Playoff “This Day” (6/2)
WRITTEN BY CHRIS WASSEL | 02 JUNE 2011
This was the part where we say “Happy Birthday to George Brew”. On this day, several years ago less than my age, he was born. Now there was a ton of pressure to come up with a playoff moment worthy of such stature. The search went far and wide and really it was very time consuming. In the end, there came a solution from the inbox.
As people know, my birthday is shared with another hockey player that happens to play for New Jersey. So here is tonight’s moment from exactly one decade ago. Here goes something…
June 02, 2001
Patrik Elias scored a goal and an assist as the Devils scored twice in the final 12 minutes of the third period for a 3-2 victory against the visiting Colorado Avalanche, in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. New Jersey outshot Colorado, 35-12.