10/19 22:19 CDT Moore gets goal in OT, Hischier scores as Devils top Sens
Moore gets goal in OT, Hischier scores as Devils top Sens
John Moore scored 1:20 into overtime and the New Jersey Devils used three
straight goals to beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 in overtime. This year's No. 1
draft pick Nico Hischier scored twice for New Jersey. The Swiss center's
opening goal was the first of his NHL career.OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) --- John
Moore scored 1:20 into overtime and the New Jersey Devils used three straight
goals to beat the Ottawa Senators 5-4 in overtime Thursday night.
No. 1 draft pick Nico Hischier scored twice for New Jersey. The Swiss center's
opening goal was the first of his NHL career.
Kyle Palmieri and Marcus Johansson also scored for the Devils, who improved to
4-0-0 on the road and 6-1-0 overall. It's New Jersey's best start since going
6-1-0 in 2002-03.
Cory Schneider allowed four goals on 24 shots before leaving with a lower-body
injury. Keith Kinkaid started the third period and stopped nine shots. Taylor
Hall chipped in with four assists.
Kyle Turris, Derick Brassard, Alex Burrows and Tom Pyatt scored for the
Senators, and Craig Anderson made 41 saves.
With Ottawa leading 4-2, the Devils made it a one-goal game early in the third
when Palmieri was able to slip behind the Ottawa defense and beat Anderson high
after a collision just inside the blue line.
The Devils tied it with under five minutes remaining when Ottawa's defensemen
were caught behind the net, leaving Johansson all alone out front.
Trailing 2-1 to start the second, the Senators came back to lead 4-2 after 40
Brassard, pushing hard to the net, tied it after taking a great feed from Bobby
Ryan for his fourth of the season.
The Senators took the lead on Burrows' 200th career goal. Karlsson made a slick
pass to Burrows out front to beat Schneider short side. It was Ottawa's second
power-play goal of the game.
Ottawa made it 4-2 when Nate Thompson worked to keep puck down low before Pyatt
was able to use a little spin to reach for the far side of the net.
The opening period featured three goals in the opening 4:21. Hischier scored
his first two goals, while Turris replied for the Senators on the power play.
The Senators defensemen struggled at times to contain the Devils speedy
forwards, leaving Anderson to make a number of big stops.
Ottawa forward Zack Smith left the game early in the second period and did not
return due to an upper-body injury.
Notes: The Senators were without D Mark Borowiecki as he's dealing with an
upper-body injury. C Logan Brown played his second game. ... RW Jimmy Hayes, D
Ben Lovejoy and D Mirco Mueller were healthy scratches for the Devils.
Devils: Host San Jose on Friday night.
Senators: Host Toronto on Saturday night.
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