Rangers 2, New Jersey Devils 1 (SO)
Recap | Box Score
THREE STARS OF THE GAME
1. M. BRODEUR -- NJ
2. D. ZUBRUS -- NJ
3. C. DRURY -- NYR
* The Rangers improved to 6-0-0 against the Devils this season. It was the Blueshirts' second shootout win against the Devils this season, and three of the contests have been decided in overtime.
* The Rangers are now 11-9 in overtime this season, and 8-6 in the shootout.
* Henrik Lundqvist made 17 saves to earn the victory between the pipes. He has won all six of his starts this season against New Jersey, becoming the first Rangers goalie ever to beat the Devils six times in one season. He has allowed only five goals in six starts vs. New Jersey this season.
* Chris Drury scored his team-leading 23rd goal of the season late in the third period. It was his first goal in seven games.
* Nigel Dawes scored the only goal of the shootout, and he is now 4-for-6 in shootout attempts this year.
* Defenseman Dan Girardi led the team with five blocked shots.
* Defenseman Christian Backman logged a team-high 25:46 worth of ice-time.