Devils Earn OT Shootout Victory Over Avalanche
Ilya Kovalchuk and Zach Parise scored in the shootout to give the New Jersey Devils a 1-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
After the first two shooters for the Devils connected, Martin Brodeur sealed the win with stops on Milan Hejduk and Peter Mueller.
New Jersey picked up its league-leading 11th shootout win, ending Colorado’s three-game winning streak. The Avalanche are 9-2 in shootouts.
Brodeur made 28 stops through overtime, while Jean-Sebastien Giguere had 33 saves for Colorado.
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