April 20, 2013Game 44: Devils SMASH Cats 6-2
After giving up the first two goals to Florida, the New Jersey
Devils answered with six straight to defeat the Panthers 6-2 at the Prudential
Center on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Marcel Goc beat Martin Brodeur on a power-play at 6:11 of the
first period to give Florida a 1-0 lead. Brian Campbell made it 2-0 with
a goal just 54 seconds later.
Patrik Elias got the Devils on the board with a power-play goal
that beat Jacob Markstrom at 14:22. Elias' 12th goal of the season was
assisted by Peter Harrold and Martin Brodeur.
Elias scored his second goal of the game, to tie the score 2-2,
at 2:09 of the second period. David Clarkson and Travis Zajac assisted
on the goal.
David Clarkson beat Markstrom at 10:45 to give the Devils their
first lead of the game. Travis Zajac and Alexei Ponikarovsky assiste on
Clarkson's 14th goal of the season.
Ryan Carter made it 4-2 with a goal at 14:11. Steve
Bernier and Stephen Gionta assisted on Carter's sixth goal of the
Stephen Gionta scored the Devils' fourth goal of the period at
17:44 to make it 5-2 New Jersey. Ryan Carter was credited with the only
assist on Gionta's fourth goal of the season.
Dainius Zubrus capped the scoring with a goal at 10:28 of the
third period to make it 6-2 New Jersey. Adam Larsson and Andy Greene
assisted on Zubrus' second goal of the season.