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Devils Vs. Rangers, NHL Playoffs 2012 Game 6: New Jersey Defeats New York 3-2, Advances To Stanley Cup Finals

The New Jersey Devils scored just over a minute into the overtime period of Game 6 of their NHL Eastern Conference Finals series against the New York Rangers, winning 3-2 to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Devils took the series 4-2, and will now face the Los Angeles Kings in the Finals.

The Devils opened the game strong, going up 2-0 in the first period. The Rangers came back in the second period on goals by Ruslan DFedotenko and Ryan Callahan. Things looked to be going the Rangers' way as the game progressed, with New York outshooting New Jersey 13-7 in the second period and 8-5 in the third.

The overtime period opened with an offensive flurry by New York, but the Devils were able to clear the puck. They followed it down the ice and after a scramble in front of New York's goal Adam Henrique was able to put it past Rangers goalkeeper Henrik Lundqvist for the win.

Lundqvist ended the game with 26 saves on 29 shots, while New Jersey's Martin Brodeur saved 33 of 35 shots. Ryan Carter, Ilya Kovalchuk and Henrique had goals for New Jersey.

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