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NHL Game Summary - Anaheim at New Jersey



(Wednesday, November 11th)

Final Score: New Jersey 3, Anaheim 1

Newark, NJ (Sports Network) - Martin Brodeur made 31 stops as New Jersey posted a 3-1 win over Anaheim at Prudential Center.

Jamie Langenbrunner, David Clarkson and Zach Parise scored for the Devils, who have reeled off six wins in succession despite scoring no more than three goals in each contest.

"It certainly was here again tonight. We've played a lot of good games here in a row," Langenbrunner said of his club's high level of play. "As of the lineup, no matter who's in the lineup or who's not, we're sticking to the system and executing well."

Corey Perry provided the lone offense for the Ducks, who had won two in a row, both at home, coming into Wednesday's game. Jonas Hiller stopped 22 shots in defeat.

Clarkson put the Devils ahead to stay with 7:08 to play in the middle period, splitting the Anaheim defense in the neutral zone and slipping a wrister home from the high slot.

Parise made it 3-1 on a short-handed tally with 13 seconds left in the second, as he followed his own rebound and battled Hiller while poking the puck into the net while in the crease.

The Devils failed to extend their lead with a 5-on-3 advantage late in the third period, but managed to hold off the Ducks on their power play shortly after.

"I thought halfway through the game, at 1-1, we were in it," said Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle. "We weren't playing poorly, but we weren't winning those battles in the corner and didn't capitalize when we had the chance with power plays."

Hiller went to the bench for an extra skater with 1:15 to play but the Ducks failed to dent Brodeur.

Langenbrunner put the Devils on the board just 38 seconds into the contest, and Perry tallied for the Ducks 2:25 into the second.

Game Notes

Anaheim had won the last three meetings and posted a 3-0-1 mark in the last four matchups...The Devils hadn't beaten the Ducks in New Jersey since a 3-2 overtime decision on November 12, 2002.

11/11 23:00:25 ET


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