Be-Devils as Slump Continues in 3-0 loss to Canucks
New York, NY - New Jersey playing its third road game in four nights still could not find a solution to their offensive woes in the 3-0 loss to the Vancouver Canucks in hockey action on Monday night.
The Devils who learned that top forward Zach Parise will have exploratory arthroscopic knee surgery, after injuring it in a game on Saturday in Los Angeles. The Devils are off to their worst start in 27 years at 3-9-1 and last in the NHL with seven points.
The team has been playing hard, but have not been able to have any breaks on offense. In the cage Martin Brodeur finished the tough night with 20 saves.
Vancouver (5-3-1) got off to a quick 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Raffi Torres and Ryan Kesler. The night and victory was capped on a penalty shot by Henrik Sedin with 6:17 left in the third period. The Canucks playing their first game in six days, won their third straight and improved to 5-0-1 on home ice. In the cage for Vancouver was Roberto Luongo who made 30 saves.