New Jersey 3, Montreal 2
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 Total
New Jersey 1 1 1 3 Final 
Montreal 0 0 2 2  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 New Jersey17:16, Brian Gionta 43 (Richard Matvichuk, Scott Gomez) 
 2nd Period
 New Jersey10:15, Scott Gomez 29 (Brian Gionta, Brian Rafalski) 
 3rd Period
 New Jersey10:13, Scott Gomez 30 (unassisted) 
 Montreal11:20, Mike Ribeiro 16 (Aaron Downey, Mike Komisarek) 
 Montreal19:47, Christopher Higgins 22 (power play) (Saku Koivu, Alexei Kovalev) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  New Jersey 6 16 7 29   27 28   0
  Montreal 16 11 15 42   28 27   1
 New Jersey
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  M. Brodeur  42   40 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  S. Brylin  15:38 0 0 0 1
  P. Elias  17:03 0 0 0 2
  B. Gionta  19:03 1 1 +3 5
  S. Gomez  16:27 2 1 +3 6
  C. Janssen  4:16 0 0 -1 0
  K. Klee  9:00 0 0 +1 0
  J. Langenbrunner  17:26 0 0 0 4
  B. Lukowich  21:08 0 0 0 0
  J. Madden  21:17 0 0 0 1
  G. Marshall  15:15 0 0 0 0
  P. Martin  27:03 0 0 +1 0
  R. Matvichuk  9:28 0 1 +1 2
  J. Pandolfo  18:47 0 0 0 0
  Z. Parise  15:53 0 0 +3 3
  B. Rafalski  25:31 0 1 0 3
  E. Rasmussen  6:11 0 0 -1 1
  C. White  24:00 0 0 +1 0
  J. Wiemer  6:50 0 0 -1 1
 
 Montreal
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  C. Huet  29   26 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  S. Begin  3:44 0 0 0 2
  R. Bonk  11:17 0 0 0 2
  J. Bulis  17:01 0 0 -1 4
  M. Dandenault  17:17 0 0 -1 1
  A. Downey  7:42 0 1 +1 1
  C. Higgins  18:48 1 0 -1 3
  S. Koivu  20:51 0 1 -2 1
  M. Komisarek  16:06 0 1 0 3
  A. Kovalev  21:41 0 1 0 5
  A. Markov  24:38 0 0 0 0
  G. Murray  16:07 0 0 0 1
  A. Perezhogin  9:22 0 0 -1 2
  T. Plekanec  9:09 0 0 -1 0
  M. Ribeiro  19:04 1 0 +1 3
  C. Rivet  21:41 0 0 -1 1
  M. Ryder  19:57 0 0 -2 4
  S. Souray  24:59 0 0 -1 7
  M. Streit  15:19 0 0 -1 2
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 New Jersey holding the stick - 2 min 1:07, E. Rasmussen
 New Jersey tripping - 2 min 13:31, P. Elias
 New Jersey hooking - 2 min 18:05, S. Brylin
 New Jersey slashing - 2 min 18:05, K. Klee
 2nd Period
 Montreal hooking - 2 min 0:42, T. Plekanec
 Montreal slashing - 2 min 4:09, A. Downey
 Montreal hooking - 2 min 5:55, M. Komisarek
 3rd Period
 New Jersey hooking - 2 min 19:32, B. Lukowich
 New Jersey tripping - 2 min 19:53, C. White

Updated on Saturday, Apr 8, 2006 9:55 pm ET

 
  Game Winning Goal
S. Gomez S. Gomez
New Jersey Devils
Scored at 10:13 of 3rd