New Jersey Falls 5-1 to Islanders - Recap
New Jersey couldn't hang with the Islanders on Saturday as New York blasted the Devils 5-1 at Nassau Coliseum.
New York won as a -106 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
John Tavares (3), Michael Grabner, and Matt Moulson each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Tavares opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 16:46 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Brad Boyes and Matt Moulson.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 30 of 31 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Marek Zidlicky scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
New Jersey got a 28-stop effort from Johan Hedberg in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 3-for-6, while the Devils were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 33-31.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ottawa.