Devils vs Rangers Final: 3-2 - Recap
New Jersey skated to a 3-2 victory over New York on Wednesday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.
New Jersey was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 4.5.
New Jersey got goals from Ilya Kovalchuk, David Clarkson, and Ryan Carter in the victory. Kovalchuk opened the scoring at 13:39 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 23-save effort for the Devils.
Marc Staal and Chris Kreider scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-3, while the Rangers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 27-25.