Devils Down Florida 6-2 - Match Report
Hockey bettors who backed the Devils on the moneyline Saturday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as New Jersey easily handled Florida 6-2 at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was favored by -210 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Patrik Elias (2), Dainius Zubrus, David Clarkson, Ryan Carter, and Stephen Gionta in the victory. Elias opened the scoring at 14:22 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in an 11-save effort for the Devils.
Brian Campbell and Marcel Goc scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Jacob Markstrom stopped 27 of 33 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-3, while the Panthers were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Florida 33-13 in the game.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.