New Jersey Ices Ottawa 4-2 - Recap
|New Jersey Ices Ottawa 4-2 - Recap|
Ilya Kovalchuk scored twice to lead the Devils over Ottawa 4-2 on Saturday at Prudential Center.
The Devils were a -140 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New Jersey got goals from Ilya Kovalchuk (2), Petr Sykora, and Stephen Gionta in the victory. Kovalchuk opened the scoring at 15:26 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur stopped 31 of 33 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Jim O'Brien and Matt Gilroy scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Craig Anderson stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 2-for-3, while the Senators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 35-33.