Recap - Devils Defeat Minnesota 4-3
|Recap - Devils Defeat Minnesota 4-3|
New Jersey skated to a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Thursday in NHL action at Prudential Center.
The Devils were a -116 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
New Jersey got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Michael Ryder, Andy Greene, and Mark Fayne in the victory. Ryder opened the scoring at 16:58 of the first period.
Cory Schneider stopped 20 of 23 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Matt Cooke, Zach Parise, and Mikael Granlund scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Cory Schneider.
Minnesota got a 25-stop effort from Ilya Bryzgalov in the loss.
New Jersey scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 29-23.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.