10/11/14: New Jersey Devils 5 Florida Panthers 1

1st Devils Goal (Ruutu), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    E. Gelinas – stops the puck from clearing the offensive zone at the left side boards, then throws the puck back down the boards (cont.), gets the puck from Merrill and fires a shot towards the net that gets deflected
    S. Gionta – beats Campbell to the loose puck in the right corner to keep it in the corner
    J. Tootoo – comes away with the puck in the right corner and passes it up to Merrill at the right point
    J. Merrill – passes the puck over to Gelinas at the left point
    T. Ruutu – deflects the shot by Gelinas past Luongo’s glove
  • Florida Faults
    S. Thornton – misses the puck along the boards in the Panthers zone, so it ends up as a turnover to Gelinas
    B. Campbell – misses the puck behind the net when Gelinas wraps it around the boards

2nd Devils Goal (Havlat), Powerplay

  • New Jersey Contributions
    P. Elias – wins an offensive zone faceoff in the right circle back to Gelinas at the right point
    E. Gelinas – skates the puck towards the middle of the zone and takes a wrist shot towards the net
    M. Havlat – tips the puck at the top of the crease so it goes past Luongo’s glove
  • Florida Faults
    N. Bjugstad – in the penalty box for delay of game
    D. Kulikov – fails to tie up Havlat’s stick in front of the net

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3rd Devils Goal (Cammalleri), Powerplay

  • New Jersey Contributions
    M. Zidlicky – pinches down to the left faceoff circle in the Panthers zone to retrieve a loose puck and throws it back to Jagr at the left point (cont.), gets the puck from Jagr and sends it behind the net for Cammalleri (cont.), one-times Severson’s pass towards the net
    J. Jagr – fakes a shot and then passes the puck back to Zidlicky at the left faceoff dot
    M. Cammalleri – keeps the puck moving along the boards to Zajac in the right corner (cont.), tips Zidlicky’s shot past Luongo’s glove
    T. Zajac – pushes the puck up to Severson at the right point
    D. Severson – fakes a snap shot and then passes the puck to Zidlicky at the left point
  • Florida Faults
    J. Huberdeau – in the penalty box for goalie interference

4th Devils Goal (Severson), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    D. Severson – recovers a failed clear by Campbell at the right point and takes a wrist shot that beats Luongo
  • Florida Faults
    B. Campbell – blocks a shot in the slot and then tries to play it to Upshall, but puts it out of the reach of Upshall, turning it over to Severson at the point, then screens Luongo on Severson’s shot

5th Devils Goal (Clowe), Even

  • New Jersey Contributions
    R. Clowe – gets the puck from Jokinen and throws it into the left corner of the Panthers zone (cont.), gets the puck from Ryder and one-times it past Luongo’s glove
    M. Ryder – gets to the puck first and chips it off the boards so it stays in the corner (cont.), takes the puck towards the net, moving towards the goal line on his backhand, then passes the puck to Clowe in the slot
    A. Henrique – plays the puck in the corner back to Ryder below the left faceoff dot
  • Florida Faults
    J. Jokinen – gets a loose puck on a faceoff in the Panthers zone and turns it over to Clowe in front of him
    W. Mitchell – doesn’t tie up Clowe in front and misses the pass between Ryder and Clowe

1st Panthers Goal (MacKenzie), Powerplay

  • Florida Contributions
    B. Campbell – pinches down to the left faceoff dot to get an errant puck in the Devils zone, then skates it behind the net and plays it to Bolland in the right corner (cont.), gets the puck from Bolland and then passes it to Kulikov at the left point (cont.), gets the puck back from Kulikov and moves it down to Upshall in the right corner
    D. Bolland – skates the puck up the left side boards and then moves it back down to Campbell next to the right faceoff circle
    D. Kulikov – gets the puck from Campbell at the right point and passes it right back to him along the right side boards
    S. Upshall – settles Campbell’s pass down and quickly centers it to the top of the crease for MacKenzie
    D. MacKenzie – redirects Upshall’s pass past Schneider’s right pad
  • New Jersey Faults
    T. Ruutu – in the penalty box for tripping
    A. Greene – completely misses on an attempted stick lift of MacKenzie, which allows him to redirect the pass

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