The unforeseen success of the Devils’ fourth line has given New Jersey newfound energy — and belief — as they look to close out the Eastern Conference finals.
Ryan Carter snapped a tie with 4:24 left, and the New Jersey Devils posted a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers after blowing a three-goal lead in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.
David Clarkson’s deflected goal 2:31 into the third period snapped a tie and lifted the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers that evened the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece on Wednesday night.
The Devils took Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals and are a win away from reaching the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Florida Panthers evened their first round series 1-1 on Sunday night as they defeated the Devils 4-2.
Martin Brodeur stopped 24 shots for his 100th postseason win, and a three-goal first period was enough to help the New Jersey Devils spoil the Florida Panthers’ long-awaited return to the Stanley Cup playoffs in a 3-2 victory Friday night.
David Clarkson and Ryan Carter scored 1:54 apart early in the third period, and the New Jersey Devils’ slumbering offense broke out in a 4-1 victory over the NHL-leading New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
The Devils continued their perfection after the All-Star break as they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Sunday afternoon.
Rookie defenseman Adam Larsson is set to play his 10th game with the Devils Wednesday night and according to Lou Lamoriello, Larsson will not be sent down to Albany.