December 31, 2009Game 39: Blackhawks Beat Tired Devils 5-1
The New Jersey Devils lost 1-5 to the Blackhawks in Chicago on
Thursday, December 31, 2009.
Troy Brouwer beat Martin Brodeur on a power-play at 14:44 of the
first period. Ben Eager's backhand shot at 16:29 gave the Blackhawks a
two goal lead.
The Blackhawks outshot the Devils 14-9 in the first period, which
ended with Chicago leading 2-0.
Andrew Ladd scored at 2:12 of the second period to make it 3-0
The Blackhawks outshot the Devils 15-13 in the second
Jonathan Toews scored at 4:41 of the third period.
Ex-Devils John Madden beat Brodeur at 15:11 to make it a 5-0 Blackhawk
Jamie Langenbrunner ruined Cristobal Huet's shutout bid with a
goal at 18:27. Langenbrunner's 10th goal of the season was scored