facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: New Jersey 5, Carolina 0

March 31, 2012 at 9:57 PM   |   Comments

RALEIGH, N.C., March 31 (UPI) -- Ilya Kovalchuk notched a goal and two assists Saturday and New Jersey clinched a post-season berth with a 5-0 whitewash of Carolina.

Petr Sykora contributed a goal and an assist, while David Clarkson, Ryan Carter and Zach Parise also scored for the Devils, who reached the playoffs for the 14th time in 15 seasons.

Martin Brodeur earned his third shutout this season with 22 saves as the Devils strengthened their hold on the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference with 96 points.

Brian Boucher made 26 saves for the Hurricanes.

© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Tim Shaw reveals he has ALS in Ice Bucket Challenge video
2
UPI horse racing weekend preview
3
Reports: Bell, Blount busted for marijuana possession
4
2013-14 college football bowl results
5
COL BKB: Indiana 93, Iowa 86
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback