Devils Disappointed After Blowing Huge Lead

Devils_Stefan_Matteau_NHL_2013The New Jersey Devils were well on their way to winning their first game since Ilya Kovalchuk’s “retirement” last night. They went into the third period with a 3-0 lead over Edmonton, but the Oilers rallied back with four goals over the span of just 7:47 minutes.

The only silver lining for New Jersey is that Patrik Elias netted a shorthanded goal while goaltender Martin Brodeur was pulled. That led to them getting a point in a 5-4 shootout defeat.

Still, that game has to be a tough pill to swallow and it makes them 0-1-2 this season.

Source: Ryan Dadoun, NBC Sports

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