Post-Game 4/21/13

New Jersey Devils 1 at New York Rangers 4

Game Notes

  • With the loss, the Devils were eliminated from playoff contention.
  • New Jersey fell to 4-17-6 on the year when allowing the first goal. The Devils are 13-1-4 when scoring first this season.
  • The Devils out shot the Rangers, 27-22, and have now out shot their opponent in 24 of the past 26 games, including a 184-100 advantage over the past six games.
  • The Devils closed-out their 10th/final set of back-to-back games. New Jersey was 3-5-2 in first games and 3-5-2 in second games when playing on consecutive dates.
  • Martin Brodeur started his 15th consecutive game this afternoon. He is 4-7-4 since returning to the lineup on March 21 at Carolina.
  • Andrei Loktionov, who was a healthy scratch in the last two games, scored the Devils only goal, his eighth of the season. He is second on the team (Patrik Elias, 9) in goal-scoring since making his season debut on February 18.
  • Ilya Kovalchuk picked up the primary assist in his second game back after missing 11 games (shoulder).
  • Peter Harrold also had an assist and now has points in back-to-back games (2a).
  • Anton Volchenkov returned to the lineup after serving his four-game suspension.

Statistics

Next Up

  • Tomorrow: TBA
  • Tuesday: vs. Montreal at Prudential Center (7:00 PM, MSG Plus, Bloomberg 1130 AM)
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