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Hughes’ second goal gives Devils’ wild OT win over Oilers


AP Sports Writer

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes scored 2:55 into overtime and New Jersey beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 after Devils coach Lindy Ruff tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the game. Hughes finished with two goals and an assist. Nico Hischier, rookie Dawson Mercer and Janne Kuokkanen also scored for the Devils, who earned their second straight win after dropping six in a row. New Jersey was down before Yegor Sharangovich scored on a deflection with 32 seconds left in regulation. Connor McDavid and Kailer Yamamoto had two goals apiece for Edmonton, which dropped its second straight. Devin Shore also scored.

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