New Jersey 3, NY Rangers 2

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 6-7-1-4 3-1-0-2 3-6-1-2 W2
NY Rangers 9-9-0-0 4-3-0-0 5-6-0-0 L1


Devils 3, Rangers 2: Dainius Zubrus scored to snap a tie with 2:55 remaining in the third period as visiting New Jersey defeated New York for the second time this season.

Ryan Carter scored his first two goals of the campaign and defenseman Adam Larsson notched an assist on his 21st birthday for the Devils, who began a 6-3-2 stretch with a 4-0 victory over New York on Oct. 19. Martin Brodeur finished with 33 saves.

Marc Staal scored for the first time since the season opener to secure his 100th career point and fellow defenseman Dan Girardi tallied to forge a 2-2 tie with 6:42 remaining in the third period. Mats Zuccarello notched an assist to extend his point streak to a career-high four contests and Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 25 shots for the Rangers, who saw their three-game winning streak come to an end.

With the contest tied at 2-2, Zubrus' initial shot from the slot was blocked by Girardi as he went down to a knee. However, the puck caromed off the skate of defenseman Ryan McDonagh and back to Zubrus, who slapped it past Lundqvist for his third goal.

New Jersey seized a a 2-1 lead as Larsson's clearing bid skidded along the right-wing boards before Carter settled the puck and backhanded a shot from the lower circle that slipped past Lundqvist. Carter's two-goal game was the third of his career - and first since April 11, 2010. The slim advantage held up until Girardi's wrist shot from just inside the blue line deflected off the skate of Larsson and into the net.

GAME NOTEBOOK: New York LW Carl Hagelin saw his five-game point streak come to an end. He collected four goals and seven assists in that stretch. ... Lundqvist fell to 24-9-5 in his career against Brodeur, who saw his shutout streak end at 192:25 as Staal's blast from the left circle sailed inside the near post at 6:55 of the second period. ... Devils D Anton Volchenkov suffered a lower-body injury during the first period and did not return. 

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   NY Rangers
Ryan Carter 2 Points Chris Kreider 2
Ryan Carter 2 Goals Daniel Girardi 1
Andy Greene 1 Assists Chris Kreider 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Martin Brodeur .943 Save Percentage Henrik Lundqvist .893
Martin Brodeur 33 Saves Henrik Lundqvist 25

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
New Jersey 28 3 0-3 5-5 12 37
NY Rangers 35 2 0-5 3-3 8 31

Upcoming Games

  • NY Rangers will play its next game on the road against Montreal. The Rangers have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play its next game at home against Los Angeles. The Devils have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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