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Devils 3, Kings 0: Devils' Johan Hedberg Earns Shutout With 31 Saves

The Devils got back on track with a shutout against the Kings on Tuesday night.

The Devils used a big third period to shutout one of the NHL's hottest early season teams, the Kings, by a score of 3-0 on Tuesday night. 

Right wing Dainius Zubrus paced New Jersey with two of the Devils three second-period goals and New Jersey won for the first time in 10 days. The Kings had not allowed a goal in their last 221 minutes on the ice, a franchise record.

But as In Lou We Trust points out, the biggest star might have been the Devils goalie, Johan Hedberg, who made 31 saves to get the shutout, the 18th of his career.

I'd like to highlight Johan Hedberg's performance tonight. If it wasn't for Moose, the Devils would not have been in this game. He made 31 stops, and several huge stops on some of the Kings top offensive threats, namely one Anze Kopitar to prevent the Kings from getting some momentum.

The Kings came into the contest winners of four straight games tied for second in the Pacific Division, but the Devils have had Los Angeles' number, getting their second win against the Kings this season.

For more on New Jersey, check out the Devils team page and our blog, the In Lou We Trust.