New Jersey Devils defeat Boston Bruins, 4-3

If the NHL All-Star Game leaves something to be desired - and it does - then last night's Bruins-Devils game took that desire and turned it into 61 minutes 11 seconds of grinding, choppy, and sometimes weird hockey that actually made the All-Star Game look almost palatable.

The Devils, masters of defensive torture and checking in all its permutations, finally won, 4-3, on Jamie Langenbrunner's goal 1:11 into overtime, snapping the Bruins' winning streak at two games and...