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Devils’ Game 5 lineup same as Game 4

Jun 9, 2012, 10:46 AM EST

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The Devils liked their lineup in Game 4 so much they’re going to use the same one in Game 5.

Coach Peter DeBoer told reporters this morning he’ll be sticking to what worked for his team in Game 4 as they look to continue staving off elimination. That means Petr Sykora and Henrik Tallinder stick around while Jacob Josefson and Peter Harrold are back in the press box.

The tweaks DeBoer made in Game 4 paid off as the Devils were able to extend the series thanks to a 3-1 win. Tallinder provided the Devils with a puck moving defenseman with size to keep up with the Kings’ big, physical forwards while Sykora gives them another offensive weapon up front.

  1. zinfman - Jun 9, 2012 at 10:55 AM

    Tomorrow’s headline..” 13th place team wins Cup, NHL to abolish regular season, Lord Stanley turns over in grave”

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