The IIHF World Championships are happening abroad-- in Finland and Sweden, in fact. There are two Devils apiece on Teams USA and Russia and one on Team Sweden.
Stephen Gionta recorded his first IIHF World Championship goal, helping Team USA beat Team Finland 4-1 on Wednesday in Helsinki.
The U.S. scored three third-period goal, and Craig Smith netted a hat trick, as USA improved to 3-1.
Gionta's linemate on the Devils Ryan Carter posted six penalty minutes and was a plus-1 in 14:44.
Devils defenseman Henrik Tallinder recorded three shots on goal and took a penalty in Team Sweden's 5-1 win over Norway.
Tallinder played 19:11.