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Late Palmieri goal leads Devils to win

LAST-DITCH OFFENSIVE:The Oilers managed to tie, take the lead and secure the victory in their game against the Rangers in the final 1 minute, 34 seconds

AP, NEWARK, New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils’ Kyle Palmieri, left, looks back to see the puck enter the net past the Detroit Red Wings’ Jimmy Howard, center, and Tomas Tatar in overtime of their game in Newark, New Jersey, on Friday.

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Kyle Palmieri on Friday night scored in overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

Palmieri took a lead pass from Lee Stempniak and streaked into the Detroit zone ahead of defenseman Tomas Tatar, skated in on the goal and put a backhander past a sprawled out Jimmy Howard with 39.3 seconds remaining. It extending Palmeiri’s goal-scoring streak to four games.

Damon Severson and Sergey Kalinin also scored for the Devils, who rallied after trailing 2-0 in the third period. Cory Schneider finished with 27 saves.

Gustav Nyquist and Tatar scored power-play goals in the second period for Detroit and Howard made 35 saves.


In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Marion Gaborik’s shoot-out goal lifted Los Angeles to their sixth straight win.

Pittsburgh’s David Perron and the Kings’ Anze Kopitar also scored in the shoot-out.

Jake Muzzin and Tanner Pearson had Los Angeles’ goals in regulation, and Jonathan Quick stopped 40 shots through overtime. The Pacific Division-leading Kings have a point in eight straight games (6-0-2).

Eric Fehr and Evgeni Malkin scored for the Penguins, who were 5-2-1 in their past eight home games. Marc-Andre Fleury had 38 saves.


In Chicago, Patrick Kane extended his franchise-record points streak to 25 games with a power-play goal and Corey Crawford stopped 25 shots for his third shutout of the season to lead Chicago to the win.

Jonathan Toews also scored during a man advantage, ending a seven-game goal-scoring drought, as the Blackhawks won for the third time in four contests and beat the Jets in Chicago for the second time this week.

Kane, who entered the NHL’s leading scorer, got his 19th goal midway through the second period to match Sidney Crosby’s 25-game streak, set in 2010-2011, for the longest in the league since 1992-1993. Kane has 16 goals and 23 assists during his run.


In Edmonton, Alberta, Lauri Korpikoski scored three goals for his first career hat-trick and Taylor Hall added two goals and two assists as Edmonton scored twice in the final 1 minute, 34 seconds to pull out their fifth straight win.

Teddy Purcell and Darnell Nurse also scored for the Oilers, who have won their past six at home dating back to Nov. 20.

Derick Brassard scored twice and Mats Zuccarello, Rick Nash and Chris Kreider also had goals for the Rangers. New York has lost two in a row and four of the past five.

After Nash tied the score 5-5 on a power-play goal with 1 minute, 46 seconds remaining in regulation, Hall put the Oilers back ahead for good 12 seconds later with his second of the night.

Korpikoski completed his hat-trick into an empty net with 38 seconds to go.


In Glendale, Arizona, Mikkel Boedker scored his second goal of the night 34 seconds into overtime and Anders Lindback stopped 27 shots to help Arizona end a five-game losing streak.

The Wild dominated most of the first two periods, going up on Jared Spurgeon’s goal in the second period.

Lindback kept the injury-depleted Coyotes in it with some big saves and Boedker scored on a breakaway late in the second period to tie it. Lindback continued to make tough saves in the third period, assuring Arizona their first point in six games (1-5).

Zach Parise was called for a high-sticking penalty 16 seconds into overtime, giving the Coyotes a four-on-three. Boedker scored 18 seconds later, backhanding a rebound past Darcy Kuemper.

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