Devils Fall 2-1 Against New York - Game Recap
New York needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over New Jersey on Saturday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders were a +128 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
The win was clinched by Brock Nelson, who beat Martin Brodeur in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New York. Frans Nielsen scored for the Islanders in the victory. Nielsen opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 2:12 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Josh Bailey.
Anders Nilsson stopped 23 of 24 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Adam Henrique scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Anders Nilsson.
Cory Schneider stopped 18 of 19 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 24-20.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head home to face Florida.