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The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils are rarely on friendly terms at the best of times, but both teams seemed to have an extra dose of loathing as they faced off in the Prudential Center en route to a fight-filled 4-1 Devils victory.
The New Jersey Devils had a terrific third period against the New York Rangers to win 4-1. This recap goes over how great the third period was, includes praise for Ilya Kovalchuk and Ryan Carter among other Devils, and many more observations about the win.
Tonight, the New Jersey Devils will host the New York Rangers. This preview goes over who the Rangers are all about, emphasizes that the Devils need more than just 13 shots on net, and includes some additional thoughts about the game.
|- 1, New Jersey Goal - Ilya Kovalchuk (26), from Zach Parise and Andy Greene at :49. Penalties - Ryan Carter, New Jersey (Fighting (maj)), 3:03; Brandon Dubinsky, NY Rangers (Fighting (maj)), 3:03; Cam Janssen, New Jersey (Fighting (maj)), 12:32; John Scott, NY Rangers (Fighting (maj)), 12:32; Bryce Salvador, New Jersey (Cross checking), 13:16; Ryan McDonagh, NY Rangers (Hi-sticking), 18:27.|
|- 2, NY Rangers Goal - Derek Stepan (15), from Carl Hagelin and Dan Girardi at 6:56. Penalties - Marian Gaborik, NY Rangers (Slashing), 16:49.|
|- 3, New Jersey Goal - David Clarkson (26), from Petr Sykora and Patrik Elias at 2:27. 4, New Jersey Goal - Ryan Carter (3), from Jacob Josefson and Ilya Kovalchuk at 4:21. 5, New Jersey Empty Net Goal - Patrik Elias (22), from Dainius Zubrus and Bryce Salvador at 18:07. Penalties - Brandon Prust, NY Rangers (Roughing), 6:10; Marek Zidlicky, New Jersey (Tripping), 8:17; Ruslan Fedotenko, NY Rangers (Too many men/ice - bench), 14:55.|