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New Jersey 6, Arizona 2
When: 10:00 PM ET, Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona
Referees: Trevor Hanson, Cody Beach
Linesmen: Julien Fournier, Trent Knorr
Attendance: 8679

Yegor Sharangovich and Nico Hischier each tallied three points and Fabian Zetterlund and Kevin Bahl scored their first career goals as the visiting New Jersey Devils earned a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday.

Tomas Tatar and Jesper Boqvist also scored for the Devils (26-41-6, 58 points), and Nico Daws made 19 saves for his team-leading 10th win of the season.

Nick Schmaltz and Travis Boyd scored for the Coyotes (22-46-5, 49 points), who lost a fourth consecutive game and fell for the 11th time in 13 games (2-10-1). Karel Vejmelka made 31 saves.

Boyd gave the Coyotes a 1-0 lead 1:13 into the game -- his 14th goal of the season coming off a feed from Schmaltz.

Zetterlund tied it for the Devils when he scored on a two-on-one rush with Hischier, while playing in his sixth career game.

Bahl's first tally, in his 15th career game, came on a blast from the left point at 5:24 of the second period.

Schmaltz's game-tying goal, his 23rd tally of the season, came from the right faceoff circle with a screen out front from teammate Nick Ritchie.

Tatar put New Jersey ahead for good a mere 38 seconds later with his 15th of the season. Vejmelka turned the puck over and Jesper Bratt sent Tatar a pass out front before the Coyotes' goalie could get back into position.

Boqvist followed with his seventh goal 22 seconds later; he pounced on a loose puck in front of the Arizona goal.

Sharangovich cleaned up a pair of loose pucks to score twice in the final 4:24 and give him 22 on the season. He also had an assist.

Forwards Jack McBain and Nathan Smith each made their NHL debuts for the Coyotes. Smith played for an NCAA title Saturday with Minnesota State.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
New Jersey   Arizona
Yegor Sharangovich 3 Points Nick Schmaltz 2
Yegor Sharangovich 2 Goals Nick Schmaltz 1
Nico Hischier 3 Assists Nick Schmaltz 1
N/A Power Play Goals Nick Schmaltz 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Nico Daws .905 Save Percentage Karel Vejmelka .842
Nico Daws 19 Saves Karel Vejmelka 32
Team Stats Summary
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
New Jersey 38 6 0-5 3-4 10 25
Arizona 21 2 1-4 5-5 12 26
Upcoming Games
  • Arizona will play their next game on the road against Vancouver. The Coyotes have a W/L % of .261 after a win and .320 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Colorado. The Devils have a W/L % of .320 after a win and .375 after a loss.