New York Ices New Jersey 4-0 - Recap
The battle between the Rangers and Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Jersey was handed a 4-0 defeat on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -155 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Rick Nash (2), Ryan Callahan, and Derek Stepan each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Stepan opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 2:37 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ryan Callahan and John Moore.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 20 of 20 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Johan Hedberg stopped 17 of 21 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-6, while the Devils were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York outshot New Jersey 21-20 in the game.