Devils pounds Sabres 6-2
An influx of offensive-minded rookies has the New Jersey Devils off to a 2-0 start.
Jesper Bratt had two goals and an assist in his second NHL game and the Devils earned a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.
Marcus Johansson also had two goals and an assist, Brian Gibbons added a goal and an assist, Taylor Hall had two assists, Stefan Noesen scored and No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier recorded his first NHL point for the Devils.
The 19-year-old Bratt, drafted by the Devils in the sixth round in 2016, has five points in his first two games.
“He’s a really good hockey player already,” said Johansson, who like Bratt, was born in Sweden. “He’s so young, he just got over here, and it’s fun to watch.”
As Kentucky still seeks that convincing victory, it can take heart in registering season highs in points and yardage. The Wildcats’ 486 yards comes a week after it managed just 228 against Eastern Michigan, including just 53 rushing.
Missouri needed a win more than statistics but came away with its second-highest totals in points and yardage in the loss. In its three previous games the Tigers had combined for just 30 points, while their past two games yielded 543 yards.
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