New York vs New Jersey Recap - Devils Win 3-1
The Devils beat New York 3-1 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Johan Hedberg's 19 saves.
The Devils were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Patrik Elias, Ilya Kovalchuk, and Travis Zajac each scored for the Devils in the victory. Elias opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 1:18 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Petr Sykora and Mark Fayne.
Johan Hedberg turned in a 19-save effort for the Devils.
Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Al Montoya stopped 17 of 19 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Red Wings. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.