A win would even the series and turn it into a best of three games affair; a loss would have the Devils reeling and playing to survive for the balance of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Each team was forced to turn to their back-up net minders in the middle of Tuesday night's action, but only one-the Devils-knows who they will fall back on Thursday, as veteran stalwart Martin Brodeur will once again be between the pipes after a shaky night on the ice.
The Panthers haven't yet decided between Jose Theodore and Scott Clemmensen, but the Devils must be prepared to fire away early again, and this time hope to preserve an early lead.
Game Time: 7 p.m. EST
TV Coverage: NHL Network
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