Newark, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski each had a
goal and two assists to to help the San Jose Sharks spoil a very different
home opener for the New Jersey Devils by posting a 4-2 victory.
Patrick Marleau recorded a goal and an assist and Antii Niemi came up with 35
saves for the Sharks in the first home lid-lifter for the Devils not
started by Martin Brodeur since 1993.
Cory Schneider handled Brodeur’s usual duties between the pipes and finished
with 29 saves on 32 shots.
Joe Thornton added an empty-net score in the win, which improved San Jose to
4-0-1 on the young season.
Mike Cammalleri and Adam Henrique had New Jersey’s goals in the loss, the
Devils’ second straight following a 3-0-0 season start.