Devils Vs. Rangers, NHL Playoffs 2012 Game 4: New Jersey Still Leads, 2-0, After 2nd Period

The New Jersey Devils still hold a 2-0 lead over the New York Rangers after the second period in Game 4 of the 2012 NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night. The Rangers out shot the Devils 11-9 in the period, but struggled to get quality shots off.

The shutout is still on for Martin Brodeur, who now has 18 saves on the night. Brad Richards put the most heat on the Devils net, picking up three shots on goal during the period. Henrik Lundqvist has turned back 19 of 21 shots faced for the Rangers.

Ryan Callahan and Ilya Kovalchuk earned simultaneous roughing and slashing penalties, respectively, with just under five minutes to go in the period. Only Anton Stalman was able to get a shot on goal between the two teams during the two-minute period of 4-on-4 hockey, forcing a Brodeur save.

For more on the Rangers please be sure to visit our blog Blueshirt Banter. For the Devils, please check out In Lou We Trust and for all the latest news and updates, stay right here on SB Nation New York.

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