NHL Game Summary - Winnipeg at New Jersey|
(Saturday, November 5th)
Final Score: New Jersey 3, Winnipeg 2 (OT)
Newark, NJ (Sports Network) - Adam Henrique's second goal of the night, 1:28
into overtime, boosted the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg
Patrik Elias also lit the lamp for the Devils, who wasted a two-goal lead in
the final period, but picked up their second straight win.
Martin Brodeur made 21 saves for the Devils, who played without forward Ilya
Kovalchuk. He was out due to a leg muscle injury.
Jim Slater and Mark Flood scored, while Dustin Byfuglien had a pair of assists
for the Jets, who had won their previous two contests. Ondrej Pavelec made 25
saves in defeat.
Zach Parise passed the puck to Henrique as he was coming onto the ice. The
breakaway proved fruitful as Henrique scored using the forehand.
"The last two games it's been fun," Parise said. "We haven't been rattled, and
that's definitely a good sign for us."
Elias scored 4:08 into the second period taking a left circle pass from
Dainius Zubrus and rocketing a successful one-timer from the slot.
Henrique made it 2-0 at the 12:59 mark by lifting a backhander up high into
the net on a breakaway.
"They try to frustrate you and if you get away from your game, they create
turnovers and make you pay," Slater said. "We did a good job sticking with the
Flood's first NHL goal came 6:43 into the third on a blast from above the left
circle, and the Jets tied the game on a play where a penalty could have been
called as Blake Wheeler hooked away Anton Volchenkov from the puck in the
right circle. The disc came to rest on the stick of Slater, who deposited it
The Jets were 0-for-3 on the power play...The Devils have won eight of the
last 10 meetings against the Thrashers/Jets. That includes four in a row at
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