2012 Eastern Conference Finals: Rangers Vs. Devils - You've Got To Want It
In Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Travis Zajac scored on a wide open one-timer from a feed by Zach Parise to make it 2-0 for the New Jersey Devils. I breakdown how the Devils scored this goal, including the two critical mistakes Michael Del Zotto made on this play.
On this week's Talking Red, a New Jersey Devils podcast, David Sarch, John Fischer, and Steve Lepore discuss everything from Game 3 and Game 4 to TV ratings to media coverage to beards and even Kevin Smith.
While N.J. has dominated play for much of the series with the Rangers, the Devils haven't always seen the fruits of their hard labor. Game 4 on Monday night saw their work rewarded as animosity grows and the series is now tied.
The New York Rangers lost their cool against the New Jersey Devils in Game 4, and they must find a way to get their game back under control if they hope to advance.
The New Jersey Devils tied up the Eastern Conference Finals series against the New York Rangers with a 4-1 win in Game 4. This recap summarizes how it happens and has a lot of observations from the game ranging from Zach Parise's fantastic game to the Rangers getting violent.
GAME TIME: 5:00 PST TV: CBC, NBCSN, RDS SBN BLOG BATTLE: Blueshirt Banter (Rangers) vs In Lou We Trust (Devils) Some animosity happening in this series now after Brandon Prust did this to Anton...
2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals, Game 4 Preview: New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils
|- 1, New Jersey Goal - Bryce Salvador (3), from Alexei Ponikarovsky and Jacob Josefson at 8:10. 2, New Jersey Goal - Travis Zajac (6), from Zach Parise and Dainius Zubrus at 11:59. Penalties - Ryan McDonagh, NY Rangers (Fighting (maj)), 9:26; Adam Henrique, New Jersey (Fighting (maj)), 9:26; Brian Boyle, NY Rangers (Holding), 15:25; Anton Volchenkov, New Jersey (Tripping), 18:20.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Ilya Kovalchuk, New Jersey (Slashing), 15:03; Ryan Callahan, NY Rangers (Roughing), 15:03.|
|- 3, New Jersey Power-Play Goal - Zach Parise (5), from Ilya Kovalchuk and Adam Henrique at 2:41. 4, NY Rangers Goal - Ruslan Fedotenko, from Brad Richards and Michael Del Zotto at 14:55. 5, New Jersey Empty Net Goal - Zach Parise (6), from Bryce Salvador and Martin Brodeur at 18:31. Penalties - Derek Stepan, NY Rangers (Hi-sticking), 2:37; Mike Rupp, NY Rangers (Misconduct (10 min)), 6:18; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Roughing), 6:18; Mike Rupp, NY Rangers (Roughing), 6:18; Ryan Carter, New Jersey (Roughing), 6:18; Ryan Carter, New Jersey (Misconduct (10 min)), 6:18; Mike Rupp, NY Rangers (Roughing), 6:18; Stu Bickel, NY Rangers (Misconduct (10 min)), 6:18; Carl Hagelin, NY Rangers (Slashing), 8:58; Carl Hagelin, NY Rangers (Holding), 11:25; Alexei Ponikarovsky, New Jersey (Cross checking), 19:42; Michael Del Zotto, NY Rangers (Cross checking), 19:42.|