Palmieri scores in OT, Devils edge Red Wings 3-2
NEWARK, N.J. – Kyle Palmieri scored in overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
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.
The Red Wings extended their point streak to 13 games (8-0-5) since their losing in regulation on Nov. 14