Pete DeBoer may have finally found his lines.
The New Jersey Devils had one of their best team performances in recent memory last night, beating the now 5-2-1 Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at the Staples Center.
Danius Zubrus scored two goals after being hit in the face with a slap shot early in the first period, and his line with Patrik Elias and Petr Sykora combined for six points on the night. DeBoer made the change days before the game to try and boost the team's scoring chances.
"It just clicked right from the start," DeBoer told Devils.com "I think putting Zubrus back on the wing where he's more comfortable, I think he did a great job winning puck battles. Patrik's been off to a great start, and I think that was Petr's best game for us to date. They were on tonight."
Last night's performance was a significant improvement from past games, as New Jersey was near the bottom of the NHL rankings in scoring. Elias and Sykora have had great chemistry dating back to the 2000 Stanle...