|NJD||1||1||1||0||1 (2 - 2)||4|
|TBL||0||1||2||0||0 (0 - 2)||3|
"We played so hard. Almost 50 shots on a team like New Jersey. It's like there's something stopping us from getting the win. Everyone worked so hard, Smitty made some big saves in overtime. They get that lucky bounce and bring it in. I don't know what it is. It's frustrating as a team and individually to know that the guys worked so hard and to have that happen, it's just bad luck. That's what it is, but so many positives in the game. I thought the second, 25 shots in one period was probably our best period of the game. I think we're starting to come together. We're showing life, we're going to be a team to be dealt with this season, just it's a matter of getting some positive bounces."
"I've been involved in the NHL for 25 or 26 years. I've been around a lot of goofy and bad things that have happened, but this is a top three or four for me. The guys deserve better. It's too bad. I feel bad for those guys in the locker room."
"I told Vinny [Lecavalier] after the game to keep these guys up. We've got no choice. It's only the third game of the year, and we've played two really good hockey games."
"These points are precious, and I know it's early, but these are tough ones. Hopefully we can get a couple of these in the year."
- Coach Tocchet
"Marty [Brodeur] saved the game, no doubt. You just look at what he did in the shootout and through the whole game. He made some great saves."
"We didn't react too well in our end. There were a lot of shots and we talked about that before the game. We know how [the Lightning] play. They have skills, they can make these types of plays and we weren't sharp on them at all."
- Devils' Coach Lemaire
|PPG - Zach Parise (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Travis Zajac (1), Paul Martin (1)|
1 - 0 NJD
|Steven Stamkos (1) Wrist shot - ASST: Martin St. Louis (2), Victor Hedman (2)|
1 - 1 Tie
|Jay Pandolfo (1) Backhand shot - ASST: David Clarkson (3), Rob Niedermayer (1)|
2 - 1 NJD
|PPG - Steven Stamkos (2) Snap shot - ASST: Martin St. Louis (3), Vincent Lecavalier (2)|
2 - 2 Tie
|Todd Fedoruk (1) Snap shot - ASST: Victor Hedman (3), Mattias Ohlund (2)|
3 - 2 TBL
|Travis Zajac (2) Wrist shot - ASST: Andy Greene (1), Zach Parise (2)|
3 - 3 Tie
|Steven Stamkos - Missed|
|Zach Parise - Goal|
|Alex Tanguay - Save|
|Jamie Langenbrunner - Goal|
|1||S. Stamkos||Z. Parise||0 - 1|
|2||A. Tanguay||J. Langenbrunner||0 - 2|
|James Wright Hi-sticking against Travis Zajac|
|Victor Hedman Slashing against Dainius Zubrus|
|Bryce Salvador Interference against Steve Downie|
|Johnny Oduya Holding against Drew Miller|
|Bryce Salvador Fighting (maj) against Zenon Konopka|
|Zenon Konopka Fighting (maj) against Bryce Salvador|
|Ilkka Pikkarainen Too many men/ice - bench|
|Dainius Zubrus Holding against Steven Stamkos|
|SA: 44||TOI: 63:41|
|Saves: 41||EV: 31 - 33|
|PIM: 0||PP: 10 - 11|
|SV%: .932||SH: 0 - 0|
|SA: 34||TOI: 65:00|
|Saves: 31||EV: 30 - 32|
|PIM: 0||PP: 1 - 2|
|SV%: .912||SH: 0 - 0|
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