Devils Even Up Eastern Conference Finals

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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — There were no pucks fired at Rangers heads in game 2, but some did find a way into the net for the Devils.

David Clarkson was the game 2 hero for the Devils as he scored a tip-in goal off Adam Henrique’s shot 2:31 into the third period that broke a 2-2 tie.  The Rangers would have a chance with an empty net, but were unable to put one in against Martin Brodeur late and the Devils found a way to even up the series at one apiece.

“Mr. Clutch? I don’t know about that,” Clarkson said. “I’m going to skate up and down and finish the checks and just bounce off people. It’s just a great feeling to be able to contribute. To get a tip on that felt pretty good.”

Martin Brodeur recorded 23 saves for New Jersey in the victory.

“I saw most of the pucks, but the Rangers came out hard,” Brodeur said. “They were around me a lot, and there were some bad bounces. It’s such a tough place to play sometimes here. There are bad bounces, and the boards are terrible.”

Game 3 will be Saturday afternoon at the Prudential Center.

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