Zacha scores OT winner as Devils beat Bruins in home finale

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New Jersey Devils center Michael McLeod (20) surrounds teammates, including New Jersey Devils center Pavel Zacha (37), center, (seen only by his helmet) after Zacha scored a game-winning goal in playoff-bound Boston Bruins, Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEWARK — Pavel Zacha scored his second goal of the game at 2:42 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils snapped the Boston Bruins’ four-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory.

Jesper Boqvist and Yegor Sharangovich scored for New Jersey, which finished its home season with a 7-18-3 record.

Mackenzie Blackwood had 33 saves in winning his fourth straight game.

Patrice Bergeron, Taylor Hall and Sean Kuraly scored for the Bruins, who blew two one-goal third-period leads.

Jaroslov Halak made 17 saves in his first start in more than a month as Boston fell to 10-2-1 in its past 13.

New Jersey wraps up its season with three road games, including their next two on Long Island Thursday and Saturday before capping it off in Philadelphia Monday.

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