NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils
coach Peter DeBoer
gave his players a day off the ice on Tuesday as they go back to the drawing board to devise a strategy on how to get pucks behind New York Rangers
goalie Henrik Lundqvist
The Devils, who dropped a 3-0 decision to the Rangers on Monday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, will look to even this best-of-seven series on Wednesday back at Madison Square Garden.
While no player in Monday's lineup was on the ice on Tuesday here at AmeriHealth Pavilion, healthy scratches Peter Harrold
, Tim Sestito
, Cam Janssen
, Eric Boulton
and Matt Taormina
were skating with the call-ups from the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Albany.
Additionally, defenseman Henrik Tallinder
, who has been sidelined since Jan. 17 with a blood clot in his lower leg, and Jacob Josefson
(wrist), both did some stretching exercises and drills on the ice.
DeBoer will speak with the media following a team meeting slated for 12:30 p.m. ET.
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