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Devils slip past Bruins with 3-2 shootout win

Boston Bruins v New Jersey Devils
Posted at 4:26 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 16:26:42-05

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.