 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Ilya Kovalchuk clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Devils. Ilya Kovalchuk, Zach Parise, and David Clarkson each scored for the Devils in the victory. Parise opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 8:20 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Dainius Zubrus.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 23-save effort for the Devils.
New York got goals from Brian Boyle, Anton Stralman, and Michael Del Zotto in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 26-stop effort from Martin Biron in the loss.
New Jersey scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 29-26.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track at Buffalo.