Palmieri scores twice, Devils top Bruins 3-2

NHL
Kyle Palmieri, Jack Hughes, Dmitry Kulikov

New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates Jack Hughes (86) and Dmitry Kulikov (70) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON — 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.

Trending Stories

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Don't Miss

Latest Video

Actor Kale Culley dishes on new CW show ‘Walker’

Israel Houghton talks new album 'Feels Like Home, Volume One'

Laurieann Gibson talks new book and working with music's biggest stars

What can be done to stop women from leaving the workforce?

NYC apartments: Viral broker Cash Jordan takes you inside the best rentals

Fauci: NYC variant 'something we take very, very seriously'

Chilly Tuesday with strong, biting winds and sunny skies

Rare find in NY bookstore leads to nationwide search

Bushwick homeowners forced to spend thousands on questionable sidewalk repairs