Recap - Devils Defeat Winnipeg 3-2
|Recap - Devils Defeat Winnipeg 3-2|
New Jersey needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg on Sunday in NHL action at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Patrik Elias clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Devils. Ryan Carter and Stephen Gionta each scored for the Devils in the victory. Carter opened the scoring for New Jersey, finding the back of the net at 8:47 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Travis Zajac and Anton Volchenkov.
Johan Hedberg stopped 23 of 25 Winnipeg shots in the victory.
Mark Stuart and Evander Kane scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Johan Hedberg.
Winnipeg got a 25-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-1, while the Jets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 27-25.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Jets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.