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NEW JERSEY 2, ISLANDERS 0

Thursday, 02.8.2007 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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NEW JERSEY 2, ISLANDERS 0
Brodeur stops 25 to shut out Islanders

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Martin Brodeur shut the door on the Islanders for the second time this season, turning aside all 25 shots for his league-leading tenth shutout of the season. Jamie Langenbrunner and Jay Pandolfo scored the only goals of the game to lead the New Jersey Devils past the Islanders 2-0, Thursday night at the Continental Airlines Arena.

Rick DiPietro played well stopping 35 of 37 shots in defeat.

"Ricky kept us in the game," said head coach Ted Nolan. "But you make one mistake against this team and it's hard to come back on them."

The first period saw the Islanders fend off the Devils after being out-shot 15-3. The Islanders successfully killed off four power plays, including 32 seconds of a 5-on-3 power play.

"We couldn't seem to generate a forecheck against New Jersey," said Mike Sillinger. "We couldn't get any rhythm and the second chances on Brodeur were hard to come by."

In the second period, Jason Blake rang one off the post and Sillinger had a couple of chances, but the Islanders could not get one past Martin Brodeur.

It was the Devils that scored the game's first goal with 9:18 left in the second period. After failing to convert a 2-on-1 break, Langenbrunner eventually jammed the puck over the line for his 19th goal of the season.

"I was already sliding across to the other side and could only get my pad on the puck," said Rick DiPietro. "I couldn't stretch over to get my glove on it."

Brodeur made his best save late in the third period when he snagged the puck with his trapper after Brendan Witt's shot from the point was deflected by a Devils stick.

The Islanders had another marvelous chance on the power play in the final five minutes, but Jason Blake's backhander from down low was stopped by Brodeur's shoulder.

The Devils extended their lead to 2-0 while shorthanded. Pandolfo tipped home John Madden's pass while on a 2-on-2 rush with 3:36 remaining in the third period.


Five Stars of the Game:
1. Martin Brodeur:
Recorded his tenth shutout, stopping 25 shots
2. Rick DiPietro: Allowed only two goals on 37 shots
3. Jamie Langenbrunner: Tallied the game-winner
4. Jay Pandolfo: Notched the back-breaking goal shorthanded
5. John Madden: Made a nice set-up on the final goal


Stat of the Game: This was the first time in the last five game at the Continental Airlines Arena the Islanders failed to score at least three goals.

Slapshots: Play halted 5:43 into the third period when Chris Simon's skate blade detached from the rest of the skate¦ Alexei Yashin (knee), Shawn Bates (groin) and Radek Martinek (leg) were tonight's scratches¦The shutout was the 90th of Martin Brodeur's career¦Jeff Tambellini's father, Steve played for both the Islanders and Devils.


ISLANDERS
Goaltenders
39 Rick DiPietro
1   Mike Dunham
 
Defensemen
32 Brendan Witt - 44 Freddy Meyer
14 Chris Campoli - 6 Sean Hill
3   Tom Poti - 8 Bruno Gervais

Forwards
11 Andy Hilbert - 18 Mike Sillinger - 7 Trent Hunter
12 Chris Simon - 27 Randy Robitaille 55 Jason Blake
15 Jeff Tambellini - 25 Viktor Kozlov - 81 Miroslav Satan
10 Richard Park - 51 Frans Nielsen - 45 Arron Asham


NEW JERSEY
Goaltenders
30 Martin Brodeur 
40 Scott Clemmensen

Defensemen
2 David Hale - 21 Brad Lukowich
5 Colin White - 28 Brian Rafalski
29 Johnny Oduya - 7 Paul Martin

Forwards
26 Patrik Elias - 23 Scott Gomez - 14 Brian Gionta
9 Zach Parise - 19 Travis Zajac - 15 Jamie Langenbrunner
20 Jay Pandolfo - 11 John Madden - 18 Sergei Brylin
17 Michael Rupp - 12 Jim Dowd - 25 Cam Janssen

 

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
K. Okposo 49 15 26 -7 41
J. Tavares 48 19 21 -4 40
F. Nielsen 51 15 18 0 33
B. Nelson 51 20 11 1 31
M. Grabovski 51 9 15 2 24
J. Bailey 50 9 15 5 24
N. Leddy 51 3 20 -8 23
A. Lee 51 7 15 1 22
R. Strome 40 5 14 -6 19
C. Clutterbuck 50 11 4 6 15
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 12 11 4 .917 2.28
T. Greiss 14 6 2 .929 2.26
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