The Jets took a 1-0 lead after Ladd's initial shot was deflected right back to his feet by Mathieu Perreault. Given a second chance with the backhand shot, Ladd made no mistake, beating Tomas Vokoun at the 11:08 mark of the first period.
Vokoun stopped seven of eight shots faced in the first period while Pavelec saved five of six.
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