The New Jersey Devils scored two goals in the first period, then held on to win Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 4-1. With the victory, the Devils tied the best-of-seven series, 2-2.
Bryce Salvador and Travis Zajac got the Devils off to a good start with goals in the first period. Zach Parise extended the Devils' lead to 3-0 when he put back a rebound early in the third period. It was his fifth goal of the postseason and the Devils' only power play goal of Game 4
Parise also scored on an empty-netter late in the game.
Game 4 was not without incident. Early in the third period, Rangers winger Mike Rupp took a shot at Martin Brodeur leading to a skirmish between the players. For his actions, Rupp was given two minor penalties and a game misconduct. While the players separated on the ice, the coaches from both teams exchanged words.
The series will shift back to New York for Game 5 on Wednesday.
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