Devils Fall 3-1 Against New York - Game Recap
|Devils Fall 3-1 Against New York - Game Recap|
The Islanders beat New Jersey 3-1 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Evgeni Nabokov's 24 saves.
New York won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Josh Bailey, John Tavares, and Travis Hamonic each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Bailey opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 0:52 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 24-save effort for the Islanders.
Alexei Ponikarovsky scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Martin Brodeur stopped 18 of 21 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-2, while the Devils were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 25-21.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.