Right wing Ilya Kovalchuk continues to rehab his right shoulder injury, but general manager Lou Lamoriello said there is no schedule yet for him to begin skating.

"It's whenever," Lamoriello said. "No timetable."

Kovalchuk has missed seven games since being injured March 23 against Florida.

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Steve Sullivan's first-period power-play goal, which tied the game at 1, was his first since he was reacquired in Wednesday's trade with Phoenix.

Sullivan was more concerned about the four other power plays the Devils failed to convert on later in the game, though.

"We got a couple of shots through, but we've got to be able to finish hockey games," he said. "We had a lot more power-play opportunities that I think we should have been able to connect.

"The power play should have been the difference-maker in the hockey game tonight."