Final: Devils 3 Kings 0

Scoring Summary:
First Period- None
Second Period- Dainius Zubrus (1) and Patrik Elias (4) and Dainius Zubrus (2)
Third Period- None

Next Game: 10/27 at Phoenix Coyotes 10 pm.


Patrik Elias Postgame:
On Petr Sykora playing sick “I actually had to take care of him. I think he just wanted the morning skate off.”

Dainius Zubrus Postgame:
On getting puck to the face “It wasn’t that bad. I told the refs I appreciated them blowing (the whistle). Right away I knew my teeth were all there.”

Zach Parise Postgame:
On playing center “I felt a lot better than I thought… I felt really comfortable taking draws.”

Peter DeBoer Postgame:
“I think tonight was our best 60-minute effort so far from top to bottom.”
On Sykora-Elias-Zubrus line “They just clicked from the start.”

Team Notes:
Kings outdrew the Devils 24-20
Kings outshot the Devils 30-23
Devils went 0 for 2 on the power play.
Kings out hit the Devils 33-31

Player Notes:
Zubrus, Elias, Sykora, Greene, Fayne combined for 9 points (3 goals, 6 assists)
Ilya Kovalchuk lead the team in total ice time.
Dainius Zubrus scored his first two goals of the season
Patrik Elias had two points (1 goal, 1 assist)
Johan Hedberg’s first shutout of the season