NHL Game Summary - New Jersey at Anaheim
(Wednesday, November 26th)
Final Score: New Jersey 3, Anaheim 3
Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Sergei Fedorov scored the tying goal for the Ducks with just 1:49 left in the third and finished with two goals and one assist as Anaheim and New Jersey skated to a 3-3 tie in a Stanley Cup Finals rematch.
Petr Sykora also found the back of the net for the Ducks, who have recorded at least one point in each of its last nine games (4-0-1-4).
John Madden, Patrik Elias, and Brian Rafalski each lit the lamp for the Devils, who are now unbeaten in 13 straight games (10-0-3). New Jersey got the best of the Ducks in seven games last spring,
New Jersey's Scott Stevens passed Larry Murphy for the most games played among NHL defensemen. Stevens, who tied Murphy in Tuesday's shutout over the Los Angeles Kings, has played in 1,616 games spanning 21-plus seasons with the Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blues and Devils.
Stevens, a 39-year-old captain, is now fourth on the all-time games played list -- behind only forwards Gordie Howe (1,767), Mark Messier (1,701) and Ron Francis (1,672) -- after tonight's contest.
Fedorov's seventh tally of the season came on the power play on a tip-in from close range through Martin Brodeur's legs to send the game into the extra session.
New Jersey outshot Anaheim, 6-2, in a scoreless overtime.
The game was knotted at 1-1 after each team got on the board in the first. At 18:43 of frame, Rafalski's third of the year came on the power play and then at 19:42, Sykora's seventh of the season tied it at 1-1 for the Ducks.
Fedorov tallied the sole goal of the second via a deflection at 14:35.
New Jersey started the third with two goals in the first 10 minutes of the stanza. Elias and Madden put the Devils ahead 3-2.
Brodeur made 33 saves for the Devils, while Jean-Sebastien Giguere also made 33 saves for the home team.
Stevens wore three different jerseys, and one of them will be sent to the Hall of Fame.
11/27 01:32:08 ET