Slow Start Dooms Bruins In Loss To Devils Thursday

AP Sports Writer

BOSTON (AP) – Kyle Palmieri scored two goals, one of them short-handed, to lead the Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins. It was New Jersey’s second straight victory since returning from a two-week COVID-19 pause. Pavel Zacha scored for the second straight game for the Devils. They had their first seven games in February postponed, with a total of 19 players added to the NHL’s COVID-19 list. Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 25 shots. Jake DeBrusk and Charlie McAvoy scored for Boston, and Jaroslav Halak made 23 saves.

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