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Devils continue historic road success with 5-2 win at Kings

Devils continue historic road success with 5-2 win at Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Erik Haula, Nikita Okhotiuk and Ryan Graves scored in the second period, and the New Jersey Devils became the first NHL team to win 17 of their first 20 road games by defeating 5-2 to the Los Angeles Kings. night

Tomas Tatar had a power-play goal, Jesper Bratt scored an empty netter and Jack Hughes had two assists as the surprising Devils improved to 17-2-1 on the road, including six straight. Mackenzie Blackwood made 34 saves, stopping a Kevin Fiala penalty in the third period.

“It was like a week or two ago when (Devils coach) Lindy (Ruff) put our home and away record up on the board. And honestly, that’s probably the first time we realized it was that,” Haula said. “We’re doing a good job right now of moving on to the next team and trying to play our best game.”

Fiala and Anze Kopitar scored on the power play, but Jonathan Quick allowed four goals on 27 shots and the Kings snapped their three-game winning streak.





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