Updated: June 6, 2003, 11:01 AM ETBy By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
New Jersey Devils: In New Jersey's Game 5 victory over Anaheim, John Madden showed just how much pain he'll endure and how far he'll go to win a Stanley Cup. The rugged checking center for the Devils took a skate to the face but came back after getting stitched up and even abandoned the face shield he temporarily wore. Devils coach Pat Burns knew he could count on 6-3, 220-pound Turner Stevenson providing a physical presence upon his return to action in Game 5. Stevenson's crucial work in setting up the Devils' first goal was an extra bonus.
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