Devils vs Blues Final: 7-1 - Recap
|Devils vs Blues Final: 7-1 - Recap|
The battle between the Devils and Blues didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as St. Louis was handed a 7-1 defeat on Tuesday at Prudential Center.
New Jersey was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Jaromir Jagr, Ryane Clowe, Ryan Carter, Eric Gelinas, Mark Fayne, Adam Henrique, and Damien Brunner in the victory. Fayne opened the scoring at 2:27 of the first period.
Cory Schneider turned in a 26-save effort for the Devils.
Alexander Steen scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Cory Schneider.
Jaroslav Halak stopped 10 of 14 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 3-for-4, while the Blues were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 27-23.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Capitals. St. Louis, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.