Originally written May 22, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
NEWARK, N.J. - Trailing two games to one, the New Jersey Devils needed to play with a sense of urgency in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference final series with the New York Rangers Monday night. It didn't take long to see that the Devils were ready to dominate their arch enemies in every facet of the game. Zach Parise ended his recent scoring drought with two third-period goals, one a power play goal and the other an empty netter, and Bryce Salvador and Travis Zajac each scored a first-period goal, leading the Devils to a dominant 4-1 victory, evening their best-of-seven series with the Rangers at 2-2. Game 5 is set for Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, and Game 6 will be played Friday night in Newark. "I think our guys responded with a big effort," Devils head coach Peter DeBoer said. "Right from the drop of the puck, we pushed it right away. We had a lot of positives. We put some pressure on them early and just carried it from there. It was the ef...
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