The first place New Jersey Devils won their fourth in a row with another impressive offensive showcase, this time in a 5-2 victory at Vancouver on Tuesday night.
Five different Devils’ players scored goals on the night with Nico Hischier and Michael McLeod providing the early scoring in the opening period to send the Devils to a 2-0 lead.
Dawson Mercer and Yegor Sharangovich continued the offensive outburst into the second period as Jersey increased its lead to 4-0. Jack Hughes wrapped up the scoring with fourth goal of the season on an empty netter late in the third period.
MacKenzie Blackwood got the start in goal, recording 21 saves on 23 shots on goal. New Jersey now stands at 7-3 on the season, and find themselves in a first place tie with the New York Rangers.