The Devils couldn't even the series against the Lightning as Nikita Kucherov led Tampa Bay with two goals in a 3-1 loss for New Jersey. >> Box score
- 8:23 NJ Kyle Palmieri (Power Play); Assists: Will Butcher, Taylor Hall
- 11:30 TB J.T. Miller; Assists: Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos
- 15:02 TB Nikita Kucherov; Assists: Braydon Coburn, J.T. Miller
Second period: No Goals
- 18:52 TB Nikita Kuncherov (ENG); Assists: J.T. Miller
The Devils and Lightning play Game of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. in Tampa Bay.