March 30, 2013Game 35: Devils Fail AGAIN, Lose 2-3 to Panthers in OT
The New Jersey Devils lost 2-3 in overtime to the Panthers in
Florida on Saturday, March 30, 2013.
Steve Bernier scored the first goal of the game, beating Jacob
Markstrom at 3:42 of the first period. Ryan Carter and Stephen Gionta
assisted on Bernier's seventh goal of the season.
Shawn Matthias tied the game with a goal that beat Martin Brodeur
at 12:55 on a power-play.
Bernier scored a power-play goal at 7:57 of the third period to
make it a 2-1 lead. Bernier's second goal of the game was assisted by
Henrik Tallinder and Andrei Loktionov.
For the second night in a row, the Devils led into the last
minute of regulation time and with their opponents net empty, the game was
tied. Shawn Matthias scored his second goal of the game with just 27
seconds remaining to force overtime.
Dmitry Kulikov beat Martin Brodeur 1:43 into overtime to win the
game for Florida.