NHL

more stats

0
Final 123Score
NY Rangers0000
New Jersey2204
Preview | Matchup | Log | Wrap | Box
4


NHL Game Summary - NY Rangers at New Jersey



(Saturday, October 19th)

Final Score: New Jersey 4, NY Rangers 0

Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - The New Jersey Devils broke out of their early-season slump in a big way, getting goals from four different players en route to a 4-0 rout of the New York Rangers at the Prudential Center.

Andrei Loktionov and Adam Henrique each scored in the first period, with Michael Ryder and Dainius Zubrus lighting the lamp in the second to help the Devils end their franchise-worst seven-game losing streak to begin the 2013-14 campaign.

"I think the effort's been there a lot of nights, but obviously the result hasn't been there," said Henrique afterward. "Tonight the guys played a full 60 minutes even when we were ahead. I thought everybody played great."

Cory Schneider, making his initial home start in a New Jersey sweater, needed to make just 22 saves to record his first shutout with his new team.

Schneider outshined counterpart Henrik Lundqvist, who stopped only 15-of-19 shots as the Rangers fell to 2-5-0 on their season-opening nine-game road trip.

The Devils entered the matchup having mustered just six goals over their four most recent defeats, but scored twice on their first six shots against a shaky Lundqvist even with key forwards Damien Brunner and Patrik Elias out of the lineup.

Just over seven minutes in, Anton Volchenkov kept the puck from leaving the Rangers zone and sent a long drive that Lundqvist turned away, but Loktionov swooped in to knock home the rebound to send New Jersey ahead.

"I just think we took them right out of the game," Schneider remarked. "We took some of their emotion away and really frustrated them."

Schneider made a tough save in close on Benoit Pouliot later in the period, and Henrique got loose down the left side shortly afterward before blasting the puck by Lundqvist for a 2-0 lead.

"I just need to come up with more saves and give the team a little more confidence," said a dejected Lundqvist. "It's tough to get the game going as a team when you fall behind like that."

A Rangers penalty early in the second period enabled their rival to increase the margin. The Devils worked the puck on the resulting power play to Ryder, who rocketed a low shot through Lundqvist's pads at the six-minute mark of the session.

Zubrus made it a 4-0 game by backhanding in the carom of Bryce Salvador's initial attempt 5:28 prior to the second intermission.

The Rangers did control the action for much of the final frame. However, Schneider withstood all 10 shots he faced in the third period to polish off his 10th career shutout, the first nine of which came with Vancouver.

Game Notes

Elias did not play due to a case of the flu, while Brunner was held out with an undisclosed injury ... The Rangers played without captain Ryan Callahan, who fractured his thumb during Wednesday's 2-0 triumph over Washington, as well as defenseman Michael Del Zotto (illness) ... Salvador briefly left the contest late in the first period after being checked hard into the boards by Pouliot, but returned for the second ... The Devils' longest winless stretch to begin a season in franchise history remains nine games, when the Kansas City Scouts opened their inaugural 1974-75 campaign with eight losses and a tie.

10/20 00:37:56 ET

Other Stories

Hurricanes

Panthers Blackhawks Hockey
Toews scores 2 to help Blackhawks beat Hurricanes 5-2

After practice the previous day, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said his teammates were capable of stepping up and "filling the void" created by the loss of injured leading scorer Patrick Kane.

Related Stories
  • ACC: Syracuse at NC State

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Florida at Kentucky

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Pac 12: Stanford at Arizona

    Saturday at 4:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Big Ten: Wisconsin at Minnesota

    Tonight at 7:00 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NBA: Dallas at Portland

    Tonight at 9:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NHL: Hurricanes vs. Minnesota

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
7:00pm Tonight
ECU
TEMPL
7:30pm Tonight
NCCU
NCAT
 
Final
DET 4
ATL 6
 
Final
TAM 2
BAL 3
 
Final
PIT 1
NYY 2
 
Final
HOU 6
PHI 3
 
Final
MIA 1
STL 4
 
8th
SFG 3
CHC 6
 
8th
CIN 1
CLE 9
 
Final
CWS 1
LOS 6
 
7th
ANA 3
MIL 1
 
9th
CHC 2
OAK 2
 
8th
SEA 5
SDP 3
 
8th
KAN 2
TEX 4
 
8th
ARI 4
COL 2
 
3rd
WAS 0
NYM 1
 
7:05pm Tonight
MIN
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
TOR
 
8:00pm Tonight
CHI
OKC
10:30pm Tonight
POR
DAL
2nd
MDES 57
MRGST 46
 
1st
SIENA 29
NIAG 18
 
7:00pm Tonight
LEH
AMER
 
7:00pm Tonight
SCAR
ARK
7:00pm Tonight
LAF
BU
 
7:00pm Tonight
PETE
FAIR
7:00pm Tonight
BUCK
HC
 
7:00pm Tonight
UNF
LIP
 
7:00pm Tonight
TENNM
MORE
7:00pm Tonight
COL
NAVY
 
7:00pm Tonight
ECU
TEMPL
7:00pm Tonight
FATL
UAB
7:00pm Tonight
FLGC
USCU
 
7:00pm Tonight
CHAR
WKENT
7:00pm Tonight
MINN
WISC
7:05pm Tonight
MIZST
SILL
7:30pm Tonight
COPST
DELST
 
7:30pm Tonight
FIU
MTST
7:30pm Tonight
HAMP
NORST
 
7:30pm Tonight
NCCU
NCAT
 
7:30pm Tonight
COOK
SCST
 
7:30pm Tonight
APP
TXST
 
7:30pm Tonight
GSOUT
TXARL
 
8:00pm Tonight
LAMON
UGST
 
8:00pm Tonight
ODU
MARS
8:00pm Tonight
TXSA
RICE
8:00pm Tonight
FAM
SAV
 
8:00pm Tonight
LATU
SMISS
8:15pm Tonight
LALAF
ARKLR
 
8:30pm Tonight
JST
ALAAM
 
8:30pm Tonight
GRAM
ALAST
 
8:30pm Tonight
TXSOU
ALCOR
 
8:30pm Tonight
NICST
CARK
 
8:30pm Tonight
TAMCC
HOUB
 
8:30pm Tonight
NARZ
PORST
 
8:30pm Tonight
LAM
SHSU
 
8:30pm Tonight
ARKST
SALA
 
8:30pm Tonight
PVU
SOUTH
 
8:45pm Tonight
NO
SELA
 
9:00pm Tonight
INCWORD
ABCHRIST
 
9:00pm Tonight
MVSU 0
ARKPB 0
 
9:00pm Tonight
ARZ
CAL
9:00pm Tonight
WASH
COL
9:00pm Tonight
BEL
EILL
9:00pm Tonight
WEBER
IDAHO
 
9:00pm Tonight
QUIN
MAR
9:00pm Tonight
UCONN
MEM
9:00pm Tonight
UTEP
UNT
9:00pm Tonight
STEPH
NWST
 
9:00pm Tonight
SUTAH
SACST
 
9:00pm Tonight
DAVID
VCU
9:05pm Tonight
IDST
EWASH
 
9:35pm Tonight
DRAK
BRAD
10:00pm Tonight
LBSU
CSNO
 
10:00pm Tonight
UCI
CSFU
 
10:00pm Tonight
UCD
UCR
 
11:00pm Tonight
ARST
STAN
11:00pm Tonight
WASU
UTAH
7:00pm Tonight
BOS
CAL
7:00pm Tonight
WAS
MIN
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
STL
7:30pm Tonight
FLA
DAL
7:30pm Tonight
TAM
TOR
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
NYI
9:00pm Tonight
ARI
VAN
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
MON