CHICAGO — Miles Wood had his first career hat trick and added an assist to help the New Jersey Devils rally for a wild 7-5 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Rookie Nico Hischier had a goal and two assists, and Andy Green, Taylor Hall and Brian Gibbons also scored, and Keith Kinkaid stopped 39 shots for the Metropolitan Division-leading Devils. They won their second straight after a four-game skid.
Defenseman Jan Rutta had a goal and two assists, Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and Artem Anisimov, Tanner Kero and rookie Alex DeBrincat also scored for the Blackhawks.
Corey Crawford took the loss, allowing six goals on 25 shots before being replaced by Anton Forsberg to start the third period. Forsberg stopped 12 of the 13 shots he faced.