November 24, 2001Devils Crush Panthers 5-1
The New Jersey Devils beat the Florida Panthers by a score
of 5-1, in Florida on Saturday, November 24, 2001. The Panthers
scored first in the game that broke the Devils 7 game winless streak, but
the Devils would score 5 un-answered goals.
Lindsay puck a past Brodeur at 13:06 to give the Panthers
a 1-0 lead.
Petr Sykora got his 5th goal of the season at 18:13 to
tie the game, 1-1. Scott Niedermayer got the only assist on the
The first period ended with the scored tied, 1-1.
New Jersey outshot Florida 14-9 in the period.
There was no scoring in the second period. The
Panthers outshot the Devils 7-6 in the second period.
Jason Arnott fired a rocket past Roberto Luongo at 4:09
of the third period, on the power-play. Bobby Holik got the
only assist on Arnott's 8th goal of the season - which gave the Devils
a 2-1 lead.
John Madden beat Luongo unassisted at 10:44 to give the
Devils a 2-goal, 3-1 lead.
Bobby Holik roofed the puck over Luongo's glove at 16:51
to give the Devils a 4-1 lead. Patrik Elias got the only assist
on Holik's goal.
Jim McKenzie got his first goal of the season at 17:37 by
shoving the puck under Luongo. John Madden and Jay Pandolfo got
assists on the goal that gave the Devils a 5-1 lead.
The game ended with the Devils winning by a score of 5-1.
The Devils outshot the Panthers 11-5 in the third period, and
31-25 in the game.
The win broke the Devils 7-game winless streak.