Islanders Fall 3-2 Against New Jersey - Game Recap
The Devils earned a 3-2 victory over the Islanders on Wednesday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Devils were rewarded as -160 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Ilya Kovalchuk, Andy Greene, and Jacob Josefson each scored for the Devils in the victory. Kovalchuk opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 4:17 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nick Palmieri and Travis Zajac.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 27-save effort for the Devils.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen (2) in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Rick DiPietro stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New Jersey scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 29-20.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Flyers. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.