New Jersey vs Florida Wrap - New Jersey Wins 3-2
The Devils beat Florida 3-2 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Martin Brodeur's 24 saves.
The Devils were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Patrik Elias, Dainius Zubrus, and Ryan Carter each scored for the Devils in the victory. Elias opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 6:31 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Dainius Zubrus and Bryce Salvador.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 24-save effort for the Devils.
Sean Bergenheim and Kris Versteeg scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Jose Theodore stopped 35 of 38 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-6, while the Panthers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 38-26.