Oct. 2: NHL Preseason Roundup


Mackenzie Blackwood made 15 saves in his first start of the preseason for the New Jersey Devils, a 2-1 overtime win against the New York Islanders at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Saturday.

Blackwood, who had surgery on his ankle in June, was replaced at the start of the second period by Scott Wedgewood, who made 17 saves.


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Yegor Sharangovich won it at 3:36 of overtime from the top of the right circle after Mark Jankowski tied it 1-1 at 14:45 of the third period.

Kieffer Bellows gave the Islanders a 1-0 lead at 3:23 of the first period, converting a one-timer off a pass from Mathew Barzal.

Ilya Sorokin got the start and made 11 saves for New York before being replaced at the start of the third period by Cory Schneider, who allowed two goals on five shots.

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