Originally posted on Running With The Devils  |  Last updated 12/16/11

NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 16: Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during the game against the Atlanta Thrashers at the Prudential Center on October 16, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
This week the Devils played 3 games in the Friday to Thursday stretch. A loss at home last Saturday afternoon and then set out on a road trip to Florida that saw a win in Tampa Bay and a shootout win against the Panthers. Zach Parise – He had his 6 game point streak snapped against Montreal on Saturday but instead of going into a shell like some players do when a streak is snapped, he lit up the score sheet in Tampa Bay with a goal and two assists and then found the back of the net against the Panthers. He ended the week at a +3. He did have a chance to tie the game against Montreal but couldn’t bang home a penalty shot late. Henrik Tallinder – I continue to watch this guy make mistakes and he made a doozy of a mistake on Tuesday against the Panthers. A quick stick check made Tallinder cough up the puck which allowed Veersteeg to skate in all alone and put home the breakaway. Thankfully the Devils rebounded quickly as a team and cut the lead to 2-1 minutes later but mistakes like ...
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