Skip to content

Video: Kovalchuk completes Devils’ power play beauty

May 25, 2012, 9:46 PM EDT

It seemed like all of Twitter went aflutter when the New Jersey Devils made it 2-0 against the New York Rangers in the first period of Game 6. The Rangers turned things around to tie things up in the middle frame, but this is still an example of beautiful – borderline orchestral – puck movement by the Devils’ power play. It culminated in Ilya Kovalchuk‘s seventh goal of the 2012 playoffs (with five coming on the man advantage):

This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!

Something tells us that Devils assistant coach/PP guru Adam Oates will put this tally on his “resume” if he applies for a head job.


  1. hockinj25 - May 25, 2012 at 10:37 PM

    I’m no expert but I think that was as close to perfect as you can get.

    • drewzducks - May 25, 2012 at 10:59 PM

      Actually I think perfect was about 10 minutes ago.

  2. kotteintheslot - May 26, 2012 at 4:03 PM

    it would have been perfect if pierre didnt open his mouth

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. P. Kessel (1472)
  2. P. Kane (1324)
  3. S. Matthias (1223)
  4. M. Zuccarello (1140)
  5. D. Carcillo (1111)