Brian Gionta scored the tying goal with 20.8 seconds remaining in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
Brian Gionta broke a tie early in the third period and Martin Brodeur made 25 saves to lead the Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Flyers on Saturday night.
The Devils got a big boost on their blue line when defenseman Colin White rejoined the lineup after sitting out five playoff games because of an injured groin.
New Jersey 2, Philadelphia 1 (SO)
The Ducks didn't use the long layoff as an excuse. But how else can you explain Game 1?
New Jersey continues to elevate its status with a third Stanley Cup finals appearance in four years.
Dave Andreychuk became the 14th member of the NHL's 600-goal club by scoring two third-period goal to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.