Devils end 10-game skid with win against Flyers


NEWARK, N.J. — Yegor Sharangovich scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the New Jersey Devils won for the first time in 11 games, 6-4 against the Philadelphia Flyers at Prudential Center on Tuesday.

The rookie forward scored on a snap shot at the left post to give the Devils a 5-4 lead at 12:36, 11 seconds after Sean Couturier tied it 4-4 for the Flyers at 12:25.

Pavel Zacha and Connor Carrick each had a goal and an assist, and Jack Hughes, Michael McLeod and Ty Smith each had two assists for the Devils (15-27-7), who had not won since April 8 (1-9-1). Mackenzie Blackwood made 26 saves for his first win in 11 games (1-7-3).

The Flyers (22-20-7) rallied from down 3-0 to tie the game on goals by Oskar Lindblom, Philippe Myers and Claude Giroux. Brian Elliott made 21 saves.

It was the second of four consecutive games between the teams; the Flyers won 4-3 in a shootout here Sunday. They are scheduled to play again here Thursday and at Philadelphia on Saturday.

Nico Hischier scored a power-play goal to give New Jersey a 1-0 lead at 18:45 of the first period.

Zacha made it 2-0 on a power-play goal from the high slot at 2:20 of the second period.

Miles Wood gave the Devils a 3-0 lead at 5:14.

Lindblom scored 15 seconds later on a rebound at the right post to pull the Flyers within 3-1 at 5:29.

Myers scored unassisted to make it 3-2 at 2:24 of the third period, and Giroux tied it 3-3 at 3:34 when he scored on a wrist shot.

Carrick scored his first goal of the season to give New Jersey a 4-3 lead at 8:04.

Blackwood made a save against Giroux in alone in the slot with 18 seconds remaining and Elliott pulled for an extra attacker.

Mikhail Maltsev scored an empty-net goal with two seconds left for the 6-4 final.

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