Kovalchuk nets winner again for Devils

Ilya Kovalchuk scored his fifth winning goal in the last 11 games and the New Jersey Devils continued their amazing playoff push with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night. Martin Brodeur had 15 saves and Henrik Tallinder also scored as the Devils won for the 18th time in 22 games

Kovalchuk Scores Twice, Takes Down Stamkos and Lightning

After Stamkos scored a power-play goal on the Lightning’s first shot at 5:06 of the first, the Devils scored four straight goals — Kovalchuk (7:59), Rolston (9:19), Elias (11:44) and Zajac (15:54) — to take a 4-1 lead after the opening period. “It’s unacceptable for us to get behind by that much,” Stamkos said. Zajac’s

Ilya Kovalchuk Assists Twice In Comeback Win Against Lightning

Clarkson had tied the game at 2 early in the third period with his seventh goal of the season and second of the game. Ilya Kovalchuk set up the power-play tally with a cross-ice pass from the left point that set up a slapshot that beat Lightning goaltender Dan Ellis. Click Here To Continue Reading