January 27, 2013Game 4: Devils Fall to Canadiens 3-4 in Overtime
The New Jersey Devils lost their first game of the
lockout-shortened 2012-2013 season 3-4 in overtime to the Canadiens in Montreal
on on Sunday, January 27, 2013.
Ryan White beat Martin Brodeur just 2:25 into the first period to
give Montreal a 1-0 lead. Brendan Gallagher scored at 13:35 to make it
a two goal lead.
Patrik Elias got the Devils on the board with a goal that beat
Carey Price at 3:26 of the second period. Mark Fayne and David Clarkson
assisted on Elias' second goal of the season.
Brandon Prust scored at the 2:00 mark of the third period to give
Montreal a 3-1 lead.
David Clarkson scored a 5 on 3 power-play goal at 5:23 to get the
Devils back within a goal. Patrik Elias was credited with the only
assist on Clarkson's third goal of the season.
Dainius Zubrus tied the game with his first goal of the season at
13:02 of the third period. Patrik Elias and David Clarkson assisted on
the goal, which would force overtime.
Andrei Markov scored a 4 on 3 power-play overtime goal with just
38 seconds remaining in overtime to win the game for Montreal.
Elias' assist on Zubrus' goal was the 900th of his NHL career.