Ottawa vs New Jersey Recap - Senators Win 2-0
Ottawa's defense, led by netminder Craig Anderson, shut down New Jersey 2-0 at Prudential Center on on Friday.
Bettors who backed the Senators were rewarded as +125 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Ottawa got goals from Milan Michalek and Jean-Gabriel Pageau in the victory. Pageau opened the scoring at 3:08 of the second period.
Craig Anderson turned in a 33-save effort for the Senators.
New Jersey got a 9-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.
On the power play, Ottawa went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 33-11.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Toronto.