April 24, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador (24) hits Florida Panthers center Tomas Kopecky (82) during the first period of game six of the 2012 Eastern Conference quarterfinals at the Prudential Center.
Devil does it
New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac celebrates with teammates Ilya Kovalchuk and Zach Parise after scoring the winning goal in overtime of Game 6 against the Florida Panthers. The Devils won 3-2 to force a decisive Game 7 on Thursday.
Let's play 7!
Travis Zajac (19) and the Devils celebrate their big Game 6 victory over the Panthers.
It's in the net
Panthers goalie Scott Clemmensen and defenseman Dmitry Kulikov are helpless as Travis Zajac's overtime winner settles in the net for the Devils in overtime.
Can't stop it
Travis Zajac rips the winning goal past Panthers goalie Scott Clemmensen, who had 39 saves on 42 shots for Florida.
On a rush
Patrik Elias of the Devils tries to play the puck past the Panthers' Brian Campbell during Game 6.
Panthers goalie Scott Clemmensen makes a save against the Devils during the third period of Game 6. Clemmensen was kept busy by the New Jersey attack.
In the balance
Shawn Matthias of the Panthers is checked off the puck by Peter Harrold of the Devils during Game 6. The playoff fates of these two teams now rests on the outcome of Thursday's Game 7 in Florida.
Two New Jersey Devils players, including Adam Henrique (left), surround the Florida Panthers' Erik Gudbranson during Game 6.
On the hop
Andy Greene of the Devils skates after the puck in the corner in Game 6 against the Panthers in Newark, NJ. New Jersey outshot Florida 42-16 in its overtime victory.
Keeping his edge
Tyson Strachan of the Panthers tries to hold off the Devils' David Clarkson during Game 6. Strachan assisted on Florida's second goal in the second period — the game's final goal until Travis Zajac's overtime winner for New Jersey.
Panthers goalie Scott Clemmensen reaches to cover the puck during the second period of Game 6 as the Devils' Ryan Carter closes in.
Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador lays a hit on Panthers center Tomas Kopecky during the first period of Game 6.
The Devils' Ryan Carter celebrates a goal scored by teammate Steve Bernier during the first period of Game 6. Carter assisted on the goal, which gave New Jersey a 1-0 lead.
The Panthers' Marco Sturm falls while competing for the puck against the Devils' Anton Volchenkov during the first period of Game 6.