NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 31: Mackenzie Blackwood #29 of the New Jersey Devils stops a shot by Charlie Coyle #13 of the Boston Bruins during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins on December 31, 2019 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)
Damon Severson scored in the sixth round of the shootout to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
Severson beat Jaroslav Halak with a backhand and Mackenzie Blackwood clinched the win by stopping Patrice Bergeron.
After the first eight shooters were stopped, Jack Hughes for New Jersey and Chris Wagner of Boston both scored to set the stage for Severson.
Blake Coleman and Jesper Bratt scored for the Devils in regulation and Blackwood stopped 28 shots as New Jersey earned its second straight win.
Brad Marchand and Joakim Nordstrom scored for Boston.
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