New Jersey 5, Minnesota 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 Total
New Jersey 0 3 2 5 Final 
Minnesota 0 2 1 3  
 Scoring Summary  
 1st Period
 None
 2nd Period
 New Jersey5:13, Dean McAmmond 4 (Patrik Elias) 
 New Jersey6:57, Jamie Langenbrunner 11 (power play) (Patrik Elias, Vladimir Zharkov) 
 Minnesota9:08, Eric Belanger 9 (Marek Zidlicky, Martin Havlat) 
 Minnesota19:22, Mikko Koivu 11 (shorthanded) (Antti Miettinen, Nick Schultz) 
 New Jersey19:56, Jamie Langenbrunner 12 (power play) (Mike Mottau) 
 3rd Period
 New Jersey11:35, Jay Pandolfo 3 (Rob Niedermayer, Patrik Elias) 
 Minnesota16:09, Andrew Brunette 13 (Marek Zidlicky, Mikko Koivu) 
 New Jersey19:43, Jamie Langenbrunner 13 (empty net) (unassisted) 
 Team Shots on Goal Faceoffs Power Plays
  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Won Lost   Converted Total
  New Jersey 6 8 11 25   27 25   2
  Minnesota 11 9 12 32   25 27   0
 New Jersey
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  M. Brodeur  32   29 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  N. Bergfors  16:39 0 0 -1 4
  M. Corrente  06:16 0 0 0 0
  P. Elias  18:10 0 3 +2 2
  M. Fraser  04:28 0 0 -1 0
  A. Greene  28:03 0 0 +1 1
  J. Langenbrunner  19:07 3 0 -1 7
  D. McAmmond  16:02 1 0 +1 2
  M. Mottau  28:06 0 1 +1 0
  R. Niedermayer  15:47 0 1 +2 0
  J. Oduya  25:40 0 0 -1 0
  J. Pandolfo  13:22 1 0 +1 3
  Z. Parise  19:39 0 0 -2 1
  R. Pelley  07:14 0 0 -1 0
  I. Pikkarainen  07:12 0 0 0 1
  B. Rolston  15:40 0 0 +1 1
  C. White  24:13 0 0 +1 0
  T. Zajac  19:25 0 0 -2 3
  V. Zharkov  11:06 0 1 0 1
 
 Minnesota
 Goalies       Shots   Saves 
  N. Backstrom  25   21 
 Skaters TOI G A +/- SOG PIM 
  E. Belanger  14:32 1 0 0 1
  K. Brodziak  15:38 0 0 -1 1
  A. Brunette  18:29 1 0 0 5
  C. Clutterbuck  10:19 0 0 0 1
  A. Ebbett  10:33 0 0 0 0
  M. Havlat  17:50 0 1 0 4
  S. Hnidy  14:53 0 0 0 0
  K. Johnsson  25:28 0 0 -1 1
  M. Koivu  20:48 1 1 +1 5
  G. Latendresse  14:52 0 0 0 3
  A. Miettinen  19:53 0 1 +1 5
  O. Nolan  14:28 0 0 -1 1
  N. Schultz  21:01 0 1 0 0
  J. Sheppard  12:34 0 0 -2 5
  C. Stoner  11:50 0 0 0 0
  P. Sykora  09:07 0 0 -1 0
  G. Zanon  22:01 0 0 0 0
  M. Zidlicky  21:08 0 2 +1 0
 Penalty Summary
 1st Period
 New Jersey interference - 2 min 10:41, M. Corrente
 2nd Period
 Minnesota interference - 2 min 5:37, E. Belanger
 Minnesota holding - 2 min 7:18, N. Schultz
 New Jersey interference - 2 min 8:14, A. Greene
 Minnesota tripping - 2 min 18:01, M. Zidlicky
 3rd Period
 None

Updated on Saturday, Jan 2, 2010 10:37 pm ET

 
  Three Stars
J. Langenbrunner
Jamie Langenbrunner
Devils - RW
Goals: 3
Assists: 0
P. Elias
Patrik Elias
Devils - LW
Goals: 0
Assists: 3
M. Koivu
Mikko Koivu
Wild - C
Goals: 1
Assists: 1