The Devils have fun in Detroit

Passing through Detroit to face the Red Wings, the New Jersey Devils returned to winning ways in brilliant fashion by winning 5-1 on Wednesday night.

The Devils relied on a diverse offense, as Dougie Hamilton, Alexander Holtz, Jack Hughes and captain Nico Hischier all finished the game with a goal and an assist.

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The indiscipline hurt Michigan State’s team, as the visitors struck twice on the power play in the second period.

Hamilton first broke the tie in the second period with a slap shot that gave goalkeeper Ville Husso no chance. The latter was once again helpless, moments later, when Hischier redirected the defender’s throw to surprise him. The Devils then scored three more times, without being bothered by the locals.

Author of 32 saves, goalkeeper Vitek Vanecek was however deprived of his third shutout of the campaign, with two minutes to play, when the young Lucas Raymond hit the target on the power play. It was the tenth goal of the campaign for the young Swede selected fourth overall in the draft, in 2020, by the Red Wings.

The Devils, who are 3-6-1 in their last ten games, will look to build on that win. They will host the St. Louis Blues on Thursday for their second game in 24 hours.

See the highlights in the video above.

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