NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Adam Henrique and Damon Severson set each other up for first-period goals and the New Jersey Devils beat Tampa Bay 3-1 on Saturday night, ending a five-game losing streak against the Lightning.
Cory Schneider had 32 saves following a rare night off and Devante Smith-Pelly got his first goal of the season, helping New Jersey rebound from an overtime loss to Chicago on Friday. Henrique’s goal was the 100th of his career.
Tyler Johnson scored in the third period for Tampa Bay, which has lost two straight. Andrei Vasilevskiy had 20 saves and lost for the first time in three starts this year.
The Devils went 3-0-1 in their four-game homestand.