Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils game one analysis and review.
The New Jersey Devils played their best hockey in a month and dominated the Carolina Hurricanes, who were just poor tonight.
This preview for Game 1 encompasses everything learned since Saturday and onward plus a little more. At this point, all that is left for is to play the game and see how this will turn out.
|- 1, New Jersey Goal - Mike Mottau (1) unassisted at 16:03. Penalties - Bench, Carolina (served by Ruutu (too many men), 0:37; Anton Babchuk, Carolina (hooking), 13:53.|
|- 2, New Jersey Goal - Zach Parise (1), from Travis Zajac and Jamie Langenbrunner at 0:59. 3, New Jersey Goal - Patrik Elias (1), from Brian Gionta and Dainius Zubrus at 11:33. Penalties - Ray Whitney, Carolina (holding), 14:07; Bryce Salvador, New Jersey (cross-checking), 20:00.|
|- 4, Carolina Goal - Ray Whitney (1), from Chad LaRose and Matt Cullen at 9:22. 5, New Jersey Goal - Jamie Langenbrunner (1), from Zach Parise and Paul Martin at 9:51. Penalties - Brian Gionta, New Jersey (hooking), 12:33; Chad LaRose, Carolina (interference), 18:53.|