Devils Fall 4-3 Against New York - Game Recap
New York earned a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday, but needed a shootout to do it at Prudential Center.
The Islanders were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Matt Moulson potted the shootout winner for New York. Michael Grabner (2) and Frans Nielsen each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Grabner opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 8:07 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Travis Hamonic.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 26-save effort for the Islanders.
Damien Brunner (2) and Michael Ryder scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
New Jersey got a 23-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.
New York scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot New York 29-26 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. New Jersey, meanwhile, will have their next action against Edmonton.