Nashville (3-3-0) at New Jersey (3-2-0) 7:30 pm EDT
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Ticker) - Tomas Vokoun is making
the most of his three-game swing in the New York metropolitan
Vokoun tries to continue his dominant play in goal when the
Nashville Predators go for their fourth consecutive victory
Thursday against the New Jersey Devils in their lone meeting of
Yielding just two goals on 95 shots in his last three outings,
Vokoun held off the New York Islanders in Monday's shootout
before making 38 saves in Wednesday's 3-0 triumph over the New
Vokoun, who finished fourth in voting for last season's Vezina
Trophy, recorded his first shutout of the season and 17th career
after stopping the Rangers on three 5-on-3 power plays.
New Jersey has won three of its last four contests, including
Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jamie
Langenbrunner snapped a third-period tie with his third goal of
the season and Jay Pandolfo added his first.
Two-time Vezina Trophy winner Martin Brodeur stopped 37 shots to
become the third goaltender to record 450 career victories. He
only allowed a second-period tally to Evgeni Malkin, who was
making his NHL debut.
The Devils have won seven of the previous 11 encounters against
the Predators, including a 4-3 shootout triumph January 19.