New Jersey Devils\' Sheldon Brookbank, left, fights New York Islanders\' Tim Jackman, right, during the first period of a preseason hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008 in Uniondale, N.Y. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Frank Franklin II
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Martin Brodeur stopped 16 shots, and Zach Parise, Patrick Elias and Anssi Salmella each scored in the New Jersey Devils' 3-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night in a pre-season game.
Parise's goal was short-handed and came at 14:24 of the first period, after Islanders goalie Joey MacDonald fell while chasing the puck behind his net. The puck came out to Parise, who quickly banged it in.
Elias scored at 5:21 of the second period on a slapshot from the top of the left circle. Salmella scored from the slot with 5:57 left.
The Devils improved to 3-2-0 in the pre-season.
MacDonald made 19 saves for the Islanders (2-2-0) in their only pre-season game at home.