EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes scored with 2:13 to play in extra time and the New Jersey Devils rallied to beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 on Wednesday night time regardless of an excellent 34-save effort by Jeremy Swayman.
Dawson Mercer tied the sport within the third interval and Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves because the Devils gained for the seventh time in 9 video games. Jesper Bratt prolonged his scoring streak to 6 video games with the help on the game-winner.
Morgan Geekie scored for the Bruins, who at the moment are 13-1-3 when main after two durations. The Bruins have gained 4 of their final six.
Bratt discovered Hughes within the left circle for the game-winner after Swayman had stopped him thrice earlier within the extra time interval.
Mercer tied the sport 1-all early within the third interval, batting a rebound of Erik Haula’s shot that hit off the goalpost out of the air and previous Swayman.
Geekie had given the Bruins a 1-0 lead at 16:51 of the primary interval after Boston had a hard-working shift deep within the Devils’ zone. Vanecek bought a glove on a shot from the slot by James van Riemsdyk however Geekie bought the rebound and slid the puck into an open internet for his third purpose of the season.
Vanecek saved New Jersey shut late within the second interval, with a pad save on David Pastrnak after the Bruins main scorer made a spectacular transfer in shut.
The Bruins performed with out defenseman Charlie McAvoy for the second straight recreation and top-line heart Pavel Zacha due to upper-body accidents.
Bruins: Head throughout the Hudson River to face the Islanders on Friday night time.
Devils: At Columbus on Saturday.
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