Found January 29, 2013 on
Sometimes the game-changing plays aren’t always the flashiest ones, but just making a heads-up decision at the right moment.
In today’s edition of the Amica Coverage Cam, Andy Brickley breaks down some Devils backchecking, taking away a potential two-on-one opportunity from the Bruins. As Milan Lucic streaks into the offensive zone, he looks behind him for a trailer and slows down just a bit. That was enough to give Devils defender Bryce Salvador an opportunity, as he aggressively attacks the puck and breaks up the play.
Check it all out in the video above.
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Road/Home records - 1-0-1 -------------- 3-0-0
TV - NESN, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
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Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
Boston - 3.20 / 2.20
New Jersey - 2...
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