Carolina Hurricanes @ New Jersey Devils
(CAR leads series 3-1)
After a wild victory the other night, the New Jersey Devils looks to even up the series against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Devils did get off to a good fast start thanks to a Jack Hughes goal that he redirected off of a Timo Meier shot to give their team a 1-0 lead. It would remain that way for a while until late in the period Martin Necas tied things up scoring on a 2 on 1 that was created off of a turnover in the neutral zone. After the first period the score would be tied 1-1.
Things started to unravel for New Jersey in the second period as the Hurricanes scored five times to really put themselves out in front as they got goals from Martin Necas (second of the game), Brett Pesce, Jesper Fast, Brent Burns, & the especially red hot Jordan Martinook. The explosion of offense would put Carolina up 6-1 after two periods.
Period three saw the Hurricanes shut down the Devils the rest of the way and not giving them much opportunity at all to get back in this one and would warn the victory by a final score of 6-1. The Devils backs are against the wall not facing elimination against the Hurricanes in game five on Thursday night down in Ralieigh.
New Jersey Devils
GOAL (NJ) 1:55- Jack Hughes (Timo Meier)
GOAL (CAR) 17:40- Martin Necas (Jordan Martinook, Jacob Slavin)
GOAL (CAR) 7:26- Martin Necas (Brett Pesce, Jordan Staal)
GOAL (CAR) 9:51- Brett Pesce (Jack Drury, Jordan Staal)
GOAL (CAR) 11:07- Jesper Fast (Jordan Martinook, Jalen Chatfield)
GOAL (CAR) 12:46- Brent Burns (Jesper Kotkaniemi, Jordan Martinook)
GOAL (CAR) 19:36- Jordan Martinook (Brent Burns)
*No goals were scored
Next Up: (Game 5) New Jersey Devils @ Carolina Hurricanes 5/11/23 7pm EST
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