New Jersey Ices Florida 2-1 - Recap
The Devils earned a 2-1 victory over the Panthers on Saturday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Patrik Elias and David Clarkson each scored for the Devils in the victory. Elias opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 1:24 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Travis Zajac.
Martin Brodeur stopped 17 of 18 Florida shots in the victory.
Florida got a goal from Peter Mueller in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Florida got a 23-stop effort from Scott Clemmensen in the loss.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Florida went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 25-18.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Senators. Florida, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.